About the Summit

Commercializing Solutions for Climate-Resilient Ag

The World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit in San Francisco unites more than 2500 global leaders and pioneering businesses dedicated to advancing and investing in technologies to build a stronger, more resilient agri-food supply chain.

With a focus on harnessing nature-based solutions to meet climate commitments, and successful paths for commercializing biological inputs, next-generation breeding, AI and automation, an outstanding speaking faculty uncovers the innovations and investment propelling new value creation in this sector.

Celebrating its 12th year, this flagship event will transform the Marriott Marquis on March 19-20, 2024 into the epicenter of the agri-food industry for two days of high-level discussion, powerful networking, and deal-making.

Building on the success of our Start-Up Arena, this year’s summit will feature even more founder showcases, interactive breakout sessions and intimate roundtables, alongside a dedicated 1-1 meeting room. Our curated networking environment is designed to ignite inspiration, foster knowledge exchange, and facilitate the critical partnerships essential for future business prosperity.

Program themes for 2024:

  • Future-Proofing Food Systems: Agricultural Innovation for Food Security
  • Decarbonization: Aligning Climate Commitments Throughout the Value Chain
  • Real-Time Decision Agility: Equipment, Engineering and Data Insights
  • GenAI-Powered Agriculture: Ethics, Impact, and Challenges
  • Unlocking Regenerative Agriculture: Aligning CPGs, Growers and Agribusiness
  • Scaling Ag Investment: The Future of VC, PE, and Institutional Funding
  • Biologicals in Action: Innovating in Line with Environmental Ambitions
  • CRISPR Cultivation: Transforming Agriculture for Climate Resilience
  • Embracing Automation: Robotics and the Future of Labor in Fresh Produce
  • Supply Chain Impact: Generating Real-Time Insights into the Food System
  • Digital Financing in Agriculture: Sustainable Ag’s Solution or a New Conundrum?
  • A Blueprint for Impact: Embedding Sustainability into R&D Strategy

What to Expect in 2024

Who Will You Meet?

The delegate list is packed with senior agri-food changemakers from every part of the innovation ecosystem! See who’s set to join us San Francisco:

2024 Advisory Board

Rethink Events

Rethink summits are created by experts in the water, waste and agri-food tech industries to address the issues most crucial to investors and developers in these sectors. Through our global network of industry advisors, we produce highly-focused, topical summits which gather all the right people together in one room to share ideas, find solutions and identify new business opportunities.

We are committed to providing the world-leading platforms for knowledge-sharing, debate and networking for business leaders, featuring the leading experts and gamechangers from across the global ecosystem. Our goal is to promote diversity and inclusion, with particular effort to phase out all-male speaker panels to ensure balanced representation and promotion of women in technology and business.

For more information about Rethink, visit www.rethinkevents.com