US (OH): Advancement in CEA Automation and Crop Management conference

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July 17

The third edition of the “Advancement in CEA Automation and Crop Management” organized by the Ohio Controlled Environment Agriculture Center (OHCEAC) will take place on July 17th.

This full-day conference scheduled on July 17, 2024, will provide attendees with the most up-to-date information on the key sciences and technologies contributing to controlled environment agriculture (CEA). The annual feature event will bring international and national experts in automation and crop management to offer opportunities for interactive discussions on sciences and technology development in CEA. Conference presentations will also include invited presentations by academic controlled environment research groups.

Conference Keynote Speakers

Dr. Dimitrios “Dimi” Apostolopoulos (Carnegie Mellon University)

  • “Robotics for Agricultural Applications at the National Robotics Engineering Center at Carnegie Mellon University”

Dr. Silke Hemming (Wageningen University & Research)

  • “Can We Reach Autonomous Greenhouses in the Future?”

Dr. Erik Runkle (Michigan State University)

  • “Keys to Successful Application of Horticultural Lighting”

Dr. Eldert J. Van Henten (Wageningen University & Research)

  • “Why Robots Are Not Yet Abundantly Used in Protected Cultivation”

The OHCEAC conference will be accessible in person at the Controlled Environment Agriculture Research Complex (CEARC) in Columbus, OH or online via Zoom.

Please visit the OHCEAC conference website for complete information and registration.

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