Next Generation Farming
26-28 JUNE 2019

Why attend SAI Platform Annual Event 2019?

Our 2019 Annual Event offers an exciting program including insightful field trips, Conference and our General Assembly. It also promises new perspectives on collaboration to proactively address challenges and accelerate progress on sustainable solutions that will meet tomorrow’s needs.

TOP 5 reasons for attending the SAI Platform Annual Event 2019 in Chicago, USA

1Gain expertise and practical implementation to meet companies’ sustainable sourcing strategies and the value proposition to future-proof farming and the supply chain alike#SAIPlatform2019 will facilitate deep knowledge-sharing across a range of topics on the sustainable agriculture agenda including: how can we enable farmers and the supply chain adapt to climate change; improve soil health, animal welfare and demonstrate the value proposition to enable resilient supply chains; examples of tools and partnerships to leverage resilient supply chains, and finally, how can we encourage next generation farming. All sessions are facilitated by both industry experts and academia and includes one day of field visits.

3Gain insights in an area which provides vast examples on different farming systems. Chicago offers the opportunity to collaborate with our sister organizations in the United States, furthering SAI Platform’s goals of working collaboratively, decreasing duplication, and easing access to sustainable agriculture tools and frameworks. Furthermore, it provides a broad range of field visits while connecting our members to farmers and showcasing US farmers’ sustainability practices.

5Return on investment and seeking collaborative activities with others working or sourcing in similar areasAttendees at our Annual Event will gain knowledge and experience that will have a positive and constructive impact within their company. #SAIPlatform2019 provides the ideal platform to identify new activities/projects and opportunities to share risks and leverage resources through working alongside other stakeholders.

2 Explore collaborative activities with others working or sourcing in similar areas. Collaborative action through partnerships is key to delivering sustainable agricultural solutions at a global scale. Learn about the business case for sustainability and how this can be used when engaging with farmers and producers.


4Develop your professional network, and collaborate in a safe pre-competitive environment. With a range of networking opportunities including breakout groups, roundtable discussions, and a range of field visits, #SAIPlatform2019 is the ideal setting to build new relationships within the industry. Ensure you have a seat at the table with leading companies who are collectively tackling the major environmental and social challenges facing agricultural supply chains and rural communities around the world.