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Purdue Plant Science Symposium

On behalf of the 2023 Purdue Plant Science Symposium planning committee, you are invited to take part in their FREE symposium, titled Planting the Digital Seed: The Computer’s Influence on Agriculture on October 6th, 2023 from noon to 5 pm. This event is planned by graduate students in the Purdue College of Agriculture and sponsored by Corteva Agriscience. Registration opens next Tuesday, August 15th.

The symposium will include: 

  •   Networking Session and FREE lunch to kick-off the symposium.
  •   A Poster Competition, with prizes for two categories: General Plant Science and Digital Plant Science. Submissions are open to all undergraduates, graduate students, and post docs that attend a college/university in the United States.
    • Categories: Data Science and General Science
    • Prizes: 1st ($150) and 2nd ($100) in each category for graduate and postdocs; 1st overall undergraduate ($75).
  •  Speakers from various jobs in the realm of plant science including precision agriculture, artificial intelligence, bioinformatics, phenotyping, and more!
    • Dr. C. Robin Buell, Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar Chair in Plant Genomics (University of Georgia)
    • Dr. Bruce Erickson, Distance Education and Outreach Coordinator, Clinical Professor of Agronomy (Purdue University)
    • Dr. Ying Li, Assistant Professor, Horticulture and Landscape Architecture (Purdue University)
    • Dr. James Schnable, Dr. Charles O. Gardner Professor of Agronomy (University of Nebraska – Lincoln)
    • Dr. Alencar Xavier, Breeding Analyst for Latin America and Africa (Corteva Agriscience)
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