2022 WEEK AT A GLANCE

Registration for Food, Ag, Ideas Week is now open! Click here to register and get access to all of the panels, events, experiences, tours, and more that are all listed below. We are also offering virtual tickets that can access a portion of these events.

 

Food I Ag I Ideas Week is multiple days of speakers, events, tours, and demo showcases hosted in inspiring spaces with a build-your-own schedule format. This year, sessions have been designed to offer perspectives from a cross-section of the ecosystem from startups to Fortune 500 companies.

10/3: MONDAY*

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

KEYNOTE: GLOBAL IMPACT - NAVIGATING THE FOOD AND AG SUPPLY CHAIN IN A POST-PANDEMIC WORLD

10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

1A: FUTURE OF FOOD SECURITY

Led by The Good Acre

 

1B: WHAT DOES TRANSPARENT SUSTAINABILITY AND RESPONSIBILITY LOOK LIKE THROUGH A SINGLE SUPPLY CHAIN?

Led by SunOpta

12:00 PM-1:30 PM

LUNCH TABLE TALKS ($15)

Lunch Table Talks are designed to supplement the speaker sessions by providing the opportunity to have a personal conversation about a corresponding topic.

12:00 PM-2:00 PM

LOCAL CPG MARKET

Featuring brands from the Target Minority Showcase

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

PLENARY: THE FUTURE OF FOOD - CLIMATE CHANGE RESHAPING THE GLOBAL LANDSCAPE

Led by Future iQ

3:30 PM – 4:30 PM

EDUCATION WORKSHOP: CANNABIS IN FOOD AND BEVERAGES: THE CURRENT LEGAL LANDSCAPE OF THC AND CBD PRODUCTION

Led by RockHutchinson and Hellmuth & Johnson

5:30 PM – 9:30 PM

TECHSTARS FARM TO FORK DEMO DAY

Hosted at Machine Shop

6:00 PM – 10:00 PM

NATURALLY MINNESOTA LAUNCH PARTY, PITCH SLAM AND MARKET

Hosted at the Mill City Museum

10/4: TUESDAY*

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

2A: UNLOCKING ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR GROWTH

Led by NielsenIQ

2B: FOOD SYSTEM RESILIENCY IN THE URBAN ENVIRONMENT

10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

 

3A: THE RISE OF UPCYCLED PRODUCTS

 

3B: HOW LEADING ORGANIZATIONS ARE USING DATA TO HELP BUILD A MORE RESILIENT, PRODUCTIVE, AND SUSTAINABLE FOOD SYSTEM

Led by Daugherty Business Solutions

1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

4A: CONTRARIAN PANEL - THE TRUE PROS AND CONS OF INDOOR FARMING

 

4B: NEW FRONTIER OF FERTILIZERS

Led by AURI

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

5A: BUILDING YOUR BRAND AND TELLING YOUR STORY IN TODAY'S CHANGING WORLD

Led by JT Mega

5B: THE ROLE OF TECHNOLOGY, ROBOTICS, AND AUTOMATION IN THE FOOD SUPPLY CHAIN

Led by Plug and Play Fargo

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

CO-MAN EDUCATION WORKSHOP: THIS IS HOW TO CRUSH YOUR NEXT GROWTH SPURT

Led by FoodOps LLC

10/5: WEDNESDAY*

10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

AURI CONNECTS: FIELDS OF INNOVATION - HIGHLIGHTING MINNESOTA'S DIVERSE AG INGREDIENT SUPPLY CHAIN

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

CLAYTON FARMS TOUR

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

CLAYTON FARMS TOUR

10/6: THURSDAY*

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

CLAYTON FARMS TOUR

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

CLAYTON FARMS TOUR

4:00 PM – 6:30 PM

SUNOPTA RECEPTION

Hosted at SunOpta Headquarters

*Subject to change

PRESENTING PARTNER

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