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November 17 at 11:15 am UAE Standard Time | The Intersection of Agriculture, Food, and Technology

November 17 at 11:15 am UAE Standard Time | The Intersection of Agriculture, Food, and Technology

The application of technology—including artificial intelligence (AI), robotics, and a range of smart-bio innovations—has the potential to transform the global food system radically, making it more resilient, sustainable, and equitable. Innovators and entrepreneurs are developing new ways to tackle the most pressing social and sustainability challenges of our time, including leveraging big data and AI to prevent food loss and waste, measuring carbon sequestration, responsibly using farm inputs, using robots to alleviate labor shortages, and identifying the most drought-resistant crops. Panelists will explore cutting-edge food AgriTech innovations, investment opportunities, and challenges to scaling, while taking into consideration the needs of farmers, consumers, policymakers, and businesses.

Moderator

Holly Freishtat
Director, Feeding Change, Milken Institute

Speakers

Emily Musil Church
Senior Director, Center for Strategic Philanthropy, Milken Institute

His Royal Highness Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed bin Talal Al Saud
Founder, KBW Group of Companies

Irving Fain
CEO and Founder, Bowery Farming

Shan Kadavil
Founder, FreshToHome

 

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