2011 Ag Showcase Agenda


Day Before | Sunday, May 2, 2011

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

  • Danforth Plant Science Center Tour (6:00 PM - 6:40 PM)

  • Welcome Reception (6:40 PM - 8:00 PM)

Day one | Monday, MAY 23, 2011

10:00 AM - 7:30 PM

  • Ag Economic Forum (10:00 AM - 11:15 AM)

  • Entrepreneurship Alumni Panel

  • Opening Lunch and Keynote 1 (Sponsored by Monsanto)

  • Panel 1 - Strategic Partnerships: from Investment to Acquisition

  • Company Presentations

  • Networking Break

  • Company Presentations

  • Company Exhibits & Networking

  • Reception and Keynote 2 (Sponsored by CBIZ)

  • VIP Dinner (7:30 PM)

Day two | Tuesday, May 24, 2011

8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

  • Registration and Networking (8:00 AM - 8:30 AM)

  • Breakfast and Keynote

  • Company Presentations

  • New Frontiers in Ag Research: Tools to Drive Discovery (Sponsored by Australian Trade Commission)

  • Networking Break

  • Panel 3 - Importance of Innovation Clusters from Concept to Commercialization

  • Company Presentations

  • Closing Lunch & Award Presentation

  • Optional BRDG Park Tour (2:00 PM - 3:00 PM)