November 5-6, 2019 • Bangkok Thailand
Bangkok Marriott Hotel The Surawongse

Tuesday, 5 November

On Day 1, we explore new and emerging application technologies and innovations that are being utilized in the ASEAN region and how they are being adopted for different crops and market needs.

0900

Welcome | Opening Remarks

0915-1200

Opening Keynote: New Opportunities for Asia-Pacific

Investments and priorities from national and regional governments are driving the exploration and adoption of smart farms and precision technologies. Learn how public policy and intergovernmental initiatives are encouraging new mechanization and modalities that are driving change for growers and the supply channel.

Public-Private Partnerships for Precision Agriculture

Venture capital, government programs, and commerce incubators have created an opportunistic infrastructure that is fueling entrepreneurs and innovation. Tap into your business potential during this look into finance streams, tax breaks, and tariff exemptions.

Real-World Use Scenarios: Success Stories and the State of Adoption

Case studies from manufacturers and agriculture distributors highlight lessons learned and hallmarks for successful implementation on specific crops and target regions.

Technology Update

1200-1400

Lunch and 1-on-1 Networking Sessions

1400-1530

Emerging Business Models for the Value Chain

New technologies create new opportunities for machinery distribution and service companies. Delve into investment opportunities and changes that will affect the channel.

On the Horizon: What the Landscape Might Look Like in the next Two to Three Years

1530

Break

1600-1700

Roundtable discussion: Data Acquisition, Management and Knowledge Transfer

Sensors, decision support, and analytics are producing information accessible through mobile platforms for large growers and smallholder farmers alike. Learn how different platforms are creating systems for more efficient and effective farming and how it affects application practices.

1700-1900

Welcome Reception

Wednesday, 6 November

On Day 2, we examine the challenges that impact the speed of change in Asia, including regulation, product development, and the transfer of knowledge to farmers and the channel that supplies and advises them.

0900

Welcome | Opening Remarks

0915-1200

Current and Future Rules and Regulations Around Drone Piloting and Application

Limits on flying drones in city limits and military areas have hampered access for many regions, but regulators are more receptive to coming innovations. China and Thailand have loosened rules on nighttime spraying, and more ASEAN countries are examining the benefits of multiple technologies.

Formulation Revolution

Learn how crop input manufacturers are optimizing ultra-low-volume products, optimizing nutrient formulations, and conducting new field trials to comply with impending label requirements and other regulations.

Real-World Use Scenarios: Success Stories and the State of Adoption

Case studies from manufacturers and agriculture distributors highlight lessons learned and hallmarks for successful implementation on specific crops and target regions.

Technology Update

1200-1400

Lunch and 1-on-1 Networking Sessions

1400-1530

Potential Disruption in Use Rates, Formulations, and AI Concentrations

Precise application might incite a number of changes, including use rates, an increase in legacy chemistries, optimized nutrient formulations, and new seed varieties that are less dependent on chemistry.

Sustainability of Precision

Labor, productivity, environmental impact, and traceability become realities with better agronomic systems. Precision applications create safer work environments and better commercial options for produce.

1530

Break

1600-1700

Roundtable discussion: Where to next?

Join our advisory board and key speakers to discuss what we’ve learned and how to address unanswered questions and challenges that persist. This interactive session will explore market realities and possible solutions.

1700

Adjourn

Thursday, 7 November

Optional Tour of Smart Farm Operations, Drone Application Demonstrations, and Agriculture Businesses Around Bangkok. More details to come on this one-day immersion into Thai agriculture technology and leading companies.

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