Date: Mar 23, 2017

As labor reliability in agriculture grows increasingly challenging, automation and robotics are being looked at more closely by the produce industry. The field of robotics is growing worldwide, but there are still questions surrounding the challenges and opportunities of deploying new robotics technologies in the U.S. produce industry.

During this month’s Lunch & Learn, Dr. Dan Harburg of Soft Robotics Inc. will provide an overview of the current state of automation and robotics in produce operations throughout the United States and overseas. Harburg will discuss how soft robotics technology is helping the produce industry adapt to the tightening labor market and will also share how other industries are utilizing soft robotics technology in their operations.

Join us to learn about this growing field, ask questions and share your thoughts.


Robotics: Opportunities and Challenges in Automating the Produce Industry

Date: Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Time: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. PDT

Speaker: Dan Harburg, PhD; Director of Business Development; Soft Robotics Inc. Harburg’s Bio.


Participation is complimentary and available only to WG members.

Contact Sonia Salas at (949) 885-2251 for questions about this Lunch & Learn webinar.

WG Staff Contact

Stephanie Metzinger
Senior Manager, Communications

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