Stimulating insights from inspirational leaders from the agriculture and agri-tech sector.
These will be available on the UK Pavilion Online Events platform.
THE GREEN MAGICIANS
Host: Dr Stephen Christie, CEO and Chief Scientist, Agxio Agri-Tech
Founded in 2018, Agxio applies advanced automated machine learning to bring science and technology to the fore of the agricultural, life sciences and biotech industries. Based at the Aberystwyth Innovation and Enterprise Campus, and the Cambridge Science Park, the company is already expanding its award-winning team. Agxio is strategically based in Aberystwyth due to Aberystwyth University’s strong IBERS (Institute of Biological, Environmental & Rural Sciences) Department.
IGS IN THE UAE
Host: David Farquhar, CEO, Intelligent Growth Solutions Ltd
IGS Limited is an agri-tech and smart space solutions business set up in 2013. Its core mission is to create optimal conditions for vertical farming through a commercially viable model based on highly controlled technology solutions. David will discuss how Intelligent Growth Solutions involvement in the UAE came about and provide an insight into how things are going.
keeping crops safe
Host: John McElhone, Co-Founder, CropSafe
This insight will give an insight on how AI and new technologies will help us to deliver better returns from our agricultural asset base.
CropSafe is the only platform which utilizes satellite imagery and machine learning to accurately detect and predict impending diseases and contamination within your crops.
How wasteful was that!
Host: Jamie Crummie, Co-Founder, Too Good to Go
Their mission is to inspire and empower everyone to take action against food waste. The app connects you and your household to stores and restaurants that have unsold food. A simple way for you and your family to fight food waste, while also getting something delicious in return!
Zero Emissions Livestock Project – Tackling cattle methane emissions through innovative wearable technology
Host: Francisco Norris, Co-Founder, ZELP
The session will cover the brief history of the company, a section around the R&D and work done, the objectives the company has, and the impact that the technology can have for farmers around the world, and governments looking to deliver the COP 26 methane pledge.
Changing our behaviours around waste
Host: Richard Swannell, International Director, WRAP
Our supermarkets have to use a huge amount of plastic to keep our food fresh and effectively packaged. How are retailers looking to change our behaviours or is it the consumers forcing the retailers to change?
Pink Lady® Food Photographer of the Year
Host: Caroline Kenyon, Director, The Food Awards Company
Pink Lady® Food Photographer of the Year was founded by Caroline Kenyon and her team at The Food Awards Company in 2011.
Since 2011, over 80,000 images and films have been submitted from 96 countries. Open to professional and non-professional, old and young, the Awards celebrate the very best in food photography and film from around the world. The categories cover the full cultural range of the depiction of food in society. From styled food for magazines to images of families eating together in celebration of religious festivals, from depictions of the realities of food production to food growing in its natural setting – there is something for everyone.
In this Extraordinary Insight, Caroline Kenyon gives a brief introduction to the Pink Lady® Food Photographer of the Year Award before the 2021 finalist images are showcased.