Croptech Connect: Agtech Innovations for Canada

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10:00 - 11:15 a.m. (MDT)

Event description

Canada’s agricultural industry is embracing digital advancements, driven by innovation and technology. In this webinar, we’ll explore the latest agtech innovations in Canada’s crop sector. From artificial intelligence and machine learning to robotics and sensor technology, our expert speakers will showcase groundbreaking research and emerging trends shaping the future of agriculture.

In this unique 75-minute webinar, we will connect researchers and producers by incorporating commentary and questions from the field. Gain valuable insights as Canadian producers share their experiences with AI, robotics, drones, and sensor technology. This interactive session promises to provide valuable insights into the benefits and challenges of adopting agtech in Canada, offering perspectives both from reports and from the field. Don’t miss this opportunity to be part of the conversation shaping the future of agriculture in Canada.


Cory Willness, CEO of Croptimistic Technology

Chuck Baresich, Haggerty AgRobotics

Hanan Ishaque, Program Coordinator, the Simpson Centre

Dr. Viacheslav Adamchuk, Lead of Precision Agriculture and Sensor Systems (PASS) research team at McGill University


Brandy Yanchyk, Independent documentary filmmaker and journalist

There is no cost to register. The webinar will be hosted via Zoom. Please feel free to share this invitation with colleagues that may be interested.

The School of Public Policy and the Simpson Centre for Food and Agricultural Policy is pleased to host the Simpson Centre Public Education Series.

The Simpson Centre mobilizes research for better policymaking and decision-making to realize a more sustainable agricultural industry. Strengthening the sustainability of agri-food and agribusiness means increasing food production to feed a growing global population, while attending to social and health impacts and the natural environment. We connect researchers, everyday people, industry stakeholders and government actors to scientific issues critical to the future of Canada’s agricultural and food system.