Dec 05

Free Webinar: Briefing on the Australian Agtech Sector



Austrade Frankfurt would like to invite you to an Investor Briefing by Webex on “Robotics and Agtech in Australia” on Thursday 05 December from 14:00 (CET). 

Dr Peyman Moghadam AgTech Cluster Lead for Robotics and Autonomous Systems at CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation) will provide an update on the agtech market in Australia, focusing on robotics and anonymous systems. 

The briefing and following discussion is intended to identify opportunities for investment and areas of R&D collaboration in agtech. 

• Introduction to Austrade and an overview of the Australian agtech capabilities
• Introduction to CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation) and an overview of activities
• AgTech Cluster for Robotics and Autonomous Systems overview'
• Digital Twin for Ag4.0
• Driverless farm vehicle in heavily canopied Orchards
• Early Plant disease detection
• Livestock technologies 

Following the above briefing, Dr Moghadam and the Austrade team will be available to answer questions on: 

• CSIRO’s capabilities in 3D Data Analytics, Autonomous Vehicles, Crop Detection, Equipment Automation, Precision Agriculture, Safety Systems, UAV Monitoring and UGV (legged robots).
• opportunities for European investors in the Australian market
• Austrade’s services and support for investors who are interested in investing or have invested into Australia. 

SPEAKER: Dr. Peyman Moghadam
is a Technical Entrepreneur, Scientist and Project Leader at the Robotics and Autonomous Systems Group CSIRO Data61, an Adjunct Professor at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT). Before joining CSIRO, he has worked in a number of top leading organizations such as the Deutsche Telekom Laboratories (Germany) and the Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (Singapore). Dr. Moghadam is also Adjunct Senior Fellow at the University of Queensland (UQ), Australia.

In his recent role as the AgTech Cluster Leader for the Robotics and Autonomous Systems, he leads the transition of innovative technologies into farms. He was Lead of the CSIRO’s HeatWave product, a handheld technology for 3D thermal imaging which has won the 2014 Australian National iAward for Research and Development. His current research interests include 3D multi-modal perception (3D++), robotics, computer vision, machine learning, and 3D thermal/hyperspectral imaging.

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