3rd Annual Crops in silico Symposium & Hackathon
Symposium and Workshop: July 31 – August 2
Hackathon: August 3, 2018
Kaiyu Guan, Keynote Speaker
Assistant Professor, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences, University of Illinois
Dr. Guan provides solutions for real-life problems, such as large-scale crop monitoring and forecasting, water management and sustainability, and global food security. He uses satellite data, computational models, field work, and machine learning approaches to address how climate and human practices affect crop productivity, water resource availability, and ecosystem functioning.
Assistant Professor of Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology, UCLA
Principal Investigator, Biology, Brookhaven National Laboratory
Research Officer, Centre for Crop Science, Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation
Additional speakers coming soon!
The poster session will provide the opportunity for individuals to present their research and offers an excellent venue for extended informal discussion with meeting attendees. A limited number of abstracts that will be accepted for short talks and priority will be given to students, postdocs, and early career professional
Registration is free and includes meals. Registration will open soon.
Attendees will need to secure their own lodging.
The Symposium will be held at Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology on the University of Illinois campus
Departments of Plant Biology and Crop Sciences, University of Illinois
Department of Plant Biology, University of Illinois
School of Information Sciences and Department of Astronomy, University of Illinois