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

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The First International Symposium on Sustainable Development

—Precision Agriculture and the Future

20-21 Nov 2019 Shanghai, China

 

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

Lecture Hall, 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

 

 

INTERNATIONAL LECTURERS

Lecturer: Norman Scott

NAE Member

Former Vice President for Research and Advanced Studies, and Professor Emeritus, Cornell University 

Distinguished Professor at SJTU

Report:

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

 

Lecturer: Susheng Gan

Professor, School of Integrative Plant Science, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Cornell University

Report:  

Plant Senescence in Precision Agriculture: Principles and Utilization

 

Lecturer: Dan Luo

Professor, Department of Biological and Environmental Engineering, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Cornell University

Report:  

Point-of-care Tests, DNA Materials, and Agricultural Application

 

Lecturer: Jocelyn Rose

Professor, Department of Plant Biology, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Cornell University

Director of Institute of BioTechnology

Report:  

High Resolution Expression Profiling of Crop Surfaces: A Step towards Food Security

 

Lecturer: Robert Henry

Director of Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation (QAAFI)

Professor of Innovation in Agriculture in University of Queensland

Report:  

       Genomics to Deliver Future Food Security

 

Lecturer: Benny Chefetz

Dean, the Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Professor of Soil and Environmental Chemistry

Report:  

Crop Irrigation with Low Quality of Water: Challenges

 

Lecturer: Aliza Fleischer

Vice Dean and Professor, the Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Professor, Department of Environmental Economics and Management

Report:  

Technology in Agriculture and Climate Change – The Israeli Story

 

Lecturer: Atanas Sevov

Assoc. Professor, Department of Crop Science, Faculty of Agronomy, Agriculture University-Plovdiv, Bulgaria

Report:  

Bulgarian-Chinese Cooperation for Sustainable Agricultural Development

 

Lecturer: Zhulieta Arnaudova

Assoc. Professor, Department of Meliorations and Land Regulation, Faculty of Horticulture with Viticulture, Agriculture University-Plovdiv, Bulgaria

Report:  

State-of-the-art and Perspectives of Student Training in Sustainable and Precision Agriculture at the Agricultural University – Plovdiv, Bulgaria

 

DOMESTIC LECTURERS

Lecturer: Dan-Feng Huang

Professor, Department of Plant Science, School of Agriculture and Biology, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Report:  

Research & Development of Fertigation in Greenhouse Vegetable Production

 

Lecturer: Cai-Xi Zhang

Professor, Department of Plant Science, School of Agriculture and Biology, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Report:  

Challenges and Opportunities for Tree Fruit Precision Cultivation

 

Lecturer: Liang Gong

Associate Professor, School of Mechanical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Associate Researcher, Institute of Mechatronics & Logistics Equipment

Report:  

Automation and Artificial Intelligence in Crop Plant Phenotyping for Precise Breeding

 

Lecturer: Min-Zan Li

Professor, College of Information and Electrical Engineering, China Agricultural University

Director, MOE Key Laboratory of Modern Precision Agriculture Systematic Integration Research

Report:  

Agricultural Sensors in Precision Agriculture

 

Lecturer: Xin-Guang Zhu

Researcher, Center for Excellence in Molecular Cell Science

Researcher, Institute of Plant Physiology and Ecology, SIBS, CAS

Report:  

Strategies to Improve Crop Photosynthetic Light Use Efficiency

 

 

SYMPOSIUM SCHEDULE

November 20, Morning

9:00 – 9:30 Opening Ceremony and Leadership Speech

9:30 – 10:10 Academic Reports

10:10 – 10:40 Tea break

10:40 – 11:40 Academic Reports

11:40 – 13:30 Lunch

 

November 20, Afternoon

13:30– 1730 Academic Reports

 

November 21, Morning

9:00 – 12:00 Academic Reports

12:00 – 13:30 Lunch

 

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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