Register to participate in events, network with other participants and for additional information.
Participation is FREE and open to all who have an interest in the application of agricultural innovations. Each event will be recorded and available to registrants after the event has concluded.
As the year unfolds, we will conduct up to six virtual events, each consisting of multiple sessions of presentations, moderated discussions, and Q&A sessions with world-renowned experts. Planned events include ePoster sessions and opportunities to enter or vote in pitch contests in which entrepreneurs present their business ideas to a panel of judges and compete for cash prizes.
The Forum’s innovation themes include:
1. Farms and Farmers of the Future – beginning March 2, 2021
Session 1: Opening Session (March 2, 2021)
Session 2: Efficient in producing wholesome products (March 12, 2021)
Session 3: Sustainable and climate-smart (March 19, 2021)
Session 4: Enabled with transformational technologies (March 23, 2021)
Session 5: Informed and connected to markets (March 30, 2021).
2. Innovations in Genetic Improvement of Agricultural Systems – beginning May 11, 2021
Session 1: Genetic Innovations in Crops (May 11, 2021)
Session 2: Genetic Innovations in Livestock and Fisheries (May 18, 2021)
Session 3: Innovations in Biological Amendments (June 1, 2021)
Session 4: Expanding Access to Breeding Products (June 8, 2021)
3. Innovations in Post-Harvest Management – beginning June 29, 2021
4. Innovations in Entrepreneurship, Especially Among Youth – beginning August 24, 2021
5. Innovations in Information and Communication Technologies – beginning October 19, 2021
6. Innovations in Scaling –beginning December 14, 2021
Curated resources (documents, videos and useful links) for the Forums are available here.
The playlist for Global Agriculture Innovation Forum 2021 is available here.
We appreciate the guidance of our Advisory Group members:
About the Global Agriculture Innovation Forum:
The Global Agriculture Innovation Forum is a joint undertaking between USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service and Purdue University’s Office of International Programs in Agriculture. The Forum will be valuable to entrepreneurs, producers, value-chain operators, service providers, and researchers, as well as donor agencies and implementing partners and will consist of a series of virtual events held throughout 2021.