Horticulture professionals interested in technology and innovation for the production of fruit, vegetables and flowers will be gathering at GreenTech this June in Amsterdam. It is a horticulture industry hub with focus on latest tech innovations that gathers some of the industry’s key players.
Valoya, the leading manufacturer of LED grow lights will be exhibiting (booth 12.424) and hosting an event titled: LEDs & Innovators Conference 2018 during the exhibition. The conference will gather representatives of the three market segments Valoya serves: crop science, vertical farming and cannabis. The goal is to gather experts of the three fields and have them reveal latest innovations, data and hands-on examples of working in these industries.
LEDs & Innovators Conference 2018
10:20 – 11:30 Crop Science and Light
Stefanie Linzer, Biologist, Valoya
Speed Breeding: Doubling the Number of Annual Generation Cycles of Wheat
Dr.Giovanni Minuto, Director, CeRSAA, Italy
Basil: High Biomass Production and Peronospora Control with LEDs
11.30 – 12.00 Break
12:00 – 13:30 Vertical Farming Innovators Panel
John Apesos, CEO & Co-Founder, GROWx, The Netherlands
Richard Ballard, Co-Founder, Growing Underground, United Kingdom
Thomas Zöllner, Vice-Chair, Association for Vertical Farming
Lars Aikala, CEO, Valoya
13.30 – 14.00 Break
14:00 – 15:00 Hard Science Talk on Cannabis
Dr.Gianpaolo Grassi, Head Researcher, CREA-CIN, Italy
A Definitive Comparative Study of Using HPS vs. LED Lighting for Cannabis
The conference is free of charge. Participants need to register on Valoya’s website after which they will go through a selection process and will be notified if they can participate in the conference. The sign-up form and more information about the event is available here.