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US Biostimulants Summit 2022

Date: 4th May 2022 - 5th May 2022 Location: Fort Lauderdale - Florida - USA

ACI’s US Biostimulants Summit 2022 will be taking place over the 4th and 5th May 2022 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The conference will bring together leading executives and experts from across the entire value chain (producers of biostimulant and plant nutrient products, farmers and agriculture suppliers, technology providers, research institutes & government representatives) for two days of informative presentations, interactive discussion & excellent networking opportunities.

As we are now back to running live events, we are excited to be able to enable the meeting of key industry figures to discuss the ongoing challenges and opportunities within the US Biostimulants market. Join us on the 4th and 5th of May in Fort Lauderdale to begin assessing, challenging, and providing solutions for the Biostimulants industry moving forward.

Confirmed Speakers Include: Monty’s Plant Food, BiOWiSH Technologies, NF Protein, J.R. Simplot Company, Rutgers University, The Fertilizer Institute, Plant Health Care Inc., Algaia, JAKL Inc., Wiley Rein LLP, Verdesian Life Sciences, Timac Agro, Bio Huma Netcs, University of California Cooperative Extension, Acadian Plant Health, TBIO Crop Science, Fyteko, Bioiberica and Many more!


4th May 2022
5th May 2022
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Joachim Knight – Delegate Sales
+48 616 467 037
Rohan Baryah – Marketing & Delegate Sales
+48 (0) 61 646 7022
Krisztina Gyulavári – Sponsorship
+1 929 331 6835
Joachim Knight – Delegate Sales
+48 616 467 037
Martyna Rak – Logistics
+48 616 46 7020


Embassy Suites by Hilton Fort Lauderdale 17th Street
1100 SE 17th St
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316 United States

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  • Kuide Qin, Chief Science Officer, Verdesian Life Sciences
  • Terry Tindall, Senior Agronomist, J.R. Simplot
  • Zhongmin Wei, Chief Scientific Officer And Vice President, Plant Health Care
  • Scott Gibson, President and Founder, JAKL
  • Michael Rethwisch, Farm Advisor – Crop Production and Entomology, California University
  • Rob Jarek, Project Manager, Timac
  • Richard Lamar, Senior Director of Humic Research, Bio Huma Netics
  • Keith Matthews, Attorney at Law, Wiley
  • Ed Thomas, Vice President – Government Affairs, Fertilizer Institute
  • Patrick Doyle, Vice President – Product Development and Regulatory, Plant Health Care
  • James White, Professor, Rutgers University
  • Jeffrey Mullen, Vice President – Research and Development, NF Protein
  • Franck Hennequart, Director for Research & Innovation, Algaia
  • John Gorsuch, Director of R&D, BioWish Technologies
  • David Chinn, Vice President of Corporate Compliance, Monty’s Plant Food,
  • Nick Young, Chairman – Biostimulant Committee, AAPFCO
  • David Lewis Vawter Lee, Managing Director, Haifa 
  • Anna Botta, Product Manager, Bioiberica
  • Daniel Leskovar
  • Certification of Biostimulants
  • Policy & Regulation: Providing Solutions and Updates
  • Making Biostimulant Claims: Accounts on the Substance
  • Regulatory Harmonisation Across State Lines
  • Humic Substances: Advances Explored
  • Successfully Bringing Your Product to Market
  • Achieving an Equilibrium in Biostimulant Categories: Advancements in Microbial and Seaweed Substances
  • The Impact of Climate Change on the Agricultural Structure
  • An Assessment of the Quality of Biostimulant
  • Plant health, nutrition and physiology specialists
  • Agriculture and enhancement experts
  • Specialty plant nutrition and biostimulants manufacturers
  • Government and policy agencies
  • Distributors and investors
  • Biostimulants producers and feedstock suppliers
  • R&D and scientists, trade associations
  • Jeffrey A. Mullen, NF Protein
  • Frank Hennequart, Algaia
  • Patrick Doyle, Plant Response Biotech
  • James White, Rutgers University
  • Ed Thomas, The Fertilizer Institute
  • Jane Fife, 3Bar Biologics
  • Stephanie Wedryk, Rx Green Technologies
  • Lyndon Smith, Bio Huma Netics

Backed by 37 years of extensive, global scientific research, Acadian Plant Health™ is the world-leading manufacturer of biostimulant and bionutritional solutions proven to increase crop yields. Acadian Plant Health™ offers products that optimize plant performance from seed to table by improving plant establishment, nutrition and abiotic stress management. Focusing on innovation, sustainability, grower & partner focus, and its people, Acadian Plant Health’s mission is to empower growers and their crops to sustainably feed the world today and in the future.


As an Austrian industrial group with an international focus, AGRANA operates globally in its Fruit segment, while its Starch and Sugar segments operate mainly in Europe. In these markets, AGRANA seeks or already occupies a leading position in the industrial processing of agricultural raw materials. AGRANA offers natural and safe solutions to support the sustainable crop production and balance of nature. AGRANA produces a natural betaine in the newly built crystallisation plant at its sugar location in Tulln. AGRANA´s goal is to offer a unique solution to be used in crop production, horticulture, and home gardening. The natural betaine crystallization in Austria started operating in August 2020, to meet the increasing global demand of natural glycine betaine. BetaSol is the latest development of AGRANA´s product portfolio of natural specialties. BetaSol is a 100% plant-based biostimulant and a natural origin of glycine betaine.


Vigna Brasil is a 26 years-old CRO that works as a facilitator in Brazil, rendering services as “one-stop shop”. Being a full services provider offers any kind of support, starting from the establishment of a legal entity in Brazil; company licenses and products registrations (Regulatory Affairs); strategic and operational affairs and market intelligence studies (Business Intelligence); execution and management of field trials performed with crop protection products, fertilizers, inoculants, and GMO (Field Management). After having all the licenses and registrations available, we help you keep the company and product in full operation, maintaining all the mandatory documents and reports in force.

Through our local company called PROPHYTO, we offer hosting services for products and/or dossiers, and for importation permits, in most of the segments covered by the group.

We are specialized in helping companies included in the following segments: Biopesticides, Agrochemicals, Adjuvants, Seeds and GMO, Fertilizers, Biostimulants, Inoculants, Animal Nutrition, PCO, Public Health, Household, Lubricants, (Bio)Remediator, Wood Preservatives, Home&Garden, Aquatics, Food, Beverages, Food Additives, Veterinary, and Chemicals.

Our goal is to provide outstanding service, helping companies to reduce bureaucracy and operational barriers to establish and maintain your business in Brazil, Latin America, and any other country worldwide thru our International Division.



Founded in 1973, Bio Huma Netics, Inc., is a three-generation employee-owned company that is a global leader in empowering others through humic substances.

From company-owned mines, we produce liquid, dry, and water soluble humic and fulvic acid products, as well as our proprietary Micro Carbon Technology®. These products—derived from naturally occurring leonardite (soft coal) and humic shales—create enhanced activity of beneficial microorganisms, improved soil structure and water use, enhanced nutrient availability and uptake, suppression of crop pests and diseases, and breakdown of hydrocarbons and chemical compounds.

Our humic-based products have been developed for agriculture (HUMA GRO®, MESA VERDE HUMATES®, FERTILGOLD® ORGANICS); horticulture, turf, and ornamentals (HUMA GRO® TURF); and soil & wastewater bioremediation (PROBIOTIC SOLUTIONS®).

Our ongoing purpose is to investigate, innovate, implement, and improve the use of humic substances as true biostimulants for a better world. Learn more at www.bhn.us.


Bioiberica is a global life science company specialist in the development, production and commercialization of biomolecules to improve the health and wellbeing of people, animals and plants. Our core business is the identification, extraction and development of natural origin biomolecules through our exclusive technology Enzyneer®, which are transformed into high quality amino acid-based biostimulants for the agriculture industries. We have been commercializing our biostimulants for more than 30 years and in more than 70 countries. Bioiberica’s commitment is to show the added value expected from using biostimulants to the growers, technicians and to the end consumers which are demanding for more sustainable and good quality food. Bioactive compounds that activate plant metabolism can help to achieve this goal. These biostimulants are usually able to improve the nutrient use efficiency of the plant and enhance tolerance to biotic and abiotic stresses.



Inspired by nature but grounded in science, Fyteko produces biosolutions to protect crops from environmental changes. Based in Brussels, Belgium and created in 2014 by entrepreneurs Guillaume Wegria and Dr Juan Carlos Cabrera, Fyteko discovers, develop and manufactures proprietary (patented) plant signal biomolecules that triggers specific plant mechanisms. Fyteko was recognised as one of the most innovative start-up in Belgium (RISE 2015) and Europe (MIT<35 2016, H2020 EIC accelerator 2020).

First products are in market introduction phase and available as foliar spray (NURSPRAY®), seed treatment (NURSEED®) and soil drench (NURSOIL®). These next generation of engineered biostimulants effectively help farmers mitigate yield losses to abiotic stress and increase the production quality.



TBIO focuses on serving global modern agriculture, providing natural and non-pollution organic plant nutrition and optimal technical solutions.

TBIO’s continuous research in new organic functional materials such as humic acid, proteins and their derivatives which has enable TBIO to be good at in plant quality control, soil improvement and resistance abiotic stress.

After many years efforts, TBIO has become a reliable partner of planters in more than 40 countries all over the world which is giving TBIO the opportunity to contribute to the sustainable development of agricultural activities and ecological environment, and through exploration and continues innovation of cutting-edge agricultural technology to realize the TBIO’s value and vision.

Nowadays, TBIO is the member of IHSS (International Humic Substance Society), EBIC (European Biostimulant Industry Council). The products are certificated by REACH (European Admission certification), CERES ( European organic certificate), OMRI (The U.S Organic certificates

TBIO is committed to promoting the Chinese brand to the world. Its brand radiates to Europe, South America, the Middle East, Southeast Asia and other markets through the branch company in Spain. TBIO’s brand has acquired and won great compliment and high recognition from our partners to the planters.

Orgkapp is a new company Founded in 2019, which begins its work on the development of a 100% organic nutritional bio activator made in Ecuador with the macroalgae Kappaphycus alvarezii, whose properties allow to regulate the physiology of the plant and improve its metabolic balance.

Our Mission is being a company that industrializes and markets high quality organic products, complying with national and international standards, with the aim of satisfying the needs of our customers and producers, with a highly qualified staff committed to the development and growth of communities.
Hormonal biofertilizer, helps plant growth and root development, stimulates flowering by increasing production and fruit thickening and ripening, improves the photosynthetic rate and controls extreme temperature changes.

Biostimulant, thanks to its Phyto hormones, reduces infestation to the attack of pests, induces resistance to fungal and bacterial diseases, activates the defense mechanisms of the plant to protect itself and causes a rapid recovery effect due to the excellent balance of nutrients, enzymes and natural biostimulant.

Soil regenerator, conditions the soil due to its high content of organic matter, amino acids and vitamins act on cellular metabolism, improving enzymatic functions and favoring the assimilation of minerals.



ACI has put together a range of packages to suit your requirements. These range from branding options, to full scale partner solutions and can be tailored to meet your objectives and budgets.

If you are launching a new product or service and wish to gain visibility and brand recognition within your industry, contact us today!

For commercial opportunities, please contact:

Kristina Gulyavari

Tel: +1 929 331 6835

Email: [email protected]

Krishak Jagat is an Agriculture Newspaper with largest farmer Subscription base in India. Its corporate centric website covers latest news in global agriculture with all segments including Seeds, Crop Protection, Biocontrol & Biopesticides, Crop Nutrition, Agriculture Machinery, AgTech and Research, Start-up & Investments and others. Jointly with its farmer and corporate centric communication channels, its extensive access to national policy and research papers, specialization in agriculture sector, it provides the widest coverage to agriculture industry.

With more than 51,000 members and an international publishing and knowledge business we are the UK’s professional body for chemical scientists, supporting and representing our members and bringing together chemical scientists from all over the world.

A not-for-profit organisation with a heritage that spans 170 years, we have an ambitious international vision for the future. Around the world, we invest in educating future generations of scientists. We raise and maintain standards. We partner with industry and academia, promoting collaboration and innovation. We advise governments on policy. And we promote the talent, information and ideas that lead to great advances in science.


AgroPages is the leading online media exclusively devoted to global agrochemical business, providing rich industry information, deep market analysis, powerful product & company searches, professional database and market reports, as well as personalized online marketing solution for brand establishment. The main sections of AgroPages includes: AgroNews -24/7, the industry news are displayed in the languages of English and Chinese, delivering to global readers in the first available time; Company Directory – the companies actively involved in the industry are categorized by manufacturers and service providers, to guide the buyers locate the right partners; Report – Report Library provides the richest collection of industry reports, company profiles and market statistics in the field of agrochemicals; Magazine – highlight the hot markets and topics by featured agrochemical business magazine.


NobleNet is a dynamic new professional network designed exclusively for STEM markets. Established in 2020 by fellow STEM professionals, it offers fast, free networking, more relevant content, and great sourcing opportunities. We welcome everyone with interests in these rapidly changing and converging sectors, from students to CEO’s. Basic membership is free. www.noblenet.co

ASDReports – Market Research Reports & Industry Analysis

Are you mastering your market? Do you know what the market potential is for your product, who the market players are and what the growth forecast is? We offer global, regional or country specific research studies for almost any market imaginable. Our market research reports consist of market analysis with statistical and analytical information, applications, industry analysis, market shares, technology and technology shifts, important players, and the developments in the market. At ASDReports.com, you will find all the globally available market research and company reports from well-respected market research companies, all leaders in their field. ASDReports is totally independent and serves its customers by providing the most reliable market research available, as we understand how important this is for you.

Eurasian Chemical Market – International bisiness magazine, which launched in 1996, was one of the first Web sites created about chemical market CIS, is committed to the discussion of issues related to country CIS around the world. Eurasian Chemical Market is one of the leading providers of analytical researches, market data, consulting services devoted to the CIS markets in fine organic chemicals, inorganic chemicals, polymers, agricultural chemicals, paints and coatings, mechanical rubber goods and specialty chemicals.

Eurasian Chemical Market is a monthly publication issued in the Russian and English languages available in web versions. This makes it easily accessible for a wide readership all over the world. The magazine provides your business with an ideal target audience from the CIS, Europe and Asia, researching the huge purchasing power in these vast emerging markets. Each publication contains market reviews of separate chemical products and branches of the global chemical industry, supply-and-demand situation as well as the dynamics of changes in production, export, and import volumes. Regional spread – Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Belarus, Europe, Asia and Americas.

Established in 2009 in Singapore, Eco-Business is an independent media company serving Asia Pacific’s responsible business and sustainable development community. Our team is helmed by managing editor Jessica Cheam, an award-winning journalist and established expert and speaker on sustainability in Asia Pacific; research director Tim Hill who has 20 years’ experience in leading business and market research for government agencies and MNCs; executive editor Teymoor Nabili, a veteran current affairs TV presenter in Asia; and deputy editor Robin Hicks, a veteran journalist with experience across the region. We expanded to Sydney in late 2015 and now operate from both Singapore and Australia.

The Institute for International Co-operation (INICOP) is a non-profit organisation. The main aim is to improve and support the worldwide co-operation of single persons and organisations in the field of research, science and technology. INICOP provides a web-based platform which summarises relevant information improving international co-operation.

Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing is an award winning, “climate-smart” publisher in agricultural science and its work will help researchers in agricultural science address how to feed a growing population in the face of climate change and increasing competition for land, water and other resources. With over 70 published titles and an extensive forward programme, our books cover the major crops and livestock types. This includes each step on the value chain for their production, from breeding through to harvest and the final product. Our books are designed from extensive customer feedback and are edited and written by internationally renowned experts.

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• A pre-event informal introduction the evening before the conference
• A minimum of five hours’ networking built into the two day conference agenda
• A networking grid which enables you to make your target contacts aware you are looking for them
• The option to join either social drinks or dinner during the evening of Day One
• ACI’s on-site team will assist you in locating your hard-to-find target contacts & make face-to-face introductions

Of course, if there is anybody you are unable to meet over the two days, ACI’s event team will do their best to initiate contact after the event.



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