SDL – The Leaders Forum in Agtech and Sustainability

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International professionals across the supply chain come together to share initiatives and spur innovation. 

Press Release, 08/05/2019 (Miami, Fl.) – SDL, an independently organized event series, announced the second round of speakers to conduct presentations during the inaugural event this October 22-24, 2019, featuring CEOs, directors and other pioneering figures in sustainability strategy and agtech. 

The forum will take place inside the James L Knight Center in Miami, Florida. Featured topics include: long term sustainability across our supply chain sectors; soil health and its climate impact; the role of ground level farmers in a fast moving, innovative agricultural future. 

SDL introduces new drop-in roundtables for the October Miami forum. The goal for these first come, first serve conversations is to encourage attendees to drop into a free-thinking conversation, delving into new ideas and cooperative solutions. Tables will be scheduled pre-event and each based around a headline topic, curated and led by leaders in the AgTech community. Topics and table hosts will be announced in the coming weeks. 

Alongside SDL’s already confirmed speakers including MARS, Airbnb and Microsoft, a second round of international thought-leaders have been confirmed: 

Ken Russell – Miami Commissioner
Arama Kukutai – Partner, Finistere Ventures
Megan DeYoung – Strategic Partnerships Consultant, Aerofarms
Miku Jha – CEO, AgShift
Sara Eckhouse – Executive Director, FoodShot Global
Amy Yoder – CEO, Anuvia Plant Nutrients
Chris Higgins – Co-owner, Hort Americas
Anna Rath – CEO, Vestaron Corporation 

Chris Higgins, Co-owner of Hort Americas and founder of Urban Ag News will be speaking at SDL Miami 2019

For a full list of speakers visit: 

Occupancy for the event is limited and organizers urge attendees to secure their registration early. 

For more information on SDL or to purchase tickets visit: 

About Sustainability & Digitalization Leaders SDL is a program of events that address our planet’s most pressing issues, bringing together the decision makers who directly impact global change and can implement the necessary strategies to move the conversation forward. 

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