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Join us at the 5th Annual Silicon Valley AgTech Conference! Don’t miss an incredible day of panel discussions, breakout sessions, technology demos, startup pitches, and industry updates. Our 700+ attendees find partners, investors, and customers every year.

Who Should Attend?

Startups

You’ll have the opportunity to meet some of the biggest names in the industry. Find a partner, investor, or customer.
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Investors

You’ll have the opportunity to preview the technology of tomorrow and meet the innovative startups working to change agriculture.

Companies

Don’t miss an opportunity to explore up and coming technologies and expose your brand to industry enthusiasts.
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Enthusiasts

Whether you work in agriculture, technology, or are just an enthusiast, this is the premier event to attend.

When & Where

Thursday, May 3, 2018
9:00 AM to 6:00 PM (PDT)

Computer History Museum
1401 North Shoreline Boulevard
Mountain View, CA 94043

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Hotel Information:

Ramada – Mountain View (
55 Fairchild Dr.
Mountain View, CA 94043
(650) 967-6856

County Inn (
850 Leong Dr.
Mountain View, CA 94043
(650) 961-1131

Hampton Inn & Suites Mountain View (
390 Moffett Blvd.
Mountain View, CA 94043
(650) 988-0300

Holiday Inn Express Mountain View-S Palo Alto (
1561 W. El Camino Real
Mountain View, CA 94040
(650) 967-7888

Hotel Zico – Mountain View (
200 E. El Camino Real
Mountain View, CA 94040
(650) 969-8200

Sheraton Sunnyvale Hotel (
1100 N. Mathilda Ave.
Sunnyvale, CA 94089
(408) 745-6000

Courtyard by Marriott Palo Alto Los Altos (
4320 El Camino Real
Los Altos, CA 94022
(650) 941-9900


Transportation:

AIRPORTS

Visitors traveling to the Silicon Valley AgTech Conference can fly into the following airports:

  • San Francisco International Airport (SFO): 25 miles
  • San Jose International Airport (SJC): 12 miles
  • Oakland International Airport (OAK): 38 miles (transportation from OAK may be costly).
AIRPORT TRANSPORTATION
  • Taxis/Cabs
    • Stanford Yellow Cab
      • 1-650-321-3535

Parking:

Parking is available at the Computer History Museum. Spots are limited, so please arrive early if you would like to park near the building. Additional parking is available nearby.

For driving directions and parking information at the Computer History Museum, click here.

Travel Info
Speakers

Keynotes

Jack Bobo

SVP Global Policy and Government Affairs
Intrexon

Cecilia Chi-Ham

Director of Innovation, Intellectual Property, R&D Strategy
HM.CLAUSE

Presenters & Demo Day Judges

Adrian
Ferrero

Biome Makers

Kevin
Chen

Crop Enhancement

Jake
Joraanstad

Bushel

Susan
Strachan

CSU, Chico (GIC)

Sebastien
Boyer

FarmWise

Jeff
Mathews

Ackrell Capital

John
Selep

University of California, ANR Vine

Gavin
Kogan

Grupo Flor

Aaron
Ratner

Ultra Capital

Luis
Macias

Grainchain.io

 

Ron
Meeusen

Cultivian Sandbox

Allison
Berke

Good Food Institute

Danny
Royer

Bowles Farm

Jaleh
Daie

Band Of Angels

Brennan
Turner

FarmLead

Brian
Curtis

Concentric Power

 

John
Matthensen

Related Concepts

Karsten
Temme

PivotBio

 

Ezra
Malmuth

Atlas Edibles

Aaron
Magenheim

AgTech Insight

Brandon
Morris

B&D Morris Farms

Danielle
Davenport

Santa Cruz Foundry

 

James
Mann

Farmers of North America

 

Bill
Moffitt

Ayrstone

 

Peggy
Lemaux

University of California Berkeley

Marco
ten Vaanholt

BootUp Ventures

Fang
Yuan

Baidu Ventures

Garrett
Goldberg

Bee Partners

Austin
Sendek

Moxely Holdings

Tiffany
Xingyu
Wang

Winesona

Roger Royse

Roger
Royse

Royse Law Firm

 

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Agenda

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM

Registration

9:00 AM - 9:10 AM

Welcome: Roger Royse

9:10 AM - 9:30 AM

Hahn Auditorium – Morning Keynote
Cecilia Chi-Ham: Validating & Integrating AgTech Innovations in the Agricultural Value Chain

9:30 AM - 10:15 AM

Hahn Auditorium – 2018 AgTech Investment Outlook

10:15 AM - 10:30 AM

Break

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Hahn Auditorium – Customer Product Fit: What Does Agriculture Want & Need

Boole – Accelerating AgTech Innovation in CA through VINE

Lovelace – The Flavors of Protein Consumption

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Hahn Auditorium – Customer Product Fit: What Does Agriculture Want & Need (cont.)

Boole – Gene Editing: Ag Applications on the Code of Life

Lovelace – Supply Chain Technologies for Safety, Transparency, and Data Management

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Hahn Auditorium – Lunch & Keynote
Jack Bobo: Can agriculture save the planet before it destroys it?

1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

Hahn Auditorium – Deep Learning: How Agriculture Will Evolve with Machine Learning

Boole – Mobile Broadband: The Barrier for Precision AgTech

Lovelace – Ag FinTech: Redefining Agriculture Commerce

1:45 PM - 2:15 PM

Break

2:15 PM - 3:00 PM

Hahn Auditorium – The Future of Crop Protection

Boole – Cannabis Review: 5 months into the Budding California Market

Lovelace – Converting Ag Waste to Value

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Break

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Hahn Auditorium – Silicon Valley AgTech Demo Day

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Grand Hall – Networking Reception

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Interested in Pitching?

Please send your executive summary and logo to apply@svagtech.org by March 31st.

Interested in Speaking?

Please send your proposed topic, bio, headshot, and logo to apply@svagtech.org by March 31st.

Want to Volunteer?

Please email ablashaw@rroyselaw.com

Partners

 

Questions?

For more information, contact:

Roger Royse

Host

(650) 813.9700 x201

email: rroyse@rroyselaw.com

Erica Riel-Carden

Agenda, Speakers, Demo Day

email: e.riel.carden@svagtech.org

Alan Blashaw

Marketing, Advertising, Press

(650) 813.9700 x232

email: ablashaw@rroyselaw.com

Jeff Spencer

General Questions and Sponsorship

email: jspencer@svagtech.org