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Tuesday, October 15 • 9:00am - 3:00pm
Drones for agriculture (open to public)

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CGIAR Geospatial Community of Practice (CGIAR-CSI) invites you to the "Drones for Agriculture" knowledge-sharing event at ICRISAT-HQ in Hyderabad, India, on Tuesday, 15 October 2019. Participants of this event will learn the latest technologies in drones and imagery data processing tools from CGIAR and industry experts.

For remote participation, please join us via Bluejeans: https://bluejeans.com/743045028?src=join_info

09:00 - Overview: Drone Applications in Agriculture
Chandrashekhar Biradar (ICARDA)

09:30 - Partner Showcase I: Drones and Sensors
UAV Sensors for Plant Phenomics (Rabi Narayan Sahoo, Indian Agricultural Research Institute)
UAVs for Agriculture (Indrababu Gadde, IPAGE)
Autonomous Drones for Agriculture (Prem Kumar Vislawath, Marut Drones)

10:30 - Coffee Break

11:00 - Partner Showcase II: Image Management and Processing
UAV Phenotyping Solution (Alexis Comar, HIPHEN)
Weed Detection and Image Annotation Tools (Vinod Kumar, Senseacre Labs)
UAV for Agricultural Insurance (Sudhakar Manda, Skymet Weather Services)
ImageBreed: Streamlining remote sensing data management to facilitate breeding decisions (Nicholas Santanonio, Cornell University)

12:00 - Lunch & Demo

13:00 - Sharing Use Cases in Agriculture
Pheno-i use cases (Michael Selvaraj, CIAT)
Drones for agricultural research and development (Kai Sonder, CIMMYT)
Drones for Rice Research (Suranjana Borah, IRRI)
High-Throughput Phenotyping using UAV with multiple onboard sensors (Prof. Rajalakshmi P, IIT Hyderabad)
Drone for irrigation and flood management (David Wiberg, IWMI)

14:00 - Discussion on Challenges and Needs
Chandrashekhar Biradar (ICARDA)

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Chandrashekhar Biradar

Country Director and Chief of Party, CIFOR-ICRAF
Currently,  Country Director -India, and Chief of Party, CIFOR-ICRAF, Asia Continental Program, the Centre for International Forestry Research and the World Agroforestry Center.  Dr. Biradar is a landscape ecologist with broad experience in executing agroecosystem research and outreach... Read More →

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Jawoo Koo

Senior Research Fellow, IFPRI
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Kai Sonder

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Michael Gomez Selvaraj

Leader CIAT phenomics platform, CIAT
Dr. Michael Gomez Selvaraj is Crop Physiologist leading CIAT Phenomics Platform. His interest mainly focuses on applying remote sensing tools/ technologies on field based Plant Phenomics and to identify the target traits to improve water and N use efficiency to enhance smallholder... Read More →
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David Wiberg

Head of Hydroinformatics, IWMI
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Manuel Alejandro Valderrama

Research Assistant, CIAT
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Nicholas Santantonio

Postdoctoral Associate, Cornell University
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Vinod Samanthula

CEO, Senseacre Labs LLP
An Alumni of IIT Madras and IIM Bangalore. Technology and Business Process Consulting Experience for 20+ years in leadership roles. Social impact investor in Agriculture, Healthcare and Water Sectors. Currently Founder and CEO of Senseacre Labs which is into Visual Intelligence using... Read More →
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Rabi N Sahoo

Dr. Rabi Narayan Sahoo is a Principal Scientist working in the Division of Agricultural Physics, ICAR-IARI, New Delhi. Dr Sahoo works on applications of remote sensing and GIS in agriculture mainly hyperspectral remote sensing (ground, aerial and satellite platform) of soil and crop... Read More →
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Suranjana Borah

Research Scientist, IRRI
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Prem Kumar Vislawath

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Indrababu Gadde

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Alexis Comar

Founder, hiphen
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Sudhakar Manda

Chief, Remote Sensing and GIS, Skymet Weather
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Rajalakshmi P

Professor, IIT Hyderabad

Tuesday October 15, 2019 9:00am - 3:00pm GMT+05
Breakout 4 (New Sahel) ICRISAT-HQ