SPEAKERS ANNOUNCED FOR AGRI INNOVATION FORUM
Oct. 25, 2012
Source: Agri Innovation Forum news release
The Agri Innovation Forum is scheduled for Dec. 5-6, 2012, at the Calgary TELUS Convention Centre, Calgary, AB. For more information, go to: www.Agri-InnovationForum.com
• Global Opportunity. Growth Markets. Industry Reinvention
• The Partnering Conference for the Agri-Bioeconomy. Redefining the Opportunity Landscape.
• Connecting Entrepreneurs, Corporate Strategics & Investors.
Agri Innovation Forum 2012
Following is a snapshot of just one of the many outstanding industry, investment, and corporate strategic panels that are confirmed for the inaugural Agri Innovation Forum.
Plug into the inaugural Agri Innovation Forum! Further your strategic networking agenda in Calgary as we bring together the people who can network your company or organization to the next level. The Agri Innovation Forum is the new and much anticipated gathering of corporate development leaders from strategic ag companies, the most active agri-tech investment firms in the US and Canada, and key value chain players from across the agri-innovation space.
Industry & Investor Panel
Industry Panel - "Meet the Corporate Strategics - Reinventing Everything: The Drive to Build the New Agricultural Bio Economy"
Senior Manager Technology Acquisitions Americas
BASF The Chemical Company
North Carolina, United States of America
BASF is a global chemical company with customers in more than 170 countries, over 150 production sites and 95,000 employees. As the world's leading chemical company, BASF is dedicated to developing customized system solutions that add value to its customers' products in a wide range of industries.
Presdient and CEO
Dow AgroSciences Canada Inc
Dow AgroSciences is a research based, agricultural sciences company with a diverse product portfolio including weed, insect, and disease management for agricultural/horticultural crops and products for forestry and industrial vegetation management. The company has also made significant investments in developing a plant genetics and biotechnology platform in canola and corn.
Strategic Account and Business Development Manger, Canada
Elanco is a global animal health focus company. It aims to improve the health and performance of animals and helps to ensure a growing supply of safe, affordable, abundant food for today and in the future. Elanco is committed to the fight against hunger worldwide and has pledges to develop and deliver products safe for consumers, animals and the environment.
Monsanto Growth Ventures
Calfornia, United States of America
Monsanto is driven by a global commitment to sustainable agricultural production. This commitment includes bringing technologies to farmers that improve their lives by helping them be more productive while using fewer resources. This leads to a reduced overall effect on the environment. By using this commitment to drive their actions, they are creating a more positive impact on the world.
Lead, Technology and Strategy Integration
North Carolina, United States of America
Syngenta seeks to identify early stage companies with a strong technology base or new business model. Their international and multi-disciplinary team, located in the US and Europe, has extensive strategic and financial experience. Syngenta has deep and broad capabilities to help portfolio companies to maximize their value to achieve a successful outcome for both the company and its investors.
Early Bird Registration Pricing - Register Now
The early bird registration rate expires October 31st. Don't miss the opportunity to attend the premier partnering conference in the emerging Agri Bio-economy. Click here to register now.
Call for Presenting Companies & Company Showcase Displays
The Agri Innovation Forum encourages both emerging and growth stage companies to submit an application to present at the upcoming Forum.
Also, non-presenting agri-businesses may request a display within the Company Showcase conference networking area. The Company Showcase networking area will consist of displays from innovative companies within the following three opportunity sets: Food, Energy, and Water.
Limited spots are available and selection is competitive. Contact Hargobind at email@example.com or (587) 350-0807 for more information and to explore a fit with your company.
Announcing New Program Partner
The Agriculture and Food Council of Alberta (AFC) is an independent, industry-led organization with the vision to be an innovation and breakthrough catalyst for Alberta's agriculture and food sector. AFC operates targeted programs and initiatives in support of the development of the agriculture sector. The Council also inspires industry leaders to identify important issues affecting the sector and propose viable solutions by providing a forum for discussion. For more information about AFC and becoming a member, please visit www.agfoodcouncil.com.
To explore opportunities for your organization to further its strategic or business development objectives, please contact Marc Elrick, Executive Director at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone (403) 819-0383.
Room Block Expires November 13, 2012!
Don't be disappointed! Book your accommodation before the room block sells out!
The Agri Innovation Forum has negotiated a special room rate with the Ramada Hotel Downtown Calgary. To avail the special negotiated room rates please call The Ramada Hotel Downtown Calgary at (403) 263-7600 or 1-800-661-8684 and identify your affiliation with the Agri Innovation Forum or use group code CGT910.