Program (FFTC-NARO Seminar)

Oct 3, 2017 (Tue)

09:00 - 09:30 Registration
09:30 - 09:45 Ceremony for Conclusion of MOU between NARO and FFTC
Opening Session
09:45 - 10:00 Welcome Remarks
Dr. Akihiro Sasaki, Senior Vice-President, NARO
Opening Address
Dr. Kuo-Ching Lin, Director, FFTC
Keynote Lectures
10:00 - 11:00 True Smart Agriculture
Prof. Seishi Ninomiya (University of Tokyo, Japan)
11:00 - 12:00 ICT for Young Farmers
Dr. Amots Hetzroni (ARO, Israel)
12:00 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 14:30 Development of Korean Style Smart Farm for Plastic Greenhouse
Dr. Sang-Cheol Kim (National Institute of Agricultural Science, RDA, Korea)
Technical Session (Field Server & ICT)
14:30 - 15:00 Three-layered Information Infrastructure for Agriculture ICT-
Prof. Eisuke Kita (Nagoya University, Japan)
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee Break
15:30 - 16:00 Smart Field Monitoring with Field Servers based on ICT and RT
Dr. Tohihiro Fukatsu (NARO, Japan)
16:00 - 16:30 Paddy Watch -- Japan's Industry Changing Rice Field Sensor
Mr. Kohei Yamazaki (Vegetalia Inc.)
Short Presentations from Private and Public Sectors
16:30 - 16:50 Overview of Panasonic "Passive" Greenhouse System - An ICT-assisted Greenhouse Targeting at Low-cost, Labor-saving Operations
Mr. Yukinori Matsumoto (Panasonic Corp., Japan)
16:50 - 17:10 Toward the Creation of New Agri-innovation
Mr. Masahiko Matsunaga (Global Solution Business Division, Fujitsu Ltd., Japan)
17:10 - 17:30 Introduction of a New System for Industry-Academia -Government Collaborative Research and ICT Enhanced Plant Factory Technology
Dr. Toshinori Hirano (MAFF, Japan), Mr. Fumio Orito (Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings, Japan)

Oct 4, 2017 (Wed)

Technical Session (UECS & Development)
09:00 - 09:30 Utilization and Development of ICT in Greenhouse Production Using UECS
Dr. Ken-ichiro Yasuba (Okayama University, Japan)
09:30 - 10:00 UECS Technology Useful for Greenhouse Production
Dong-Hyuk Ahn (NARO, Japan)
10:00 - 10:30 Plant Factory for Asia Monsoon Region
Dr. Akimasa Nakano (NARO, Japan)
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break
Country Reports
11:00 - 11:30 Application of ICT through Precision Farming in MARDI
Dr. Mohd Akmal Bin Mhd Yusoff (MARDI, Malaysia)
11:30 - 12:00 Rice Nerves: Network for Planning and Growing Rice in Thailand
Dr. Tanee Sreewongchai (Kasetsart University, Thailand)
12:00 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 14:00 Application of ICT Tools in Improving the Philippine Agriculture
Ms. Renelle C. Yebron (PCAARRD, Philippines)
14:00 - 14:30 Application of ICT Tools in Food Crops Monitoring in Indonesia
Dr. Mohammad Aqil (Indonesian Research Institute for Cerealia)
14:30 - 15:00 Intelligent Device, Sensing Tech, IOT and Big Data to Enhance the Connection among Production, Marketing and Consumption
Dr. Chih-Kai Yang (TARI, Taiwan)
15:00 - 15:30 Application of Information and Communication Technology on the Development of Agricultural Production in Vietnam
Ms. Tuong Thi Ly (Institute of Agricultural Science for Southern Vietnam, VAAS, Vietnam)
15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break
16:00 - 17:00 Discussion & Wrap-Up
Dr. Akimasa Nakano (NARO)
17:00 - Closing Remarks
Dr. Kuo-Ching Lin, Director, FFTC
18:30 - 20:00 FFTC Hosted Banquet

Oct 5, 2017 (Thu): Technical Tour

08:15 Meet at the entrance of Tsukuba International Congress Center
08:30 - 10:30 Transport by bus
10:30 - 11:15 Tomita Farm (Passive House)
11:15 - 11:45 Transport by bus
11:45 - 13:45 Namegata Farmer's Village (& Lunch)
13:45 - 15:30 Transport by bus
15:30 - 17:00 Asahi Brewery at Moriya, Ibaraki
17:00 - 18:30 Transport by bus, and arrival at TICC

Organizing Agencies:

Food and Fertilizer Technology Center (FFTC)
National Agriculture and Food Research Organization (NARO)

Corporate Number 7050005005207