Save the Date: December 2-5, 2013
Annual Agrivest™ Conference, Plus Exclusive Israeli Agritech Tour
Following the success of last year's Agrivest Conference, we've turned Agrivest™ into an annual event. This year, Agrivest will include two opportunities: Attend the Agrivest Tour (which includes attendance to the Agrivest Conference) or attend the Agrivest Conference only.Agrivest Tour: December 2-5, 2013
This unique four-day intensive event, which will take place from December 2 - 5, 2013, is intended to give participants an overview of Israel's world-leading agritech industry. Participation on the Agrivest Tour includes entry to the conference (December 3). Investors:
This is a unique opportunity to learn about a group of hand-picked agricultural innovations from Israel and meet the entrepreneurs face-to-face. Professionals:
Experience and see first-hand how Israel has become a world leader in agriculture technology. With more than 200 agricultural research groups, Israel leads in areas as diverse as water management, precision farming, crop protection and more.Learn more about the tour or register today.
Daily tour pass for Israeli participants available at: https://www.tixwise.co.il/he/agrivet_tour
Agrivest Conference: December 3, 2013
The Eretz Israel Museum, Tel-Aviv
Join entrepreneurs, investors and industry experts to discuss how agtech is the newest disruptive technology coming out of Israel. Join us for company presentations, keynote speakers, panels, gala reception and more.
12:30 – 13:00 Registration, light refreshments
Greetings and opening remarks:
13:00 – 13:10 Steve Rhodes — Chairman and CEO of The Trendlines Group
13:10 − 13:20 Yair Shamir — Minister of Agriculture, Government of Israel
13:30 – 14:30 Panel discussion– Profiling Tomorrow’s Ag Solutions
Moderator: Yaacov Michlin – CEO of Yissum, Research Development Company of the University of Jerusalem
•Philippe Herve, Ph.D. – Head of R&D Alliance Management Team, Bayer
•Peleg Chevion — Head of Abiotic Stress Management/Crop Enhancement, Syngenta
•Avi Perl, Ph.D. — Chief Scientist, Ministry of Agriculture, Government of Israel
•Virginia Ursin Ph.D. – Technology Prospecting Lead, Science Fellow, Monsanto Research
14:30 – 15:00 Company presentations – Part I
15:00 – 15:20 Coffee Break
15:20 – 16:00 Keynote lecture: Ofra Strauss, Chairperson, Strauss Group
16:00 – 16:30 Company presentations — Part II
16:30 – 16:50 Presentation by Dani Harari, SVP Global Strategy, Innovation, and Business Intelligence — Makhteshim-Agan Industries
16:50 – 17:20 Company presentations — Part III
17:20 – 17:40 Coffee Break
17:40 – 18:40 Panel discussion –Exploring the Key Fundamentals Driving Growth in Agriculture Investment
Moderator: Robert Grossman – Co-Chair, Israel practice, Greenberg Traurig LLP
•Mitchell Presser - Partner “Paine & Partners”, private equity agribusiness fund, USA
•Ron Meeusen, Ph.D. - Managing Partner, Cultivian Sandbox Ventures, USA
•Rob Leclerc, Ph.D. - CEO & Founder at AgFunder, crowd funding for agtech, USA
•Gideon Soesman - Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Greensoil Investment
18:40 – 19:00 Closing remarks and announcement of winning company: Avi Hasson, Chief Scientist of the Israeli Ministry of Economy
19:00 Cocktail dinnerRegistration for the Conference is now open! Register today.
sponsoring the Agrivest Conference, with attendees both local and international, is a great opportunity to get your brand noticed as leader in the Israel agtech arena. For more information, contact Shira Zimmerman.
For more information, contact Sarai Kemp
, Business Development Manager.