Wednesday, February 21, 2018, 8:00 am
NineStar Connect Conference Center
2243 E. Main St., Greenfield, IN 46140
Keynote Speaker: John Shoup, Director, Indiana Agricultural Law Foundation
The presentation topic will focus on legal issues regarding emerging technology in agriculture including:
*Big Data in Agriculture- Who owns the data?
*GMO vs. Gene Editing – What’s the difference?
*Drone Technology – How is the use of drones changing data collection?
Attorney John Shoup was named director of the Indiana Agricultural Law Foundation in 2013. Prior to his current position, Shoup served on the INAgLaw advisory committee.
Shoup earned his bachelor’s degree in marketing from Butler University and continued his education at the Drake Law School in Iowa with a concentration in agricultural law. After graduating, he returned to his family’s swine genetics company, Premier Pork Systems, as corporate counsel and general manager. He has also worked as an attorney in private practice with Ryan, Moore & Cook in Frankfort, Indiana.
Shoup currently serves on the Ivy Tech Community College regional board of directors, is a member of the agricultural law section of the Indiana State Bar Association and past president of the Clinton County Community Foundation. He was also the president of the Clinton County Bar Association and was the 2008 Clinton County Pro Bono Attorney of the Year. Shoup enjoys running, playing tennis and following college sports. He resides in Clinton County with his wife, Sonya, and sons, Jake and Jackson.
Thank you to our Sponsors:
Winters Wealth Management
Apple, Strahl and Elsbury Attorneys at Law
Hancock County Farm Bureau
Swindell Farm Equipment
Harvest Land Co-op
Greenfield Banking Company