The event is a forum for farmers, technologists, venture capitalists, and government representatives to discuss how technology can and will affect all aspects of the farming process, from production to supply chain and distribution.
Palo Alto, Calif. (PRWEB) April 15, 2014
The first-ever “Silicon Valley AgTech Conference” will be held on May 12, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Oshman Family Jewish Community Center at 3921 Fabian Way in Palo Alto. The event is a forum for farmers, technologists, venture capitalists, and government representatives to discuss how technology can and will affect all aspects of the farming process, from production to supply chain and distribution. The event is open to the public, and tickets can be secured via Eventbrite.
“The AgTech Conference will feature presentations, expert panelists, roundtables, an AgTech speed-matching exercise, business pitches, and displays,” said Roger Royse, a founder of Silicon Valley AgTech. “Royse Law Firm is pleased to support the AgTech community and to promote the creative exchange of ideas between entrepreneurs, investors, government officials and others. We encourage those with an interest in the intersection of technology and agriculture to attend.”
Royse added that students are welcome to attend and can demonstrate their technologies alongside participating startups at discounted prices. Lunch is included with each admission ticket.
What: Silicon Valley AgTech Conference, where agriculture meets technology and venture capital
When: Monday May 12, 2014, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Where: Oshman Family Jewish Community Center, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto, Calif.
Tickets and information: Click here.
About Silicon Valley AgTech (SV AgTech)
Silicon Valley AgTech (SV AgTech) is where technology meets agriculture, Silicon Valley meets the Silicon Prairie, and innovation comes back to the farm. We aspire to apply the Silicon Valley model to bring together promising ideas and leverage agricultural applications to build great new companies, exchange ideas and generate interest in this promising industry. SV AgTech provides solutions (legal, financial, business development) while providing technologists, farmers, industry and investors the opportunity to bridge the gap between Silicon Valley and the needs of agriculture-heavy markets. The SV AgTech team is composed of Roger Royse, Founder; John Matthesen, Co-founder; and Jewell Sparks, Alliances and Partnerships.