Sept. 11-13, 2017 | St. Louis, MO
01:00-01:50 PM

Registration & Networking

02:00-02:20 PM

Official Event Kick-Off & Retrospective

02:30-04:30 PM

Exhibits, Networking & Special Content Sessions

From Concept to Reality: Building a Successful Ag-Tech Start-Up
Sponsored by: The Canadian Trade Commissioner Services

Regulation of Genetic Engineering and Biopesticides in the United States
Sponsored by: Sidley Austin

05:30-07:30 PM

Opening Reception: Contemporary Art Museum

07:30-08:50 AM

Registration & Networking Breakfast

08:50-09:00 AM

Welcome Remarks

09:00-09:30 AM

Conversation with Mars, IBM & UC Davis

Opening Keynote: Sequencing the Food Supply Chain

09:30-09:50 AM

Spotlight Session

Transparency Without Prejudice: Bridging the GMO Divide

09:50-10:30 AM

Company Presentations: Biological Solutions

Groundwork BioAg

Exigence Technologies Incorporated


Healthy Cow Corporation

10:30-11:00 AM

Networking Break

11:00-12:00 PM

Disruptive Dialogue

A Systems Approach to Biologics: Combinations, Formulations, & Challenges

12:00-01:00 PM

Networking Lunch

01:00-03:00 PM

Exhibits, Networking & Special Content Sessions

A Billion Smallholders: Bringing AgTech into New Markets

03:10-04:10 PM

Company Presentations: Biological Solutions

Forrest Innovations


Asilomar Bio, Inc.

Fortified Food Coatings

04:10-04:40 PM

Spotlight Session

The Yield Lab Presents Boeing Meets AgTech: Overcoming Challenges in NextGen Agriculture
Sponsored by: The Yield Lab

04:40-06:30 PM

Networking Reception & Tours of the Danforth Plant Science Center

07:30-08:50 AM

Networking Breakfast

08:50-09:50 AM

Company Presentations: Precision Ag & Farming Innovations


HydroBio, Inc

Iteris ClearAg


Aquila Diagnostic Systems Inc.

Barrix Agro Sciences Pvt Ltd.,

09:50-10:10 AM

Networking Break

10:10-11:10 AM

Disruptive Dialogue

Climate Adaptive Agriculture: Data-driven innovations in the field

11:10-11:30 AM

Networking Break

11:30-12:30 PM

Company Presentations: Renewables & Sustainables

Glucan Biorenewables

JDCPhosphate, Inc.

Mango Materials

Microcronic Technologies

Stony Creek Colors, Inc

Whole Trees Architecture & Structures

12:30-01:00 PM

Closing Keynote

Closing Keynote Panel:

01:00-02:00 PM

Networking Lunch

02:00-02:10 PM

Closing Remarks