Agri-Tech East Pollinator - Swarm Robotics – The agri-workforce of the future?
We will explore the prospect of swarm robotics and the potential for its impact on-farm, as well as some of the technical challenges around sensor and data fusion, combining algorithms from multiple machines into a single decision-making system. How close swarm robotics is to commercial application?
|Dates||25 Apr 2019 - Download as vCalendar|
|Cost||Free (members) / £35.00+VAT (non-members)|
|Venue||Future Business Centre, King’s Hedges Road, CB4 2HY|
|Organiser name||Becky Dodds|
|Member price||Non-member price||Please log in or create an account to make your booking. Book Now|
16.00 Registration, coffee
16.30 Welcome and introduction
16.40 Alan Millard, Lecturer in Robotics, University of Plymouth
Coming to a field near you - what is swarm robotics, and how could it revolutionise the way we farm?
17.00 Clive Blacker, CEO, Precision Decisions
The robotics numbers game
17.20 Mark Nicholson, Senior Research and Teaching Fellow in Systems Safety Engineering, University of York
Safety management of autonomous farms
17.40 Dr David Rose, Lecturer in Geography, University of East Anglia
Robots in the fourth agricultural revolution: building public support
18.00 Panel discussion
18.30 Networking and refreshments
19.00 Event close
Agri-Tech East is an independent business-focused cluster organisation for the East of England. It is creating a global innovation hub, to improve the international competitiveness of plant and crop-based agriculture and catalyse economic growth.