2019 Annual Conference

2019 Annual Meeting

We look forward to seeing you November 4-6 at the AgGateway Annual Conference at the Hotel Monteleone in New Orleans. Conference sessions are designed to stimulate and energize companies in the transition to digital agriculture, including:

  • A special track presented by the Purdue University Open Ag Technology and Systems Center (OATS) with three sessions, “Data Analytics: Wrangling and Visualization”, “Blockchain Demo”; and “Architectures for Solving Ag’s Networking Problems”;
  • Global perspective on digital ag from representatives of AgGateway Europe and AgGateway Latin America;
  • A pre-conference tour of a CHS grain export facility in the New Orleans area (space is limited);
  • “Identification 201” with GS1-US, a session that will tie in with some of AgGateway’s current project activities; and
  • Sessions on AgGateway’s new Digital Resource Center and Portfolio Management Center, part of the AgGateway 2020 reorganization designed to facilitate agile development and implementation of digital resources.,


 John Reifsteck

 Jacob Appleberry

Bill McGough

 John Smith

Some featured general session speakers include Jake Appleberry of A&A FarmsJohn Reifsteck, Chairman and President of GROWMARK, Inc.; and two speakers from Bayer Crop Science: Vice President of North America Digital Transformation Bill McGough and Vice President of Strategic Accounts John Smith.

AgGateway's annual conference draws leading business and IT professionals to discuss ongoing initiatives to help companies better manage and use agricultural information. Early registrants receive a significant registration discount. The conference also features a welcome luncheon for first-time attendees and multiple networking breaks and receptions.

The program is especially geared to ag retailers, distributors, manufacturers of ag inputs (e.g., seed, crop nutrition, crop protection) and specialty chemical products, and software and data service providers, as well as professionals in precision ag, academia, agricultural organizations, students and ag media.

Explore sponsorship opportunities by reviewing the sponsorship program on the event webpage or email Sponsorship@AgGateway.org.

General inquiries can also be directed to AgGateway’s Member Services at Member.Services@AgGateway.org or (+1) 866-251-8618.

2019 Annual Conference Sponsors

2019 Annual Conference Sponsors (as of April 30, 2019)

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Silver Sponsors

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