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2021

Trailblazers in AgriBusiness

MARCH 19, 2021  |  12-4pm EST

PROGRAM

Welcome to the First Annual Wharton Undergraduate Agribusiness Forum - Trailblazers in AgriBusiness. We are excited to bring together a world-class program of some of the top leaders and change makers in the Agribusiness World. Join us to learn more about macro level trends, the latest technology, and the increasing importance of sustainability in the world of Agribusiness.

 
Farm Fields

12:30-1:20pm ET

AgriBusiness in the World Today

We will be hearing from top policy makers, researchers, entrepreneurs, and financiers in the world of agribusiness as they discuss the top macroeconomic trends affecting the agribusiness industry today

Panelists

Ron Hovsepian

CEO & Board Director

Indigo Ag

Moderator

Athanasios Tsaftaris

Former Greek Minister of Agriculture

Roland Fumasi

North American Regional Head of RaboResearch Food & Agribusiness

Rabobank

Aaron Rudberg

Managing Director & COO

S2G Ventures

Witold Henisz

Deloitte & Touche Professor of Management

The Wharton School

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1:20-2:00pm ET

Founding the Agriculture Skies

We bring the top Agri-tech CEOs and Founders to discuss one of the fastest growing areas in agri-tech - Drone enhanced agriculture. Hear as each of these founders talk about this rapidly growing space and how their companies are contributing to the future of agri-tech.

Panelists

Michael Ott

CEO & Founder

Rantizo

Moderator

Nathan Moses

CEO & Founder

M3 Agriculture

Matt Koball

CEO & Founder

Dropcopter

Natalie Carlson

Assistant Professor of Management

The Wharton School

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2:15-3:00pm ET

Keynote - Stacy Kimmel

We are welcoming one of the world's top leaders in AgTech R&D who is leading one of the world's most successful aeroponics companies through the next technological era. We will be hearing her journey to AeroFarms and she will be sharing her unique perspective on the role of AgriBusiness and aeroponics in solving some of the world's biggest problems

Moderator

Stacy Kimmel, PhD

VP of R&D

AeroFarms

Jim Pantaleo

Indoor Vertical Farm Operator / Advisor

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3:00-3:50pm ET

From the Field to the Table

This phenomenal panel brings together key entrepreneurs from each part of the agriculture supply chain, from those improving the lives and efficiency or farmers and growers, to those optimizing the supply chain and distribution process, to those making the food we eat better and more healthy. It will be an insightful conversation from perspectives up and down the supply chain.

Panelists

Christopher Belnap

CEO

Resilient Biotics

Moderator

Anastasia Volkova

CEO

Regrow

Tom Adams

CEO

Pairwise

Kavaneet Dhami

CEO

KDHI Agriculture

Awesome Moderator

Coming Soon

SPEAKERS 

Meet our trailblazers.

We are proud to welcome some of the world's top executives, founders, leaders, thinkers and visionaries who are actively shaping the future of AgriBusiness.

 

COMPANIES

The vehicles of our trailblazers.

Learn more and network about some of the most innovative, most trending and most impactful companies in the world.

 

RESERVE YOUR SPOT

Free Admission. Donation tickets are also available.

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