20th
Annual Invest Caribbean:
AGRIBUSINESS FORUM

The Invest Caribbean Agri-Business Forum is promoting trade and investment opportunities.  

CREATING SMART FUTURES

About The Event

Growth and Opportunity

The Invest Caribbean Agri-business Forum (ICAF) 2018 is promoting trade and investment opportunities under the US-Caribbean Strategic Engagement Act (HR – 4939).

Development

The Forum brings together thought leaders in Government, private sector, development organizations, academia, as well as, finance and investment, to discuss strategies for advancing Caribbean economic development through agribusiness. 

Innovation

Enabling a SMART Agribusiness Sector

THE FUTURE OF FARMING

Topics and Speakers

Trade and Investment Challenges and Opportunities in the Agribusiness Value Chain

PANELISTS

Enabling Infrastructure Challenges and Opportunities for the Caribbean

PANELISTS

Challenges & Opportunities in the Caribbean Industrial Hemp and Medical Marijuana Industries

PANELISTS

Research & Development Innovations: Enabling SMART Agribusiness Futures in the Caribbean

PANELISTS

Keynote Address

AMBASSADOR 

SELVIN HART

PROFILE

Farm The Future: Emerging Opportunities and Challenges in the Agr-Economy and Agri-business Value Chain

PANELISTS

From Niche Markets to Nutraceuticals

PANELISTS

Stories from the Field: Agribusiness Experiences

PRESENTERS

Financing the Deal in the Caribbean

PANELISTS

DAY 1 - THURSDAY

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BREAKFAST

** By Invitation Only**

7:30 am

Capitol Hill, Rayburn HOB Room 2255

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BREAKFAST

** By Invitation Only**

Join us for breakfast to get things started right. 


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7:30 am

Capitol Hill, Rayburn HOB Room 2255

ROUNDTABLE I

8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Capitol Hill, Rayburn HOB Room 2255

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ROUNDTABLE I

Trade and Investment Challenges and Opportunities in the Agribusiness Value Chain.

8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Capitol Hill, Rayburn HOB Room 2255

ROUNDTABLE II

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Capitol Hill, Rayburn HOB Room 2255

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ROUNDTABLE II

Enabling Infrastructure Challenges and Opportunities.

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Capitol Hill, Rayburn HOB Room 2255

LUNCH SESSION

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Capitol Hill, Rayburn HOB Room 2255

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LUNCH SESSION

Trade and Investment Challenges & Opportunities in the Caribbean Industrial Hemp and Medical Marijuana Industries

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Capitol Hill, Rayburn HOB Room 2255

ROUNDTABLE III

2:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Exec. Director for Caribbean Lounge 11th Floor

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ROUNDTABLE III

Research & Development Innovations:
Enabling SMART Agribusiness Futures in the Caribbean.


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END OF DAY 1  - WRAP UP

2:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Exec. Director for Caribbean Lounge 11th Floor

DAY 2 - FRIDAY

FULL AGENDA (Click here)

Registration and Breakfast

8:30 AM

JW Marriot Hotel

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Registration and Breakfast

Join us for breakfast to get things started right. 


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8:30 AM

JW Marriot Hotel

ROUNDTABLE IV

FARM THE FUTURE:

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

JW Mariott Hotel

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ROUNDTABLE IV

FARM THE FUTURE:

Emerging Opportunities and Challenges in the Agri-Economy and Agri-Business Value Chain

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

JW Mariott Hotel

ROUNDTABLE V

REVITALIZING AND INVIGORATING VALUE CHAINS:

11:15 AM - 12:30 PM

JW Mariott Hotel

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ROUNDTABLE V

REVITALIZING AND INVIGORATING VALUE CHAINS:

From Niche Markets to Nutraceuticals.

11:15 AM - 12:30 PM

JW Mariott Hotel

LUNCH SESSION

STORIES FROM THE FIELD: CASE STUDIES

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

JW Mariott Hotel

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LUNCH SESSION

STORIES FROM THE FIELD: CASE STUDIES

Companies will present experiences with successful projects.

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

JW Mariott Hotel

ROUNDTABLE VI

FINANCING THE DEAL IN THE CARIBBEAN

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

JW Mariott Hotel

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ROUNDTABLE VI

FINANCING THE DEAL IN THE CARIBBEAN

Up to date information on funding opportunities for investment and trade in Caribbean agribusiness.



END OF DAY 2 - WRAP UP & CLOSING REMARKS

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

JW Mariott Hotel

CARAH AWARDS 2018

Come out and celebrate!

Caribbean American Heritage Awards Gala

JW Marriott Washington, 1331 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20045, United States

(202) 638-0460

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