Agenda

All times in EDT (GMT -4). 

Tuesday, May 5

The Next Generation

Ag and Food Economy

12:00 pm - 12:20 pm

12:20 pm - 1:00 pm

1:00 pm - 1:45 pm

1:45 pm - 2:00 pm

2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2:45 pm - 3:30 pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3:30 pm - 4:15 pm

 

 

 

 

4:15 pm - 4:45 pm

 

4:45 pm - 5:15 pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

5:15 pm - 5:45 pm

5:45 pm - 6:15 pm

 

6:15 pm - 6:45 pm

6:45 pm - 7:15 pm

Opening Remarks by Tuck Food and Ag Club Leadership 

 

Keynote: Ag's Future for Food and Materials

  • Tom Chi (Founding Partner, At One Ventures)

 

Panel: AgTech Investing for the Future

  • Phil Boyer (Principal, Crosslink Capital)

  • Dan Phillips (Managing Director, Cultivian Sandbox Ventures)

  • Brett Brohl (Managing Director, Techstars Farm to Fork)

Topic Intro: Alternative Proteins Market Map

  • Counterfactual Ventures (Huw Thomas, Co-Founder)

 

Panel: Sustainability of Protein: Revolutionizing the Way We Eat: Part 1

  • Benjamina Bollag (Co-Founder & CEO, Higher Steaks)

  • Krijn de Nood (Co-Founder & CEO, Meatable)

  • Christie Lagally (Founder & CEO, Rebellyous Foods) 

 

Panel: Breakthroughs in Proteins

  • Dr. Matthew Zhao (Food Scientist, Big Idea Ventures)

  • Dr. Dalal AlGhawas (Program Director, Big Idea Ventures)

  • Dr. Zafer Bashi (ACRE Specialist, McKinsey)

 

Panel: Sustainability of Protein: Revolutionizing the Way We Eat: Part 2

  • Phäedra Anestassia Randolph (Founder & CEO, Spero Foods)

  • Dan Riegler  (Co-Founder, Karana)

  • Sunny Kumar (Founder, Black Sheep Foods)

 

Company Pitches: Sustainability and Protein: The Future of Food 1

  • Kula Bio (Bill Brady, Founding CEO & Director)

  • New Age Meats (Brian Spears, Founder & CEO)

Company Pitches: Sustainability and Protein: The Future of Food 2

  • Patch Organics (Patricia Trongone, Founder & President)

  • Misfit Foods (Phil Wong, Co-Founder)

Keynote Speaker: Where AgTech Meets FinTech

  • Maurits Lancee (Associate, Rabo Frontier Ventures)

Company Pitches: FinTech for AgTech

  • Agryo (Isaque Eberhardt, Co-Founder & CEO)

  • ProducePay (Ben Dusastre, Co-Founder & President)

Company Pitches: AgTech Data in LatAm

  • auravant (Leandro Sabignoso, Founder & CEO)

  • IZagro (Murilo Bettarello, Founder)

Company Pitches: Sustainability and Protein: The Future of Food 3

  • Revolution Gelato (Jared Olkin, Founder)

  • GrainBridge (Faith Larson, Chief Strategy Officer)

Wednesday, May 6

Innovations in Agriculture

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

 

 

 

 

12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1:15 pm - 2:00 pm

 

 

 

 

2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

2:45 pm - 3:30 pm

3:30 pm - 4:15 pm

 

 

 

 

 

4:15 pm - 4:45 pm

 

 

 

4:45 pm - 5:15 pm

 

 

 

5:15 pm - 5:45 pm

5:45 pm - 6:15 pm

6:15 pm - 6:45 pm

6:45 pm - 7:15 pm

7:15 pm - 7:45 pm

Keynote: Harvesting Nature’s Intelligence

  • Sofia Elizondo (Co-Founder & COO, Brightseed)

 

Panel: Innovative CPG: Plant-Based Products for a Healthier World

  • Natalie Cira T'17 (Director of The Garden Incubator, Purple Carrot)

  • Cessna Mac (Investor, Powerplant Ventures)

  • Daniel Bernstein (Co-Founder, We Are the New Farmers)

 

Panel: Traceability: Digitalization of the Food Value Chain

  • Michael Pareles (Digital Strategy and Growth Lead, Bayer Crop Science)

  • Lasse Köhler (Corporate Venture Capital, Maersk Growth)

 

Panel: A New Vision for Food Safety

  • Yonathan Lapchik (CEO, SUKU)

  • Erik Malmstrom (CEO, SafeTraces)

  • Devendra Chandani (Co-Founder, Intello Labs)

 

Panel: The New Farming Economy

  • Heather Onstott T'07 (Onstott Financial Consulting, Former CFO of Freight Farms)

  • Russell Sprole (CFO, Full Harvest)

  • David Farquhar (CEO, Intelligent Growth Solutions)

 

Panel: Robotics: Harnessing the Power of Technology

  • Eric Adamson (Co-Founder & CEO, Tortuga AgTech)

  • Sébastien Boyer (Co-Founder & CEO, Farmwise)

  • Igino Cafiero (Founder & CEO, Bear Flag Robotics)

 

Company Pitches: Marketplaces, Analytics

  • DeHaat (Shashank Kumar, Founder & CEO)

  • FieldIn (Boaz Bachar, Co-Founder & CEO)

 

Company Pitches: Analytics, Robotics

  • BURRO (Charles Andersen, CEO)

  • Cloud Agronomics (Mark Tracy, CEO)

Company Pitches: Digital Commerce and Data Analytics

  • AgVend (Alexander Reichert, Co-Founder & CEO)

  • ripe.io (Raja Ramachandran, Founder)

Company Pitches: Traceability

  • AgNext (Taranjeet Singh Bhamra, CEO)

  • AgTrace (Andre Maltz Turkienicz, Co-Founder & CEO)

Company Pitches: New Cultivations

  • Arugga (Iddo Geltner, Co-Founder & CEO)

  • Myco Systemics (Gary Costner, Founder & CEO)

Company Pitches: Data Analytics

  • Augmenta (George Varvarelis, Founder & CEO)

  • Rice Exchange (Stephen Edkins, Founder & CEO)

Company Pitches: Data Analytics & Waste to Value

  • Agrosmart (Mariana Vasconcelos, CEO)

  • GSR Solutions (Dr. Anju Krivov, Co-Founder)

Thursday, May 7

International AgTech Developments

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

 

 

 

 

12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

 

 

 

 

1:15 pm - 1:45 pm

 

 

1:45 pm - 2:15 pm

 

 

2:15 pm - 3:00 pm

 

 

3:00 pm - 3:45 pm

 

3:45 pm - 4:15 pm

4:15 pm - 4:45 pm

 

 

4:45 pm - 5:15 pm

5:15 pm - 5:45 pm

Keynote: AgTech Investing in India Versus Developed Economies

  • Hemendra Mathur (Venture Partner, Bharat Innovation Fund)

 

Panel: AgTech Investing for the Future: India

  • Mark Kahn (Managing Partner, Omnivore Ventures)

  • Ganesh Kaveeshwar (Portfolio Manager, Social Alpha)

  • Anurag Agarwal (Co-Founder, New Leaf Dynamic Technologies)

 

Keynote: AgTech Expansion to International Geographies

  • Karsten Neuffer (COO International, Indigo Agriculture)

Fireside Chat: Technology Applications for Developing Nations

  • Bill Scott (Senior Technical Advisor, Dexis Consulting Group)

 

Panel: AgTech Investing for the Future: LatAm

  • Louisa Burwood-Taylor (Head of Media and Research, AgFunder)

  • Rodrigo Santos (CEO, SOLINFTEC)

  • Mariana Vasconcelos (Founder, Agrosmart)

 

Panel: Disruption in Food Supply Chains in the Asia-Pacific Region

  • Rob Hulme (Asia Director, Beanstalk AgTech)

  • Stephen Edkins (Founder & CEO, Rice Exchange)

  • Siang Hee Tan (Executive Director, CropLife Asia)

 

Keynote: Empowering Extraordinary Entrepreneurs

  • Francisco Jardim (Founding Partner, SP Ventures)

 

Fireside Chat: Investing and Entrepreneurship in the Wake of COVID-19

  • Ed Roman (Managing Director, Hack VC)

Keynote: Food for Thought

  • Dana Worth (Vice President of Strategic Sales and Partnerships, Impossible Foods)

 

2020 Virtual Summit on AgTech Concluding Remarks by Tuck Food and Ag Club Leadership