Dave Chen to Deliver Keynote at Indoor Ag-Con 2023: The Future of Farming

Indoor AgCon

The 10th annual edition of Indoor Ag-Con is set to take place on February 27-28, 2023 at Caesars Forum in Las Vegas, NV. The theme of this year’s conference is “The Future of Farming Grows Here,” and it is the largest vertical farming and controlled environment agriculture (CEA) gathering in the United States.

Equilibrium CEO Dave Chen will lead the day two opening morning keynote address at the conference. Brian Sullivan, CEO of Indoor Ag-Con, said, “We are excited to have Dave Chen kick off day two of our February 2023 edition. Controlled environment agriculture is at an inflection moment in the sector’s growth and development, and Dave will offer valuable insights into the realities and opportunities the industry faces as we move forward.”

Founded in 2008, Equilibrium Capital has built a platform of real assets-focused, sustainability-driven investment strategies for institutional investors. The company currently manages $2 billion in two portfolio strategies: Carbon Transition Infrastructure and Controlled Environment Foods. Dave Chen is Equilibrium’s CEO and serves on the boards of several of its fund portfolio companies. He has also been a professor at Northwestern’s Kellogg Business School for 14 years, equipping students for sustainable investing.

The conference schedule will feature new formats and over 70 speakers. In addition to the keynote addresses, attendees can look forward to insightful panel sessions, friendly debate formats, and fireside chats. The exhibit floor will also be expanded, with the largest number of exhibitors in the event’s 10-year history. From irrigation and LED lighting to environmental control systems, substrates, greenhouse equipment, energy solutions, business services, and more, attendees will have the chance to see the latest introductions and innovations from vertical farming and controlled environment agriculture leaders in 174 booths.

The conference will also co-locate with the National Grocers Association (NGA) Show, offering even more networking and business opportunities for attendees and exhibitors alike. Exhibitors and attendees can enjoy complimentary luncheons on the show floor each day, a show floor cocktail reception, breakout sessions, and other opportunities to reconnect with friends and meet new business partners.

For more information on exhibiting or attending, visit the Indoor Ag-Con website at or email The conference will take place on Monday, February 27 – Tuesday, February 28, 2023 at Caesars Forum, 3911 Koval Lane, Las Vegas, NV 89101.

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