Cornell University

As part of the university's commitment to economic development and outreach, CTL hosts a variety of events to create connections between the Cornell campuses, industry members, entrepreneurs, and investors.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Cornell University Biotechnology Building G10

The CTL Partnership Forum entitled "Innovations in Food Systems: Feeding a Growing World" will bring together leaders from industry, the investment community, and academia to explore current topics and trends in agriculture and animal production to meet the challenges of feeding 9 billion.

Join us to explore key topics including:

  • Digital Agriculture

  • Biotechnology in Plants

  • Plant Breeding

  • Microbiome for Food Production Solutions

  • ...and much more!

For more information, please contact Audriana Marmuscak at


  • Full Registration: $155*

  • Academic Registration (Faculty, Staff, and Researchers): $55*

  • Academic Registration (Students): $20*

*Early Bird Registration available until April 28


Please complete the registration form. You may use either a Cornell Department Account Number or Credit Card for payment.

Tentative Program Agenda

Schedule is subject to change. Please check back for talk titles in the upcoming weeks.

8:00 AMBreakfast and Registration 
8:30 AMWelcome and Opening Remarks  
8:40 AMKeynote Address  
9:30 AM Focus Talk  
9:55 AM Networking Break 
10:15 AM Plant Breeding Panel Discussion  
11:15 AM Focus Talk  
11:40 AM Lunch featuring a selection of Cornell and New York produced food & beverage 
12:10 PM Dessert and Keynote Address  
12:40 PM Focus Talk  
1:05 PM Focus Talk  
1:30 PM Networking Break 
1:50 PM Remarks from the College of Veterinary Medicine  
2:25 PM Animal Health Panel Discussion  
3:25 PM Networking Break 
3:45 PM Venture Capital Panel Discussion  
4:45 PM Startup Pitches & Emerging Technologies  
5:35 PMClosing Remarks  
5:40 PM Networking Reception 

To view information about CTL's last Partnership Forum, click here.