‘Farm to Fork’ Food Robotics Network

Mon 24 August, 2020, 9:00-11.30am PT, via Zoom.

Open Problems for Robots in Food Supply Chain

This Online Symposium is presented by the Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society (CITRIS) and the Banatao Institute and the People and Robots Initiative, SRI International, and Silicon Valley Robotics. Free and open to the public.

The COVID-19 pandemic is increasing global demand for robots that can assist in agriculture, food processing and food service. This mini symposium focuses on recent advances and open problems for robotics and explores the needs for new research and development. The zoom format will encourage active dialogue among faculty, students, professionals, and entrepreneurs.

  • Agricultural Robotics Research panel
  • Keynote: Jim Ostrowski Blue River Technology/John Deere
  • Keynote: TBC
  • Agricultural and Food Robotics Startups panel

Companies presenting include; TBC


We’re taking our ‘Farm to Fork’ food robotics network to the next level, with more roundtables, meetups, industry introductions and whatever we can do to accelerate food robotics startups. If you’d like an invitation to our next food robotics event, whether it’s a farm tour or a burger taste test, join Silicon Valley Robotics and sign up for the Food Robotics Network.

Iron Ox robot picks green vegetables in indoor farm