Above, Below and Around – Agri-Tech Week Event

University of Essex would like to invite you to the second Agri-Tech event hosted by the University of Essex.

This year we are launching Essex Plant Innovation Centre and we will be showcasing our new £11.8 million STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) building.

Date Tuesday 6 November 2018
Time 12.00pm – 5.00pm
Venue STEM Building, University of Essex, Colchester, CO4 3SQ

The event will also feature talks and demonstrations focused on drones, agricultural robotics, plant health, soil health and a lot of other exciting research carried out by the University of Essex scientists.

Our programme

12.00 Start: Lunch, arrivals and networking

1.00 Welcome: Professor Christine Raines

1.05 Plant health: Professor Tracy Lawson

1.35 Soil health: Dr Alex Dumbrell

2.05 Break: Demos, networking, drinks and nibbles

2.55 Wilkin & Sons’ (Tiptree) presentation: Andrey Ivanov, Wilkin & Sons

3.05 Robotics for agriculture: Dr Vishuu Mohan

3.35 Geocurve’s presentation: Gary Nel, Geocurve

3.50 Closing remarks: Dr Kirstie Cochrane, EIRA Director

4.05 Networking: Demos, drinks and nibbles

5.00 Close

 

Please register here:  https://essex-agri-tech-2018.eventbrite.co.uk

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