Ag Tech Professional Forum

Online Registration is Now Closed

Join friends and colleagues from our region and share what’s happening in North Carolina’s ag tech industry. The Ag Tech Professional Forum is a series held throughout the year providing the opportunity to learn about N.C.’s diverse agricultural resources, while also offering a setting for networking and engagement outside of our normal workspaces. See the agenda below for the upcoming Forum topic and details.

4:00 p.m.    Registration/Check-in

4:30 p.m.    Event Program

5:30 p.m.    Networking Reception


The Ag Tech Professional Forum 2020 series theme is around plant health in recognition of the United Nation’s "International Year of Plant Health." NCBiotech will gather experts to present and discuss topics and challenges faced by plants in today's environment. This may include biotic and abiotic stresses, plant protection, breeding and genetics, microbial and natural solutions, disease spread and detection, regulation, marketplace acceptance, or pest management and control.

Decisions, Decisions, Decisions...

The February 19 Forum will showcase a panel of industry experts discussing how they decide on what to develop, in this time of complexity and risk. We will post the speaker lineup once confirmed so mark your calendar and check back soon.

Charles Baxter Photo Gilles Galliou Photo

Charles Baxter
Head Trait Development; Seeds Product Development

Gilles Galliou
Head of Region Americas
Bayer Environmental Science

Adrian Percy Photo Marianela Rodriguez-Carres Photo

Adrian Percy
Chief Technology Officer, UPL Ltd
Venture Partner, Finistere Ventures

Marianela Rodriguez-Carres
Innovation Scout Lead

2020 Annual Sponsors

HPG Logo

Myers Bigel Logo Smith Anderson Logo


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Online Registration is now closed.  Don't worry, you can still register onsite, so bring your credit card and arrive at 4 p.m. to make sure. 

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2020 Series Dates:

  • February 19
  • April 15
  • June 17 Summer Social
  • September 16
  • November 11

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15 T.W. Alexander Drive
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709

$10 early bird / $15 on-site