The Japan Plant Factory Association will run a free webinar on horticultural technology on Wednesday in cooperation with RAI Amsterdam GreenTech of the Netherlands and the Netherlands Embassy in Tokyo.
The webinar, entitled “Globalization of horticultural technology & innovative indoor plant production system,” will invite as a keynote speaker Denise Lutz, agricultural counsellor, at the embassy. It will start at 4 p.m. Japan time on March 23, 2022.
Mariska Dreschler, horticulture director, at the Netherlands event organizer, will also speak at the webinar along with Edwin Vanlaerhoven, business development director, at Certhon, which has teamed up with Japan’s Denso. Luuk Graamans, a researcher at Wageningen University & Research, will speak on the current status and future challenges in plant factories in Europe. The webinar will have a question-and-answer session.
You can join the webinar free of charge. Check here for details and register from here.
The webinar’s video recording will be made available to registered people. Even if you cannot join, the registration allows you to view the recording.
The JPFA and RAI have signed a memorandum of understanding to cooperate in technology-driven horticulture. The webinar is their first cooperative activity in accordance with the memorandum.
The JPFA is a nonprofit organization devoted to advancing the plant factory industry and controlled-environment agriculture in and outside Japan through academia-industry collaborations.
As part of its international activities, the JPFA works on a project of Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and provides Japanese plant factory operators Shinnippou Ltd., the operator of the 808 Factory, and Kidaya Shoten Co., Ltd., which runs greenLand plant factories, with support for their domestic and international activities.
Japan Plant Factory Association
The Japan Plant Factory Association, a nonprofit organization founded in 2010, is devoted to advancing the plant factory industry and controlled-environment agriculture in and outside Japan through academia-industry collaborations.
Its mission is to develop and disseminate sustainable plant factory systems in a bid to address issues concerning food, the environment, energy and natural resources.
How to Become a JPFA Member
Apply for JPFA membership here. For more information, visit the JPFA website or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We welcome your inquiries.
JPFA Website: https://npoplantfactory.org/en/
Webinar details: https://npoplantfactory.org/webinar-march-23-2022/
Webinar program PDF: https://npoplantfactory.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/Program_Webinar-JPFA-and-GreenTech-March-23.pdf
Webinar registration form: https://bit.ly/3vJLD9N