Youth-Ag Summit 2017
Youth-Ag Summit 2017October 9-13, 2017, starting 08:30am CEST
From October 9-13, 2017, the Crop Science division of Bayer hosts the third Youth Ag-Summit in Brussels. Coming from as far afield as Australia and Argentina, 100 young delegates aged 18-25 will take part in a four-day program focused on enhancing their skills in sustainability, innovation and leadership, to tackle the challenge of feeding a hungry planet by 2050.
Throughout the Summit, the program will combine key insights from expert speakers in the agriculture sector with group breakout sessions aimed at finding concrete solutions to the SDGs. The top three groups will receive funding from Bayer to implement their ideas.
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Keynote “The Power of Possibility” by Srinivas Rao, Host and Founder of The Unmistakable Creative Pod
Keynote by Frank Sesno, Director of the School of Media and Public Affairs at the George Washington University.
Adrian Percy, Head of R&D is LIVE from the @Youth Ag-Summit in Brussels! Watch as he discusses innovation, solving global food issues, and the importance of diversity and collaboration wih delegates. #youthagsummit
Keynote speeches on Sustainability during the Youth Ag-Summit GROW Talk “Agriculture is at the center of sustainable development” - Achim Dobermann GROW Talk “Perfect Opportunities for Inclusive growth in AgriCOOLture” - Hlami Ngwenya GROW Talk “The State of the Consumer” - Georgie Aley Followed by a panel
Liam Condon, CEO of Bayer Crop Science opens the Youth AG-Summit 2017 Day 1 in Brussels