Register Now to “Get Plugged In” at AgGateway’s Annual Conference

2018 Press Releases

Register Now to “Get Plugged In” at AgGateway’s Annual Conference,
November 12-14 in Austin, Texas

Washington, D.C., September 12, 2018 – Registration is now open for AgGateway’s Annual Conference, “Get Plugged In”, coming November 12-14 to the Sheraton Austin Hotel at The Capitol, Austin, Texas. AgGateway's annual conference draws hundreds of 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 keynote speaker is Stephanie Liska, CEO of Beck Ag, who will explore ways to use data to drive customer insights. Other speakers include Norbert Schlingmann, General Manager of the Agricultural Industry Electronics Foundation (AEF); a representative from the U.S. Department of Agriculture speaking on the agency’s data-related work; and Vince Restucci, Director of Procurement & Business Technology at R.D. Offutt Company, who will discuss data opportunities for grower/producer operations. The conference will feature additional educational sessions focused on business and technical topics, as well as updates from the AgGateway Global Network. The conference also features a welcome luncheon for first-time attendees, the annual awards program, and multiple networking breaks and receptions.

“Austin is a place to plug into great music, and this fall we’re inviting the industry to plug into digital agriculture,” said AgGateway Executive Vice President and COO Brent Kemp. “This is the time to make sure you’re hooked into the resources and networking contacts you need to be successful – that your company is making the connections it needs to stay competitive in a dynamic information age, when maximizing efficiency and productivity is essential.”

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.

More information is available on AgGateway's 2018 Annual Conference webpage, found under “Events” at Explore sponsorship opportunities by reviewing the sponsorship program on the event webpage or email General inquiries can also be directed to AgGateway’s Member Services at or (+1) 866-251-8618.


AgGateway is a non-profit organization dedicated to the expanded use of information to maximize efficiency and productivity, promoting and enabling the industry's transition to digital agriculture.