In 1911, 80 million people were involved in farming. Today, only 1.5 million people farm. There are, however, 80 million "virtual farmers" playing Farmville!
Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) November 15, 2011
Noted keynote speaker, global futurist and best-selling author, Jack Uldrich, has been selected to deliver keynote addresses at three upcoming agricultural-related events. On November 22, 2011, he will be speaking at the Iowa Insititute for Cooperatives's Annual Meeting in Ames, Iowa where he will be discussing future trends in agriculture. On December 1, Uldrich, a well-regarded farm futurist, will be highlighting the Agricultural Adaptation Council's Annual Meeting in Guelph, Ontario, and the following week, he'll be in Minneapolis to speak at the Minnesota-South Dakota Equipment Dealers Association 2011 meeting.
In addition to covering many of the aspects in his popular book, "Jump the Curve: 50 Essential Strategies to Help Your Company Stay Ahead of Emerging Technologies," Uldrich - who is also the author of "The Next Big Thing is Really Small: How Nanotechnology Will Change the Future of Your Business" and the new book, "Higher Unlearning: 39 Post-Requisite Lessons for Achieving a Successful Future" -- will discuss how exponential advances in a variety of emerging technologies, including practical advances biotechnology, nanotechnology, information management, augmented reality, robotics, RFID, renewable energy sources and satellite and sensor technology will affect agriculture. Uldrich will also cover how social networking, biofuels and water management will transform farming in the years ahead.
In the past year, Jack Uldrich, who is also recognized as a leading expert in the field of change management and unlearning, has addressed dozens of agricultural corporations and associations, including AgGateway 2011, the 2011 California Ag Summit, Trimble Agriculture, InfoAg 2011, Growmark, and The National Cotton Council. (A full list of his past clients can be viewed on his website (http://www.jumpthecurve.net). He is currently represented by a number of professional speakers' bureaus, including Leading Authorities and Executive Speaker Bureau.
Parties interested in learning more about Jack Uldrich, his books, his daily blog or his speaking availability are encouraged to visit his website. Media wishing to know more about either the event or interviewing Jack Uldrich as a farm futurist can contact him directly at 612-267-1212 or jack(at)schoolofunlearning(dot)com.
Uldrich is a renowned global futurist, best-selling author; editor of the monthly newsletter, The Exponential Executive, and host of the award-winning website, http://www.jumpthecurve.net.