Public Events

Conversations: Mapping the Future of St. Louis

March 30, 2023
5:15 pm - 7:00 pm

The new Taylor Geospatial Institute made international waves when it debuted in St. Louis last year. The Danforth Center is one of its founding partners. Learn how plant science and geospatial science are already intricately interwoven in this panel presentation about cutting-edge technology, the future of agriculture, and the role of St. Louis as a global center of excellence in agtech and geospatial, which is already launching new startups.

5:15 PM Networking
6–7 PM Presentation


Allison Miller, PhD

Principal Investigator, Danforth Center

Professor of Biology, Saint Louis University

Vasit Sagan, PhD

Acting Director, Taylor Geospatial Institute

Associate Professor, Department of Earth & Atmospheric Science, Saint Louis University

Jason Hall (moderator)


Greater St. Louis, Inc.

What to expect

Conversations is a series of free panel discussions organized by the Danforth Center Friends Committee. Since 2003, Conversations has offered the public the opportunity to learn about the world of the Center and its partners.

The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center cares about your health and the public well-being. See our current COVID-19 protocols here.

Attendee Notice of Release
By entering the Danforth Center for this event, you acknowledge that you are providing your consent to be photographed, filmed, and otherwise have your likeness or voice recorded for use by the Danforth Center in any and all media materials, including websites and in other marketing or educational materials, in perpetuity.

Media Sponsor

For information on sponsoring Conversations, contact Lee’at Bachar, Corporate and Foundation Relations Officer, at 314.587.1210 or email:

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