Crop Protection Leaders’ Forum 2017

Based on feedback from attendees, the glamorous black tie Agrow Awards event will be enhanced once more by incorporating the Crop Protection Leaders’ Forum with a line-up of industry leading experts.

This interactive day of panels and hot-topic discussions with industry experts is free to attend as part of your Agrow Awards table or seat booking and will also take place on 30 October at 8 Northumberland. Book your table here to attend the Forum as well as the prestigious 10th Annual Agrow Awards evening.

We will be announcing the winners that evening at a glittering gala dinner to celebrate our 10th Anniversary of the Awards.

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Forum Agenda

14.00 Registration and networking refreshments

14.30 Global crop protection market: an in-depth analysis

– Mega M&As and their impact on the industry
– Agrow’s Top 20
– Regional regulatory round ups: EU, US, Latin America and Asia
– Crop and market outlook for 2017

Presented by:
Sanjiv Rana, Managing Editor, Agrow
Tom Scott, Chief Executive Officer, Informa Economics IEG
Jonathan Shoham, Consulting Analyst, Phillips McDougall

15.30 Tea/coffee and networking break

16.00 Interactive panel discussion: Crop protection industry in flux

A discussion on the impact of:
– Mega M&As and political upheavals (Brexit, EU and US)
– Economic environment (commodity prices and exchange rates trends)
– Political pressures on the scientific regulatory process

Euros Jones, ECPA – European Crop Protection Association
Howard Minigh, President and CEO of CropLife International
Mike Carroll, Head of Research and Development, EMEA, Arysta LifeScience
Tom Scott, Chief Executive Officer, Informa Economics IEG
Sean Smith, Chief Executive Officer, Eden Research plc

16.40 Interactive panel discussion: New technologies, their impact and regulation

– A discussion on new plant breeding techniques, nanotechnology, biologicals and combination products.

Dr. Camilla Corsi, Head of Crop Protection Research, Syngenta
Dr. Franz-Josef Placke, Head of R&D, Regulatory Science, Bayer AG
Dr. Gerardo Ramos, Former Head of Syngenta Crop Protection R&D
Dr. Pam Marrone, Founder and CEO – Marrone Bio Innovations

17.15 End of Crop Protection Leaders’ Forum

19.00 Agrow Awards Ceremony

It is essential to pre-register your complimentary place at the Crop Protection Leaders’ Forum – details will be sent to you once your Awards booking is confirmed.

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