Prof. Tomas Norton
Key-note Speech Title
“Digitalizing livestock production before we go through the looking-glass”
Tomas Norton is currently a tenure track docent in Precision Livestock Farming (PLF) and based in the Division of Animal and Human and Health Engineering (group of M3-BIORES) at the KU Leuven. He holds a PhD in Biosystems Engineering from University College Dublin (Ireland). His current research focus is centered on PLF technology for monitoring and management of animal responses. He is PI and co-PI on collaborative National (VLAIO, FWO), EU (H2020, ICT-Agri-Food) International (USDA, FFAR) and Industry bi-lateral projects. He coordinates and collaborates on courses such as Measuring, Modelling and Managing Bio-responses and Sustainable PLF at the KU Leuven. He is currently Chair of CIGR Section II, chair of the CIGR Technical Board and member of the CIGR Executive Board.