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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?


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


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



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).
  • Taxis/Cabs
    • Stanford Yellow Cab
      • 1-650-321-3535


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


Jack Bobo

SVP Global Policy and Government Affairs

Cecilia Chi-Ham

Director of Innovation, Intellectual Property, R&D Strategy


(Coming Soon)



8:30 AM - 9:00 AM


9:00 AM - 9:10 AM

Welcome: Roger Royse

9:10 AM - 9:30 AM

Hahn Auditorium – Morning Keynote

9:30 AM - 10:15 AM

Hahn Auditorium – 2018 AgTech Investment Outlook

10:15 AM - 10:30 AM


10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Hahn Auditorium – The State of Specialty Crops

Boole – Accelerating AgTech Innovation in CA through VINE

Lovelace – The Flavors of Protein Consumption

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Hahn Auditorium – The State of Specialty Crops (cont.)

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

Lovelace – The Future of Crop Protection

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Hahn Auditorium – Lunch & Keynote

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


2:15 PM - 3:00 PM

Hahn Auditorium – Food Supply Chain Technologies for Safety, Transparency, and Data Management

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

Lovelace – Converting Ag Waste to Value

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM


3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Hahn Auditorium – Silicon Valley AgTech & Food Tech Series Seed & Beyond Demo Day

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Grand Hall – Networking Reception


Interested in Pitching?

Please send your executive summary and logo to

Interested in Speaking?

Please send your proposed topic, bio, headshot, and logo to


For more information, contact:

Roger Royse


(650) 813.9700 x201


Erica Riel-Carden

Agenda, Speakers, Demo Day


Alan Blashaw

Marketing, Advertising, Press

(650) 813.9700 x232


Jeff Spencer

General Questions and Sponsorship