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14th ICPA Extension of deadline for papers

All,   Many thanks to those who have uploaded a paper (or 2-page summary for posters) for the ICPA proceedings. We have also had many requests for an extension of the deadline.   To accommodate as many presentations as possible, we are extending the deadline for full papers to Tuesday, May 15th. Please have your paper uploaded by that time.    Please remember: Full papers (or 2-page summary for posters) must be uploaded by 15 MAY 2018 to be included in the conference and proceedings. One or more authors of a paper must be registered for the conference ...

14th ICPA June Update

Reminder to Authors:  One or more authors of a paper must be registered for the conference by 01 JUNE 2018 for it to be included in the conference and proceedings. Proceedings papers should be uploaded by now. Please email abstracts@ispag.org if you have a question. Papers not meeting these requirements will not be included in the conference or proceedings. Workshops Pre-conference workshops descriptions have been updated. Please consider joining either: 1) Processing Precision Agriculture Data with R; 2)  Decision support using on-farm trial (or research) data; 3) UAV Operation and Data Analysis for Precision Agriculture Applications. Registration for the ...

14th ICPA Quick Links

Authors: abstract management, instructions for full papers and posters Registration: online registration, pdf form for registration Hotel / Travel: hotel info, Montreal Invitation: email info@ispag.org to request a letter of invitation Workshops: Data with R, Online Decision Support, Logistics of UAV Operation  Tour: Wednesday technical tour Sponsors: become a sponsor, sponsor sign up Exhibitors: prospectus, exhibit hall map ISPA Membership: renewal, new members, pdf form Smartphone App: iOS, Android

14th ICPA Update

Deadline for Papers extended to 15 May 2018 Reminder to Authors:  Full papers (or 2-page summary for posters) must be uploaded by 15 MAY 2018 to be included in the conference and proceedings. One or more authors of a paper must be registered for the conference by 01 JUNE 2018 for it to be included in the conference and proceedings. Papers not meeting these requirements will not be included in the conference or proceedings. Workshops Pre-conference workshops descriptions have been updated. Please consider joining either: 1) Processing Precision Agriculture Data with R; 2)  Decision support using on-farm trial (or ...

14th International Conference on Precision Agriculture

The 14th International Conference on Precision Agriculture will be held 24-27 JUN 2018 at Le Centre Sheraton in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.    More information about the conference hotel, abstract submission, and registration is available at ispag.org/icpa

15th ICPA Announcement with Coronavirus Updates

As our member community makes plans to join us for the 15th ICPA currently scheduled for June 28-July 1, 2020 in Minneapolis, MN, we want to assure our exhibitors, attendees, speakers, and partners that we are continuing to plan for the conference. Keep an eye on your inbox for up-to-date information.   The ISPA staff and Board are aware of the concerns and uncertainties related to the COVID-19 (coronavirus). Our top priority is the health, safety, and security of our members and meeting attendees. We are closely monitoring developments and staying abreast of updates from health organizations. While ...

15th ICPA Awards

Know an graduate student or outstanding scientist? Nominate them for The ISPA Outstanding Graduate Student Award or The ISPA Pierre C. Robert Precision Agriculture Award. Nominations are due Monday, June 1, 2020.

15th ICPA Exhibitor and Sponsor Opportunities

As an elite vendor in the precision agriculture industry it's important to connect to clients, prospects, and their centers of influence. Trade shows and conferences offer a unique opportunity to meet your clients and prospects and show off your latest offerings.    The 15th ICPA will be held in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States June 28th - July 1st, 2020. This will be an excellent opportunity to expand interest in your company with centers of influence from across North America and the rest of the world.    ICPA typically brings about 400 people from 30+ countries. The attendees consist ...

15th ICPA Exhibitor and Sponsor Opportunities Follow Up

I wanted to follow up regarding the sponsor opportunities for the 15th International Conference on Precision Agriculture which will be held June 28 - July 1, 2020 in Minneapolis, MN.   We brought the conference back to its roots in Minneapolis for the 15th edition. We are working with the University of Minnesota and local organizations to set up a really great experience for our domestic and international attendees. The 15th ICPA promises to be another strong conference with over 280 abstracts submitted.    We invite you to participate in the conference as an attendee, exhibitor, and sponsor. Attached is the ...

15th ICPA Hotel

The 15th ICPA will be held at the Minneapolis Marriott City Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota.    A block of rooms has beeen reserved at the Minneapolis Marriott City Center for the conference at the rate of $169 USD per night. Book your room online or call +1 612-349-4000 to book a room. Make sure to mention ISPA to receive the conference room rate. The discounted rate is only available until June 5, 2020 or until the block is full, so please book your room early. 

15th ICPA Quick Links

Conference Home Page Online Registration: don't put it off, registration rates go up after June 8th Registration Form pdf Exhibitor Details Sponsor Details Book your hotel room today

15th ICPA Registration

Registration is open for the 15th ICPA in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA on June 28 - July 1, 2020. The 15th International Conference on Precision Agriculture will highlight significant research and its applications in precision agriculture and showcase emerging technologies and information management for agriculture. It will offer oral and poster presentations and exhibits, as well as a discussions and exchange of information in various aspects of precison agriculture. Sessions will offer information on key topics for scientists, crop consultants, advisors, extension personnel, agronomists, producers, and other practicioners.   For additional details about conference registration, please visit the ICPA registration page.&...

15th International Conference on Precision Agriculture

The 15th International Conference on Precision Agriculture will be held 28 June - 1 July 2020 at Minneapolis Marriott City Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota.    More information about the conference hotel, abstract submission, and registration is available at ispag.org/icpa.

2020 ICPA Awards

PLEASE NOTE: Deadline for award nominations has been extended to 8 June 2020. Brief descriptions of the awards in different categories are listed below: Pierre C. Robert Precision Agriculture Award(s): The Pierre C. Robert Precision Agriculture Award honors individuals who have made significant contributions to precision agriculture science and technology and who are presenting an oral or poster paper at the conference. Two awards will be given in this category to a Young and Senior Scientist/Professional. The young scientist/professional must be 42 or younger; the senior scientist/professional over 42. Senior scientist/professional must have 20 or more years of experience ...

2020 ISPA Elections

The nomination committee of ISPA is requesting nominations for the following offices for the ISPA President Elect – (Six year appointment) to serve as President Elect from July 2020 to July 2022, and then move to President for July 2022 to July 2024 and then to Past-President 2024-2026. Secretary – (Two year appointment) to serve from July 2020 to July 2022 Treasurer - (Four year appointment) to serve from July 2020 to July 2024 More on officer responsibilities is available here.    The ISPA is governed by an international Board of Directors consisting of elected officers (President, President-Elect, Past-President, Secretary, and ...

Abstracts Deadline for 14th ICPA Extended Until December 22

Thanks to everyone who submitted abstracts to the 14th ICPA by the November 30 deadline. We had a terrific surge of submissions the final week for a total of over 300 abstracts submitted. We also had a number of requests to submit an abstract after the deadline. We have allowed for these later submissions and we want to be fair to everyone, so we are extending the deadline to 22 December 2017.   Due to the need to review all abstracts in a timely manner we will need to maintain this as the final deadline for submissions.    Abstracts can be submitted ...

Abstracts Deadline for 15th ICPA Extended Until December 30

Thanks to everyone who submitted abstracts to the 15th ICPA by the November 30 deadline. We had a terrific surge of submissions the final week for a total of over 200 abstracts submitted. We also had a number of requests to submit an abstract after the deadline. We have allowed for these later submissions and we want to be fair to everyone, so we are extending the deadline to 30 December 2019.    Due to the need to review all abstracts in a timely manner we will need to maintain this as the final deadline for submissions.    Abstracts can be submitted ...

Abstracts Due this Friday 22 December 2017

Just a reminder that submission of abstracts for the 14th International Conference on Precision Agriculture are due this Friday, 22 December 2017. Please submit your abstract for consideration.    Due to the need to review all abstracts in a timely manner we will need to maintain this as the final deadline for submissions.    Abstracts can be submitted online at https://www.ispag.org/abstracts.   If you have any questions about submitting or the conference, please contact abstracts@ispag.org or phone +1217-762-7955.

Abstracts Under Review

We received over 430 abstracts for the 14th ICPA. This is a 50% increase from last conference. We are hopeful this means an uptick in attendees as well.    All abstracts are currently under review. Corresponding authors should receive an email notifying you of the status of your submission by 9 February 2018. If you do not hear from us by then, please contact abstracts@ispag.org. 

Author Instructions and Template for ICPA

Full Paper Instructions 2-Page Summary Instructions Template for Proceedings   Also can be found online at, https://www.ispag.org/icpa/Author_instructions

Download of Files and Presentations

Dr. Adamchuk has created a temporary link to R_Workshop.zip file that contains files from Timothy Schwinghamer, Terry Griffin and Xiaofei Li:   http://adamchukpa.mcgill.ca/R_Workshop.zip   Please click the link to access the file. It is a 118MB download. 

Early Registration Discount Ends After Today

Just a reminder that June 1 is the last day of the early registration discount. After today registration fees increase US$ 100.   June 1st is also the deadline for authors and presenters to register for ICPA to be included in the program and proceedings.   Finally, June 1st is the deadline for nominations for the Graduate Student Awards and the Pierre C. Robert Scientist Awards. 

Important Dates and Details

Below are important dates and deadlines for the upcoming conference. Be sure to review them, and if you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us.   Event Date Call For Session Chairs 01 APR 2020 Deadline for Papers 01 MAY 2020 Deadline for Board Nominations 01 MAY 2020 Deadline for Award Nominations 01 JUN 2020 Deadline for Early Registration Discount 01 JUN 2020 Deadline for Authors to Register 01 JUN 2020 Deadline for Voting for Board Members 22 JUN 2020 15th International Conference on Precision Agriculture 28 JUN 2020    

Important Deadlines for ICPA

Important deadlines are coming up for ICPA: 1 JUN 2018 Early-bird registration discount, rates go up after June 1st Deadline for presenters/authors to register for paper to be include in the proceedings and program Hotel room block special rates deadline. After June 1st, our block will open up and rates will go up. Make hotel reservations before June 1st.  Deadline for nominations for Grad Student Awards and Pierre C. Robert Scientist Awards 8 JUN 2018 Deadline for nominations for the ISPA board of directors 15 JUN 2018 Student award nominees will be notified of results Election Ballot email will go out to all active ...

INSTRUCTIONS FOR AUTHORS PREPARING FULL LENGTH PAPERS

Full papers (or 2-page summary for posters) must be uploaded by 01 MAY 2020 to be included in the conference and proceedings. One or more authors of a paper must be registered for the conference by 01 JUNE 2020 for it to be included in the conference and proceedings. Papers not meeting these requirements will not be included in the conference or proceedings. INSTRUCTIONS FOR AUTHORS PREPARING PAPERS FOR ICPA   NOTE: The online proceedings of the 15th ICPA will provide an enduring, accessible, citable record of your research. All oral presenters are REQUIRED to prepare a full-length paper (4-15 pages ...

Instructions for R Workshop for Precision Agriculture Applications

Timothy Schwinghamer and Todd Barr   June 20, 2018   14th International Conference on Precision Agriculture   R Workshop for Precision Agriculture Applications   Dear workshop participants:   It will be beneficial if you could come to the workshop with a laptop computer with preinstalled software. Following are the instructions for software installation.   Installing R Go to www.r-project.org Click on a CRAN mirror (any of the many different places that are offered as options will do as well as any other) Select the operating system Select the base system Such as Windows or Mac, etc. Select the executable file ...

Invitation to Attend Virtual ICPA 2020

Virtual ICPA 2020 As an active ISPA member you can join the webinar free of charge. Join us for a webinar on Jun 30, 2020 at 1:30 PM CDT.   Register now!   PROGRAM: Welcome and Housekeeping Keynote: Dr. David Lamb, Food Agility Pierre C. Robert Scientist Awards ISPA Election Results and Leadership Team Passing of the Gavel Closing Polls After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. View System Requirements

Invitation to Present as part of the Virtual ICPA 2020

Dear Corresponding Author,   The virtual ICPA will be continued in the fall of 2020, and the ISPA wants to give you an opportunity to deliver your paper for the conference, receive feedback from colleagues and have your paper posted in an on-line proceedings.   The plan is for ISPA to organize Virtual ICPA webinar sessions for those who want to present. LIke sessions in a face-to-face conference, those sessions would be led by a moderator and include a short Q&A period at the end of each talk. In the virtual session questions would be sent through the chat ...

Make Plans to Visit Montreal

Montréal is the largest city in Canada's Québec province. It’s set on an island in the Saint Lawrence River and named after Mt. Royal, the triple-peaked hill at its heart. Its boroughs, many of which were once independent cities, include neighbourhoods ranging from cobblestoned, French colonial Vieux-Montréal – with the Gothic Revival Notre-Dame Basilica at its centre – to bohemian Plateau.     We have gathered more information about optional tours and exploring the city and surrounding area on the conference website. Montreal Tourism invites you to explore their ...

Online Registration is Open

Online registration for the 14th ICPA is open.   Payment Options Online registration for ICPA accepts Visa, Mastercard, AmEx, and Discover. If you need to pay by wire transfer, please contact registration@ispag.org and the wire transfer information will be emailed to you. All transactions are processed in U.S. Dollars.   Registrants  If you are currently an ISPA Member, please log in to check your Membership Status. If you do not wish to become a member, or renew your membership, you may continue to the online registration.   Late Fees  Late fees ...

Opportunities for Exhibitors and Sponsors

As an elite vendor in the precision agriculture industry it's important to connect to clients, prospects, and their centers of influence. Trade shows and conferences offer a unique opportunity to meet your clients and prospects and show off your latest offerings.    The 14th ICPA will be held in Montreal, Quebec, Canada June 24-27th, 2018. This marks the first time ICPA will be held outside the United States. With precision agriculture growing steadily across Canada this will be an excellent opportunity to expand interest in your company with centers of influence from across North America and the rest ...

Oral and Poster Programs Finalized

The final Oral and Poster programs are posted on the 14th ICPA website. We have over 250 oral presentations including over 200 scientific talks, 30 industry talks, and 20 plenary session talks including keynote presentations from Chris Paterson and Yoshua Benjio, plus a special appearance of The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada during the closing session.  Oral Program Poster Program Printed Program (pdf)

Oral Program / Presentations

The oral program for the 14th ICPA is now available online at https://www.ispag.org/Oral_Program. This is a tentative program. The program will be finalized next week.    Authors and presenters, please check the program for your paper. We have tried to accommodate some late submissions and late registrations. Please verify that your paper is in the program. If you do not see your paper listed and you are planning to attend the conference, please contact abstracts@ispag.org and alert us about this.    If you see your paper listed and do not ...

Poster Presentations

All posters will be on display both Monday and Tuesday from 5:00pm to 6:30pm in the 4th Floor Foyer. The posters we have for display are listed here, https://www.ispag.org/Poster_Program. If you do not see your poster listed, or you see your poster listed but do not plan to attend, please contact us by Tuesday, June 12th at abstracts@ispag.org.   Please note: poster format must be no larger than 44.5 inches high by 44.5 inches wide (1.15 meters by 1.15 meters). Be sure your posters are designed to fit in this format. Posters ...

Pre-Conference Workshops

The R workshop is sold out but two additional workshops remain available. These run on Sunday, June 24th from 9:30am to 1:00pm. Contact us if you would like to get a seat for On-Farm Experimentation and Decision-Support Workshop or UAV Operation and Data Analysis for Precision Agriculture Applications.

Report on the 8th ACPA (Ludhiana, India)

Submitted by Dr. Nicolas Tremblay    The 8th Asian-Australasian Conference on Precision Agriculture (ACPA) was successfully held in Ludhiana, India from October 14 to 17th, 2019. A large number of ISPA members were present and many ISPA Board members delivered keynote presentations (including founding ISPA President, Raj Khosla, President-Elect Jess Lowenberg-Deboer, Past-President Nicolas Tremblay and former Secretary Viacheslav Adamchuk).   High-level presentations, at the edge of precision agriculture science were offered. The setting was perfect for networking and interactions. The 8th ACPA was a place to realize how much precision agriculture is a dynamic sector, but also how much it has ...

Session Chairs Note

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Take the Survey

We had a good number of surveys completed during the closing session. Thank you.    If you would like to include your feedback on the conference, its organization, its future, please go to https://ispag.org/icpa/conference_survey and complete the evaluation.    Your feedback helps us keep our conference strong and organized to your interests. Please take a moment to fill out the survey and add specific comments for improvement. 

Technical Tour

There are just a few seats left for the post-conference technical tour.  Contact us now if you have already registered for the conference, but would like to add the tour. 

Thank You for Attending!

Thank you for attending the 14th International Conference on Precision Agriculture!   With over 470 registered attendees this was the largest ICPA since 2008. And with registrants from 45 countries it is also one of the most global conferences of the series.    Thank you for your participation. It was great to see everyone talking, asking and answering questions, and generally building relationships that make the ISPA.   Please be sure to visit the conference website for the PROCEEDINGS, and a pdf of the PROGRAM, and PHOTOS from the conference. 

Time to Submit Abstracts - DEADLINE APPROACHING

Online abstract submission for the 15th ICPA is open at https://www.ispag.org/abstracts. We invite you to submit an abstract for the various conference topics. Abstracts will be reviewed for suitability based on scientific content and clarity. Abstracts meeting these criteria will be accepted for presentation as either oral or poster presentations at the conference. Abstract length must be in the range 300-500 words with no figures, references or tables. Authors of accepted abstracts will be entitled to present their research at the Conference after payment of registration fees. They will also be entitled to submit full ...

Virtual ICPA 2020

Thank you for all those who attended the Virtual ICPA 2020 webinar. This was ISPA's first-ever online webinar, and we hope the success of the presentations will encourage even more members to join us in any future online collaboration events.   We would like to again thank our keynote speaker, Dr. David Lamb, for his presentation and participation at such a late hour. The presentation provided ample engagement from our participants during the Q&A session. Our congratulations go out to the winners of the Pierre C. Robert Scientist Awards, Dr. Joe Luck receiving the 2020 Young Scientist Award, and ...

Virtual ICPA 2020 Launching June 30

ISPA will be launching Virtual ICPA 2020 on June 30th.   The first session is slated to begin at 1:30pm U.S. CDT (UTC -5).    The session is scheduled to be approximately 90 minutes.   ISPA President, Dr. Ian Yule will open the webinar with a welcome message and introduce our keynote speaker, Dr. David Lamb, Chief Scientist at Food Agility CRC and McClymont Distinguished Professor at the University of New England in Australia. Dr. Lamb’s talk is titled, "Precision in the Food Chain". After the presentation we will have time for select questions from the ...

Welcome Exhibitors and Sponsors!

ICPA is pleased to welcome Waypoint Analytical and Agrian as exhibitors to ICPA.    Please pass this message along to any companies or organizations who may want to participate in the conference. With over 400 attendees expected from over 30 countries it is a terrific opportunity to spread awareness about precision ag services and technologies. Each attendee is a center of influence in the country where they are from. They are coming to the conference to learn and share information about the latest, greatest precision ag offerings and will undoubtedly be reporting back to their constituents upon their return.    ...