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Global AgInvesting 2020 Online

Recorded 25-27 August 2020

Register Now for Sessions On-Demand & Ongoing Networking

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About the Event

Global AgInvesting (GAI) is the world's preeminent gathering of agriculture investment stakeholders. Global AgInvesting 2020 is the 12th annual flagship conference, 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. Our first digital event offers three days of critical content with sessions on-demand and unrivaled virtual networking opportunities to build on existing relationships and meet potential new partners.

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

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Featured Presentation

Agricultural Trade Policy Agenda of the Trump Administration

Ambassador Gregg Doud, Chief Agriculture Negotiator, Office of the United States Trade Representative

Hear from a central figure in negotiations with international trading partners on the current U.S. administration's trade policy agenda, including the status of agricultural trade with Canada, the United Kingdom, Japan, and several others.

Significant time will be spent exploring the status of the implementation of the Phase 1 trade deal with China, which included a commitment to purchase $80 billion worth of U.S. agricultural exports over the next two years.

Ambassador Doud will address attendee questions live after his presentation at 11:00am EDT on Thursday, August 27.

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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.

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The Global AgInvesting 2020 Online 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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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 - 8:00 amWelcome to GAI
8:00 am - 10:00 amOne-On-One Networking Time
10:00 am - 10:30 amDiscussion: Update on the GAI Rankings & Trends Report 2019
10:45 am - 11:15 amPresentation: Key Tenets of Farmland Values: Their Evolution and the Role of Institutional Capital
11:30 am - 12:00 pmDiscussion: Investing in the 2020 U.S. Farm Economy
12:00 pm - 12:30 pmNetworking Roundtable: Coping with COVID-19 - Doing Business in a Global Pandemic
12:30 pm - 2:30 pmOne-On-One Networking Time
2:30 pm - 3:15 pmPanel: Assessing Agriculture as an Impact Investment
3:30 pm - 4:15 pmDiscussion: Climate Change and its Effect on Agriculture Investing
4:15 pm - 4:45 pmNetworking Roundtable: Finding Opportunities in Food Waste
5:00 pm - 5:30 pmPresentation: Making the Investment Case for Regenerative Agriculture
5:45 pm - 6:15 pmPresentation: The Case for Investing in Australian Agriculture - Unique Benefits and Challenges, Lessons Learned and Future Outlook
6:15 pm - 7:00 pmVirtual Happy Hour (BYOB)
Wednesday, August 26, 2020
8:00 am - 10:00 amOne-On-One Networking Time
10:00 am - 10:45 amPanel: Establishing Universally Followed Standards for Measuring Sustainability in Agriculture
11:00 am - 11:30 amPresentation: The Investment Case for a Farmland Plus Strategy
11:45 am - 12:15 pmPresentation: Hitting the Curves with Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA)
12:30 pm - 1:00 pmCOVID-19 Impact to the Sector (Private Equity Perspectives)
1:00 pm - 2:30 pmOne-On-One Networking Time
2:30 pm - 3:15 pmFireside Chat: Opportunities in Biologics
3:30 pm - 4:00 pmPresentation: Agribusiness Private Equity - Bird Watching: Finding the Dead Canaries and Black Swans in 2020
4:15 pm - 4:45 pmPresentation: COVID-19 Disruptions & the Consequences of Printing Money
5:00 pm - 5:30 pmPresentation: Investing in ‘Cap and Trade’ Agricultural Water Markets
5:30 pm - 6:30 pmVirtual Happy Hour (BYOB)
Thursday, August 27, 2020
8:00 am - 9:15 amOne-On-One Networking Time
9:15 am - 9:45 amPresentation: Finding Opportunity in Rotational Fallowing
10:00 am - 10:45 amPanel: Exploring the Role of Agricultural Finance
11:00 am - 11:45 amPresentation: Agricultural Trade Policy Agenda of the Trump Administration
12:00 pm - 12:45 pmDiscussion: Institutional Perspectives on Farmland Investing
12:45 pm - 1:30 pmPanel: Examining Consumer and Investor Demand for Alternative Proteins
1:30 pm - 2:30 pmOne-On-One Networking Time
2:30 pm - 3:00 pmDiscussion: Future Outlook for Investments in Innovation
3:15 pm - 3:45 pmPresentation: Opportunities in Irrigation
4:00 pm - 4:30 pmPresentation: What Will the Future Hold?
4:30 pm - 5:30 pmVirtual Happy Hour (BYOB)
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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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