AgTech Silicon Valley Agenda

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Join us for the latest in technology, investment, ideas and networking!

The RoyseLaw Silicon Valley AgTech Conference is back for its second year, and is bigger and better than ever:

• Expert panels and presentations on AgTech, Agri-business, and investment
• Technology exhibits from the RoyseLaw AgTech Incubator
• Plenty of opportunities to network
• VC pitches by agtech companies

New this year: • Bigger venue with three conference halls
• Panels on the China market, GMO, Water, Sustainable tech
• Breakout sessions on food and wine, biochar and animals
• Product demo room
• Speed networking sessions

AGENDA

Morning Session

8:00 am - 9:00 am: Registration, coffee, and check-in

9:00 am - 9:15 am: Welcome and announcements

9:15 am - 9:45 am: CDFA/USDA Fireside Chat: Technology in Agriculture

9:50 am - 10:20 am: Panel #1: Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the Field

10:20 am - 10:50 am: Networking Break

10:50 am - 11:20 am : Panel #2: The Growers' Speak: What Farmers Want

11:25 am - 12:00 noon: Panel #3: Cannabis: Opportunity or High Risk Venture?

LUNCH (Included in ticket price)
Noon - 1:00 pm: Product Demos

Afternoon Session

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm: Fireside Chat with Bruce Rastetter

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm: Panel #4: Big Data

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm: Panel #5: The Law of AgTech

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm: Panel #6: Water Technology and Conservation

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm: Break

3:30 pm - 4:15 pm: Panel #7: GMOS and Food: Harmful or Helpful?

4:15 pm - 5:00 pm: Panel #8: The Wine Industry

Split and Breakout Sessions
BOOLE ROOM

9:00 am - 11:00 am: Exhibits

12:00 noon - 1:00 pm: China Roundtable: Investment Opportunities in the U.S.

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm: "Urban Farming: Technology and Techniques to Produce Large Quantities of Food in Urban Spaces"

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm: Break

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm: VC and Angel Pitch

LOVELACE ROOM

9:00 am - 5:00 pm: Networking with Ag & Food Companies (by appt. only)

12:00 noon - 1:00 pm: Sustainability: Reducing Agriculture's Carbon Footprint

 

NETWORKING AND SOCIAL

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm