SXSW 2024

Techniculture: Geospatial Science Meets Farming


In the heart of the U.S. a new confluence of tech is underway. Long a hub of ag innovation, St. Louis has emerged as the epicenter of the geospatial revolution. With the power to connect seeds and soil to sensors and satellites, what lies ahead? What groundbreaking solutions will emerge to help us address critical global challenges, including climate change and food insecurity? How will it shape the future of food? This panel of experts sheds light on the accelerating pace of innovation and the boundless possibilities as these two transformational arcs converge with a hive of activity.

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  1. What’s the great promise of the confluence of geospatial technology and agriculture and how will it impact the environment and consumers worldwide?
  2. What are some of the players, big and small, we should have on our radar?
  3. Where are the greatest needs for innovation in this space currently to help solve global issues with food insecurity, climate change, etc.?



Karla Roeber, Vice President Public And Government Affairs, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center

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  • Event: SXSW
  • Format: Panel
  • Track: Tech Industry
  • Track 2
  • Level: Intermediate

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