April 10 - 11, 2019

Energy Biosciences Building Berkeley, California

Two-day Workshop

Day One: April 10, 2019

8:00 AM-8:30 AM

Light Breakfast and Registration


8:30 AM-9:30 AM

Welcome and Introduction: Innovations, Supply Chains, and Finance

Professor, Robinson Chair
Agricultural and Resource Economics, UC Berkeley

9:30 AM-9:45 AM

Break


9:45 AM-11:00 AM

Let's Get to Know the Room: Introductions and Discussion


11:00 AM-12:30 PM

Technology and Agriculture

Professor
University of Guelph Department of Food, Agricultural & Resource Economics

Director of Marketing
Netafim USA

12:30 PM-2:00 PM

Lunch and Presentation: Potential of New Genomics and Agriculture

Chief Agricultural Officer
Mars, Inc.

2:00 PM-3:30 PM

Enhancing Private Enterprise through Supply Chain Innovation

President
J. Lugg & Associates

Interim Executive Director
Berkeley Food Institute

Founder and Chief Impact Officer
Revolution Foods

3:30 PM-3:45 PM

Break


3:45 PM-5:15 PM

Creative Finance of Supply Chain Innovation

Founder and Senior Fellow
Financial Innovations Labs

Global Head of Impact
Advance Global Capital

Partner
Bonaventure Capital

5:15 PM-5:30 PM

Synthesis of Day 1

Professor, Robinson Chair
Agricultural and Resource Economics, UC Berkeley

5:30 PM-7:30 PM

Solidaridad 50th Anniversary Reception and Keynote: What the Data Revolution Means for Supply Chain Innovation

Vice Chancellor for Research
University of California, Berkeley

Day Two: April 11, 2019

8:00 AM-8:30 AM

Light Breakfast and Networking


8:30 AM-9:30 AM

Global Transformations in Agriculture and Supply Chains

Professor
Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics, Michigan State University

9:30 AM-10:30 AM

Transition of Supply Chains in Emerging Markets

Managing Director
Solidaridad Southern Africa

Executive Vice President
Self Help Africa

10:30 AM-10:45 AM

Break


10:45 AM-12:00 PM

Fine Flavored Successes

Director of Sustainability
Guittard Chocolate

Founder
Predator Endurance®

Founder
Predator Endurance®

12:00 PM-1:15 PM

Lunch and Networking


1:15 PM-2:15 PM

Venture Capital Funding for Agrifood Innovation

Associate Professor, Agricultural and Resource Economics
Colorado State University

2:15 PM-2:30 PM

Break


2:30 PM-4:00 PM

Technology and Policy in Supply Chains

Dean, College of Natural Resources
Polytechnic University of Guayaquil

Managing Director
Innovative Genomics Institute

Professor, Robinson Chair
Agricultural and Resource Economics, UC Berkeley

4:00 PM-5:00 PM

Synthesis and Conclusion

Professor, Robinson Chair
Agricultural and Resource Economics, UC Berkeley

Managing Director
Solidaridad North America