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Theres Still Time to Join Leaders at the 2019 Sustainable Agriculture Summit November 20-21


SISC Staff

The 2019 Sustainable Agriculture Summit, Accelerating Progress: A Roadmap for Sustainable Agriculture, will bring together more than 500 food and agricultural supply chain leaders and experts to do just that! Together, we will explore key drivers in defining and advancing sustainability across the industry and surface innovative pathways and solutions to scale up our positive impact like never before.

Standard registration rates have been extended for the 2019 Sustainable Agriculture Summit, in Indianapolis on Nov. 20-21. Register now: www.sustainableagsummit.org    

At this year’s Sustainable Ag Summit, you’ll hear from dynamic leaders and have a chance to help shape sustainable agriculture’s most pressing conversations. 

Highlights from among confirmed speakers include:

  • A keynote address from Patricia Stroup, Global Vice President and Head of Commodities, Nestlé
  • Corby Kummer, senior editor at The Atlantic, serves as the Summit emcee
  • Darci Vetter, former Chief Agricultural Negotiator for the U.S. Trade Representative and current Vice Chair, Agriculture, Food and Trade & General Manager, Public Affairs at Edelman, explores the intersection of sustainability and trade issues during a challenging year for the ag economy
  • Matt Carstens, SVP, Land O’Lakes SUSTAIN and Howard Vincent, CEO, Pheasants Forever share lessons learned on how partnerships can deliver value for the environment and the bottom line 
  • Leaders among new ag “disruptors”, including executives from Crop One and the OSI Group, discuss how new technologies and business models can inform the wider industry
  • Zach Johnson and Mitchell Hora, farmers and hosts of APM’s FieldWork, lead a conversation on how supply chain sustainability projects can create value for farmers
  • Exploring animal welfare at an intersection with Craig Wilson, Vice President Quality Assurance & Food Safety, Costco Wholesale, and W. Banks Baker, Manager Animal Welfare & Agriculture: Supply Chain Sustainability, McDonald’s Corp. 
  • Amanda Little, Vanderbilt University professor, award-winning investigative journalist and author of The Fate of Food, discusses big ideas for people and the planet

To explore the full agenda and register for the Summit, which will take place Nov. 20-21 in Indianapolis, visit http://sustainableagsummit.usdairy.com

Interested in showing your support for the Summit? Review the 2019 Sponsorship Prospectus to learn more about sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities.