Introducing Indoor Ag-Conversations!

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A new webinar series designed to share content originally planned for our May 2020 in-person annual conference that has been postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic, as well as new sessions designed to help you find new ways to grow your business. Visit this page regularly for updated session listings.

Indoor Ag-Con Webinar Series

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August 12 -- Hydroponic Seedling Propagation

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Hydroponic Seedling Propagation

From “best in class” techniques to current technology advances join this expert panel as they take a deep dive into hydroponic seedling propagation

August 12, 2020 at 2 pm EST

Moderated by Joe Swartz, Vice President, AmHydro, our panel includes John Jackson, CEO, Sustainable Indoor Growing Systems, Inc (SIGS); Dr. Vijay Rapaka, Ph.D, Corporate Research Manager, Smithers-Oasis; and Nick Green, Founder | Agriculture Specialist, Nick Green Grow team
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Moderated by Joe Swartz, Vice President, AmHydro, our panel includes John Jackson, CEO, Sustainable Indoor Growing Systems, Inc (SIGS); Dr. Vijay Rapaka, Ph.D, Corporate Research Manager, Smithers-Oasis; and Nick Green, Founder | Agriculture Specialist, Nick Green Grow Team.
During this 60-minute session, our team will take a deep dive into Hydroponic Seedling Propagation, including
  • “Best In Class” techniques & methodologies netting  outstanding yield results
  • Technology Advances — From LEDs and NFTs to Environment Controls
  • Create and Deliver Environmental Recipes To Reach the Desired Characteristics Of The Young Plant
  • And More!

August 19 -- FarmTech Society Presents : Farming In The Future -- Educating The Next Generation To Make CEA Scalable

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FarmTech Society Presents: Farming in the Future: Educating the Next Generation to Make CEA Scalable

As the CEA industry grows, companies are facing greater shortages in qualified talent. How can innovation in training and education accelerate the industry to the benefit of all?

August 19, 2020 at 2 pm EST

We are pleased to partner with Farm Tech Society (FTS) for this forward-looking session! The Farm Tech Society (FTS) is an international non-profit industry association that unites and supports the Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) industry, seeking to strengthen the sector through the development and implementation of resilient and future proof methods and technologies for indoor growing.
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As the CEA industry grows, companies are facing greater shortages in qualified talent. How can innovation in training and education accelerate the industry to the benefit of all?
■             Upskilling and retraining from challenged industry sectors
■             Skills gaps, labor challenges and automation
■             Micro-credentialing and industry certifications
■             Portability of skills learned in CEA operations
■             Public-private partnerships for training and education
Look for more details coming soon, including participating panelists!

September 9 -- CEA Food Safety Coalition Presents -- Food Safety Opportunities & Challenges Unique to CEA

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September 16 --Greenhouse Grower Magazine Presents: Women In Agriculture Panel

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Past Indoor Ag-Conversations

Past Webinar July 22 -- How To Get An Indoor Farm Up & Running

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How To Get An Indoor Farm Up & Running

Whether you’re just starting out or looking for fresh new ideas to bolster your current operation, our expert CEO panel will offer a wealth of business-building ideas to get your farm going and growing.

Held July 22, 2020 at 2 pm EST

Moderated by Claire Kinlaw, Director Innovation Commercialization, The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, this expert panel includes Milan Kluko, CEO, Artesian Farms, LLC; Daniel Malechuk, CEO, Kalera; and Nona Yehia, CEO & Co-Founder, Vertical Harvest

Past Webinar -- July 8, 2020 -- AeroFarms: Helping Solve Agriculture Supply Chain Needs Around The World

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AeroFarms: Helping Solve Agriculture Supply Chain Needs Around The World

Learn about the latest developments from AeroFarms, recognized by Fast Company as one of the Most Innovative Companies in the World and Best Invention by Time Magazine.

July 8, 2020 at 2 pm EST

Moderated by Marc Oshima, Co-Founder & CMO of AeroFarms, the AeroFarms panel includes: Megan DeYoung, Director Business Development Strategic Partnerships; Roger Buelow, CTO; Stacy Kimmel VP R&D; and Charlie Wang SVP Corporate Development

Past Webinar -- June 24, 2020 - Megatrends In Outdoor Growing

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Agritecture Presents: Megatrends In Indoor Growing

Hosted by Agritecture Consulting, this panel discussion will cover megatrends in food, agtech, and vertical farming.

Held Wednesday, June 24, 2020 @ 2 pm EST

Moderated by Agritecture Founder & CEO Henry Gordon-Smith, this expert panel discussion will cover megatrends in food, agtech, and vertical farming. Panelists include Menachem Katz, Food Industry Expert & Former Head of WeWork Food Labs; Lauren Carter, Engagement Advisor, Invest4Climate, United Nations Development Programme|UNDP and Don Davidson, Packaging Specialist + Agri-Food Tech Market Development , 3M

Past Webinar -- June 3, 2020 - Produce Trends & Indoor Grower Business Opportunities

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United Fresh Presents: Produce Trends & Business Opportunities For Indoor Growers Emerging From Covid-19 Pandemic

Join dynamic panel of industry leaders talking about the unprecedented challenges and opportunities we’re facing today
United Fresh Kicks Off Indoor Ag-Conversations Webinar Series
Indoor Ag-Conversations United Fresh Panelists

Held Wednesday, June 3, 2020 | 4 PM EST

Moderated by Tom Stenzel, President & CEO, United Fresh Produce Association with panelists Alex DiNovo, President & COO, DNO Produce; Paul Lightfoot, CEO & Founder, BrightFarms; and Victor Verlage, Senior Director of Agriculture Strategy Development, Walmart.

Look For More Indoor Ag-Conversations Coming Soon!

Check back regularly as we add more Indoor Ag-Conversations to the schedule led by associations, companies and leaders like Western Growers, Vertical Farm Association, Center of Excellence for Indoor Agriculture, Produce Marketing Association, and many more!