How are artificial intelligence and machine learning impacting growers?
Learn how exciting advances in these technologies are helping controlled environment businesses and will increase competiveness of the Canadian horticulture sector.
09:30 – 10:00 GFIA Focus Opening Ceremony
10:00 – 11:00 Break
11:00 – 11:45 Transformations on the horizon
Leading experts will give their perspectives on the main trends in AI and machine learning development.
Dr Tania Humphrey, Chief Scientific Officer, Vineland Research and Innovation Centre
Urban Crop Solutions
11:50 – 12:35 AI for increasing labour efficiency
12:35 – 13:30 Break
13:30 – 17:30 Special session on innovation around urban agriculture and the local food system hosted by Agritecture & AgTech X
10:00 – 11:00 Panel: Farmers perspective
AI and machine learning holds great potential for growers from yield increases, input cost reductions, efficiency and labour savings however there are major challenges around adoption on-farm.
This discussion with leading food producers and growers will look at why they have moved towards a more digitized, automated approach to farming, how they are integrating AI into their operations, the return on investment (ROI), the challenges they faced and how they have overcome them, and what the future holds.
11:00 – 11:30 Break
11:30 – 12:15 AI to revolutionise plant breeding
12:20 – 13:05 AI for reducing inputs
13:05 – 14:00 Break
14:00 – 14:45 AI for pest and disease control and crop management
Alastair Monk, CEO & Co-Founder, Motoleaf and Scott Dagondon, Director of Artificial Intelligence & Co-Founder, Motoleaf
14:50 – 15:35 Panel: Strategies for implementation
Leaders and experts from across the industry will explore cross cutting issues to enable AI in indoor farming and controlled environments such as collaboration, financing, adoption of technology, data IP and regulatory approval.
Allison Kopf, Founder and CEO, Agrilyst
Darren Ward, Business Planning and Commercialization, Vineland Research and Innovation Centre
Are you an expert on this topic? We want to hear from you. Please contact Nicola Davison, email@example.com to be considered for a speaking spot.