Robotics in Horticulture

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Robotics event image This webinar is supported by La Trobe University, CSIRO, Mallee Regional Innovation Centre and SuniTAFE

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Date:
Thursday 07 October 2021 04:00 pm until Thursday 07 October 2021 05:00 pm (Add to calendar)
Contact:
Darren Coomber - Strategic Relationship Manager, Research and Innovation Precinct
strategicpartnerships_precinct@latrobe.edu.au
Presented by:
Alison Angleton, Nicole Byrnes, Salah Sukkarieh and David Howard
Type of Event:
Public
Cost:
Free

Digital technologies have the potential to increase productivity, reduce waste and improve the efficiency of the agriculture sector.

The La Trobe Research and Innovation Precinct in collaboration with CSIRO invites you to the second webinar in our series highlighting how growers, companies and researchers are progressing the use of robotic systems in horticulture production, harvest and postharvest operations.

Hosted by La Trobe's Digital Innovation Hub, this 1 hour session showcases practical uses of robotics in horticulture from regional Victoria and the path to commercialisation for innovative Australian robotic research.

Moderator:

Alison Angleton, Director Strategic Partnerships and Research Precinct, La Trobe University

Presenters:

Nicole Byrnes, Project Lead – Hort Innovation/Technology SMARTFarm, SuniTAFE
SMARTFarm – Autonomous systems for horticulture - trials, education and workforce development

Salah Sukkarieh, CEO Agerris, Professor of Robotics and Intelligent Systems, University of Sydney
Commercialisation of Australian horticulture robots

David Howard, Team Leader – Material Robotics, Data 61, CSIRO
Development of a soft-gripper for robotic harvesting in horticulture

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Use of autonomous systems in commercial horticulture

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