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Monday, September 19 • 8:30am - 10:15am
Welcome Breakfast and AgTech Panel LIMITED

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Limited Capacity seats available

Our first event at NYC AgTech Week 2016! 

Pick up your event lanyards and network with other attendees. 

Come and hear a dynamic panel about AgTech in NYC from some of the top innovators part of the NYC Ag Collective.

Panel will include: 
  • AeroFarms - Ed Harwood
  • Teens for Food Justice - Katherine Soll
  • Farm.one - Robert Laing
  • Edenworks - Jason Green
  • Green Bronx Machine - Stephen Ritz
  • Agritecture.com - Henry Gordon-Smith  
Moderator: Charles Platkin

There will be an introduction, followed by an overview of urban agriculture in NYC, and then a panel discussion and Q&A. 

Meet other members of the collective and also learn about the exciting work being done by Hunter College to understand NYC's complex food system. 

A great event for networking and getting an introduction to NYC AgTech Week.  

Moderators
Speakers
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Henry Gordon-Smith

Director of Business Development, Blue Planet Consulting
Henry is Director of Business Development at Blue Planet Consulting and one of the primary organizers of NYC AgTech Week. He will also be featuring the event on his blog Agritecture.com. Henry also currently serves as Vice Chairman of the Board of the Association for Vertical Farming. | | Connect with me on LinkedIn or shoot me a tweet! Lets make this the best #NYCagtechweek ever!
JG

Jason Green

CEO, Co-Founder, Edenworks
Jason has always dreamed big for big causes. Before Edenworks, Jason engineered virtual reality rehabilitation systems for patients with brain damage. The idea behind Edenworks sprung out of his interests in scientific research, food, and desire to create a more sustainable future. Jason loves getting to learn from his talented team at Edenworks. Jason’s favorite part of his job is serving as Edenworks’ Chief Inspiration Officer... Read More →
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Ed Harwood

Chief Science Officer, AeroFarms
Inventor of AeroFarms patented technology for growing leafy greens without sun, soil or pesticides. Knowledgeable about aeroponics, entrepreneurship and biology.
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Robert Laing

CEO, Founder, Farm.One
Startups | Vertical Farms | Growing unusual things in the city | Food | Eating plants all day and getting green bits stuck in your teeth
SR

Stephen Rtiz

Founder, Chief Eternal Optimist (CEO), Green Bronx Machine
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Katherine Soll

CEO, Founder, Teens For Food Justice
Founder and Executive Director Kathy Soll believes that all New Yorkers should be committed to ending hunger, food insecurity and poor nutrition in one of the world’s greatest cities and that connecting youth to this mission and each other is a critical part of that achieving that goal.   Teens for Food Justice was built on the concept that hands-on volunteering and helping others builds character and creates a unique level-playing... Read More →