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Strategies to Improve Groundbreaking Biologic and Synthetic Pesticide, Stimulant and Inoculant Availability in a Complex Market

March 28-29, 2018
  • Raleigh, NC

Agenda

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DAY ONE | Wednesday March 28, 2018

7:00

Conference Registration and Refreshments

8:00

Chairman’s Welcome and Opening Remarks

Patrick McMullan
Adjuvant, Agrochemical, Crop Enhancement Consultant
Ramulus LLC

8:15

KEYNOTE Empowering Farmers in Tackling Weed Control Challenges with Education and Actionable Items for Diversified Practices Adoption

Christine Brunel-Ligneau
Global Head of Integrated Weed Management
Bayer Crop Science

Master Regulatory Requirements and
Accelerate Product Approval

9:00

Establish Regulatory Input to Smooth Pathways to Biologics Adoption

Terry Stone
Vice President, Regulatory Affairs & Sustainability
Agrinos

9:45

Form Strategies to Make a Regulatory Case for Off-Patent Product Similarities

Dave Bolin
Director of Regulatory Affairs
Atticus LLC

10:30

Networking and Refreshment Break

11:00

Overcome Hurdles in Product Registration for New and Legacy Products

Chuck Levey
Team Lead, Insecticides & Fungicides
Syngenta

11:30

Strategies to Work with State Regulatory Agencies to Speed Market Approval and Compliance

Jim Burnette
Director, Structural Pest Control and Pesticides Division
North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

12:30

Networking Luncheon

Fostering Education and Mastering
Public Sentiment

1:30

Promote Understanding and Development of Microbes for Crop Health

Matt DiLeo
R&D Group Leader
Novozymes

2:15

The Importance of Education in Promoting Biologic Adoption

Jane Fife
Chief Science Officer
3Bar Biologics

3:15

The Role of the Grower Community in Bringing New Products to Market

Tami Jones-Jefferson
Principal Research Scientist – US Regulatory Manager
Dow AgroSciences

4:00

Networking and Refreshment Break

Strategic Partner Alignment

4:30

Identify and Assess Global Partnerships to Create New Product Opportunities

Ry Wagner
Global Corporate Strategy Advisor
Agrinos

5:15

Develop Data Driven Product Assessments to Identify Beneficial Partnerships

Ben Doughan
Department Manager - Microbial Formulation Development
Novozymes

6:00

Close of Day One

Networking, Wine and Cheese Reception
immediately following the final session on day one

DAY TWO | Thursday March 29, 2018

8:00

Continental Breakfast

8:30

Chairman’s Recap of Day One

Patrick McMullan
Adjuvant, Agrochemical, Crop Enhancement Consultant
Ramulus LLC

8:45

Distributor and Partner Matchmaking

This networking, “speed dating” style session brings together a veritable “who’s who” of emerging agricultural game changers to discuss emerging technologies, learn more about potential partnerships and establish relationships for the future. We kick off this section with a series of short technology demonstrations, followed by a rotating meet and greet for five minute discussions, business card exchanges and follow up scheduling.

Stimulant and Pesticide R&D and
Evolving Requirements

9:45

Master Hurdles to Research, Development and Logistics for Next
Generation Biologics

Amit Vasavada
Chief Science Officer
Marrone

10:30

Networking and Refreshment Break

11:00

Evaluate the Status of Herbicide Resistance and Develop Flexible R&D Practices

Mark Peterson
Global Product Development Leader
Dow AgroSciences

11:45

Networking Luncheon

1:00

Design a Beneficial Plant Performance Ecosystem with Non-Cohabitating Microbial Consortia

Sean Semones
Chief Technology Officer
Inocucor

1:45

Foster Discovery and Innovation with Scientific Partnerships and Collaboration

Steven Webb
R&D Director
Dow AgroSciences

2:30

Close of Conference

Agenda

Want more agenda details? Download the brochure.
Want more agenda details? Download the brochure.

DAY ONE | Wednesday March 28, 2018

7:00

Conference Registration and Refreshments

8:00

Chairman’s Welcome and Opening Remarks

Patrick McMullan
Adjuvant, Agrochemical, Crop Enhancement Consultant
Ramulus LLC

8:15

KEYNOTE Empowering Farmers in Tackling Weed Control Challenges with Education and Actionable Items for Diversified Practices Adoption

Christine Brunel-Ligneau
Global Head of Integrated Weed Management
Bayer Crop Science

Master Regulatory Requirements and
Accelerate Product Approval

9:00

Establish Regulatory Input to Smooth Pathways to Biologics Adoption

Terry Stone
Vice President, Regulatory Affairs & Sustainability
Agrinos

9:45

Form Strategies to Make a Regulatory Case for Off-Patent Product Similarities

Dave Bolin
Director of Regulatory Affairs
Atticus LLC

10:30

Networking and Refreshment Break

11:00

Overcome Hurdles in Product Registration for New and Legacy Products

Chuck Levey
Team Lead, Insecticides & Fungicides
Syngenta

11:30

Strategies to Work with State Regulatory Agencies to Speed Market Approval and Compliance

Jim Burnette
Director, Structural Pest Control and Pesticides Division
North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

12:30

Networking Luncheon

Fostering Education and Mastering
Public Sentiment

1:30

Promote Understanding and Development of Microbes for Crop Health

Matt DiLeo
R&D Group Leader
Novozymes

2:15

The Importance of Education in Promoting Biologic Adoption

Jane Fife
Chief Science Officer
3Bar Biologics

3:15

The Role of the Grower Community in Bringing New Products to Market

Tami Jones-Jefferson
Principal Research Scientist – US Regulatory Manager
Dow AgroSciences

4:00

Networking and Refreshment Break

Strategic Partner Alignment

4:30

Identify and Assess Global Partnerships to Create New Product Opportunities

Ry Wagner
Global Corporate Strategy Advisor
Agrinos

5:15

Develop Data Driven Product Assessments to Identify Beneficial Partnerships

Ben Doughan
Department Manager - Microbial Formulation Development
Novozymes

6:00

Close of Day One

Networking, Wine and Cheese Reception
immediately following the final session on day one

DAY TWO | Thursday March 29, 2018

8:00

Continental Breakfast

8:30

Chairman’s Recap of Day One

Patrick McMullan
Adjuvant, Agrochemical, Crop Enhancement Consultant
Ramulus LLC

8:45

Distributor and Partner Matchmaking

This networking, “speed dating” style session brings together a veritable “who’s who” of emerging agricultural game changers to discuss emerging technologies, learn more about potential partnerships and establish relationships for the future. We kick off this section with a series of short technology demonstrations, followed by a rotating meet and greet for five minute discussions, business card exchanges and follow up scheduling.

Stimulant and Pesticide R&D and
Evolving Requirements

9:45

Master Hurdles to Research, Development and Logistics for Next
Generation Biologics

Amit Vasavada
Chief Science Officer
Marrone

10:30

Networking and Refreshment Break

11:00

Evaluate the Status of Herbicide Resistance and Develop Flexible R&D Practices

Mark Peterson
Global Product Development Leader
Dow AgroSciences

11:45

Networking Luncheon

1:00

Design a Beneficial Plant Performance Ecosystem with Non-Cohabitating Microbial Consortia

Sean Semones
Chief Technology Officer
Inocucor

1:45

Foster Discovery and Innovation with Scientific Partnerships and Collaboration

Steven Webb
R&D Director
Dow AgroSciences

2:30

Close of Conference