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2021 Poultry Tech Summit Webinar Series: What’s coming next

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Join industry-changing innovators, researchers, entrepreneurs, technology experts, investors and leading poultry producers at the Poultry Tech Webinar series this fall. During the webinar series, industry experts will preview what’s coming next – from prospective solutions to developing technology – for the poultry industry.

Registration for the '2021 Poultry Tech Summit Webinar Series: What's coming next' series is now open!

Register once and you will have access to all seven webinar sessions.

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This webinar series is proudly sponsored by: Arm & Hammer, Aviagen, Baader, Boehringer Ingelheim, Cargill, Ceva, Chore-Time, Cobb, Evonik, Marel, Phibro Animal Health, Staubli, and Zoetis.

Presented by WATT Poultry and WATT Global Media.


'2021 Poultry Tech Summit Webinar Series: What’s coming next' Series Agenda:

>>> Improve poultry welfare with 3D cameras, gene editing and AI 
November 2, 2021 at 10:00 AM CDT (Chicago) / 3:00 PM GMT (London) / 11:00 PM CST (Beijing).
Learn how gene-editing technology is a potential solution to male chick culls. You will also gain more knowledge on how 3D camera technology can create weight predictions, abnormality alerts, and daily gain curves for poultry flocks. 
Speakers: Peter Ahrendt, Ph.D., Animoni ApS, Yuval Cinnamon, Ph.D., Agricultural Research Organization, The Volcani Center - NRS Poultry Sustainability and Transformation, and Pedro Gómez, Orbem GmbH.

>>> Solve poultry production issues with robots, AI and automation
November 4, 2021 at 10:00 AM CDT (Chicago) / 3:00 PM GMT (London) / 11:00 PM CST (Beijing).
Understand the benefits an automated robotic assistant can offer poultry house management. Also learn how automation can reduce labor requirements, improve inventory management, and support e-commerce.
Speakers: Colin Usher, Georgia Tech Research Institute, Jason Guss, Ph.D., Iterate Labs, and Thomas Swovick, Dematic.

>>> Improve poultry flock health with AMPs, data analysis 
November 10, 2021 at 10:00 AM CST (Chicago) / 4:00 PM GMT (London) / 12:00 AM CST, Dec. 3 (Beijing).
Learn how to streamline data collection about poultry flocks with sensors, IoT, AI and feedback systems. Gain information on how antimicrobial peptides could be a safe alternative for preventing and treating poultry bacterial diseases in a post-antibiotic era. 
Speakers: Russell Jones, OPTIfarm, Lilong Chai, Ph.D., University of Georgia, and Inanc Birol, Ph.D., Amphoraxe Life Sciences Inc.

>>> Fix poultry labor issues with VR, kinematics and imaging 
November 11, 2021 at 10:00 AM CST (Chicago) / 4:00 PM GMT (London) / 12:00 AM CST, Dec. 3 (Beijing).
Explore how virtual or augmented reality can aid collaboration between people and robotic devices in poultry production. Better understand how hyperspectral imaging technology uses physics to understand the chemistry of food. 
Speakers: Dr. Wayne Daley, Georgia Tech Research Institute, Comas Haynes, Georgia Tech Research Institute, and Olga Pawluczyk, P&P Optica.

>>> How will big data and AI change poultry growing? 
November 17, 2021 at 10:00 AM CST (Chicago) / 4:00 PM GMT (London) / 12:00 AM CST, Dec. 3 (Beijing).
Learn how new technologies can help optimize poultry operation decision-making. Gain more information about the latest advances in big data and artificial intelligence. 
Speakers: Simon Cohen, MTech Systems, and Vernon Smith, CAT Squared.

>>> Processing automation: When will the robots arrive? 
November 30, 2021 at 10:00 AM CST (Chicago) / 4:00 PM GMT (London) / 12:00 AM CST, Dec. 3 (Beijing).
Learn how automation and robotics could help combat labor shortages in poultry processing. Also discover how to determine if a robot meets the individual needs of a poultry processing environment.
Speakers: Gary V. McMurray, Georgia Tech Research Institute, Mathias Konne, Staubli Corporation, and Jay Russell, Marel Inc.

>>> How -omics, digitalization will change the poultry industry 
December 2, 2021 at 10:00 AM CST (Chicago) / 4:00 PM GMT (London) / 12:00 AM CST, Dec. 3 (Beijing).
Understand the role the gut microbiome plays in poultry health, and how digitalization can optimize poultry feed manufacturing.
Speakers: Alexandra Smith, Ph.D., Arm and Hammer, Mark Fife, Ph.D., Aviagen, and Kalyn Walker, Evonik.


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