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