Trilateral Israel-UAE-St. Louis symposium on food security & climate-smart agriculture 

October 26, 2022  9:00 am - 6:00 pm 
Donald Danforth Plant Science Center - St. Louis, MO, USA

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Marking the second anniversary of the Abraham Accords, the Consulate General of Israel in Miami, the UAE Embassy in Washington, and BioSTL are co-organizing this symposium to build three-way ties between their agrifood ecosystems. 

New approaches to food security and a transition to climate smart agriculture hold the potential to solve global challenges facing the AgriFood industry, governments, and populations. 

AgriFood powerhouses, Israel, UAE, and St. Louis, will gather industryresearchinnovation, and policy thought leaders for a summit in St. Louis, Missouri, to address these pressing issues. 

Symposium Sessions

INTRODUCING THE AGRIFOOD INDUSTRY ACROSS THREE REGIONS
Preview of the agricultural history, climate, assets, and strengths of the three locales 

BUILDING 21ST CENTURY CLIMATE-SMART AGRICULTURE
Discussions of societal challenges to be solved through climate-smart agriculture, and country specific perspectives on priority challenges

SHAPING ECOSYSTEMS TO PROMOTE CLIMATE-SMART AGRICULTURE
Sharing three respective local ecosystems - the collective role of industry, startups, entrepreneur support systems, government, research institutions; lessons to learn and share among Israel, UAE, and St. Louis in solving challenges

EMERGING SOLUTIONS IN CLIMATE-SMART AGRICULTURE FROM ISRAEL, UAE, AND ST. LOUIS
Featuring innovators whose technologies and products seek to solve important food security and climate-smart agriculture challenges

Attendees

  • Government
  • Corporations
  • Universities
  • Venture Capital
  • Agriculture & Farming
  • Startups
  • Scientists
  • Incubators & Accelerators

St. Louis, The Host City

St. Louis is a major agriculture hub with a vibrant agrifood innovation ecosystem. Home to global agrifood businesses, research institutions, national and state farming associations, investors and startups. Guests will have opportunities for networking, partnering, and building business relationships. Among St. Louis' agricultural assets:

Symposium Venue

Donald Danforth Plant Science Center in St. Louis 
Is the largest independent plant science research institution in the world, featuring state-of-the-art agriculture research and technology.

Donald Danforth Plant Science Center in St. Louis