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Illinois Autonomous Farm Workshop

Event Type
Conference/Workshop
Sponsor
Center for Digital Agriculture
Location
Illinois Autonomous Farm (3603 S Race St., Urbana, Illinois  61802)
Date
Jul 7, 2021   8:00 am - 5:00 pm  
Registration
Registration
Contact
Melanie Rodriguez
E-Mail
mamoore5@illinois.edu
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Originating Calendar
Center for Digital Agriculture

Mark your calendars! The Illinois Autonomous Farm (IAF) is hosting an in-person workshop on July 7th from 8:00am-5:00pm at the Illinois Autonomous  Farm (3603 S Race St., Urbana, Illinois  61802) with a social event following at Big Grove Tavern. The workshop will also have a Zoom available during the presentation times for those who cannot attend in-person. 

The IAF workshop will focus on current research that is happening on the farm in areas such as Autonomous navigation, plant manipulation and AI for robotics. It will also include demos of the new Farmbot, robot demos and the hybrid-arm demo. It also features plenty of opportunities for networking and learning about exciting challenges at the intersection of agriculture, autonomy, and AI. 

A key reason to attend, even if you do not yet have a project at the IAF, is to network with the community of researchers working there, and meet future project collaborators. As such, we highly welcome broad and diverse participation. 

    • 8:30-9:00am Breakfast available 
    • 9:00-9:10am: Welcome and overview 
    • 9:10-9:40am: Dr. Adam Davis, Department Head, Crop Sciences, UIUC 
    • 9:40-10:00am: Dr. Ronaldo Maghirang, Department Head, Agricultural & Biological Engineering, UIUC
    • 10:00-10:30am: Break 
    • 10:30-11:45am: Autonomous Navigation presentations
    • 12:00pm-1:15pm: Keynote Speaker: Dr. George Kantor, Carnegie Mellon University, Lunch (provided)
    • 1:15- 2:30pm: Plant Manipulation presentations

    We look forward to seeing you at the workshop!

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