Overview

Forbes, in partnership with SVG Partners and the Thrive Accelerator, will host “Reinventing America: The AgTech Summit”.
This invitation-only event will bring together several hundred of the smartest and most innovative minds in Silicon Valley and
global agriculture in Salinas Valley to tackle some of the world’s most critical challenges. The Summit will kick off  Wednesday
afternoon, July 8, with a gala Opening Reception and Innovation Showcase at Constellation Winery in Gonzales, CA,
featuring dozens of the most interesting AgTech startups complemented by regional wines curated by Monterey County
Vintners & Growers Association and gourmet fare 
prepared by local chefs. Thursday’s plenary sessions will take place right
in the heart of the Salinas Valley 
under a tent on Historic Main Street, Salinas, CA.

 

Agenda

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Wednesday, July 8, 2015

05:00pm
06:00pm
06:05pm
06:10pm
07:00am

Cocktail Reception ends

Thursday, July 9, 2015

08:30am
08:55am
09:00am
09:05am
09:40am
09:50am
10:25am

Morning Break

10:55am
11:30pm
12:05pm

Lunch

12:30pm
01:15pm

Mid-Day Break

01:30pm
01:45pm
02:20pm
02:35pm
03:10pm
03:20pm

Afternoon Break

03:50pm
04:25pm
04:35pm
05:10pm

Closing Remarks

05:15pm
07:00pm

Cocktail Reception Ends

Location

Salinas, CA

July 8-9, 2015

Sponsors

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Partners

Supporting Sponsors

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Media Partner

Video Highlights

The Honorable Joe Gunter, Mayor, City of Salinas at Forbes Reinventing America: The AgTech Summit

2:08

Tom Nassif, President and CEO of Western Growers at Forbes Reinventing America: The AgTech Summit

1:54

Ray Corpuz, City Manager of the City of Salinas at Forbes Reinventing America: The AgTech Summit

11:49

Kevin Murphy, Driscoll's President and Chief Operating Officer at Forbes Reinventing America: The AgTech Summit

12:51

Tom Nassif, President and CEO of Western Growers at Forbes Reinventing America: The AgTech Summit

12:01

Dave Gebhardt, Chief Strategy Officer of FarmLink at Forbes Reinventing America: The AgTech Summit

Pat Mullen, Region Director of PG&E at Forbes Reinventing America: The AgTech Summit

1:59

Contact

  • For Sponsorship Inquiries:
  • Melody Khodaverdian
  • Director, Conference Partnerships
  • 917.794.5859 | mkhodaverdian@forbes.com
  • For Editorial Programming/Speaker Submissions:
  • Liz Strozier
  • To submit a potential speaker for consideration, please email a bio and any other relevant information to speakersubmissions@forbes.com. Please include the specific conference in the subject line.
  • 1 (212) 367-4111 | ReinventingAmerica@forbes.com
  • For Press Inquiries and Press Passes:
  • Wendy Furrer Egan
  • Senior Director of Editorial Publicity
  • 212.366.8848 | wfurrer-egan@forbes.com

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