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International Workshop – November, 2017

INTERNATIONAL EXPERT WORKSHOP ON PLANT MONITORING & WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS

Topics: Sap Flow, Plant Water Potential, Soils and Remote Monitoring/Wireless Networks
When:  14th to the 16th November, 2017. 9am  to 5pm.
Location: ICT International Head Office, Armidale, NSW, Australia.
RSVP: By 31st October 2017 through the ICT website or by contacting us on +61 267 726770
Cost: $550 + Accommodation

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INTERNATIONAL EXPERT WORKSHOP ON PLANT MONITORING
& WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS

Topics: Sap Flow, Plant Water Potential, Soils and Remote Monitoring/Wireless Networks
When:  14th to the 16th November, 2017. 9am  to 5pm.
Location: ICT International Head Office, Armidale, NSW, Australia.
RSVP: By 31st October 2017 through the ICT website or by contacting us on +612 6772 6770
Cost: $550 + Accommodation.

Tuesday 14th November

08:30 Workshop Introduction
09:00 Introduction to plant water relations
09:30 How to measure Plant Water Use – SFM1 Sap Flow Meter & HFD8 Multipoint Sap Flow Meter
10:45 Morning Tea
11:00 Case Studies from Research, Teaching and Commercial applications
12:00 Configuring and Installing SFM1 and HFD8
13:00 Lunch
13:30 Sap Flow Practical Installation – Field Trip to Armidale Tree Group
15:30 Afternoon Tea and return to ICT
16:00 Verifying sap flow installations remotely via the cloud
17:00 End


Wednesday 15th November

09:00 Sap Flow Tool and Combined Instrument Software (CIS) Sap Flow Dashboard to analyse and display data         10:45 Morning Tea
11:00 Stem Psychrometer continuous, non-destructive water potential
12:00 How can plant water use and water stress be used in real time as a management tool?
12:30 Breeding for Plant Water Use Efficiency
13:00 Lunch
13:30 Stem Psychrometer Practical Installation – Field Trip to Armidale Tree Group
15:30 Afternoon Tea and return to ICT
16:00 Interpreting water relations data – Sap Flow and Stem Water Potential and applying to irrigation scheduling    17:00 End

Thursday 16th November

09:00 ICT International Wireless Instrumentation, Data Networking, and the IOT
09:30 · Wireless Network Case studies
· Irrigation scheduling of Tree Crops
· Green assets and urban forestry
· Data into the classroom: real time teaching tools.

10:45 Morning Tea
11:00 Wireless strength survey and setting up at your location
12:00 Wireless networking for real time data transfer to cloud based MySQL database
13:00 Lunch
13:30 Wireless Practical Installation – UNE Smart Farm
15:30 Afternoon Tea and return to ICT
16:00 Question and answer session covering the workshops topics
17:00 Workshop Close

International Participants:
ICT International has planned for international participants at the workshop and will organise individually your specific needs as requested, such as site visits to see instruments operating in the field at commercial farms, university smart farms, urban forests and environmental monitoring locations for teaching & research.


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