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Valoya’s LEDs & Innovators Conference 2019 at GreenTech

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Valoya to Host the LEDs & Innovators Conference at GreenTech Again

At last year’s GreenTech, Valoya hosted its first educational event titled LEDs & Innovators Conference 2018. The event gathered some of the most prominent names in crop science, vertical farming and medical plants industries as speakers. These include Richard Ballard of the infamous Growing Underground farm in London and Dr. Giovanni Minuto, the director of the esteemed agricultural research institute CeRSAA, from Italy.

Valoya announces the second edition of this event, to be held on June 12th, the second day of this year’s GreenTech. The conference is tailored to industry professionals interested in deepening their knowledge in matters of lighting for crop science, medical plants cultivation and vertical farming fields. Additionally, this is an opportunity to hear first-hand cultivation experiences from experts as well as network with industry peers.

LEDs & Innovators Conference 2019

The Program

10:15 – 11:15 Crop Science and Light

Stefanie Linzer, Biologist, Valoya

High Quality White LED Light for Crop Science Applications


11.15   11.30 Break


11:30 – 12:30 Hard Science Talk on Medicinal Cannabis

Dr. Gianpaolo Grassi, Head Researcher, CREA-CI, Italy

How Does the Light Spectrum Affect the Terpene Profile of Cannabis?

12.30  – 13.00 Break


13:00 – 14:30 Vertical Farming Innovators Panel

Mark Korzilius, Co-Founder & CEOFarmers Cut, Germany

Gus van der Feltz, Chairman, Farm Tech Society

Henry Gordon-Smith, Managing Director, Agritecture

Rasmus Jakobsen, Manager, Greenlandic Greenhouse

Lars Aikala, CEO, Valoya

The conference is free of charge, however the number of seats is limited. Participants need to register on Valoya’s website after which they will go through a selection process and will be notified if they can participate in the conference. The sign-up form and more information about the event is available here.

Earlier Event: June 11
GreenTech 2019
Later Event: June 19
Indoor AgTech Innovation Summit