Ag Tech Events: AgTech Summit 2016 Organized by Forbes Media

Date: July 13–14, 2016

Venue: Main Street, Salinas, CA 93901

The Forbes AgTech Summit is an Invitation-Only gathering of over 500 of the smartest and most entrepreneurial minds in Silicon Valley and global agriculture to tackle some of the world’s most critical challenges. Held once again right in the heart of the Salinas Valley, the Summit fosters lively debate and generates rich networking opportunities while showcasing the latest innovations and startups for farmers, investors and stakeholders of the global agricultural ecosystem.

The summit will be taking place on July 13–14, 2016 on historic Main Street in Salinas, CA in front of the Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology and Taylor Farms’ new corporate headquarters.

Growers, investors, start-ups and all interested stakeholders of the global agricultural ecosystem. As the summit is by invitation only, only registered guests will be admitted to all sessions
Summit Consist of multiple sessions like Field Demo, Plant Tour, Innovation Showcase, etc.

A Field Demo takes Summit Participants into a local field to see first-hand actual AgTech at work. Last year’s Field Demo featured a Lettuce Thinning Robot, several different types of Drones and a Self-Driving Tractor.

A Plant Tour takes Summit Participants behind the scenes of a working Salinas Valley processing plant. Last year’s Summit featured an exclusive guided tour of Taylor Farms’ state-of-the-art vegetable processing plant. Participants witnessed first-hand the amazing automation that allows a head of lettuce harvested in the Salinas Valley to safely make its way to the salad shelf of a Whole Foods on the East Coast less than 72 hours later.

The Innovation Showcase is a dedicated portion of the Summit highlighting the most innovative AgTech Start-Ups. Summit Participants will take advantage of the unique opportunity to talk business directly to Founders/CEOs in a relaxed setting. Last year’s Showcase included 25 of the most interesting AgTech startups, including AgraLogics, DN2K, Vine Rangers, etc.

All attendees will be provided a link to book accommodations following registration.

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Registration Fees:
The registration fee is $750 (early bird of $595 through May 2, 2016). This covers entry to all summit activities, including plenary sessions, receptions and Innovation Showcase.

Cancellation Policy:
Registration fee will be fully refunded if the: AgTech Summit team receives notification on or before June 27, 2016 that the registered attendee will not attend.

Contact Details:
For Sponsorship Inquiries:
Melody Khodaverdian (Director, Conference Partnerships)
917.794.5859 | mkhodaverdian[at]

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