Public Notice

Convergence Summit: AgTech Innovation at the Intersections


The Rowen Foundation, Center for Global Health Innovation and Georgia Research Alliance partnered to establish a new event devoted to the convergence of key industry sectors and the many intersecting priorities that bind them together such as workforce, research, and innovation.

In a world that often looks for clear boundaries, the Convergence Summit: AgTech Innovation at the Intersections showcased diverse perspectives spanning multiple industries including precision agriculture, food systems, advanced technology, development and the environment.

A recording of the event is below.

During the Summit, participants heard from Georgia Commissioner of Agriculture, Tyler Harper, and Mason Ailstock, President and CEO of the Rowen Foundation, followed by a panel of industry leaders.

Panelists include:

  • Marianela Rodriguez-Carres, Global Indication Leader, Pest & Disease Control, Global Strategic Marketing at BASF
  • Kim Nicholson, Vice President, AgTech and Innovation, Strategy and Growth at The Mosaic Company
  • Connor Seabrook, Vice President and Managing Director, GRA Venture Fund
  • Katherine Lynch, Principal, Trammell Crow Company
  • Moderated by Maria Thacker-Goethe, CEO, Center for Global Health Innovation and President and CEO, Georgia Bio

Event Details

When: Thursday, May 4, 2023

Where: Georgia Gwinnett College
Cisco Auditorium
1000 University Center Lane
Lawrenceville, GA 30043

Time: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

RSVP: This event occurred in the past.