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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
  • 9:00-9:30am- Introduction
  • 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
  • 10:45-11:15am- Break
  • 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
  • 2:30-3:00pm- Break
  • 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)