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
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
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
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
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