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Greater Vision 2018

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Greater Vision is an annual event addressing contemporary issues in agriculture and society. The program is designed for students, professionals, and community members. Greater Vision is a collaborative project of CSU Monterey Bay and the Grower-Shipper Association Foundation.

2018 Greater Vision

  • Greater Vision Forum 2018

    2018 Greater Vision - The Farm of the Future: Ag Careers in Energy, Sustainability and Technology

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Join us for an opportunity to engage in this year's Greater Vision forum. The focus this year is The Farm of the Future: Agricultural Careers in Energy, Sustainability, and Technology. Agriculture can open a world of career possibilities, and the demand for professionals in every agricultural area is high.


  • 8:00 am: Doors Open - Coffee available!
  • 8:30 am: Welcome & Introductions
  • 9:00 am: Keynote Conversation - The Farm of the Future and the Changing Workforce - Dennis Donohue, Chairman, Grower-Shipper Association Foundation and Megan Nunes, Founder & CEO, Vinsight
  • 10:00 am: Panel - Careers: Energy and Sustainability in Agriculture - learn about sustainable energy careers on the farm - Moderator: Rosie Armstrong, Director of Workforce Development: Agriculture and Healthcare Sector Partnerships. Hartnell College; Panel: Alyson Blume, Lead UX Developer, Wexus Technologies; Chad Forrest, CFO, Concentric Power; and Alejandra Sanchez, Sustainability Manager, Taylor Farms
  • 11:00 am Panel - Careers: Technology in Agriculture - learn about careers in new technologies needed on the farm - Moderator: Abby Taylor-Silva, VP of Policy & Communications, Grower-Shipper Association; Panel: Jackie Vazquez, Director of Operations, Andrew and Williamson; Jennifer Skidgel-Clarke, Executive Director, California Leafy Greens Research Program; and Josh Ruiz, Director of Operations, Church Brothers Farms
  • 12:00 pm Networking Reception - meet agricultural entrepreneurs one-on-one. Light refreshments available. Bring your resume.

Greater Vision 2018 - Agricultural Careers in Energy, Sustainability, and Technology

Learn about the new and exciting careers in agriculture and technology! The Farm of the Future needs new skills.

October 3, 2018



University Center Ballroom



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Event Sponsors

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Greater Vision