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Game-Changing Technologies for Dorset Agriculture - Conference
Fri 19 May 2017, 09:15 – 16:30 BST
Conference and Exhibition for Dorset’s Agri –Tech
Friday 19th May 2017
"Game Changing Technologies"
Kingston Maurward College and Dorset County Council
at Kingston Maurward
This is a high level conference with the Department of Industry and Trade, suppliers to Agriculture, researchers farmers and educationalists present.
Delegates will hear a series of Industry leaders who will identify just what Agri tech means and the potential benefits for Dorset.
A ‘market place’ during the day will allow agriculture related businesses and bodies to showcase their wares.
Workshops will discuss current challenges in agriculture and prioritise possible solutions with the networking of solutions from other sectors.
Headteachers of local schools will be able to see for themselves the variety of skills and calibre of youngsters that are required to assist this industry to realise the potential.
Confirmed Speakers are
Simon Hoare MP
Janet Bainbridge OBE Chief Executive of Agri Technology for DIT
Deputy Chief Veterinary Officer Graeme Cooke
Professor Ioannis Ieropoulos, director of the Bristol BioEnergy Centre @UWE Bristol
Dr Rob Merrall President of the Institute of Agricultural Engineers
Topics for the day will include:-
Agri-Tech and Agri-food: The scope and opportunities of the subject
The Agri engineering revolution what will it look like in years to come?
Animal health the challenges and emerging solution
The practical implementations of microbial fuel cells
Digital world from robotics to software to datasets
Micro Biology the miniature world our saving grace?
Presentation – South West Agri-Tech: The south West’s drive to meet the funding and international opportunities challenge
View from the Bridge – the UK Government’s view of the importance of UK agricultural technology and its trade
Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?
We are an educational establishment and therefore require that everyone undergoes the registration process.
I can't make it for all day will that be ok?
We would prefer you to stay all day but completely understand if you cannot make it for the whole time just let us know.
How can I contact the organiser with any questions?
Jenny Myers email@example.com Tel: 01305 215196
Business Training Adviser, Department for Agriculture, Environment and Land Based Industries Kingston Maurward
Joanna Rufus firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 01305 224797
Inward Investment Team,
c/o Economy & Enterprise Team, Dorset County Council
What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?
Transport to the event please see below
The conference Exhibition takes place at the wonderful Kingston Maurward where there is ample parking. Please follow the designated signage for the conference when you arrive
Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?
Please make sure that you re register with your name