FCSM Agriculture, Finance and Technology Forum on November 7th

Oct 13, 2023 | Home Featured News, Uncategorized

Farm Credit Services of Mandan will be hosting a FREE ag tech forum for customers and interested producers on Tuesday, November 7th at the FCSM AgriBusiness Center in Mandan. Plan to join us for innovative speakers, lunch and great high tech door prizes. Please RSVP online or call 701-663-6487 as there is limited space.  For more details, click here FCSMagtechforum23

FEATURED SPEAKERS/TOPICS
Artificial Intelligence (AI): Empowering Friend and Scary Foe Shawn Riley, CEO of the Americas for Bitzero International, is a lifelong technologist and entrepreneur. Shawn Riley started his first company at the age of 16.He worked as a thought leader for companies like IBM and Mayo Clinic. In 2017, Shawn was appointed by Governor Doug Burgum to lead the state of North Dakota’s technology services as the Chief Information Officer. Today, he serves as the CEO of the Americas for Bitzero International. Shawn will cover the multitude of ways AI affects the agriculture industry and rural North Dakota.

Agricultural Benefits of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Trevor Woods is the Executive Director, overseeing all test site operations including the administration of Vantis, North Dakota’s statewide UAS network. The Northern Plains UAS Test Site, in partnership with global technology leaders are testing statewide UAS systems that will facilitate beyond-visual-line-of-sight (BVLOS) flights across North Dakota. The program can be expanded into other states and regions, allowing commercial and innovative opportunities. The system has already had real-world applications such as utility repairs, healthcare, weather forecasting, public transportation, agriculture and national security. North Dakota remains on the forefront of UAS commercialization and integration.

Connecting the Grain Industry (Bushel) Dane Braun, VP of Platform Strategy and Ian Hall, Associate Product Manager with Bushel. Bushel is an independently owned software company and leading provider of software technology solutions for farmers, grain buyers, ag retailers, protein producers and food companies. Learn about the tools that can strengthen the relationships between grain elevators, retailers and the farmers.

FCSM Ag Finance Update: My Access Online Banking, Docusign and Cooperative Advantages

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