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CEA Summit East 2023 | September 19-20 | Danville, VA

September 19 @ 8:00 am - September 20 @ 5:00 pm

CEA Summit East | September 19-20, 2023 | Danville, VA

Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) Summit East 2023

Event Details

  • Date: September 19-20, 2023
  • Location: Institute for Advanced Learning and Research (IALR), Danville, VA

The return of the Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) Summit East, co-hosted by Indoor Ag-Con and the Virginia Tech-IALR CEA Innovation Center, promises an event filled with insightful discussions and networking opportunities.

Building on the success of the inaugural event in October 2022, which brought together over 200 participants from 28 states, the 2023 Summit aims to continue fostering dialogue and collaboration among professionals from various fields connected to the CEA industry.

Brian Sullivan, CEO of Indoor Ag-Con, expressed enthusiasm about the upcoming event, emphasizing the unique opportunity it presents for bringing together diverse professionals – growers, educators, scientists, extension specialists, suppliers, engineers, tech specialists, architects, developers, and more – in a setting conducive to knowledge exchange and exploration of new business opportunities.

Highlights of the Summit

Over the course of two days, attendees will have the opportunity to participate in:

  • Keynote presentations by industry leaders
  • Panel discussions
  • Breakout conference sessions
  • Tabletop exhibitions featuring leading companies in the field
  • Tours of the research facility

Dr. Scott Lowman, Co-Director of the Controlled Environment Agriculture Innovation Center and Vice President of Applied Research at IALR, expressed optimism about continuing to build on the momentum of the previous event and showcasing ongoing research and educational programs designed to support the growth of the CEA industry.

Registration Information

For those interested in attending, exhibiting, or speaking at the CEA Summit East 2023, please visit the event’s official website at www.ceasummit.com.

Join us for a comprehensive overview of the latest developments and trends in the CEA industry, with ample opportunities for networking and collaboration.


September 19 @ 8:00 am
September 20 @ 5:00 pm


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Institute for Advanced Learning and Research (IALR), Danville, VA
150 Slayton Ave
Danville, VA 24540 United States
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