HiPC BOF on US-India Collaborative in Digital Agriculture

December 19, 2:00 PM - 6:15 PM IST

This Birds of a Feather Session will feature invited talks and a panel to showcase and discuss research and training initiatives and opportunities at the interface of AI, data science, and digital agriculture.


Time Session
  Session I: Invited Talks
14:00 – 14:10 Opening remarks by BOF organizers – Abhishek Mukherjee (Indian Statistical Institute) and Ananth Kalyanaraman (Washington State U.)
14:10 – 14:30 AIFARMS: Advancing AI for sustainable agriculture – Girish Chowdhary (U. Illiniois Urbana-Champaign)
14:30 – 14:50 Computational digital twins of plants for resilient agriculture – Adarsh Krishnamurthy (Iowa State U.)
14:50 – 15:10 AgAID: AI solutions for specialty crop agriculture and decision support – Ananth Kalyanaraman (Washington State U.)
15:10 – 15:30 Break
15:30 – 15:50 Model and data informed water resources management in irrigated watersheds – Kirti Rajagopalan (Washington State U.)
15:50 – 16:10 Recent advancements in Remote Sensing Applications for Agriculture – Bimal Bhattacharya (Indian Space Research Organization)
16:10 – 16:30 Machine Learning and the Future of Food – Shubhika Garg (Google Research India)
  Session II: Panel and discussion
16:30 – 18:00

Future of Indo-US partnerships in AI, Data Science, and Agriculture

Panelists: Bimal Bhattacharya (Indian Space Research Organization), Vipin Chaudhary (Case Western Reserve U.), Utpal Garain (Indian Statistical Institute), Girish Krishnan (U. Illiniois Urbana-Champaign), Kirti Rajagopalan (Washington State U.), Rajbabu Velmurugan (Indian Institute of Tech. Bombay)

Moderator: Ananth Kalyanaraman (Washington State U.)

18:00 – 18:15 Summary and Discussion
18:15 Adjourn