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Breakfast Briefing: Mexican Agriculture

Unlocking Nearshoring Potential in Mexico’s Agricultural Sector

Mexico’s strategic proximity to major markets makes it a pivotal contributor to both local and global food security and sustainability. With a particular focus on emerging opportunities from nearshoring, we invite you to attend a high-level panel discussion and engage in interactive roundtables hosted by industry leaders, fostering dialogue and collaboration among key stakeholders.

Location: Nob Hill Breakout Room, Yerba Buena, San Francisco Marriott Marquis
Date: Tuesday March 19, 2024
Time: 7:30am – 8:30am

All in-person delegates are welcome, book your place in San Francisco.

AGENDA:

7:30am: Coffee Served

7:45am: Opening Remarks

Moderator:
Tomas Peña, Director, THE YIELD LAB LATAM

Speakers:
Monica Campos, Head of Innovation Ecosystem, NESTLE
Alejandro Escobar, Lead Investment & Operations Officer, IADB
Irving Rivera, CEO, SOLENA 
Ana Laura Fernandez, Director of Impact Investments, FONDO DE FONDOS
Juan Pablo Andrade, Head of Agriculture, BIMBO

8:05am: Roundtable Discussions
Delegates break into small discussion groups hosted by key agri-food stakeholders, including corporates, investors, and startups.

Table hosts:

Tomas Peña, Director, THE YIELD LAB LATAM
Monica Campos, Head of Innovation Ecosystem, NESTLE
Alejandro Escobar, Lead Investment & Operations Officer, IADB
Irving Rivera, CEO, SOLENA AG
Ana Laura Fernandez, Director of Impact Investments, FONDO DE FONDOS
Adrian Garcia Casarrubias, Head of Mexico Activities, THE KIRCHNER IMPACT FOUNDATION
Hugo Garduno Ortega, CEO, VERQOR
Ariadne Caballero, Partner, SP VENTURES
Sofía Ramírez Calvo, Venture Partner, AGFUNDER
Juan Pablo Andrade, Head of Agriculture, BIMBO
Bernardo Milesy, Managing Partner, GLOCAL LATAM
Jelle Van Loon, Associate Program Director For Sustainable Agrifood Systems, CIMMYT

8:30am: Close of Session
Main program begins in the auditorium


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