FOODnext Germany happens once every two years.
WEDNESDAY, NOV 15th 2017
1:15pm - 1:45pm
1:45pm - 1:55pm
1:55pm - 2:15pm
2:15pm - 2:35pm
2:35pm - 2:50pm
2:50pm - 3:10pm
3:10pm - 3:40pm
3:40pm - 4:25pm
4:25pm - 4:45pm
4:45pm - 5:00pm
5:00pm - 5:30pm
5:30pm - 6:00pm
6:00pm - 6:10pm
6:10pm - 8:00pm
Registration, Meet & Mingle
Welcome, Introduction & Goal of FOODnext
Borris Förster, Partner & Co-Founder @ FOODnext, Mentor @ BayWa/RWA Agro Innovation Lab
Keynote 1: The Future of Digital Farming
Tobias Menne, Global Head of Digital Farming @ Bayer Crop Science
Keynote 2: A Global Investor Perspective
Andy Ziolkowski, Managing Director @ Cultivian Sandbox and co-founder and Managing Partner @ Cultivian Ventures
Corporate Startup Cooperation: A Case in Point
Fabio Ziemssen, Head of FoodTech and Innovation @ Metro Group
On The Potential and Challenges of Artificial Intelligence in Agriculture (Tbc)
Dr. Christoph Peylo, Global Head of Artificial Intelligence @ Bosch
Technology Pitch From 4 selected AgTech Startups
Jury: Christoph Grimme (Grimme Landmaschinen), Dr. Markus Pfeiffer (Bloom Partners), Maarten Goossens (Anterra Capital), Tobias Menne (Bayer AG), Andy Ziolkowski (Cultivian Ventures)
Blockchain in Agriculture (tbd)
Sebastian Epple, Blockchain Leader DACH @ IBM
A Digital Cure Against Pesticide Resistance
Dirk Vandenhirtz, Group CEO @ Zasso Group
Future Panel: Development, Chances and Issues of AgTech
Interactive Panel engaging the audience to drive the discussion.
Moderator: Philip Vospeter (Head of Digital Transformation @ CLAAS KGaA mbH)
Members: Tobias Menne (Global Head of Digital Farming @ Bayer), Alexander Langer (CEO @ Schmiede.One), Prof. Dr. Amos Albert (CEO @ Deepfield Robotics and Bosch Startup Platform)
Investor Panel: The EU AgTech Market
- Is Europe to be taken seriously?
- Where will the funds move in the future (industry/location)?
- How can smaller players play a more active role and why should they?
Moderator: Benedikt Bösel (Chair @ Federal Startup Assoc. Germany, AgTech Group and Investment Advisor to Bioenterprise Ventures
Members: Andy Zolkowski (Managing Director @ Cultivian Sandbox), Maarten Goossens (Co-founder and Principal @ Anterra Capital),
Dr. Lorelei Davis (Head of Digital Innovation Accelerator @ KWS)
The Outlook of FOODnext
Borris Förster and Fabio Ziemssen, Founding Partners of FOODnext
Announcing the Winning Startup & Networking Drinks
Join us for the announcement of the winning startup chosen by the high-calibre jury and some tasty networking drinks!