Day One: April 29th

*Topics, sessions, and times are subject to change

Wednesday, April 29th | Day One

Registration Opens & Continental Breakfast

  1. Registration Opens & Continental Breakfast

  2. Welcome & Opening Remarks

    Brittany Onslow, Conference Producer, Smithers

Session I: Revolutionizing Agriculture with Innovations in Digital Technology

This session will showcase the latest innovations in the agriculture industry such as advancements in AI, IoT, digital technology, precision ag and more.

  1. Presentations To Be Confirmed

  2. Networking Break and Coffee

Session II: Regulatory Challenges

  1. Presentations To Be Confirmed

  2. Lunch Break

Session III: Ag Innovations and Disruptive Technologies

This session will showcase the latest innovations in the agriculture industry such as emerging technologies, onsite fertilizer producers, next-generation biofertilizers and biopesticides, online marketplaces with agronomic tool and more.

  1. Presentations To Be Confirmed

  2. Networking & Coffee Break

Session IV: Product Testing & Specialty Crops

This session will address how to register your product, regulations, and how to introduce your product to market, and the challenges that come with a new product, certifications and licensing for specialty crops

  1. Presentations To Be Confirmed

Session V: Pitching Hour – Start Ups and Innovative Technological Advancements for the Ag Industry

During the pitching hour in the main conference room, speakers will have 5 minutes to explain their company, technology/product, and requirement before taking questions from the audience. Following the Pitching Hour, the drinks reception will begin in the main exhibit hall. To qualify, each speaker must have a poster, a maximum of 5 slides and the presentation must cover the material as cited in the abstract. 

  1. Pitching Hour: Five Companies Needed!

    Interested in being a part of Pitching Hour? Submit a quick brief of your pitch through the form to the right!

    Topics can include and are not limited to:

    • Next generation biofertilizers
    • Biopesticides
    • Onsite fertilizers
    • Incubators for ag companies
    • Start-ups
    • Disruptive technologies
    • Precision ag
    • GLP data collection
    • Product development
    • Robotics, AI and IoT

     

  2. Evening Welcome Reception