AgTech opportunities

AgTech opportunities

May 22
Join your fellow trustees as The University of Adelaide's Director Agrifood and Wine, Professor Andy Lowe discusses the diverse solutions AgTech offers to almost every step in the food production process.


Professor Andy Lowe, Director Agrifood and Wine, The University of Adelaide

Event overview

With groundbreaking developments arising rapidly in areas such as vertical farming, robotics, artificial intelligence and machine learning, players in agriculture are now being challenged more than ever before to transform alongside an evolutionary and dynamic industry.

Professor Lowe will provide insight into the future of our food sector, from start-ups to the established food industries and where they can end up.

This briefing is by invitation only to CEDA Trustees. Trustees are senior leaders nominated by CEDA member organisations. At CEDA boardroom briefings Trustees hear from an informed, expert guest speaker in a private, small group setting. Invitations to boardroom briefings are a valued benefit of CEDA membership. Chatham House Rule applies.

Meet the speaker

Professor Andy Lowe
Director Agrifood and Wine, The University of Adelaide

Prof Andy Lowe is a British-Australian scientist and expert in conservation biology. He has discovered lost forests, championed to eliminate illegally logged timber in global supply chains, served the UN’s Office of Drugs and Crime and has been responsible for securing multi-million dollar research funding. He is an experienced and respected executive leader, as well as mid-career mentor. Andy is currently Director Agrifood and Wine at the University of Adelaide serving as a single entry point for all significant food industry and government sectors across South Australia, and the world.

In 2018 Andy was made the first Scientist in Residence at the Australian Financial Review.

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