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CEA Summit East  – September 19-20, 2023
Call for Speakers


Details coming soon on 2023 tracks, keynotes and panel formats

Powerful Platform

Share insights with decision-maker stakeholders across the agriculture supply chain.

Business & Academia

Two-day event bringing CEA industry and academia together.

2023 Call For Speakers
Thanks for your interest in speaking to members of the vertical farming | controlled environment agirculture community.

Welcome to the  CEA Summit East 2023 Call For Speakers page.  Focused on bringing the CEA Industry and academia together, the annual event is co-hosted by Indoor Ag-Con, the premier global gathering of the vertical farming | CEA sector, and the Controlled Environment Agriculture Innovation Center,  a joint project between the School of Plant and Environmental Sciences at Virginia Tech, Virginia Seafood Agricultural Research and Extension Center at Virginia Tech and the IALR.  

Reach our audience of decision-makers

Following the success of its debut edition in October 2022, which brought together more than 200 attendees from 28 states, the CEA Summit East will continue to foster connections and collaboration among growers, educators, scientists, extension specialists, suppliers, engineers, tech specialists, architect/developers, and other industry members.

We invite you to share your expertise with our members as one of our panelists or other program format speakers.  If you’d like to be considered for a possible speaking role,  complete our speaker form below. And, you can visit our CEA Summit East 2023 website for additional information, too.