VertiFarm2023 Program
(last updated on May 12, 2023)
May 22nd 8:00-21:00 Registration 1st Floor Hall 
13:00-18:00 Visiting the Future VertiFarm Wenjiang District, Chengdu City
18:00-20:00 Welcome Reception 3rd Floor Hall
May 23rd 9:00-9:05 Chairman: Qichang Yang Opening Words Speech by the representative of the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences 3rd Floor Tianfu Hall
9:05-9:10 Speech by the representative of the Ministry of Science and Technology of China
9:10-9:15 Speech by Chengdu Municipal Government
9:15-9:20 Speech by the International Society for Horticultural Science
9:20-9:25 Introduction to the International Society for Horticultural Science
9:25-9:55 Chairman:
In-Bok LEE
Toyoki Kozai Environmental Design and Management Principles for Sustainable Plant Factories with Artificial Lighting
9:55-10:25 Tianlai Li Development of Protected Horticulture in China
10:25-10:50 Group Photography followed by Snacks Break
10:50-11:20 Chairman: Victor Hugo Escalona Contreras Chunjiang Zhao Progress and Prospects of Smart Agriculture Research
11:20-11:50 Erik Runkle Considerations of Utilizing Far-red Light for Indoor Production of Leafy Greens
11:50-12:05 Yongran Ji Understanding the Physiological Mechanisms of Yield Improvement by Far Red in Tomato
12:05-12:20 Zongming Cheng Global Collaborative Research and Education for Vertical Farming Research
Lunch 1st Floor restaurant
14:00-14:30 Chairman:
Erik Runkle
Qichang Yang Research Progress of Smart Vertical Farm in China 3rd Floor Tianfu Hall
14:30-15:00 In-Bok LEE Dynamic Energy Analysis of Building-integrated Rooftop Greenhouse for Urban Agriculture
15:00-15:30 Chungui Lu Artificial Intelligence (AI) Leads Vertical Farming and Urban Agriculture
15:30-15:45 Ibaraki Yasuomi Image-based Plant Monitoring for Vertical Farming
15:45-16:05 Tea/Coffee & Snacks Break
16:05-16:35 Chairman: Maozhi Ren Leo Marcelis Improving Light Use Efficiency of Crop Production in Vertical Farms
16:35-17:05 Francesco Orsini Local and Technological Determinants Behind Vertical Farming Sustainability
17:05-17:20 Houcheng Liu Crop Speed Breeding in Artificial Lighting Plant Factory
17:20-17:35 Na Lu Medicinal Plant Production in PFAL
17:35-18:30 Posters
18:30 Dinner
May 24th 9:00-9:30 Chairman:
Tao Li
Jung Eek Son Application of 3D Plant Models for Strategic Crop Production in Greenhouse and Vertical Farm 3rd Floor Tianfu Hall
9:30-9:45 Byoung Ryong Jeong Migrating for the more controlled growing environment: From greenhouse to plant factory & kitchen cultivation systems
9:45-10:15 Murat Kacira Resource Use Efficient Environment Control in Vertical Farming
10:15-10:45 Victor Hugo Escalona Contreras Light Supplementation: Quality and Postharvest of Leafy Vegetables
10:45-11:05 Tea/Coffee & Snacks Break
11:05-11:20 Chairman: Chungui Lu Maozhi Ren Vertical Farming of Edible Microalgae for Functional Food
11:20-11:35 Jingjin Zhang Exploration of Efficient Production Mode in Leaf Vegetable Plant Factory and Quality Control  
11:35-11:50 Tao Li How Plant Growth Responds to UVA Radiation ?
11:50-11:55 Chairman: Jung Eek Son Closing Cermony& Awards Summary Speech by the VertiFarm2023 Convener
11:55-12:00 ISHS Convener Medal and Certificate
12:00-12:05 Young Mind Award Certificates
12:05-12:10 Excellent Poster Award
12:10-12:15 Grateful to Volunteer
12:15-12:20 Speech by the VertiFarm2024 Convener
Lunch 1st Floor restaurant
14:00-16:00 Visiting the IUA vertical farming building & Rice breeding accelerator   IUA CAAS