5th Annual California Food and Ag Summit

November, 10th, Wine & Roses, Lodi


Wine and Roses

PwC, Central Valley Fund, and Rabobank are hosting the fifth annual California Food & Ag Summit on Thursday, November 10. This conference is an exclusive (invitation-only) forum for executives and senior management of companies in the food and agricultural sectors including growers, processors, distributors, and suppliers across California. The summit includes:

Keynote speakers:

  • Steve Westly
    • Co-founder of eBay, Inc.
    • State Controller and Chief Financial Officer of California from 2003 to 2007
    • Candidate for the Governor of California in the 2018 election
  • Dean Cortopassi
    • Successful Ag Business CEO
    • Founder and Co-Owner of Stanislaus Food Products Co. Inc.
    • Former CEO of San Tomo Group
  • Industry Panels
    • ¬†Ag Technology – Panel – From research to big business
    • Financing Alternatives – Panel – Making the most of your access to capital
    • Consumer Trends & Retail – Panel – How to resonate with the consumer
  • Networking Opportunities
    • Opportunities to network and learn from industry area contacts
    • Opening lunch and appetizer & wine reception


This is a unique opportunity to participate in the discussion of key issues facing the food and agriculture industries – from growing to production, processing, distribution, and retail, all centered on what’s taking place in our local region.

Additional information can be found online: 5th Annual California Food & Ag Summit.