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The future of farming will demand a great deal of unlearning, and leaders should get ready to conduct business as UNusual.
MINNEAPOLIS, MN, January 15, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Distinguished keynote speaker, global futurist and best-selling author, Jack Uldrich has been selected to deliver a keynote address, along with Captain Richard Phillips and Benjamin Zander in Orlando today. Uldrich's keynote address will focus on future trends in agriculture at Mosaic's AgCollege. This presentation precedes two other presentations on farming trends in Edmonton, Alberta with a private client, and at United Ag, in Palm Springs, CA later this month.
Uldrich--who is the author several books including "Higher Unlearning: 39 Post-Requisite Lessons for Achieving a Successful Future" and the award-winning, "Foresight 20/20: A Futurist Explores the Trends Transforming Tomorrow,"--will discuss how exponential advances in a variety of emerging technologies, including practical advances in biotechnology, nanotechnology, information management, augmented reality, robotics, RFID, "Big Data," "the Internet of Things," wearable technologies, renewable energy sources and satellite and sensor technology will affect agriculture.
He will also cover how biofuels, water management and social networking will transform farming in the years ahead. (A sample of some of Uldrich's ideas on the future of agriculture can be found in this chapter from his latest book, "Foresight 2020", or this recent Forbes article, 10 Game-Changing Technological Trends Transforming Tomorrow.
Highly recognized as a leading expert in the field of change management and unlearning, Jack Uldrich has addressed dozens of agricultural corporations and associations, including Land O' Lakes, Novozymes, The National Cotton Council, Ag Spectrum, Mosaic, Case IH, The Christian Farmers Federation, The Iowa Institute for Cooperatives, The Agricultural Adaptation Council of Ontario, AgGateway, the California Ag Summit, Trimble Agriculture, InfoAg, the Minnesota-South Dakota Equipment Dealers Association, Growmark, the Mushroom Farmers of Canada, and the Egg Farmers of Canada. (A full list of his past clients can be viewed on his website. He is currently represented by a number of professional speakers' bureaus, including Leading Authorities, Convention Connection, Brooks International and Executive Speaker Bureau.)
Parties interested in learning more about Jack Uldrich, his books, his daily blog or his speaking availability are encouraged to visit his website. Media wishing to know more about either the event or interviewing Jack as a farm futurist can contact his Executive Assistant, Catherine Glynn.
Uldrich is a renowned global futurist, best-selling author; editor of the monthly newsletter, The Exponential Executive, and host of the award-winning website, http://jumpthecurve.net/
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