INDOOR AG-CON ASIA

ABOUT THE 3RD ANNUAL INDOOR AG-CON ASIA

Indoor Ag-Con is returning to Marina Bay Sands, Singapore in January 2018 for our 3rd Indoor Ag-Con Asia. The event will once more include the best and the brightest of the Asian and Antipodean indoor agriculture scene, with two full days of conference proceedings and extended exhibition hall hours. We will be covering a broad range of crop types – such as, leafy greens, mushrooms and other vegetables and medicinal crops – as well as technologies ranging from artificial intelligence to LED lighting to control systems. Join us!


REGISTER TO EXHIBIT

Indoor Ag-Con Asia has an exhibition hall with extended hours on the second day of the event; you can see the map here, and can register to exhibit here or using the button below.

JOIN YOUR COUNTRY PAVILION
For the first time in 2018, we’ll be including country pavilions in our exhibition hall, so individual exhibitors can join their home country pavilion if they wish.  You can find out more by contacting each country’s representative below:
Canada: Francis Chan
Netherlands: Nienke Gelderloos
Singapore: Lionel Wong


REGISTER TO EXHIBIT

SPONSOR INDOOR AG-CON ASIA

We have plentiful sponsorship opportunities to allow you to engage your brand with our farming, equipment supply, tech, investor, academic and government participants.  Our sponsor pack can be downloaded by completing the form below.


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AGENDA & SPEAKERS

The event consists of two days of keynotes from industry leaders and academics, quick-fire sessions and extended networking breaks. The first day of the event covers the business concerns of the industry, and the second focuses on technical aspects. As we have some time until the event, topics and timing may change as we confirm speaker availability.

DAY ONE: THE BUSINESS OF INDOOR AGRICULTURE
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8:00 AM8:45 AM  Registration & Light Breakfast
8:45 AM9:00 AM  Welcoming Remarks
9:00 AM9:45 AM
Opening Speech
Speaker:

9:45 AM10:30 AM
Keynote: What is driving the fast growth in China’s plant factory sector?
Speaker:

10:30 AM11:00 AM  Networking Break
11:00 AM12:00 PM
Session: How will Japan maintain its global leadership in plant factory technology?
Speakers:

  • Seiichi Okazaki, CEO and President, Keystone Technology
12:00 PM12:45 PM
Session: How is vertical farming being incorporated into India’s food supply chain?
Speakers:

  • Sandiip Bhatia, Director, Junga FreshnGreen Private Limited
  • Sriram Gopal, CEO & Founder, Future Farms
  • Sachin Darbarwar, Co-Founder, Simply Fresh
12:45 PM2:00 PM  Lunch with discussion: what drives the growth of Australia’s protected cropping industry?
2:00 PM3:15 PM
Session: What does Softbank’s entry into indoor agriculture mean for industry fundraising efforts?
Speakers:

  • Michael Dean, Co-Founder, AgFunder
  • Guy Hudson, Executive Director, SparkLabs Cutlivat8
  • Matilda Ho, Managing Director, Bits x Bites
3:15 PM3:45 PM  Networking Break
3:45 PM4:30 PM
Session: How can indoor agriculture benefit from the rise of online grocery delivery services?
Speakers:

  • Issey Maeda, CEO, Agri Holdings (Japan)
4:30 PM5:30 PM
Session: How is machine learning and artificial intelligence making a practical difference in indoor agriculture?
Speakers:

5:30 PM5:35 PM  Closing Remarks
5:35 PM  Drinks Party at Marina Bay Sands
DAY TWO: THE TECHNOLOGIES OF INDOOR AGRICULTURE
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8:00 AM8:45 AM  Registration & Light Breakfast
8:45 AM9:00 AM Welcoming Remarks
9:00 AM9:30 AM
Keynote: Which crops will move into indoor farms next?
Speaker:

9:30 AM10:30 AM Pitch Competition: Indoor Ag-Ignite Finalist Pitches
10:30 AM11:00 AM  Networking Break
11:00 AM11:45 AM
Session: What are the most exciting recent developments in lighting research for indoor farms?
Speakers:

11:45 AM12:45 PM
Session: Which technologies are aiding Asia’s insect farmers?
Speakers:

12:45 PM2:00 PM
Lunch with discussion tables
2:00 PM2:45 PM
Session: How can Asia’s greenhouse sector benefit from automation?
Speakers:

2:45 PM3:30 PM
Session: What role do seeds, nutrients & substrates play in improving indoor farm economics?
Speakers:

  • Anh Nguyen, Junior Portfolio Manager, Enza Zaden
3:30 PM4:00 PM  Networking Break
4:00 PM4:45 PM
Session: Which technology comes next for Asia’s aquaculture and aquaponics industry?
Speakers:

  • Jim Fah, Inventor, AutoPot Systems
4:45 PM5:30 PM
Session: Which plant factory technologies will move the needle for the industry?
Speakers:

5:30 PM5:35 PM  Closing Remarks

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LOGISTICS


 January 16 & 17, 2018 Entry from 8.00am, program from 8.45am-5.35pm each day, trade show hours from 8.00am to 5.35pm on January 16 and from 8.00am to 7.00pm on January 17 Orchid Ballroom, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore, SG Two day seminar, with keynotes, Q&A and discussion periods, an exhibition hall with extended hours, and a drinks party


REGISTER FOR PASSES

Regular passes are available at a discounted rate of $599 through December 31 or until the event is sold out, a 15%+ discount to the standard rate of $699. This rate includes access to all sessions and exhibition hall, event app, light breakfast and lunch, drinks party and a gift bag with an exclusive hard copy of our newest white paper. We also offer subsidized passes for academics, students, government employees, seniors and those working for non-profits.

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OUR VENUE

Our venue is the Orchid Ballroom, Sands Expo & Convention Centre. Marina Bay Sands. 10 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018956.

 How To Get Here


HOTELS
We have arranged room blocks with the following hotels during the period of the event:
Novotel Singapore Clarke Quay
Address: 177A River Valley Road, Singapore 179031
Pan Pacific Singapore
Address: 7 Raffles Boulevard, Marina Square, Singapore 039595
Swissôtel The Stamford
Address: 2 Stamford Road, Singapore, SG 178882

OUR SPONSORS

OUR ALLIES
CONFIRMED PARTICIPANTS
AEssense Grows
AgFunder
Agri Holdings (Japan)
Agrivo International Limited
All-In Korea
All-In Korea Co., Ltd
Autogrow
AutoPot Systems
Bits x Bites
Bon Mix
Dosatron
Eco Insect Farming
Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands
Fujian Sanan Sino Science
Future Farms
Intravision
Japan Plant Factory Association
Junga FreshnGreen Private Limited
Keystone Technology
Metagenom Bio Inc
METI
Microsoft Research AI
Middlebury College
Ministry Of National Development, Republic Of Singapore
Ministry Of Trade & Industry, Republic Of Singapore
National Handicraft Exports
National University of Singapore
Newbean Capital
Nihon Advanced Agri
Philips Lighting BV
Priva
Protenga
Proterra Investment Advisors (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.
Relumo
San’an Bio
Shenzhen Starglobal Agriculture Co. , Ltd.
Simply Fresh
Singapore university of technology and design
SparkLabs Cutlivat8
Spring Singapore
Startup SG
Stone Edge Micro Grid Project
Suncore
Tar Bugs
Temasek Lifescience Laboratory
Temasek LifeSciences Laboratory, National University of Singapore
U-Best Farming Sdn. Bhd.
UBM Asia
University of Iowa
Upgrown Farming
Urban Crop Solutions