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AI, Automation and Their Impact on the Food Industry

December 3, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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There is no question that artificial intelligence (AI) and automation have disrupted the food industry. From food manufacturing to foodservice and retail, many companies have already started implementing AI and automation in a variety of ways. What’s more, the advent of COVID-19 has further accelerated adoption and investment in this technology. This webinar will shed light on the current state of AI and automation in the food industry, and bring a real-world example of how a leading robotics company (Simbe Robotics) is teaming with a world-class food retailer (Schnucks) to bring efficiencies to their operations.

Who Should Attend:
• Food Retail Executives – learn best practices for implementing AI & automation in a food retail setting
• Food/CPG Manufacturers – learn about specific examples of how food manufacturers are transforming their operations through AI / automation
• Foodservice Operators – gain insight into how certain restaurants operators have started to leverage AI / automation

Industry Experts Will Address These Key Questions:
• What is the current state of AI / automation in the food industry today?
• What are the specific areas that AI / automation is impacting manufacturing, foodservice, and food retail?
• What are the lessons learned in implementing AI / automation specifically in the food retail space?
• What should be the decision tree analysis for food industry executives looking to implement automation / AI?
• What can we expect in the future?

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This webinar is sponsored by:

BMO Harris Bank
Whether you’re a producer, processor, retailer or distributor, every company throughout the food continuum needs a financial partner that understands the factors that can impact their business. From commodity price fluctuations to industry cyclicality, our experienced team of specialists understands how these factors affect your business, and we’re dedicated to serving the needs of the entire food industry – from farm to consumer. To learn more about how we can help, please visit:, or feel free to contact Erica Kuhlmann, Market Executive and Managing Director, BMO Harris Bank’s Food, Consumer & Agribusiness Group at:, or call: (312) 461-2221.

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December 3, 2020
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Brian Choi