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Swine Innovation Summit

September 17 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The global food system is undergoing explosive change as three macro trends are converging—Consumer Behavior, Disruptive Business Models and Emerging Technologies. The Pork Checkoff’s inaugural Swine Innovation Summit, to be held on Sept. 17 in Indianapolis, Indiana, will cover all these interconnected trends and do it in a way that relates directly to the future of America’s pork industry.

Agenda

7:30 – 8:30 am – Breakfast

8:30 – 9:00 am – Intro – Steve Lerch, Story Arc Consulting

9:00 – 9:30 am – Checkoff 4.0 – National Pork Board

9:30 – 10:00 am – Technology Innovation in Ag – John Hartnett, THRIVE/SVG

10:00 – 10:30 am – BREAK

10:30 – 11:00 am – Manure and Startups – Karen Schuett, Livestock Water Recycling

11:00 – 12:00 pm – EY’s NextWave Agriculture: A Vision of Agribusiness in 2030 – Rob Dongoski, EY

12:00 – 1:30 pm - Lunch

1:30 – 2:00 pm – Digital Supply Chain on Blockchain – Phil Harris, Ripe.io

2:00 – 3:00 pm – Research Spotlight

3:00 – 3:30 pm – Technology Commercialization – Zane Gernhart, NUtech Ventures

3:30 – 4:00 pm BREAK

4:00 – 5:00 pm – THRIVE Swine Startup Showcase

5:30 – 6:30 pm – Reception w/ Appetizers

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Details

Date:
September 17
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Organizer

Molly Burke
Phone:
515-223-3533
Email:
MBurke@pork.org

Venue

Sheraton Indianapolis City Centre
31 West Ohio Street
Indianapolis, 46204 United States
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