The event will feature drone and robotics demonstrations to showcase innovative crop breeding technology, part of a new research program supported by a $37.2-million grant from the Canada First Research Excellence Fund (CFREF).
Monday, August 29, 9:15 am
(with drone demonstration to follow)
University of Saskatchewan campus
Speakers will include:
- U of S Vice-President Research Karen Chad
- NSERC President Mario Pinto (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council)
- Saskatchewan Regulatory and Innovation Assistant Deputy Minister William Greuel
- Saskatoon Mayor Don Atchison
- U of S President Peter Stoicheff
- Global Institute for Food Security Executive Director and CEO Maurice Moloney
Speakers will be available for media interviews following the formal program.
For more information, contact:
Media Relations Specialist
University of Saskatchewan