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Global AgInvesting 2020

25-27 August 2020

New York City & Online

 
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About the Event

Global AgInvesting (GAI) is the world's preeminent gathering of agriculture investment stakeholders. Global AgInvesting 2020 will be the 12th annual flagship conference (late August, NYC) providing attendees with a comprehensive overview of the ag investment landscape and a clear idea of where the real money is moving in the space. Take advantage of three full days of unrivaled networking opportunities to build on existing relationships and meet potential new partners.


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



Coronavirus Update: The health, success, and well-being of the Global AgInvesting community is our top consideration. Accordingly, the GAI Team has postponed the conference until the final week of August and virtual participation options are available. Click here for more.

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FEES

For more information including early rates available, please see the Venue & Fees page.

Conference Registration Registration includes all sessions, meals and networking activities
at the Grand Hyatt New York.
Rate: $3,695 Register
Special Reception at Yankee Stadium  Reception & Game Pass $195 Each  
Optional Items for Increased Visibility  Quarter-Page Print Ad
$495 Each
   Directory Listing $895 Each  
   Mobile App Banner Ad $695 Each  

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.  Click here to apply.

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In 2019, attendees met and mingled with leaders from:

AgIS Capital • AGR Partners • Albourne Partners • Allstate Investments, LLC • AMERRA Capital Management • Aqua Capital • Arlon Group • British Columbia Investment Management Corporation (BCI) • Callan • Ceres Partners LLC • China Investment Corporation • Colorado PERA • Cottonwood Ag • Equilibrium • Farmland Reserve, Inc • Gladstone Land Corporation • Hancock Natural Resource Group • Harvard Management Company • International Farming Corporation • Laguna Bay • Liberty Mutual Investments • Macquarie Infrastructure & Real Assets • MassPRIM • MEAG MUNICH ERGO AssetManagement GmbH • Mubadala Investment Company • New Harvest Investment Management • Nippon Life Global Investors • Paine Schwartz Partners • Pennsylvania State Employees' Retirement System (SERS) • Peoples Company • PGIM Agricultural Investments • Proterra Investment Partners • PSP Investments • Saudi Aramco • State Board of Administration of Florida • State General Reserve Fund • State of New Jersey, Division of Investment • Temasek International • The Townsend Group • UC Regents • University of Pennsylvania Office of Investments • US Agriculture • Utah Retirement Systems • UTIMCO • Vermont State Treasurer's Office • Versus Capital • Walton Enterprises • Westchester Group, and many more.

View a comprehensive list of 2019 attending organizations here.

Register Now

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Agenda

The Global AgInvesting 2020 Agenda will be announced soon. In the meantime, you are welcome to view the Global AgInvesting New York 2019 Agenda to get an idea of the types of topics and speakers that you can expect to see on next year's agenda.

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

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Agenda

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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Tuesday, August 25, 2020
7:45 am - 8:45 amCheck-In & Morning Coffee
8:45 am - 9:00 amWelcome & Opening Remarks
9:00 am - 9:30 amPresentation: The Evolving Landscape of Agriculture as an Asset Class
9:30 am - 10:00 amPresentation: Key Tenets of Farmland Values: Their Evolution and the Role of Institutional Capital
10:00 am - 10:45 amPanel: Investing in the 2020 U.S. Farm Economy
10:45 am - 11:15 amNetworking Coffee Break
11:15 am - 11:45 amDiscussion: Climate Change and its Effect on Agriculture Investing
11:45 am - 12:00 pmPresentation: Defining Regenerative Agriculture - Improving Profitability, Reducing Costs, & Building Resilience to Climate Change
12:00 pm - 12:30 pmDiscussion: Making the Investment Case for Regenerative Agriculture
12:30 pm - 1:30 pmNetworking Lunch
1:30 pm - 2:15 pmPanel: Assessing Agriculture as an Impact Investment
2:15 pm - 3:00 pmPanel: Exploring Increased Investment Opportunities in Organic Agriculture
3:00 pm - 3:30 pmDiscussion: Finding Opportunities in Food Waste
3:30 pm - 4:00 pmNetworking Coffee Break
4:00 pm - 4:15 pmPresentation: Harnessing Macro Trends in Agriculture to Achieve Optimal Returns
4:15 pm - 4:30 pmPresentation: Leading When it Matters - Setting a New Standard for Sustainability
4:30 pm - 5:30 pmPanel: Establishing Universally Followed Standards for Measuring Sustainability in Agriculture
5:30 pm - 6:30 pmWelcome Reception
 
Wednesday, August 26, 2020
8:00 am - 9:00 amNetworking & Continental Breakfast
9:00 am - 9:15 amExecutive Interview: Perspectives from an Ag Private Equity Pioneer
9:15 am - 10:15 amPanel: Ag Private Equity
10:15 am - 10:45 amPresentation: Agribusiness Private Equity - Bird Watching: Finding the Dead Canaries and Black Swans in 2020
10:45 am - 11:15 amNetworking Coffee Break
11:15 am - 12:00 pmPresentation: Resiliency in Farmland as an Asset Class
12:00 pm - 12:30 pmDiscussion: Permanent Crops vs. Row Crops: Understanding Differences in Investment Profiles
12:30 pm - 12:45 pmPresentation: The Investment Case for a Farmland Plus Strategy
12:45 pm - 2:00 pmNetworking Lunch Featuring Topic-Driven Roundtable Discussions
2:00 pm - 2:45 pmPanel: Institutional Perspectives on Agriculture Investing
2:45 pm - 3:30 pmPanel: Measuring Farmland Investment Performance
3:30 pm - 4:00 pmNetworking Coffee Break
4:00 pmAfternoon Spotlight: Examining Investment Opportunities in Major Agricultural Production Regions
4:00 pm - 4:15 pmPresentation: The Case for Investing in Australian Agriculture - Unique Benefits and Challenges, Lessons Learned and Future Outlook
4:15 pm - 4:45 pmDiscussion: Australia
4:45 pm - 5:00 pmPresentation: Canada
5:00 pm - 5:30 pmDiscussion: Latin America
5:30 pm - 6:30 pmNetworking Reception
 
Thursday, August 27, 2020
8:00 am - 9:00 amNetworking & Continental Breakfast
9:00 am - 9:30 amDiscussion: Uncovering New Opportunities in Building the Hemp Supply Chain
9:30 am - 9:45 amPresentation: Investing in Advanced Biofuels
9:45 am - 10:15 amPanel: Exploring the Role of Agricultural Finance
10:15 am - 10:30 amPresentation: AgTech as a Tool for Financial Management
10:30 am - 11:00 amNetworking Coffee Break
11:00 am - 11:15 amPresentation: Enhancing Investment Performance Through Effective Water Strategies
11:15 am - 11:30 amPresentation: Opportunities in Irrigation
11:30 am - 11:45 amPresentation: Examining Water as a New Asset Class
11:45 am - 12:00 pmPresentation: Global Livestock Investment Outlook
12:00 pm - 12:30 pmDiscussion: Investing in Alternative Proteins
12:30 pm - 1:30 pmNetworking Lunch
1:30 pm - 2:00 pmDiscussion: Opportunities in Controlled Environment Agriculture
2:00 pm - 2:45 pmPanel: Future Outlook for Investments in AgTech
2:45 pm - 3:00 pmAgTech Investment Case Study
3:00 pm - 3:30 pmAgTech Innovation Spotlight
3:30 pm - 4:30 pmNetworking Happy Hour & Farewells
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Sponsors

If you are interested in joining these industry leaders as a GAI Sponsor, please contact Kate WestfallJared Rose, or Joel Hauer.

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Platinum

Gold

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Silver

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Bronze

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Hospitality

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