Where to find our professionals
We are frequent speakers and authors at various locations throughout the United States. Here is a list of our upcoming and prior engagements. If you are interested in engaging one of our professionals for a speaking engagement or publication opportunity, please contact us.
Todd Janzen will present to the Indiana State Bar Association’s Agricultural Law Section on the topic of “Ag Data and the Law: Recent Developments and Future Outlook.” CLE credit available from the Indiana State Bar Association.
Brianna will address the Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee annual meeting at the Midwest Legislative Conference in Chicago on July 20, 2019.
Brianna will present on stormwater law at the AIM Indiana’s Municipal Law Seminar on June 21, 2019 at the Carmel Renaissance Hotel in Carmel, Indiana. More information is available here: https://aimindiana.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/2019-Municipal-Law-Brochure.pdf.
Todd Janzen will be speaking to Mississippi Farm Bureau on June 20, 2019 on the Top 10 Emerging Issues in Ag Tech. The discussion will cover cloud based computing, ag data ownership, robotic and autonomous farming, and other hot ag tech issues.
Brianna will present at the American Planning Association, Indiana Chapter’s 2019 Spring Conference.
Brianna and Todd are giving a presentation on agricultural nonpoint sources before the Midwestern States Environmental Consultants Association on May 2, 2019.
Brianna will lead a national presentation on farm leases on April 25, 2019. Sign up information is available here: Drafting Farm Leases.
Brianna is one of the featured speakers at Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law’s law review symposium titled Harvesting the Future: Issues & Opportunities in Agricultural Law. Brianna will focus on environmental law and agriculture.
Todd Janzen will present to the Western Dairy Management Conference on the topic of Legal Aspects of Big Data in Agriculture—Beyond the Farm on February 28, 2018 in Reno, Nevada.
Brianna Schroeder will travel to Bloomington, Indiana on Thursday, February 21, 2019, to teach an agricultural class to IU business students. The class will focus on legal challenges and opportunities for Indiana farmers.
Brianna will give a presentation at the Organic Grain Producers Conference in Champaign, Illinois, on February 14, 2019. She will discuss the legal issues organic grain producers are facing.
With over 200 participants and 20+ exhibitors, the Organic Grain Conference is the largest event in Illinois dedicated solely to organic grain education and networking! The organic industry is changing. Explore advancements and issues facing the industry, together.
Brianna will give two presentations at the North American Farmers Direct Marketing Association annual meeting on February 5, 2018 in Noblesville, Indiana. Brianna will discuss food safety laws and will lead a roundtable discussion on land use laws. More information is available here: https://www.farmersinspired.com/convention-2019/travel-indiana-2019/.
Todd Janzen will be presenting on tech and data collection - data collection, utilization and privacy. This event will be at the Indiana Young Farmer Conference, Indianapolis, Indiana.
Todd Janzen will speak at the ACI Annual Conference on Cultivating Connections in a Time of Disruption.
Todd Janzen will be presenting at the 2019 Precision Farming Dealer Summit in Indianapolis. Todd is scheduled to speak on the “Delivering Data-Driven Solutions: Scope, Scale & Security” panel on Tuesday, Jan. 8 from 11:00 a.m. - noon.
Brianna will be presenting at a National Business Institute seminar on Farm Business law on December 7, 2018 in Fort Wayne, Indiana. More information here: https://www.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Farm-Business-Law/Seminar/81080ER_NNASBUSLAW85700000?st=IN&crdt=IN%20CLE.
Farm Journal AgTech Expo
Bringing Trust and Transparency to Ag Data Contracts
In this session, Todd Janzen will discuss why farmers are concern about who has access to their agricultural data. He will share how the law views agricultural data and what is an “Ag Data Transparent” company followed by where we are going next.
Brianna will be part of a law symposium on October 26, 2018, at Valparaiso Law School in Valparaiso, Indiana. The symposium is sponsored by the Valparaiso Law Review. Brianna’s presentation will focus on the importance of modern livestock farming.
We are looking forward to attending the annual American Agricultural Law Association (AALA) convention in Portland, Oregon on October 25-27, 2018. Todd and Brianna will be presenting on Saturday, October 27, 2018. Their presentation is focused on how consumer demands are changing livestock farms.
How is agriculture data being leveraged to increase farm profitability and improve environmental outcomes, while safeguarding producer privacy?
AGree hosts a 360-degree look at the issue from the perspective of farmers, environmental advocates, agriculture data privacy experts and government agencies. Speakers will also discuss ways that USDA, private companies, and other institutions are using data to reduce production risks, save taxpayers money, and strengthen research about the effects of conservation practices on yield variability.
Supported by a competitive grant through USDA NIFA's Food and Agriculture Cyberinformatics and Tools (FACT) initiative, this conference will identify principal obstacles to applying big data to high-resolution decision-making in production agriculture.