Tag Archives: conference

InfoAg 2015

The annual InfoAg conference is back in 2015. InfoAg 2015 is a precision agriculture event for producers, consultants, and the crop production industry. This year the conference features five tracks of concurrent sessions with two tracks repeating to allow attendees to hear more of the presentations while offering a wide variety of topics.

Forbes Reinventing America: The AgTech Summit

2015_EventHeaders_AgTech

Forbes, in partnership with SVG Partners and The Steinbeck Innovation Cluster, will host “Reinventing America: The AgTech Summit”. This is an invitation-only event bringing the smartest minds in Silicon Valley and global agriculture to Salinas Valley for a multi-day event to tackle some of the world’s most critical agriculture challenges.

5 Observations from GAI AgTech Week in San Francisco

 

As we look ahead to the Forbes AgTech Summit later this week, we took a moment to reflect on GAI’s AgTech Week, which took place two weeks ago in San Francisco, to make a few observations on what’s happening in agtech.

Salinas Mayor Joe Gunter Sees $20 Billion Future for Salinas Driven by AgTech

Editor’s Note: AgFunderNews recently had the opportunity to speak with The Honorable Joe Gunter, Mayor of Salinas, on the relationship between agriculture and technology both in his home town and around the world.

Private Equity Investors Set Their Sights on Food & Agriculture

Editors Note: AgFunderNews recently had the opportunity to speak with Mitchell Presser, a GAI Innovation Advisory Board Member and Head of U.S. Mergers and Acquisitions for Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, regarding his perspective on the relationship between private equity investment and the growth of agtech, a topic that he will be speaking on at the upcoming GAI Conference in San Francisco, running from Monday June 22 to Wednesday June 24.

California State Water Board Chair Provides Insight into California’s Historic Drought

Editors Note: AgFunder recently sat down with Felicia Marcus, Chair of the California State Water Resources Board. Marcus will be leading a discussion on Living in the Reality of the California Drought at GAI Agtech Week on June 22-24, 2015.

Announcing 20 companies for TechCon’s Pitchfest

SARTA (Sacramento Regional Technology Alliance) just announced 20 companies will be participating in Pitchfests taking place at TechCon Sacramento on November 6, 2014, at the Sacramento Convention Center.

Kirk Uhler, CEO of SARTA, said, “We are successfully developing a vital investor community in the Sacramento region with three new venture capital funds getting ready to invest in innovation in our region.