INDIANAPOLIS - The state's agbiosciences initiative has announced the schedule for the 2017 Indiana Agbiosciences Innovation Summit in November. AgriNovus Indiana says one of the featured speakers will be Sonny Ramaswamy, director of the National Institute of Food and Agriculture. 

Other featured speakers will include Jeff Simmons, president of Elanco Animal Health, and Eric Weiner, author of The Geography of Genius. The day-long event will also include a panel, moderated by Inside INdiana Business Television Host Gerry Dick, which will include Fishers-based tech company ClearObject Chief Executive Officer John McDonald, an executive from Dow AgroSciences in Indianapolis, and more.

AgriNovus says the 2017 summit, which will take place November 29, will focus on "highlighting stories of innovation from Indiana’s own agbiosciences sector while at the same time exploring the elements needed for our state’s longer-term economic development success in food and agricultural innovation."

You can view the full schedule for this year's summit by clicking here.