CoreNet Global Summit, Seattle 2017
Seattle | 5 - 7 November 2017 | Washington State Convention Center

Wellness Learning Theater - Dining at Microsoft: A Plant-to-Cloud Experience

November 6 2017 | 1:40 - 2:00

Wellness Learning Theater - Dining at Microsoft: A Plant-to-Cloud Experience

Join Mark Freeman, Senior Manager of Global Dining Services at Microsoft, to learn about how Microsoft is integrating technology into their Urban Farming program – utilizing the “Internet of Things” (IoT) to grow the food that feeds 40,000+ people daily at Microsoft’s Puget Sound campus.  Learn about Urban Farming within office space at Microsoft (hydroponics & urban cultivators), including how Dining teams are partnering with The Microsoft Garage team to innovate & harness technology innovation; utilizing the Azure cloud to monitor plant growth in the office space and Cafes remotely; optimizing farming methods using Surface tablets; & more. 


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