ICCEA 2017 preview

ICCEA 2017 preview

Get ready for the upcoming conference with these 4 interviews with event keynote speakers.

April 11, 2017
Chris Manning

The 2017 International Congress on Controlled Environment Agriculture (ICCEA) will take place from May 17-19 in Panama City, Panama. With presentations on topics such as technology , production best practices, finance, automation and robotics, controlled environment agriculture research and business management, ICCEA is tailored to greenhouse growers and vertical farmers.

To help attendees to prepare for the event, Produce Grower, an ICCEA media partner, interviewed several keynote speakers about their presentations:

Podcast: Growing plants in space

Dr. Gary Stutte, a speaker at ICCEA 2017, discusses his work with horticulture in microgravity.

Q&A: Dr. Toyoki Kozai’s take on vertical farming

The celebrated researcher and ICCEA Panama keynote speaker looks back on his career and toward the future of controlled environment agriculture.

Podcast: LED lighting research and technology

Dr. Kevin Folta from the University of Florida previews his upcoming keynote speech on LED lighting research and technology at ICCEA 2017

Podcast: Causes of tip burn; keys to success in CEA

Dr. Don Wilkerson, professor emeritus of horticultural sciences at Texas A&M University, discusses the causes of tip burn and keys to success in controlled environment agriculture. 

For more information, visit icceapanama.org.