Programme

Detailed programme, download here – contains papers and presenter details.

Programme outline
Tuesday 4 December

8.45am – 9.00am Opening welcome: Ian Woodhead, Lincoln Agritech
9.00 am– 9.30am Keynote 1: David Howard, CSIRO
9.30am – 10.30am Session 1; four paper presentations
10.30am – 11.00am Morning tea
11.00am – 12.30pm Session 2; six paper presentations
12.30 pm – 1.30pm Lunch
1.30pm – 2.00pm Keynote 2: Bruce McDonald, University of Auckland
2.00pm – 3.15pm Session 3; five paper presentations
3.15pm – 3.45pm Afternoon tea
3.45pm – 5.00pm Session 4; five paper presentations
7.00pm Evening meal

Wednesday 5 December

9.00 am– 9.30am Keynote 3: Johan Potgeiter, Massey University
9.30am – 10.00am Keynote 4: Alvin Reed, Dairy Farmer, South Canterbury
10.00am – 10.30am Morning tea
10.30am – 12.30pm Session 5; eight paper presentations – Best paper awards session
12.30 pm – 1.30pm Lunch
1.30pm – 2.30pm Marketplace 1; 12 x 5 minutes presentations from industry – Invert Robotics, C-Dax, Crown Forklifts, Talbot Plastics, Pastoral Robotics, Waratah NZ, LIC, IOSYS, GEA +++
2.30pm – 3.30pm Afternoon tea and industry networking
3.30pm – 4.00pm Marketplace 2; 20 x 1.5 minutes presentations from researchers
4.00pm – 5.00pm Marketplace discussions and networking
7.00pm Banquet

Thursday 6 December

9.00 am– 9.30am Keynote 5: Manoj Karkee, Washington State University
9.30am – 10.30am Session 6; four paper presentations
10.30am – 11.00am Morning tea
11.00am – 12.00pm Session 7; four paper presentations
12.30 pm – 1.30pm Lunch