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DATE CONFIRMED: 9th March 2022 – AI for Plant Image Analysis: where we are and what’s next? Full Day Workshop

March 9, 2022


AI for Plant Image Analysis: where we are and what’s next? Full Day Workshop

New Date and venue Confirmed

9th March 2022 – Royal Zoological Society of Scotland, 134 Corstorphine Rd, Corstorphine, Edinburgh EH12 6TS

Hosted by Dr. Valerio Giuffrida, Edinburgh Napier University

Draft Agenda Below:

From To Description
09:00 09:30 Registration
09:30 10:00 Valerio Giuffrida (ENU) – How is AI beneficial for plant biologists [25min + 5min Q&A]
10:00 11:00 Practical Session 1: Implementing a semi-supervised AI model.
11:00 11:30 Coffee Break & Networking
11:30 12:30 Practical Session 2: Implementing a multi-task AI model.
12:30 13:30 Lunch Break
13:30 13:45 Afternoon Activities – Introduction and Briefing
13:45 14:15 Round tables for brainstorming

§  Topic 1: From a data analysis perspective, what is the main issue you encounter in your research?

§  Topic 2: Supposing that your research involves the generation of big amounts of imaging data, what is your current software provision/pipeline to analyse them?

§  Topic 3: What are the major issues you encounter when using your current software provision/pipeline?

§  Topic 4: Prepare a wishlist of functionality you would like to have in an image analysis software.

§  Topic 5: We want to establish an inter-disciplinary community: what are your ideas to keep you actively involved and engaged with this community?

14:15 15:00 Pitch Presentations (2-5 mins/presentation)
15:00 15:30 Coffee Break
15:30 16:15 Panel Discussion with the audience covering the outcomes from the round tables.
16:15 16:30 Closing Remarks
16:30 17:30 Wine Reception & Networking
17:30 Wokshop ends







March 9, 2022


Edingburgh zoo
Royal Zoological Society of Scotland, 134 Corstorphine RdCorstorphine, Edinburgh EH12 6TS
Corstorphine, Edinburgh, EH12 6TS
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