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Oct 23—NC Plant Sciences Initiative & Demo plus Ice Cream from Howling Cow!

October 23, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Yes!… There IS an app for that! Plant disease diagnostic with a smartphone is here thanks to the work of an interdisciplinary team out of North Carolina State University. Join us on Centennial Campus to learn from Plant Science Initiative (PSI) Launch Director, Stephen Briggs how the PSI will build interdisciplinary teams to create next-gen plant science applications. And, witness what collaborative innovation looks like with a demo of the smartphone plant diagnostic from one of its inventors, Dr. Qingshan Wei. This meeting at The Garage on Centennial Campus will be capped at 50 and requires registration via the MeetUp app or Website.


5:00-5:10 Arrive at North Carolina State University Centennial Campus, Entrepreneurship Garage
5:10 Introduction of Speakers

5:15- 6:00 Speakers:
***Stephen Briggs,
Launch Director NC Plant Sciences Initiative
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at NC State University
Talk: North Carolina Plant Sciences Initiative
***Qingshan Wei, PhD
Assistant Professor
Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering at NC State University
Emerging Plant Disease and Global Food Security Cluster
Demo: Smartphone Plant Disease Tech

6:00-6:30 Networking
6:30 End /Leave


October 23, 2019
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Entrepreneurship Garage
1017 Main Campus Drive #1650
Raleigh, nc 27606 us


RTP AgBio + AgTech
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