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Ag Tech Innovation Summit

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College of ACES, the University of Illinois Research Park, and the Office of Corporate Relations
I-Hotel and Conference Center
Feb 23, 2017   8:00 am - 5:00 pm  
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SAVE THE DATE! 2017 Agriculture Technology Innovation Summit (AgTech 2017) will be Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017. 

Modern agriculture is being transformed by a confluence of advancing technologies. As a result, record-breaking investments in the sector are supporting new ventures. The University of Illinois is uniquely positioned where agriculture, engineering, and technology intersect, and is on its way to becoming a hub of agriculture entrepreneurship activity. 

The 2016 Agriculture Technology Innovation Summit was held on Thursday, February 18 at the I-Hotel and Conference Center in Champaign. A highly interactive event featuring innovators from industry and academia, entrepreneurs, and investors, the one-day program included keynote speakers, panel discussions, and a lunch program. 

Digital Booklet

Highlights from AgTech 2016:

View the various slide decks and videos from some of our 2016 presentations:
"Traceability Across the Entire Food Supply Chain" - H. Jeffrey Castillo, video
"Animal Health" - Aaron Gilbertie, video
"Functional Foods" - Keith A. Garleb, video
"Connected Farming" - Julian Sanchez, PhD, video
"Data Modernizing Agronomy" - Chris Harbourt, PhD, video
"Farm Ops Management" - Bborie Park, video
"Precision Agriculture Landscape" - Andrew Selek, panel video
"Smart Systems Revolutionizing Ag" - Jason Bull, video
"UAVs in Agriculture" - Jack Marck, video

2017 Schedule of Events (Tentative)

Reception: Wednesday, February 22 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the EnterpriseWorks Atrium.
Summit: Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017. Registration opens at 8 a.m. and the event will conclude at 3 p.m.

Subscribe to our AgTech Innovation Summit mailing list to stay up to date on speakers, panel subjects and more. 

More information can be found here.

This event is co-hosted by the College of ACES, the University of Illinois Research Park, and the Office of Corporate Relations at the University of Illinois. 

Book your room at the conference hotel here.

Please click here to register.


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