Prof. Simon Pearson
Key-note Speech Title
“Application of 5G in Digital Agriculture?”
Simon Pearson is Professor of Agricultural Technology at the University of Lincoln in the UK. In addition, Simon is the Founding Director of the Lincoln Institute of Agri-Food Technology (LIAT), an interdisciplinary research team that works with academia to resolve critical industrial challenges. His research focuses on agri-robotics as well as the application of multiple digital technologies (AI/ML, IoT, Blockchain etc.) across the agri-food supply chain. Prior to joining Lincoln, Pearson was CEO of a large agricultural company, worked for Marks and Spencer plc and as a research scientist at the University of Reading.