12 november Webinar Smart Horticulture in Japan
On 12 November, the Netherlands Embassy will organise a Netherlands-Japan horticulture webinar. With professional growers and industry-government-academia partners, the online webinar will discuss the development of technologically-advanced horticulture in Japan, including perspectives from the Netherlands. Experts are invited from both Japan and the Netherlands as presenters who will share their expertise and experience in artificial intelligence (AI), robotics, climate controls and renewable energy.
Webinar: Netherlands-Japan Horticulture Webinar Sustainable and profitable greenhouse business: Usage of AI, robotics, climate controls and renewable energy in Japanese greenhouse horticulture
Each presentation provides room for one or two clarifying questions.
Opening by moderator Dr. Evert Jan Krajenbrink, Agricultural Counsellor of the Netherlands Embassy
Welcome speech by H.E. Mr. Peter van der Vliet, Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Japan
Speech by Guest of Honor Mr. Sumito Yasuoka, Councillor, Minister’s Secretariat, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
Presentation “Latest R&D developments in autonomous greenhouses”
Mr. Rick van de Zedde, Senior scientist/business developer Phenomics & Automation
Ms. Anna Petropoulou, Researcher/Greenhouse technology, Wageningen University & Research (WUR)
Presentation “Current status and challenges of Japanese greenhouse horticulture: Latest developments in smart agriculture and regional energy utilisation”
Mr. Yuzo Ode, Vice Chairman, Japan Greenhouse Horticulture Association
Presentation “Internet of Things, Big Data and Artificial Intelligence (AI) for greenhouse automation” Mr. Wierd Vonk, General Manager, Hoogendoorn Asia
Presentation “Potential of robotics and automation in Japanese greenhouse horticulture”
Mr. Freek van Rijn, export manager Asia, Certhon
Mr. Osamu Shimizu, CEO, DENSO AgriTech Solutions
Q&A and wrap up by moderator
End of program
Please note this program is subject to change without notice.
Although the webinar is primarily targeted at the Japanese audience, interested Dutch companies can contact the agricultural section for participation at TOK-LNV@minbuza.nl. There is simultaneous translation in English and Japanese.