The National Conference for Agribusiness will be held at Purdue University on Nov. 16-17 to give agribusiness professionals an opportunity to learn how to grow as managers.

The conference will include discussions of interest to agribusiness professionals. Guest speakers and experts will discuss the impact of changes occurring in the retail sector of agribusiness and how agribusinesses are responding to sustainability opportunities and challenges. About 200 people are expected to attend the conference.

"Attendees will gain insights from this conference that will inspire new ideas and contribute to elevating agribusiness as a whole." said April Sauer, managing director of the Purdue University Center for Food and Agricultural Business.

On Nov. 16 keynote speaker Gebisa Ejeta, distinguished professor of agronomy at Purdue, will discuss agriculture's responsibility for innovation and feeding the world. Ejeta is the 2009 World Food Prize laureate.

The cost to attend is $845 if registered before Sept. 14. After Sept. 14, $895. Team rates and educational credit are available. For more information call (765) 494-4247.

Learn more or register online.

Source: Purdue Unversity