Keynote Speakers

Dr. David Kohl, Ph.D
Professor Emeritus, Virginia Tech

“Managing Through the Black Swan Cycle”

Dr. Dave Kohl is an academic Hall of Famer in the College of Agriculture at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA.  Dr. Kohl has keen insight into the agriculture industry gained through extensive travel, research, and involvement in ag businesses.  He has traveled nearly 10 million miles; conducted more than 7,000 presentations; and published more than 2,500 articles in his career.    Dr. Kohl’s wisdom and engagement with all levels of the industry provide a unique perspective into future trends



David Horsager

“The Trust Edge™: How Top Leaders and Organizations Drive Business Results through Trust”