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Agrochemical Summit Online

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Online 2020 Event!

The conference is well organized. The talks are well selected and covered broad topics. It's a great event to make connections with people in Agchem field." Indigo Ag

AgChem Summit is the premiere U.S. conference focused exclusively on bringing together agrochemicals, agricultural biologicals, and disruptive technology industry insiders to develop ideas and capitalize on relationships needed for the evolving agricultural market.

The 2020 online event, Innovation in Action – Where Collaboration and Emerging Technology Meet, focused on agri-tech, AI, IoT, plant, human and food safety with pesticides, pesticide registration for specialty crops, drones, AI machine learning, and recent changes that impact emerging technologies – such as aerial applications with pesticides (precision ag), ag policy and beyond the Farm Bill, etc.

Attendees at the 2020 Online Event:

  • Heard from 21 key industry thought leaders from the USDA, Microsoft, Bayer CropScience, the EPA, Novozymes, Avazyme, and more, as they share their expertise, latest findings, and case studies.
  • Joined a Workshop discussing Ag Policy Beyond The Farm Bill: Hemp Pesticides and Production, featuring EPA, Avazyme, NCSU, IR-4, Wiley rein LLP
  • Networked and connected with fellow delegates, speakers, and sponsors via our innovative online event platform. Joined networking topic rooms: COVID-19, and weaknesses in the supply chain during times of crisis or pandemic.
  • Gained key insights during 3 Keynotes by CropLife America, Microsoft Azure Global, Landus Cooperative, discussing Drone Technology, Technology & Sustainability, and Affordable Digital Agriculture Solutions
  • Listened in as experts discussed key industry innovators in two panels: AI and IoT – How Emerging Technologies are Changing the Ag Industry, featuring Microsoft Azure, Bayer CropScience, and SGS, and Challenges of Using Drones for Farming, featuring Battelle, BASF, Rantizo, Syngenta.

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2020 Agenda

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Facilitated Networking
End of Day One
Dr. Paul Reibach - Smithers

Dr. Paul Reibach

Technical Director Chemistry at Smithers
Paul Ulanch, Ph.D., MBA - North Carolina Biotechnology Center

Paul Ulanch, Ph.D., MBA

Executive Director, Crop Commercialization Program at North Carolina Biotechnology Center
Robert Kennedy, PhD. - Vestaron

Robert Kennedy, PhD.

Chief Scientific Officer at Vestaron
Joshua Haslun - Lux Research

Joshua Haslun

Analyst - Agro Innovation Team at Lux Research
Luke Bozeman - BASF

Luke Bozeman

Director, Research and Development Agricultural Solutions, North America at BASF
Todd Leister - Novozymes

Todd Leister

Portfolio and Partner Senior Manager at Novozymes

2020 Sponsors

Blue Frog Scientific
Frontier Scientific Agricultural Services
Knoell USA
Miya Howell - Bayer CropScience

Miya Howell

Director, Sustainable Agriculture Precision Farming at Bayer CropScience
Keith Matthews - Wiley Rein LLP

Keith Matthews

Attorney at Wiley Rein LLP
Neill Newton - Syngenta Crop Protection

Neill Newton

Product Application Specialist at Syngenta Crop Protection
Paul Schmitt - Wabash College

Paul Schmitt

Assistant Professor of Chemistry at Wabash College
Barney Debnam - Redmond Washington

Barney Debnam

Global Agriculture Strategy Lead at Redmond Washington
Dr. Tim Lane - Battelle

Dr. Tim Lane

Principal Research Scientist at Battelle