2013 Ag Showcase Agenda


day one | Monday, september 9, 2013

  • Opening Reception (5:00 PM - 7:00 PM)

day two | Tuesday, September 10, 2013

7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

  • Registration & Networking Breakfast ( 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM)

  • Welcoming Remarks         

  • Opening Keynote: Dr. Robert T. Fraley, CTO & Executive Vice President, Monsanto

  • Company Presentations: Block 1 - Precision Ag

  • Networking Break

  • Panel 1: The Promise & Pitfalls of the Precise: Data, Analytics & IT in Ag

  • Networking Lunch

  • Company Presentations: Block 2 - Traditional Ag Enhancements

  • Exhibits & Networking

  • Social Innovator Spotlight

  • Panel 2: Biosolutions in Agriculture: Drivers of Growth & Realities

  • Networking Reception & Tours of the Danforth Plant Science Center (5: 30 PM - 7:00 PM)

day three | Wednesday, September 11, 2013

8:00 AM - 2:30 PM

  • Networking Breakfast (8:00 AM - 9:00 AM)

  • Panel 3: Global AgInvesting: Challenges & Opportunities in Early Stage Financing

  • Company Presentations: Block 3 - Biologicals

  • Networking Break

  • Company Presentations: Block 4 - Renewables & Sustainable Materials

  • Networking Lunch

  • Closing Keynote: Dr. James W. Budzynski, Managing Principal, MacroGain Partners

  • Closing Remarks (2:00 PM - 2:30 PM)