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Agriculture Industry Day 2023 – a success!

What a day! Great topics, discussions and expert analysis at A S Harrison & Co’s 2023 Agriculture Industry Day.

The industry day focused on “Crop Protection and New Technology” in the agriculture space and the keynote speakers, members of the panel discussions, and various experts in the field engaged in conducive conversations, debates and exchanges.

Topics included the concept of redesigning the food system, crop protection concentrates, biologicals for agriculture, and the path towards sustainability in agriculture.

Thank you to our keynote speakers for delivering engaging and topical insights:

Elizabeth Slaby, Global Business Development Manager at Vanderbilt Minerals

Elizabeth has been with Vanderbilt for the past 29 years and in her current position as Global Business Development Manager, is responsible for all markets in which Vanderbilt Minerals LLC products have applications. 

These markets include crop protection in which their multifunctional mineral based rheology modifiers play an important role in stabilising suspension and emulsion concentrates.

Dr Yuliang Wang, Global Technical Director, Innospec

As the Global Technical Director for Innospec’s Agrochemicals Dr Wang, brings over two decades of formulation experience.

In his role, he provides technical guidance on new Agrochemical products. His knowledge with Ag formulations are valuable to address challenges and needs concerning crop protection product development.

Michael Macolino Managing Director for APAC at SVG Ventures Thrive

Prior to joining SVG Ventures Thrive, Michael led AgriFood Tech at BDO Australia as an advisor to several Investors, start-ups, agribusinesses and government departments.

Passionate of the AgriFood tech eco-system, Michael works with startup events and programs, and co-organises the South Australian AgriTech Meetup Group.

His thinking on redesigning the food system was featured in a TEDx talk.

For more information on our agriculture range click below or email a member of our team.


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