FIRA.
2018
SCHEDULE
2018 SCHEDULE COMING SOON!! STAY TUNED
Day 1.
KEYNOTE
SPEAKERS

DECEMBER 11

TimeSubjectTypeSpeakersJob TitleStructure
08.00 AMCoffee and tea
08.45Welcoming speechAymeric BARTHES (FR)President - Co-founderNaïo Technologies
08.50Agricultural robots: the future of farming?Marc VANACHT (USA)ConsultantAg Business Consultants
PART 1SOIL BETWEEN MY FINGERS
MODERATORBenoit EGON (FR)JournalistTerre-Net
09.25History of agriculture: overview of the different revolutions that led to the robotic revolutionConferenceFrançois PURSEIGLE (FR)Agricultural SociologistInstitut National Polytechnique de Toulouse
10.00Feedback from fields and overview of farming robots's support for producersConferenceChristiane LAMBERT (FR)
PresidentFNSEA
10.15Farmer feedback: the vision and needs of farmersRoundtableChristiane LAMBERT (FR)
Marc VANACHT (USA)
Alain PINCOT (USA)
Edouard LHOTTE (FR)
Flavien NICOLAS (FR)
President
Consultant
Associate
Farmer / Owner
Winegrower
FNSEA
AG Business Consultants
Bonipak
EARL Lhotte
EARL les Avocats
PART 2.1THE ROBOTIC REVOLUTION
MODERATORJames SULECKI (USA)Chief Content OfficerMeister Media
11.30Overview of existing and future solutions in agricultural robotics.
Focus autonomous tractors developed in Japan.
ConferenceProf. Noboru NOGUCHI (JAP)Director of Vehicles Robotics LabHokkaido University
12.15Focus on Fields Robots in Australia.Conference VideoProf. Salah SUKKARIEH (AUS)Professor of Robotics and Intelligent Systems, Program Lead HICRIS and Farm AutomationUniversity of Sydney
12.45Agricultural Robotics: how an international group met the challengeTestimonialMaurice GOHLKE (DE)Robotics EngineerBosch Deepfield Robotics
01.00 PMLUNCH BREAK
PART 2.2THE ROBOTIC REVOLUTION
02.30 PMFrom self-steering tractors towards autonomous field robotsConferenceThomas ENGEL (DE)Manager Technology Innovation StrategyJohn Deere
02.50Agricultural robots: yes, but how to support farmers in this new deal?ConferenceVincent TARDIEU (FR)Journalist
03.25Feedback: 15 years of agricultural roboticsRoundtableThierry PERROTIN (USA)
Sylvia DURAND (FR)
Gaëtan SEVERAC (FR)
Leo STEENPOORTE (NL)
Thomas ENGEL (DE)
Vice-President Marketing Americas
Milking cows grower
CTO
Horticultural entrepreneur
Manager Technology Innovation Strategy
DeLaval
GAEC de la Bourdette
Naïo Technologies
Gebr. Steenpoorte
John Deere
04.30BREAK
05.00Presentation of the CENTEOL 2018 ChallengeTestimonialPhilippe POTIER (FR)
Christophe AUBE (FR)
Head of Seed and soils Machines
CEO
KUHN
Agreenculture
05.15Presentation of Hands Free Hectare projectTestimonialRichard GREEN (UK)Head of Engineering Research
National Centre for Precision Farming
Harper Adams University
PART 4AND WHAT IF DREAMS CAME TRUE?
06.00The challenges of AI and data in agricultural robotics and the Ag-TechConferenceClaudia ROESSLER (USA)Worldwide Industry Director, Chemical, Agriculture, Life Sciences IndustryMicrosoft
06.45Ag robots and drones for agriculture in the developing countriesConferenceSantiago SANTOS VALLE (IT)Agricultural EngineerF.A.O.
07.00Closing statementMaialen CAZENAVE and Gwendoline LEGRAND (FR)OrganisationFIRA
Day 2.
PITCHES
B2B MEETINGS

DECEMBER 12

MEETINGS, PITCHES & B2B PRESENTATIONS

PITCHES

Discover the latest innovations for sustainable, efficient and profitable agriculture.

10-minute pitches by over 20 structures, which will present their answers to the main challenges of agricultural robotics:

TimeSubjectSpeakerStructure
08:45 amHow to boost my competitiveness in full expansion territory ?Jacques OBERTISICOVAL
9:00How to weed vineyards in a different way?Cédric BACHEVitibot
9:15How to detect weeds and foliar diseases? Colin CHABALLIERCarbon Bee
9:30How to weed autonomously?Aurélien G. DemaurexEcorobotix
9:45How to combine risk prevention and new technologies in his professional activity?Coralie HAYERMSA
10:00How to support startups beyond financing?Thomas EspiardCAPAGRO
10:15How does 3D vision make machines autonomous?Damien LegrandIfm Electronic
10:30How to insure autonomous machines?Charlotte ChartierGroupama
10:45How to increase robot autonomy?PowerTech Systems
11:00How to solve the recruitment issues for horticulturists?
Nicolas SCHOEMAEKERInstar Robotics
11:15How to enable robots in arable farming for bulk crop production?Ole GreenAgrointelli
11:30How does the link in the field help accelerate agricultural innovations?Liselore MartinAgronov
11:45How does electronics make machines autonomous and intelligent?Guillaume BOUDENANSelva
12:00How to accelerate the industrialization of agricultural robotics?
Stéphane DURANRobagri
12:15How to integrate robotics into a farming system?Gaëtan SéveracNaïo Technologies
12:30How does IoT fit into the concept of farmbots?Orange Business Services
12:45How does the 360 ​ Lidar contribute to the autonomy of agricultural machinery?Aurélien TournouxPepperl+Fluchs
01:00 pmHow to boost the maturation, demonstration or internationalization of digital innovations for agriculture and food industry?Nicolas Nguyen-TheAgri Sud-Ouest Innovation
01:15 pmHow to implement an automatic monitoring for modern vineyards?Francisco Rovira-MásARL / VineScout
01:30 pmHow to support and finance startups agricultural robotics?Riadh ShaïekDEMETER
01:45 pmHow to weed any crop, with no chemicals and no labor?Sébastien BoyerFarmwise
02:00 pmHow can experimentation and real feedback of user experiences validate its solution and accelerate the commercialization?Mathilde YverVillage by CA Normandie / AGRIAL

 

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