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Vertical Farming World Congress 2021
September 20, 2021 - September 22, 2021
Following the success of the inaugural 2020 event, attended by 180 delegates from 40 countries, Zenith Global is delighted to return with an expanded 2nd Vertical Farming World Congress.
Bringing together vertical farming operators, investors, suppliers and customers, the event will again assemble key industry leaders from around the globe to debate and advance the industry’s future.
There will be two days of conference sessions, where industry leaders, innovators, suppliers, advisers and investors will share their insights through a series of presentations, interviews and interactive panel discussions, as well as virtual vertical farm tours.
Extensive networking opportunities, from dedicated networking breaks and group workshops to welcome receptions, will enable all delegates to connect with other industry peers.
Congress sessions and speakers include:
- Industry leadership panel with InFarm, Plenty and YesHealth
- Market opportunity and strategy with AeroFarms, HortAmericas, Rabobank, and Vertical Future
- Crop and technology innovation with Better Origin, BoomGrow, Gardin, Grow Group IFS, Swegreen and Vertical Field
- US Innovation from 80 Acres Farms, Brick Street Farms and Bowery Farming
- Science briefing from NASA on vegetable production at the International Space Station
- Industry policy forum with industry associations from Africa, Japan, UK and US alongside Association for Vertical Farming and FarmTech Society
- Regional pioneers AgroUrbana from Chile, UrbanKisaan from India and 808 Factory from Japan
- Customer and investor panels with ECF Farm Systems, Equilibrium Capital, IKEA, KPMG, Metro and S2G Ventures
- Sponsor presentations from Cubic Farm Systems Corp, IGS Limited and Vertical Future.
Other highlights include:
- Agritecture workshops on planning an urban farming business (optional add-on)
- Virtual vertical farm visits
- Opportunity to present within Vertical Ventures session
- Presentation of 2021 Vertical Farming World Awards
- Welcome and networking receptions.