Sept. 11-13, 2017 | St. Louis, MO

Welcome to Day One

  • Opening Keynote Address: Dr. Mehmood Khan, Vice Chairman & Chief Scientific Officer of Global Research & Development

    From Table to Farm: The Modern Consumer’s Reverse-Commute Across the Value Chain
    In recent years, consumers of foods and beverages have installed themselves firmly in the driver’s seat... (read more)

  • View from the Farm: Chris Chinn, Director of Missouri Ag Department

  • Alumni Panel: Lessons Learned with Terviva, CEO Naveen Sikka; ZeaKal, CEO Han Chen; New Leaf Symbiotics, CEO Tom Laurita; Agronomic Technology Corp (Adapt-N), founder Steve Sibulkin, Moderator: Sidley Austin LLP
  • Company Showcase 1
  • Exhibits and Networking
  • Opening Reception
  • Alumni Dinner (By Special Invitation Only)

Welcome to Day Two

  • Networking Breakfast
  • Keynote Conversation: Nutrien, Vice President, Business Development Mark Thompson &  Yara, Vice President Digital Farming, Stefan Fürnsinn. Moderated by International Fertilizer Association, Director General Charlotte Hebebrand

    We will hear from two leading global plant nutrition companies, Nutrien and Yara... (read more)

  • Featured Speakers: Jill Kolling, Global Sustainability Leader, Cargill and Neal Gutterson, CTO at Corteva Agriscience, DowDuPont
  • Networking Lunch & VIP Lunch (By Special Invitation Only)
  • Special Content Session Previews & Spotlight: Kingenta Ecological Engineering Group Co., Ltd, Executive Vice President, Zhai Jidong
  • Company Showcase 2
  • Company Showcase 3
  • Special Content Sessions: Session One: National Corn Growers Association and International Fertilizer Association
  • University Showcase
  • Exhibits and Networking
  • VIP Dinner (By Special Invitation Only)

Welcome to Day Three

  • Networking Breakfast & VIP Breakfast (By Special Invitation Only)
  • Disruptive Dialogue: Panel with our Alumni Companies
  • Featured Talk Show 1: Bayer, ICL Specialty Fertilizers. Moderator: Bob Morris
  • Featured Talk Show 2: Speakers Coming Soon!
  • Networking Lunch/View from the Farm: Rebecca Doyle, Co-Owner of Hickory Grove Pork Farm & Doyle Associates & Former Director of World Food Programme
  • One-on-One Meetings
  • Exhibits and Networking
  • Closing