September 18-20, 2017

Future of Farming Dialog 2017


Dr. Marijn Dekkers, CEO of Bayer AG

Liam Condon, Member of the Board of Management of Bayer AG and President of the division Crop Science

From September 18 to 20, 2017, the Crop Science Division of Bayer is hosting the “Future of Farming Dialog 2017” in Monheim, Germany.

The event starts at the demonstration farm Laacher Hof, where visitors will have an opportunity to see first-hand how sustainable agriculture and Digital Farming have an impact on both global and local farming challenges. The farm show is followed by a panel discussion.

On Tuesday, September 19, Liam Condon, Member of the Board of Management of Bayer AG and President of the Crop Science Division, and Adrian Percy, Head of R&D at Crop Science, will deliver an executive address at the Crop Science Headquarters, in Monheim. This will be followed by a Q&A session, keynotes, and discussion throughout the afternoon.

The event will conclude on September 20, where participants have the option to attend one of four different activities focusing on life sciences and plant breeding.

The dates mark a compelling opportunity for media to gain top access to Crop Science’s executives, in addition to the latest business developments and strategic news.


Agenda: September 18 – 20

September 18

  • 03:00 p.m. | Visit to Bayer Farm, Laacher Hof
  • 05:30 p.m. | Panel Discussion “Farm to Table”

September 19

  • 10:00-10:50 a.m. | Executive Address
  • 10:50-11:35 a.m. | Q&A
  • 01:00-01:45 p.m. | Keynote Address
  • 01:45-06:15 p.m. | Panel Discussions

September 20

  • 08:00-03:15 p.m. | Tour of Wageningen research facilities
  • 08:15-01:45 p.m. | Guided tour at Crop Science Headquarters Site in Monheim
  • 07:45-02:15 p.m. | Tour Max Planck Institute for Modern Breeding Techniques
  • 07:50-01:45 p.m. | Visit to Bayer Vegetable Seeds Site

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