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Global AgInvesting 2018

April 23-25 2018

Grand Hyatt New York

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About the Event

Now celebrating its 10th flagship year, Global AgInvesting (GAI) is the world's largest gathering of agriculture investment stakeholders. GAI 2018 (23-25 April, Grand Hyatt, New York City) will provide more than 700 attendees with a comprehensive overview of the ag investment landscape and a clear idea of where the real money is moving in the space. We look forward to seeing you in New York.

Event Location

Grand Hyatt New York
109 East 42nd Street
New York, New York

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Conference Registration Registration includes all sessions, meals and networking activities, April 23-25. Rate: $3,595 Register
Optional Items for Increased Visibility Listing in the Directory of Featured Attending Organizations; Quarter-Page Ad in the GAI Gazette; Rotating Banner Ad in the GAI 2018 Mobile App $695 Each Register
Sponsorship of Farewell Networking Cruise Sponsorship includes signage on the boat and mentions on the event website and in the GAI 2018 Mobile App $2,500 Register

Discounted passes are available for strategic / agribusiness players and producers, and early-stage agtech companies.  Complimentary passes may be available for certain types of institutional end investors.  Contact us for details.

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Preliminary Agenda - Subject to Change

If you are interested in speaking and sponsorship opportunities, please contact Jared Rose or Kate Westfall.

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Monday, April 23, 2018
8:45 am - 9:45 amCheck-In & Welcome Coffee
9:45 am - 10:00 amWelcome & Opening Remarks
10:00 am - 11:00 amPanel: 10 Year Retrospective on an Evolutionary Asset Class – Hear From Pioneers Who Have Been Active in the Sector Since GAI Inception in 2009
11:00 am - 12:00 pmPanel: AgTech Decade in Review – Start-Ups with Staying Power
12:00 pm - 1:00 pmNetworking Lunch
1:00 pm - 1:15 pmIPO Case Study: Roots – Sustainable Agriculture Technologies Ltd. (RZTO)
1:15 pm - 1:30 pmPresentation: Water is the New Crop
1:30 pm - 1:45 pmPresentation: Opportunities in Irrigation
1:45 pm - 2:45 pmPanel: Meeting Consumer Demand in Organics – Exploring Increased Investment Opportunities
2:45 pm - 3:15 pmNetworking Coffee Break Sponsored by Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
3:15 pm - 3:45 pmDialogue: The Private Wealth Perspective on Agriculture Investing
3:45 pm - 4:15 pmPE Case Study: Exploring Exit Strategies in the Dairy Sector
4:15 pm - 4:45 pmExecutive Interview: The Promise of Efficiency & Transparency – Exploring the Role of Blockchain Technology in the Agriculture Economy
4:45 pm - 6:00 pmWelcome Reception
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
7:45 am - 8:45 amMorning Coffee & Networking; Closed-Door Institutional LP Breakfast (by invitation)
8:45 am - 9:00 amPresentation: Outlook for Future Opportunities Along the Ag Value Chain
9:00 am - 10:00 amPanel: Ag Private Equity
10:00 am - 10:30 amPE Case Study: The Evolution of Food and Agriculture Investment – Perspectives from 250 Years Combined Experience
10:30 am - 11:15 amNetworking Coffee Break
11:15 am - 12:00 pmDiscussion: Farmland Investment Returns – The Alpha is in the Relationships
12:00 pm - 12:30 pmDiscussion: Making the Investment Case for Black Earth Region Farming
12:30 pm - 1:00 pmKeynote Executive Interview: Perspectives from a Pioneer
1:00 pm - 2:00 pmNetworking Lunch Featuring Topic-Driven Roundtable Discussions
2:00 pm - 3:00 pmPanel: Farmland Investment Performance Measurement
3:00 pm - 3:45 pmPanel: Pension Perspectives on Farmland Investing
3:45 pm - 4:15 pmNetworking Coffee Break Sponsored by Peoples Company
4:15 pm - 5:00 pmPanel: Making the Investment Case for North American Agriculture
5:00 pm - 5:15 pmPresentation: Investing in New Farm Asset Management Strategies to Enhance Returns and Deliver Sustainability Outcomes
5:15 pm - 5:45 pmDiscussion: Assessing Agriculture as an Impact Investment
5:45 pm - 6:45 pmNetworking Reception
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
8:00 am - 9:00 amNetworking & Morning Coffee
9:00 am - 9:30 amOwner / Operator Case Study: Two Approaches To Maximize Long-Term Returns
9:30 am - 10:15 amPanel: Making the Investment Case for Australian Agriculture
10:15 am - 10:30 amPresentation: Global Livestock Investment Outlook
10:30 am - 11:00 amNetworking Coffee Break Sponsored by Icon Global Group
11:00 am - 11:30 amDiscussion: Cannabis Investment Outlook
11:30 am - 12:30 pmPanel: Exploring the Role of Agricultural Finance
12:30 pm - 1:15 pmPanel: Making the Investment Case for Latin American Agriculture
1:15 pm - 2:15 pmNetworking Lunch
2:15 pm - 2:30 pmPresentation: Permanent Crop Investment Outlook
2:30 pm - 3:15 pmPanel: Making the Investment Case for Agriculture in Emerging Markets
3:15 pm - 3:30 pmPresentation: Future Outlook for Agriculture Investment – Where Will We Be In Another 10 Years?
3:30 pm - 4:00 pmTransportation to Pier 81
4:00 pm - 6:00 pmCelebrate 10 Years of GAI with a Networking Cruise Reception in New York Harbor
6:00 pm - 7:00 pmTransportation back to Grand Hyatt
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