The meeting is currently in production. If you would like to be a part of the 2024 meeting contact lauren@globalengage.co.uk. This meeting will be co-located with the 8th Partnership in Biocontrol & Biostimulants & Microbiome Congress and Vertical Farming Congress.

The Vertical Farming Track is New for 2024 and we are introducing flash oral slots for people giving poster presentations at the meeting. These short speaking slots are provided on the main conference program.

7 hours of networking time

40+ Speakers

Now in its 11th Year

Why Attend

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Join 200+ people in a collaborative environment where you can engage with the speakers, sponsors, and other attendees.

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Explore developments in Vertical Farming

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Explore how Biocontrol, Biostimulant & Microbiome research is increasing crop yield, improving soil health, nutrient uptake, and efficient water use.

Confirmed Speakers

Marc Libault

Marc Libault

Associate Professor, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Subray Hegde

Subray Hegde

Director, Biotechnology Risk Analysis Programs, Biotechnology Regulatory Services, USDA APHIS

Christine Shyu

Christine Shyu

Global Regulatory Pipeline Strategy Manager, Bayer Crop Science

Jamie Saxon

Jamie Saxon

Senior Director, External Innovation, Inari Agriculture Inc

Patrick Doyle

Patrick Doyle

Vice President Product Development and Regulatory, Plant Health Care, Inc.

Jane Fife

Jane Fife

Chief Technical Director, 3 Bar Biologics

Ian Jepson

Ian Jepson

Seeds Research Technology Lead and RTP Site Business Head, Syngenta, USA

Wolfgang Busch

Wolfgang Busch

Professor, Plant Molecular and Cellular Biology Laboratory, Hess Chair in Plant Science, Salk Institute for Biological Sciences

Alexander Bucksch

Alexander Bucksch

Associate Professor - School of Plant Sciences, University of Arizona

Andrew Bent

Andrew Bent

Professor, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Keith Matthews

Keith Matthews

Of Counsel, Wiley Rein

Lisa Zannoni

Lisa Zannoni

Principal, Zannoni & Associates USA

Noel Sauer

Noel Sauer

Senior Vice President of Research, Cibus

Yafan Huang

Yafan Huang

Chief Executive Officer, Performance Plants Inc

Jeff Bennetzen

Jeff Bennetzen

Giles Professor, Department of Genetics, University of Georgia

Amanda Pierce

Amanda Pierce

Senior Advisor, Emerging Technologies Branch, Biopesticides Division, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Jiarui Li

Jiarui Li

Chief Executive Officer, Innatrix Inc

Michael DiLegge

Michael DiLegge

Director of Microbiology, Impello Biosciences

Morgan Carter

Morgan Carter

Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences and CIPHER, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Tamara Meragelman

Tamara Meragelman

Senior Director of Research, Sound Agriculture

Agenda Overview

Date Room 1 Room 2 Room 3
Day 1 - October 21
Plant Genomics & Gene Editing
Vertical Farming
Plant Biocontrol & Bio stimulants
Day 2 - October 22
Plant bioinformatics, computational modelling, and data analysis
Vertical Farming
Plant Microbiome

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    2451 Alumni Dr, Raleigh, NC 27606, The hotel is located near downtown Raleigh, NC, close to North Carolina State University.

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    Poster presentation sessions will take place in breaks at the conference. Your presentation will be displayed in a dedicated area, with the other accepted posters from industry and academic presenters.

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