Data Analytics For The Fruit And Wine Growing Industries Seminar


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DATA ANALYTICS FOR THE WINE & FRUIT GROWING INDUSTRIES

Date: March 29th, 2014
Time: 8:30 am – 1:00 pm
Location: Acadia University, Clark Commons

Schedule:
8:30 am – Registration/Networking – Light Breakfast
9:00 am – Welcome and Introduction
9:10 am – 4 x 10 minute short talks (domain practitioners/testimonials)
10:00 am – Keynote speaker 
10:45 am – Coffee, displays and networking
11:15 am – Panel discussion - data analytics for the wine and fruit growing sector
12:00 pm – Lunch/Networking

Short Talks:
David Colville (Research Scientist with the Applied Geomatics Research Group at NSCC) - What Will Grow 
    Where? : Mapping the Meteorological Landscape of Southwestern Nova Scotia
Angus Ells (Manager of carrot operations for Bragg Lumber of Oxford Foods) - Developing a QGIS-based pest 
    monitoring system for wild blueberries
Colin Bell (Windermere Hills Farm & Vineyard owner/operator) - Grape Crown Gall in N.S.
Sean Myles (Dalhousie University) - Data-driven apple breeding in the Annapolis Valley

Keynote Speaker: Jim Willwerth Ph.D. - Senior Staff Scientist (CCOVI) - Protecting vineyards using large data sets:  VineAlert and monitoring cold tolerance in grapevines

Slides, biographys and abstracts can be found HERE

 


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