Speakers

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Lisa Tiemann
Associate Professor
Michigan State University

Track B - Day One - Morning

11:55 am | Harnessing Soil Microbes for More Efficient Nitrogen Use & Retention in Agroecosystems

Elizabeth Rieke
Soil Microbiome Scientist
The Soil Health Institute

Day One

Tuesday, February 22 2022

5:10 pm | Interactive Discussion Groups

8:30 am | Panel Discussion: Assessing the Value Proposition of AgBiologicals in the Next 5 Years

Day Two

Wednesday, February 23 2022

3:40 pm | Panel Discussion: The Grower Perspective

Adam Freedman
Director of Platform
Boost Biomes

Day One

Tuesday, February 22 2022

4:10 pm | Accelerating Microbial Development with Data Platforms

Pankaj Pathak
Global Pipeline Strategy Director
Marrone Bio Innovations

Dominik Satory
Senior Scientist
JoynBio

Track A - Day One - Afternoon

2:50 pm | Engineering Better Microbes for Ag

Patrick Doyle
Vice President, Product Development & Regulatory
Plant Health Care

Day One

Tuesday, February 22 2022

5:10 pm | Interactive Discussion Groups

David Beaudreau
Jr Senior Vice President
DCLRS

Day Two

Wednesday, February 23 2022

9:30 am | Striving Toward Regulatory Consensus on Biostimulants

Zeb Winslow
5th Generation Grower
Z3 Agriculture

Day Two

Wednesday, February 23 2022

3:40 pm | Panel Discussion: The Grower Perspective

Russ Putland
VP Commercial
Lavie Bio

Day One

Tuesday, February 22 2022

8:30 am | Panel Discussion: Assessing the Value Proposition of AgBiologicals in the Next 5 Years

Track B - Day One - Afternoon

1:50 pm | Case Study: Striding from Discovery to Development to Market

Tracy Raines
CIO
AgBiome

Track A - Day One - Morning

11:55 am | Fungicides & the Fight Against Biotic Stress

Barry Goldman
CSO
Pluton Biosciences

Day One

Tuesday, February 22 2022

10:15 am | Maximizing Discovery Platform Potential

Ross Youngs
CEO & Founder
Biosortia

Track B - Day One - Afternoon

2:50 pm | Therapeutic Industry Perspective: Time to Follow Suit

Adrian Ferrero
CEO & Co-Founder
BiomeMakers

Brandon Brega
COO
Growcentia

Day One

Tuesday, February 22 2022

4:40 pm | Scaling up Production of Microbial Consortia

Matthew Wallenstein
Prof. & Dept. Head Colostate, Co- Founder & Chairman
Growcentia

Day One

Tuesday, February 22 2022

9:45 am | Delving into the Microbiome’s Role in Regenerative Farming

8:30 am | Panel Discussion: Assessing the Value Proposition of AgBiologicals in the Next 5 Years

Fernando Derossi
Global Head of Ag- Technology UPL
Sustainable Solutions & Services

Track B - Day One - Afternoon

2:20 pm | The Gigaton Challenge: The Microbiome & Carbon

Oliver Baars
Assistant Professor
NCSU

Day Two - Track A - Afternoon

1:10 pm | Plant-Microbe Interactions: Shifting Focus to Iron

Sarah Hovinga
Global Regulatory Policy Analyst
Bayer

Day Two - Track B - Afternoon

12:40 pm | Shepherding New Technologies to Market Through Building Trust

Tim Johnson, PhD
VP Field Development & Technical Services
Marrone Bio Innovations

Day Two - Track B - Morning

11:20 am | Exploring Inactive Microbial Application Methods

Amit Vasavada
CTO
Marrone Bio Innovations

Track A - Day One - Morning

11:25 am | Harnessing Bioherbicide Capabilities to Minimize Weed Invasion:

Ben Doughan
Global Biologicals Formulation Portfolio Leader
Corteva

Day Two - Track B - Afternoon

1:10 pm | Pitfalls to Partnering: An Overview

Anne Runkel
VP for Research
Plant Response

Track B - Day One - Morning

11:25 am | Greenhouse to Field

Claire Pelligra
Microbial Assay Development Manager
Novozymes

Scott Uknes
Co-CEO
AgBiome

Track B - Day One - Morning

12:25 pm | Pipeline for BioFungicide Development - Specialty Crops

John Kruse
VP Agronomy
Plant Response

Jane Fife
CTO
3Bar

Day Two - Track B - Morning

10:50 am | Innovating Maximum Shelf Life and Soil Capabilities

Steven Vandenabeele
CSO
ApheaBio

Track A - Day One - Afternoon

1:50 pm | Case Study: Fast-Track Your Pipeline Using Discovery Platforms

Isabel Vercauteren
CEO
ApheaBio

Day One

Tuesday, February 22 2022

8:30 am | Panel Discussion: Assessing the Value Proposition of AgBiologicals in the Next 5 Years

Keith Matthews
Legal
Wiley Rein

Day Two

Wednesday, February 23 2022

9:00 am | Regulatory Requirements – An Essential Consideration for Marketing

Manuel Kleiner
Assistant Professor
NCSU

Day One

Tuesday, February 22 2022

3:40 pm | Case Study: Microbe Dependent Heterosis in Maize

John Gorsuch
Prinicipal Scientist
Bio Wish

Day Two - Track A - Morning

11:20 am | Raising the Bar on Quality for Microbial Biostimulants

Jason Ward
BioAg Head Commercial Operations
Novozymes

Day One

Tuesday, February 22 2022

8:30 am | Panel Discussion: Assessing the Value Proposition of AgBiologicals in the Next 5 Years

Robert West
Chief Scientist
Microbes Biosciences

Track A - Day One - Morning

12:25 pm | Translating a Biological Product from Lab to Field & Commercialization of a Bioproduct

Marcelo Santos
Director of Field Development
Sound Agriculture

Day Two

Wednesday, February 23 2022

3:10 pm | Stimulating the Microbiome to Reduce Nitrogen Inputs and Carbon Footprint

Molly Tillmann
Research Manager
Terramax

Day Two - Track A - Afternoon

12:40 pm | Maximize Yield Potential with Nitrogen Fixation

Annett Rozek
CSO
Terramera

Day Two - Track A - Morning

11:20 am | Harnessing Green Chemistry Solutions

Kellye Eversole
Executive Director
Phytobiomes Alliance

Alireza Pourreza
Assistant Professor
University of California, Davis

Will Mann
Agronomist & Ag Consultant
Independent

Day Two

Wednesday, February 23 2022

3:40 pm | Panel Discussion: The Grower Perspective

Kathy Buzecky
Process Engineer
Fluid Air

Track B - Day One - Afternoon

1:40 pm | Optimized Continuous Drying for Microbiome Applications

Prasanna Kankanala
Science-Lead Next Gen Products
Trace Genomics

Day One

Tuesday, February 22 2022

9:15 am | Unlocking The Soil Environment for Next-Gen Biologics Solutions

David Mead
PhD, CEO & Founder
Varigen Biosciences

Track A - Day One - Afternoon

1:40 pm | The Discovery and Production of Bioactive Small Molecule Compounds: Streamlining a Complicated and Time Intensive Process

Shawn Semones PhD
Vice President, Research & Development Anuvia Plant
Nutrients

Day Two

Wednesday, February 23 2022

2:40 pm | Changing the Paradigm of Plant Nutrition

Nathan Cude
Senior Scientist
Novozymes

Day One

Tuesday, February 22 2022

5:10 pm | Interactive Discussion Groups

Jean Broadvest
Head of Biocontrol Research, Biologics R&D
Bayer

Jacob Parnell
Product Specialist
Biome Makers Inc.

Track A - Day One - Afternoon

2:20 pm | The Value Proposition of Soil Analysis