Internet of Food Things Network Plus - Conference 2019, Lincoln Institute for Agri-Food Technology, Tuesday, 17. September 2019

The Internet of Food Things Network Plus has been established by EPSRC to champion interdisciplinary research into the technologies and business models that will enable the digitalisation of the food production supply chain. This conference brings together the people and ideas that have been part of the first phase of the project. Please do join us to learn more about these activities and we hope join us for the journey ahead.
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Tuesday 17th September
11:00 – 12:00 – Registration
12:00 – 13:00 – Light lunch available
13:00 – 13:05 – Welcome - Vice Chancellor Mary Stuart
13:05 - 13:15 – Introductions – Prof Simon Pearson
13:15 – 14:00 – The Internet of Food Things Network Plus – the story so far – Simon Pearson
14:00 – 14:45 – Keynote talk 1: Judith Batchelar, Director of Sainsbury’s Brand
14:45 – 15:30 – Keynote talk 2: plus questions
15:30 – 16:00 – Coffee break
16:00 – 16:45 – Digitalising the food chain: opportunities and challenges – Simon Pearson and team
16:45 – 17:45 – Digital food chain challenges – plenary discussion
17:45 – 18:00 – Summing-up – Simon Pearson
 
18:00 – 18:15 – Coaches available to take to the International Bomber Command Centre
19:00 – 20:30 – Networking reception with bites and refreshments (IBCC tours available too)
20:30 – 21:00 – Coaches available to take attendees into Lincoln City centre
 
Wednesday 18th September 
08:45 – 09:15 – welcome coffee and pastries available
09:15 – 09:45 – welcome back & introduction to Riseholme – Simon Pearson
09:45 – 10:30 – Keynote talk 3: plus questions
10:30 – 11:00 – Coffee break
11:00 – 11:45 – Keynote talk 4: plus questions
11:45 – 12:45 – Tour of Riseholme – robots, AI and drones
12:45 – 14:00 – Lunch
14:00 – 15:30 – IoFT projects – talks and discussion
15:30 – 16:00 – Coffee break
16:00 – 17:45 – Project demos, posters and other demos
17:45 – 18:00 – Summing-up – Simon Pearson
18:00 – 20:30 – Evening reception at Riseholme Hall
20:30 – 21:00 – Coaches available to take attendees into Lincoln City centre
 
Thursday 19th September
08:45 – 09:15 – welcome coffee and pastries available
09:15 – 09:45 – welcome back & review of previous two days – Simon Pearson
09:45 – 10:30 – Keynote talk 5: plus questions
10:30 – 11:00 – Coffee break
11:00 – 11:45 – Break out groups – future priorities (groups led by Co-Is)
11:45 – 13:00 - Co-Is – report back, plenary discussion on emergent themes
13:00 – 14:00 – Lunch available

Tuesday, 17. September 2019, Lincoln Institute for Agri-Food Technology, Internet of Food Things Network Plus - Conference 2019

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