The Institute for Energy Efficiency at UC Santa Barbara invites you to attend our 2020 Emerging Technologies Review. In this special year, IEE ETR will take place in a series of focused virtual Friday workshops in October. Save the dates for October 2nd, 16th, and 23rd.
The ETR virtual workshops will cover new developments in: Energy Efficient Clouds and Data Centers on October 2nd; Smart Societal Infrastructure on October 16th; and Food-Energy-Water on October 23rd. Each virtual workshop will feature world class experts and leaders in that arena from industry, academia and government.
Day 3: IEE ETR Food-Energy-Water Nexus Workshop
Friday, October 23rd | 9am-1pm PDT
This virtual ETR workshop will focus on the food-energy-water nexus, that is the sustainable production of food, clean water, and energy to support a growing population. The workshop will feature a talk from Stuart Woolf, the President and CEO of Woolf Farming and Processing, giving a perspective from the California Agricultural industry. Mr. Woolf is past Chairman of both the California League of Food Processors and the Almond Board of California. The workshop will also include a keynote from Olivier Jerphagnon, CEO of AgMonitor Inc. on the use of big data analytics to support the agricultural industry, a talk by Professor Chandra Krintz on the UCSB SmartFarm projects, a talk on groundwater depletion from Professor Deb Perrone, and a keynote from Professor Steven DenBaars on using UV light to disinfect and sterilize, including for Covid-19. The workshop will conclude with a lively panel session for these world class speakers to interact and discuss their views. Please join us!
2020 EVENT SPEAKERS
Olivier Jerphagnon - AgMonitor: Artificial Intelligence to Solve Practical Problems in the Food and Agriculture Sector
Chandra Krintz - UCSB: The SmartFarm Project
Deb Perrone - UCSB: Groundwater Depletion Amplifies the Water-Energy Nexus
Steve DenBaars - UCSB: Development of Ultraviolet (UV) LED Technology for Disinfection and Sterilization for COVID-19
Stuart Woolf - Woolf Farming and Processing: A Perspective from the California Agricultural Industry