AGENDA SUMMIT
TUESDAY 6 NOVEMBER

09.15 – 10.00 Registration


10.00 – 10.15
Welcome and setting the stage. ‘Step into the future’
Donatello Piras


WHAT’S HAPPENING IN THE WORLD OF AGRICULTURE AND FOOD?


10.15 – 10.45
Transform and prosper or be disrupted
Deborah Nas, Professor Innovation TU Delft

  • Seven technologies that will transform the agricultural and horticultural industry
  • Farms are becoming tech companies
  • Where do you see business opportunities?

10.45 – 11.15
Look beyond the Field
Claudia Rössler,
Director Industry Solutions for Chemical & Agriculture Microsoft Corporation

  • Feeding the world with precision agriculture
  • The reason why to invest in agriculture
  • Unlock the full potential of the industry

11.15 – 11.45 Coffee break


WHAT’S RESEARCH DOING?


11.45 – 12.00
Value creation at Wageningen University & Research
Sebastiaan Berendse, Director Corporate Value Creation Wageningen University & Research


12.00 – 12.30
Future in the spotlight
An overview of the latest and most promising projects within Wageningen University & Research


12.30 – 13.30 Lunch


WHAT’S BUSINESS DOING?


13.30 – 14.00
Where should you put your money?
Adam Anders,
Managing partner Anterra Capital and Dr. Jasmin Hume, Independent consultant alternative proteins

  • Start-ups will change the agri and food industry for ever
  • Receive 10 tips from the expert in investing in agri- or horticulture
  • We are only at the beginning of the curve

14.00 – 14.30
Manage Data, Harvest Information
Matt Waits,
Proagrica President of the Americas

  • Collect and manage standardized, geospatial data to grow your business
  • Integrating precision ag systems with business systems will unlock value throughout the supply chain
  • Aggregated analytics will yield significant results for the industry

14.30 – 15.00
Use artificial intelligence for growing food sustainable to feed future generations
Yasir Khokhar, 
Founder and CEO Connecterra

  • Efficient agri- and horticulture through tech
  • Bringing the spirit and values of Silicon Valley to the farmers’ field
  • Opportunity on using a digital platform for dairy farmers

15.00 – 15.30 Matchmaking break


15.30 – 16.00
Robots to feed the world
Vik Vandecavaye,
Manager Advanced Data Analysis and Application Development at CNH Belgium N.V.

  • The technology is there, AG Robots are coming
  • How to empower the productivity, efficiently and profitability in agri- and horticulture operations by transformative, digital tools
  • Better field insights through real time machine information

16.00 – 16.30
Take the guesswork out growing by using big data
Ros Harvey,
Founder and Managing Director, The Yield

  • The Yield story
  • How technology and data science contribute to the governance of the planet
  • Five AgTech predictions for 2025

16.30 – 17.00
Create impact on your business focusing on people, planet and profit
Joris Lohman,
Co-founder Foodhub

  • Understanding the changing world of food and agriculture
  • Stimulating the transition to a fair, healthy, tasty and sustainable food system
  • Speed up the transition to a ‘good, clean and fair’ food system

17.00 – 18.00 Drinks & Bites


LOCATION
Wageningen Campus
Building Orion (number 2050)
Bronland 1, 6708 WH Wageningen
Room C1005/C1040

RATES
Global Future Farming Summit
€ 895,- including lunch, excluding V.A.T.
Global Future Farming Summit & experience tour
€ 1495,- including lunch, excluding V.A.T.
Please note it is not possible to only join the experience tour

WHO CAN ATTEND THE SUMMIT
This programme is designed for (senior) management in the AgriFood industry. This includes CEO’s, directors, managers
and business developers. The summit will host a maximum of 200 persons. The experience tour will host a maximum of 60 persons and can only be booked in combination with the summit. The programme is held in English and
participants are expected to have full English proficiency.