There will also be speakers from KWS SAAT AG, Macquarie Bank, the OECD, ECPA, Exosect, Marrone Bio Innovations, Syngenta and a host of other companies in the sector.
The first day of the conference will feature presentations and discussions on the delivery of sustainable agricultural intensification and how it might be achieved in practice. It will also look at global commodity prices and a planning forecast for 2013. The second day will look in more depth at the political, commercial and technical topics, from the impact of regulatory changes to assessing modern plant breeding and soil management techniques.
CropWorld Global Brand Director Haf Cennydd said there had been a very positive response to this year's event, which has attracted a diverse range of speakers, exhibitors and delegates.
"We have an exciting line-up of speakers and we are looking forward to what promises to be a fascinating series of presentations and discussions on the future of agriculture. This event is hugely important and provides the opportunity for everyone in the bio-science and food chain industries to keep abreast of current developments to help them meet the challenges of the future," she said.NOTES TO EDITORS: CropWord Global 2012 is being organised by UBM in association with the British Crop Production Council (BCPC). UBM uses it experience in overseas markets to complement and build on the annual CropWorld conferences and exhibitions by running regional events in key crop producing regions of the world. About UBM Live UBM Live is a division of UBM Plc (LSE: UBM) a leading provider of business information services to the maritime, travel, fashion, technology, healthcare, media, and property industries. UBM offers services in trade shows, conferences, online, news distribution, and publishing to customers across the globe. Its brands are represented in more than 30 countries and are organised into specialist teams that serve their business communities helping them excel in their market by working effectively and efficiently. For more information, go to http://www.ubmlive.com About BCPC