Training / Workshop


JPFA Training

Since 2010, JPFA, in collaboration with Chiba University, has been organizing various in-depth and practical sessions, including introductory to advanced courses. Our goal is to train next generation experts both in academia and industry towards the future of plant factory with artificial lighting (PFAL)/controlled environment agriculture. Professionals from
academia and industry lead the courses to provide practical framework of concepts and technology in the field.

JPFA Training Course is going online, October 8 – November 2, 2020​!!
   Due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, this year, the course is going ONLINE since the safety of our
   attendees is always JPFA's highest priority. 

   In addition to first-time attendees, alumni of 2018 & 2019 courses and exhibitors (sponsorship) are welcomed to join
   as well.
   For more details, please refer to the information.

Registration for JPFA online training 2020 is now open! 
Please click the button below to apply.


*If you would like to apply as 2018 & 2019 alumni, please visit the URL described in the email sent to all the alumni.

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Monthly workshop is one of our important education/knowledge sharing activities with JPFA members and others. We have been organizing workshops since 2010 on a wide variety of topics, including plant physiology, new technologies
towards next generation, cultivation methodology on multiple crops, business case studies of commercial plant factory operations, to name just a few.

In March 2019, the total number of workshop participants has reached 10,000.

▼JPFA's 138th Workshop (Online Viewing)
   The Future of Plant Factory
   -Challenges/Impact of COVID-19, Future Role and Direction of Plant Factory

    Date: Released on June 30, 2020.
              Free viewing will be available from 13:00 (JST) on June 30 to 13:00 (JST) on July 15, 2020.

     For more details, click