Dear CFWC Member,The World Agri-Tech Investment Summit USA, supported by California Farm Water Coalition, taking place in San Francisco on March 3-4 2015, will gather together a truly outstanding group of international agribusiness leaders, technology innovators and investors to define future alliancing and investment opportunities in sustainable agriculture.
Partnerships and Alliances for InnovationWhat has been the route to market for the biggest success stories in agri-tech? How do agribusinesses balance internal R&D with external collaboration and partnership? Where are the opportunities for greater horizontal collaboration with other industries?
The Business of Big Data in AgWhich companies are driving the new front in the rapidly expanding industries of robotics, drones, microsats, aginformatics and wireless communication? How can we achieve data/systems integration of these technologies and what can we learn from other industries in this field?
Ag Biologicals under the Microscope As biologicals become more mainstream will registration and regulation become more of a hurdle? What are the challenges to scaling up biologicals to ensure a consistent quality is maintained? Microbial solutions are now gaining traction – which markets/applications present the biggest opportunity?
New Investors Entering the Agri-Tech MarketWhich sectors of agri-tech are reaching escape velocity? How is this sector viewed by VCs entering the market? When is the agri-tech sector going to be interesting for private equity and growth capital? Which technologies are generating most interest from entrepreneurial family offices?
With extensive networking opportunities, roundtable discussion groups and 1-1 meetings, the two-day summit brings together experts from around the world to share best practices and case studies and to identify the most exciting opportunities for investment and collaboration.Register your place today and quote cfwc2015 to secure a 20% discount and a rate of £995 / $1595.