International Conference

Integrative Precision Agriculture – Local Solutions Through Global Advances

An International Conference Hosted by the Institute of Integrative Precision Agriculture

Date:  18-19 May 2023

Location: University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, USA

Conference Venue and Hotel: University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education & Hotel

Registration Information: Coming Soon

 

Preliminary Program:

Day 1 – 08:00 – 20:00, 18 May 2023

  • 08:00 – 08:30 – Welcome
  • 08:30 – 10:00 – Three invited speakers will identify the critical issues facing field and specialty crop production.
  • 10:00 – 10:30 – Break
  • 10:30 – 12:00 – Three invited speakers from industry will discuss potential solutions to critical issues facing field and specialty crop production.
  • 12:00 – 13:00 – Conference Lunch
  • 13:00 – 15:00 – Four invited speakers from academia will discuss potential solutions to critical issues facing field and specialty crop production.
  • 15:00 – 15:30 – Break
  • 15:30 – 16:30 – Panel discussion on industry workforce needs and how academia can create curricula and attract students to meet needs. Six panelists from industry and academia.
  • 16:30 – 17:00 – Discussion
  • 18:00 – 20:00 – Dinner Reception with Open Poster Session

Day 2 – 08:00 AM – 5:00 PM, 19 May 2023

  • 08:00 – 10:00 – Two invited speakers will identify the critical issues facing poultry production and two invited speakers from academia will provide potential solutions.
  • 10:00 – 10:30 – Break
  • 10:30 – 12:00 – Presentations from representatives of three federal funding agencies on plans for funding of integrative precision agriculture research.
  • 12:00 – 12:15 – Discussion
  • 12:30 – 13:30 – Conference Lunch
  • 14:00 – 17:00 – Parallel activities
      • Student Hackathon. Undergraduate and graduate students will gather to solve big data problems presented by industry partners.
      • Spray-Drone Workshop at UGA’s P. Campbell Research and Education Center. World leaders in spray-drone technology from industry and academia describe and demonstrate approaches for using UAVs to spray orchards, shade houses, and large fields.

 

Traveling to Athens:

  • The nearest major airport is the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL).
  • Groome Transportation provides hourly shuttle service from ATL directly to the University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education & Hotel at a cost of $49 each way. Book online at https://groometransportation.com//athens.

 

Contact:

iipa@uga.edu

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