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FOOD IT: SOIL TO FORK CONFERENCE

June 20, 2014 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm PDT

Our first-ever FOOD IT event at Stanford was arguably the first conference in Silicon Valley dedicated to agrifoodtech with attendance of 365 people from across the US, Canada, The Netherlands, and New Zealand.

This day-long conference brought together start-ups, investors, established players from the IT and Food & Agriculture industries, as well as representatives from leading global food/ag innovation hubs to explore how IT is changing the production, transportation and sales, marketing and consumption of food.

Panels

Food Geeks Travel (Virtually)

“Fast pitch” presentations from world leading food/ag innovation hubs.

How is IT Changing the Paradigm of Where Food is Grown & How it is Moved?

IT is spurring local food, urban and do-it-yourself farming, better logistics and delivery

How can IT Shape Trends & Meet Future Challenges for Food?

Examine the intersection of consumer, technology, innovation and financing trends.

What are Farmers’ Data Needs?

What value are farmers looking to derive for their land or operations from IT innovation?

How is IT being applied to the Marketing & Selling of Food?

IT plays a bigger role in product conceptualization, formulation, promotion, and purchase.

How can we use IT to Decrease Food Waste?

How can IT innovation be brought to bear on this issue—from soil to fork?

 The Blender!

Fast pitch business competition with VC judges, both Food and Ag sessions.

Watch videos from the event, including panels, company pitches for the Golden Blender award, and more.

Click here to view photos of the event from our photographer.

Details

Date:
June 20, 2014
Time:
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Arrillaga Alumni Center
326 Galvez St
Stanford, CA United States
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