Schedule

December 3rd - 5th 2018


JW Marriott
10 South West Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204

 

Monday, December 3, 2018

2:00 — 7:00 pm

Registration Open

5:00 — 7:00 pm

Opening Reception

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

7:30 — 8:30 am

Breakfast

7:30 — 5:00 pm Registration Open

8:30 — 11:00 am

Welcome and General Sessions

The Impact of Artificial Intelligence Is At the Farm Gate
Josh Henretig, Senior Director AI for Earth, Microsoft

The Secret to Getting the Most From Technology In the Field
Ken Ferrie, Farm Journal Field Agronomist

11:00 am

Expo Opens (Lunch on the Expo Floor)

1:20 — 2:20 pm

Get Smart Breakout Sessions 

Dialing In Agronomy With Technology
Ken Ferrie, Crop-Tech Consulting

What Does Blockchain Mean to Agriculture
Panel, Moderator TBD

The Perils of Making Decisions With Bad Data
Isaac Ferrie, Crop-Tech Consulting

How Remote Sensing Is Answering Tough Questions
Panel, Moderator TBD

ROI of Using Tech to Solve Agronomic Issues
Tim Norris, AgInfo Tech

Drop By Drop, Yielding the Most From Your Water Resource
TBA

2:20 — 2:30 pm

Break

2:30 — 3:30 pm

Get Smart Breakout Sessions 

Dialing In Agronomy With Technology
Ken Ferrie, Crop-Tech Consulting

6 Letters With Big Impact: VRT NPK
Erich Eller

The Perils of Making Decisions With Bad Data
Issac Ferrie, Crop-Tech Consulting

Blockchain: Another Big Reason Your Farm Needs a Complete Digital Strategy
Steve Cubbage, Record Harvest

ROI of Using Tech to Solve Agronomic Issues
Tim Norris, AgInfo Tech

The Future of Farm Machinery
Panel, Moderated by Margy Eckelkamp

Know The Value of Farm Data... Today and Tomorrow
Terry Griffin, Kansas State University

3:30 — 4:15 pm

Break

4:15 — 5:15 pm

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Managing Your Fertilizer Footprint
Ken Ferrie, Crop-Tech Consulting

Row by Row... Are There Limitations of VRT?
Erich Eller

Another Set of Eyes: Variability Understood with New Sensors
TBA

The Future of Predictive Modeling
John Fulton, Ohio State University

Blockchain: Another Big Reason Your Farm Needs a Complete Digital Strategy
Steve Cubbage, Record Harvest

Know The Value of Farm Data... Today and Tomorrow
Terry Griffin, Kansas State University

5:15 — 7:00 pm

Reception on Expo Floor

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

7:00 — 8:30 am

Expo Open (Breakfast in Expo)

8:45 — 9:45 am

Get Smart Breakout Sessions 

How to Smooth The Bumpy Road of Tech Compatibility
John Fulton, Ohio State University

Unlocking The Latest in Weather Technology
TBA

The Value Of Data Layer in Weather Technology
Erich Eller, ForeFront Ag Solutions

How The Quality of Data Drives The Decisions You Can Use It For
Steve Cubbage, Record Harvest

Lessons Learned from Litigating Farm Data Issues
Terry Griffin, Kansas State University

Take Control With Driverless Machines
Tim Norris, AgInfo Tech

11:00 am

Lunch (Expo Closes)

11:00 — 12:30 pm

General Session and Closing Keynote

Breakthrough Innovations in Breeding: From Machine Learning to CRISPR and Beyond
Dr. Robb Fraley, World Food Prize Laureate and Former Monsanto CTO