State of the Region 2019

It is that time again to come together and celebrate the accomplishments over the past year and discuss global initiatives the Research Triangle Regional Partnership (RTRP) is undertaking to strengthen our region’s brand. This year, will focus attention on the burgeoning Agtech Cluster that will propel North Carolina’s $87 billion dollar agriculture industry to new heights. Learn how everyone can help grow, converge, and advance our region.


Adrian Percy, Ph.D.-  serves as the CTO of Finistere Ventures, a global technology and life sciences venture capital investor focused on changing the food value chain. Adrian will share his expertise and insights on how the Research Triangle Region can further its position as an epicenter of the Agtech industry.

Diane Leopold- Dominion Energy’s EVP and President CEO of Gas Infrastructure Group, will share insight on what Dominion is doing locally to help support the growth of our region.


Memorial Auditorium
2 East South Street
Raleigh, NC 27601