Speakers

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Marc Krueger
Gloabl Head of Innovation
Seven Steps to Heaven

Day One

Thursday 13th December 2018

3:30 pm | Live Q&A

2:30 pm | Scalable and Profitable Indoor Farming

Joel Cuello
Professor, Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
University of Arizona

Day Two

Thursday 13th December 2018

3:00 pm | MOBILITY - The New Strategy Lifting Vertical Farms Higher

Jen Bromley
Head of Plant R&D
Vertical Future

Day One

Thursday 13th December 2018

12:00 pm | Live Q&A

11:30 am | Microgreens: A Restaurant Fad or Nutritional Powerhouse?

Dickson Despommier
Professor
Columbia University

Day One

Thursday 13th December 2018

12:00 pm | Live Q&A

9:00 am | Vertical Farms and the Transformation of the Built Environment

Michael Dent
Technology Analyst
IDTechEx

Day Two

Thursday 13th December 2018

10:30 am | Live Q&A

9:30 am | Beyond Microgreens: Perspectives on Profitability in Vertical Farms

Kendell Lang
CEO
Fusion Farms

Day One

Thursday 13th December 2018

6:00 pm | Live Q&A

5:30 pm | What is Aquaponics and Why Should I Care?

Stefan Schillberg
Head of the Division Molecular Biotechnology
Fraunhofer IME

Day One

Thursday 13th December 2018

12:00 pm | Live Q&A

11:00 am | Vertical Farming for Production of Plant-Made Pharmaceuticals and Cultivation of Food Plants

Andrew Carter
CEO
Smallhold

Day One

Thursday 13th December 2018

3:30 pm | Live Q&A

3:00 pm | How Smallhold is Reshaping the Mushroom Industry

Edward Harwood
CSO
AeroFarms

Day One

Thursday 13th December 2018

12:00 pm | Live Q&A

9:30 am | The Abiotic and Biotic Influences on Plant Quality

Liliana Esposito
Chief Communications Officer
The Wendy’s Company

Day Two

Thursday 13th December 2018

10:30 am | Live Q&A

9:00 am | Innovating Indoors: How Wendy’s is Partnering with Greenhouse Growers to Deliver on its Fresh Promise

Eddy Badrina
CEO
EdenGreens

Day One

Thursday 13th December 2018

6:00 pm | Live Q&A

5:00 pm | Why Greenhouses? Vertical Hydroclimaponic Systems & Harnessing the Power of the Sun at Eden Green Technology

Ajit George
Founder
Second Chances Farm

Day Two

Thursday 13th December 2018

1:00 pm | Live Q&A

12:30 pm | How we are Cultivating a New Crop of Compassionate Capitalists at Second Chances Farm?

Gareth Jones
Founder
Digital Farming

Day Two

Thursday 13th December 2018

1:00 pm | Live Q&A

12:00 pm | Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) Considerations at Scale Built Around an Innovative Digital Platform

Tobias Peggs
CEO Square
Roots

Day Two

Thursday 13th December 2018

4:30 pm | Live Q&A

2:30 pm | Building a Local Supply Chain at Scale

Nona
CEO
Vertical Harvest Jackson

Day One

Thursday 13th December 2018

6:00 pm | Live Q&A

4:30 pm | Case Study: Vertical Harvest Jackson and our Greenhouse Vertical Farm

Alexander Olesen
CEO
Babylon Microfarms

Day Two

Thursday 13th December 2018

4:30 pm | Live Q&A

3:30 pm | Next-Generation Operating System’s for Vertical Farming

Neil Mattson
Principal Investigator, School of Integrative Plant Science
Cornell University

Day Two

Thursday 13th December 2018

1:00 pm | Live Q&A

11:30 am | Scaling Urban & Periurban CEA: Economics, Environmental Footprint, & Workforce Development

Deane Falcone
CSO
CropOne

Day One

Thursday 13th December 2018

3:30 pm | Live Q&A

1:30 pm | New Opportunities in Plant Crop Production Enabled by Controlled Environment Agriculture

James Lloyd Jones
Founder
Jones Food Company

Day Two

Thursday 13th December 2018

10:30 am | Live Q&A

10:00 am | Vertical farmed products for all not the few that can afford

Tisha Livingston
CEO
Infinite Acres

Day One

Thursday 13th December 2018

3:30 pm | Live Q&A

2:00 pm | Engineering farms that are structurally resistant to pathogens and reduce risks from bacterial load and micro organisms