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Exploring Opportunities in Agricultural Technology

June 22, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm ADT

About this event

In partnership with Dalhousie Agricultural Campus, IGNITE Atlantic is hosting this workshop to support and encourage the discussion surrounding automation in the agriculture industry. The event will take place at Dalhousie’s Jenkins Hall. Founded in 1905, Dalhousie’s Agricultural Campus stands at the threshold of a new era in agricultural education, training and research. This event will introduce Dalhousie’s new SmartFarm program.

What you can expect:

10:00am – 10:10am: IGNITE Introduction

10:10am – 10:30am: Dalhousie SmartFarm Introduction

10:30am – 11:30am: AgTech Solution Panel (Moderated by Dal AC)

An opportunity for diverse stakeholders to discuss the possibilities and challenges in adopting automation technology in Atlantic Canada.

11:30am – 12:15pm: Lunch & Networking

Enjoy a barbeque lunch catered by Chartwells.

12:15pm – 1:00pm: Open Discussion

Participants will be separated into groups of 5-8 people to discuss what’s next for automation in farming, and how these projects can be supported and funded.

1:00pm: Wrap up and next steps




June 22, 2022
10:00 am - 1:00 pm ADT
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Jenkins Hall
40 Horseshoe Crescent
Truro, Nova Scotia B2N 4H5 Canada
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