NOTE: This will be an in-person conference with a virtual component. The conference will be simulcast on Zoom. Links provided closer to the conference start.
September 13 — Public Conference
8:00-9:00am- Check-in and light continental breakfast
9:30-9:45am- Welcome and Overview of AIFARMS Year 1
9:45-10:15am- Thrust 1: Autonomous Farming
10:15-10:45am- Thrust 2: Livestock Management and Welfare
11:15-11:45am- Thrust 3: Environmental Resilience
11:45am- 12:15pm- Thrust 4: Soil Monitoring and Soil Health12:15-1:30pm- Lunch and Networking
1:30-2:00pm- Thrust 5: Technology Adoption and Public Policy
2:00-2:30pm- Thrust 6: Education and Outreach
3:00-4:30pm- Panel Discussion: What Role Should AI Play in the Farm of the Future?
5:00-8:00pm- Student poster session/Networking/Reception at Riggs Brewery Taproom September 14 and 15
— Closed Sessions
(reserved for private meetings with advisory boards, program officers, and team members)