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The First International Symposium on Sustainable Development — Precision Agriculture and the Future

Published:2019-11-17  Views:1382

 

In order to promote future agricultural development, academic exchange, and interdisciplinary cooperation in precision agriculture and related areas, School of Agriculture and Biology, Shanghai Jiao Tong University will host “the First International Symposium on Sustainable Development Precision Agriculture and the Future” on November 20th and 21st.

 

The Symposium invites a number of experts from universities domestic and abroad, to provide academic reports on their research on hotspots and up-to-date technical methods in precision agriculture, which will bring more discussions on the cooperation in the future. Welcome to join us!

 

DATE

November 20-21, 2019

 

VENUE

Rm104, Bld B, School of Agriculture and Biology, SJTU

 

CONFERENCE LANGUAGES

English/Mandarin

 

ORGANIZER

School of Agriculture and Biology, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

 

CONVENER

Hong-Wei Xue, Dean and K. C. Wang Chair Professor, School of Agriculture and Biology, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

 

Date

Time

Activities

Location

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

November 20th (Wednesday), Forenoon

 

9:00-9:10

Opening Remarks and Research Areas Introduction  (Dean and Professor XUE Hongwei)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rm 104, Bld B

Chair: XUE Hongwei

9:10-9:20

Welcoming Speech

9:20-10:10

Presentation 1&2:

Invited talk: Norman Scott

1. “Cornell Initiative for Digital Agriculture (CIDA): A Cross-Cutting Interdisciplinary Initiative”

2. “Smart/Digital AG: A Vision to Create the Future for Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources”

10:10-10:30

Group photo and coffee break

 

10:30-11:00

Presentation 3:

Invited talk: Susheng Gan

“Plant Senescence in Precision and Sustainable Agriculture”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chair: FANG Yapeng

11:00-11:30

Presentation 4:

Invited talk: Zhulieta Hritova Arnaudova

“State-of-the-art and perspectives of student training in sustainable and precision agriculture at the Agricultural University – Plovdiv, Bulgaria”

11:30-12:00

Presentation 5:

Invited talk: Atanas Sevov

“Bulgarian-Chinese Cooperation for Sustainable Agricultural development”

12:00-13:30

Lunch

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

November 20th (Wednesday), Afternoon

Session 1 Physiological Basis of Precision Breeding

13:30-14:00

Presentation 6:

Invited talk: Jocelyn Rose

“High Resolution Expression Profiling of Crop Surfaces: a Step towards Food Security”

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chair: Susheng Gan

14:00-14:30

Presentation 7:

Invited talk: ZHU Xinguang

“Strategies to Improve Crop Photosynthetic Light Use Efficiency”

14:30-15:00

Presentation 8:

Invited talk: Dan Luo

“Point-of-care Tests, DNA Materials, and Agricultural Applications”

15:00-15:30

Coffee break

 

Session 2 Precision Management and Industry

15:30-16:00

Presentation 9:

Invited talk: LI Minzan

“Agricultural Sensors in Precision Agriculture”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chair: ZHANG Caixi

16:00-16:30

Presentation 10:

Invited talk: ZHANG Caixi

“Challenges and Opportunities for Tree Fruit Precision Cultivation”

16:30-17:00

Presentation 11:

Invited talk: GONG Liang

“Automation and Artificial Intelligence in Crop Plant Phenotyping for Precise Breeding”

17:00-17:30

Presentation 12:

Invited talk: ZHANG Jingjin

“Prospects for Plant Factory Technology”

 

 

 

 

 

November 21st  (Thursday), Forenoon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Session 3 Sustainable Agriculture and Changing Environment

9:00-9:30

Presentation 13:

Invited talk: Robert Henry

“Genomics to Deliver Future Food Security”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chair: ZHU Xinguang

 

 

 

 

9:30-10:00

Presentation 14:

Invited talk: Benny Chefetz

“Crop Irrigation with Low Quality of Water: Challenges and Solutions”

10:00-10:30

Presentation 15:

Invited talk: Aliza Fleischer

“Technology in Agriculture and Climate Change - The Israeli Story”

10:30-11:00

Presentation 16:

Invited talk: HUANG Danfeng

“Research & Development of Fertigation in Greenhouse Vegetable Production”

11:00-12:00

Open discussion

Chair: ZHU Xinguang and ZHANG Caixi

 

 

 

Contact information of the Symposium affairs:

+86 21 34205933, +86 15323996910

 

Notice: The Symposium charges no registration fee. Participants will be on their own expenses.

 

 

TRANSPORTATION

#601 Jian Chuan Rd, School of Agriculture and Biology Bld. A, SJTU Minhang Campus, Shanghai

 

 

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