2018 Ag Showcase Agenda


Welcome to Day 1 (Monday 9/10)

12:00-1:30PM  Registration and Networking

1:30-1:40PM  Welcome

1:40-2:10PM  Opening Keynote: PepsiCo

2:10-2:45PM  View from the Farm: Missouri Agricultural Department

2:45-3:15PM  Networking Break

3:15-4:00PM  Company Showcase: Session 1

4:00-4:45PM  Company Showcase: Session 2

4:45-5:30PM  Networking Break

5:30-7:00PM  Opening Reception

Welcome to Day 2 (TUesday 9/11)

8:00-9:00AM     Registration & Networking Breakfast

9:00-9:15AM      Welcome

9:15-10:00AM    Keynote Conversation with International Fertilizer Association, Nutrien & Yara

                             How to Most Effectively Implement the 4 Rs of Precise Plant Nutrition

10:00-10:30AM  Featured Speaker: Cargill

10:30-11:00AM   Featured Speaker: Corteva Agriscience

                            Toward a More Sustainable Agriculture: Delivering Solutions for Farmers

11:00-11:45AM   Exhibits & Networking Break

11:45-12:30PM   Previews of Special Content Sessions with IFFCO, Kingenta, Koch                                                 Agronomic, and OCP Group

                            Around the World: Big New Markets

12:30-1:30PM    Networking Lunch

1:30-1:45PM      Spotlight on a Pivot with Vestaron

1:45-2:45PM     Alumni Panel: Lessons Learned with Concentric, New Leaf Symbiotics, Sidley                               Austin LLP, Terviva, ZeaKal, & Vestaron

2:45-3:00PM    Alumni Spotlight: Managing the Transition from R&D to Commercialization

3:00-4:00PM    Company Showcase: Session 3

4:00-4:30PM    Exhibits & Networking Break

4:30-6:00PM    Special Content Session 1: IFA & NCGA

4:30-6:00PM    Special Content Session 2: University Showcase with Colorado State                                            University, Kansas State University, Louisiana State University, & Purdue                                        Research Foundation 

4:30-6:00PM   Special Content Session 3: Agencia Argentina de Inversiones y Comercio                                     Internacional 

6:00-7:00PM    Networking & Danforth Tours

Welcome to Day 3 (WEDNESDAY 9/12)

8:00-9:00AM  Networking Breakfast

9:00-9:45AM  Talk Show: AndMore Associates, ICL Specialty Fertilizers, Koch Agronomic &                               Valagro

9:45-12:15PM  Talk Show: From Farm to Plate: Benson Hill & S2G Ventures

12:15-12:30PM View From the Farm: Hickory Grove Pork & Doyle Associates

12:30-1:45PM Lunch & Closing Remarks

1:45-3:00PM One-on-One Meetings

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Innovations are disrupting the food supply chain beginning with farm inputs and continuing through to consumers to create a sustainable food system that will produce nutrition to feed the planet. The 10 th year event, September 10-12 in St Louis, will curate discussions looking forward to emerging industry trends, present high-impact agrifood innovations from around the world celebrating alumni from previous years and introducing new companies.