Smart Farming: The ‘AI’m of Machine Learning in Agriculture
The Sainsbury Laboratory, 47 Bateman Street, Cambridge, CB2 1LR
20 February, 2018
Can machines be taught to spot diseased crops and weeds and take action to solve the problem? So-called machine learning is already being used to spot patterns and make decisions – in fraud detection, advertising and self-driving vehicles, and it is poised to be the next new decision support tool for agriculture.
Building a connected farm via the Internet of Things – the potential for the Internet of Crops and even the Internet of Animals could be the new wave of technological support for the industry.
We’ll be looking at ways of bringing high-tech machine learning and artificial intelligence onto the farm to add value to experience and agronomy.
16.00 Coffee and registration
16.30 Chair’s Welcome and Introduction
Aaron Croucher, Engineer & Consultant at PA Consulting
16.40 “Next big things for AI in agriculture”
Matthew Smith, Scientist, Microsoft Research
17.00 “Applied Artificial Intelligence in Agriculture”
Karl Verhulst, Head of Solutions and Consulting, Advanced Technology Division, Fujitsu Global
17.20 “Automation through Grower-reprogrammable Robotics”
Matthew Howard, Lecturer in Informatics (Robotics), Kings College London;
17.40 “AI – coming to a farm near you?”
Nick Cross, Chairman, After The Flood (data design consultancy) and Chairman, S W Cross & Son (Family farming business)
18.00 “AI from smart cities to smart farms”
John Lord, Sales Director, EU, Middle East and Africa, Iteris
18.30 Networking Reception
Booking & Cost:
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