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. ABOUT INDOOR AG-CON ASIA
Indoor Ag-Con will be returning to Marina Bay Sands, Singapore in January 2019 for our 4th Indoor Ag-Con Asia. The event will once more include the best and the brightest of the Asian and Antipodean indoor agriculture scene, with two full days of conference and unconference proceedings, a pitch competition, lunch discussion tables, mini workshops and exhibition tables dotted throughout the venue. We cover a broad range of crop types – such as, leafy greens, mushrooms and other vegetables and medicinal crops – as well as technologies ranging from artificial intelligence to LED lighting to control systems. After a 20%+ increase in participation in 2018 over 2017, we are once more looking forward to a larger event in 2019.


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EVENT LOGISTICS
Dates: January 15-16, 2019
Location: Marina Bay Sands, 1 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018971
Format: Two day seminar with conference and unconference sessions, mini workshops, lunch discussion tables, exhibition tables and drinks party on the first evening

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s WHAT TO EXPECT

40+ INDUSTRY LEADING SPEAKERS
Our conference agenda will again include 40+ industry-leading speakers on topics from LED lighting to robotics & automation and plant biology, as well as a pitch competition, Indoor Ag-Ignite.

UNCONFERENCE & MEET ONE-TO-ONE
Prefer a little less structure? Join one of our unconference sessions, each is led by an industry guru. Or take to our event app to tee up one-to-one meetings at designated tables.

[ PRACTICAL LEARNING & DISCUSSION
Local vertical farming firm Upgrown Farming will be hosting onsite mini workshops during our event, allowing you to gain practical indoor farming wisdom. Continue the discussion at designated lunch tables, where industry experts will lead lunch discussions.

% EXHIBITS THROUGHOUT VENUE
We’ve modernized the traditional exhibition hall and you’ll find exhibition tables dotted throughout the venue, united by three themes: startup alley features new tech startups, country pavilions highlight nations across the world and the tech showcase includes established indoor ag tech players.

r PREP WITH OUR INDOOR AG LIBRARY
Tee up for your time at Indoor Ag-Con Asia with exclusive access to our indoor agriculture library, including our industry-leading white papers and new positioning papers, developed specially for the unconference feature of the event.

WIN S$50,000 FOR YOUR STARTUP
We’ll again be hosting our pitch competition, Indoor Ag-Ignite, and three winning teams will each receive prize packages that include Startup SG grants of S$50,000 thanks to the support of lead sponsor Enterprise Singapore.


Q OUR AGENDA

Our event has four kinds of content: presentations and discussions on the main stage, informal lunchtime discussions, practical mini workshops and unconferencing sessions, designed for participants to bring their own ideas and suggestions to key industry topics. As we have some time until the event, the agenda may change a little as we confirm speakers.

] DAY ONE | JANUARY 15, 2019

MAIN STAGE

StartEndTitle
8:45 AM9:00 AMWelcoming Remarks
9:00 AM9:45 AMKeynote: How Can Indoor Farmers Get Involved in Global Policymaking?
9:45 AM10:30 AMKeynote: What are the Limits for Growing in Indoor Systems?
10:30 AM11:00 AMNetworking Break
11:00 AM12:45 PMFinalists’ Presentations & Judging for Indoor Ag-Ignite Pitch Competition
12:45 PM2:00 PMLunch, introduced by Chef
1:00 PM2:00 PMLunch Table Discussion: What Comes Next for Plant Factories?
1:00 PM2:00 PMLunch Table Discussion: Which Systems Work Best for Farm Management?
2:00 PM3:30 PMSession: How Does LED Lighting Interact with Plant Biology?
3:30 PM4:00 PMNetworking Break
4:00 PM4:45 PMSession: Can Non-Food Crops be Successful in Indoor Systems?
4:45 PM5:30 PMSession: Which Crops will Move Indoors Next?
5:30 PM5:35 PMClosing Remarks
5:35 PM8:00 PMDrinks Party at Marina Bay Sands

BREAKOUT ROOM

StartEndTitle
9:00 AM10:30 AMUnconferencing Session: Advancing Data Use for Indoor Farms
11:00 AM12:30 PMMini Workshop with Upgrown Farming
2:00 PM3:30 PMUnconferencing Session: Automation in Indoor Farms

& DAY TWO | JANUARY 16, 2019

MAIN STAGE

StartEndTitle
8:45 AM9:00 AMWelcoming Remarks
9:00 AM9:45 AMKeynote: Towards Smart Plant Factories With Phenotyping And Artificial Intelligence
9:45 AM10:30 AMKeynote: How Can Metagenomics be Used in Indoor Farms?
10:30 AM11:00 AMNetworking Break
11:00 AM11:45 AMSession: How Can Indoor Ag Specific Seed Programmes Be Developed?
11:45 AM12:45 PMSession: What Are the Newest Technologies for Insect Farming?
12:45 PM2:00 PMLunch, introduced by Chef
1:00 PM2:00 PMLunch Table Discussion: How Can Small Farms Implement Machine Learning Programmes?
1:00 PM2:00 PMLunch Table Discussion: What Are the Most Recent Breakthroughs in Plant Biology for Indoor Farms?
2:00 PM3:30 PMSession: How Can Control Systems Be Adapted for Tropical Environments?
3:30 PM4:00 PMNetworking Break
4:00 PM4:45 PMSession: Which Grow Systems Work Best in Tropical Environments?
4:45 PM5:30 PMSession: What Technologies Are Changing Commerical Aquaponics & Aquaculture Production?
5:30 PM5:35 PMClosing Remarks

BREAKOUT ROOM

StartEndTitle
9:00 AM10:30 AMUnconferencing Session: Food Safety for Indoor Farms
11:00 AM12:30 PMMini Workshop with Upgrown Farming
2:00 PM3:30 PMUnconferencing Session: Funding an Indoor Ag Startup

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