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Dickson Despommier spoke at the first edition of PINC.Sarasota in 2014. Like many people Despommier is worried about the food we are eating and about how to feed an ongoing growing world population. He found a solution by building vertical farms. You will be surprised what will happen if we can grow food in cities where many people work and live. PINC stands for People, Ideas, Nature, Creativity. These themes are the heartbeat of this unique conference held once a year in the Netherlands since 1999. An inspiring cascade of new ideas, great stories, and impressive visual presentations delivered by a superb selection of national and international speakers from every imaginable discipline. PINC is a truly extraordinary event. An opportunity to recharge your personal and business batteries. PINC usually features around 16 international speakers, who have little in common except that they have a passion for what they do and absolute faith in the power of innovation, inspiration and creativity. The presentations are larded with exceptional, visual, theatrical and artistic intermezzo’s. Check out her video and more on PINC Conferences YouTube channel. Also check out our websites for our next event in Sarasota, Florida on December 10, 2015 and in Zeist, The Netherlands on May 10 2016. Founder, Vertical Farming Project “Vertical farming will free the world from having to worry about where our next meal will come from,” says Dickson Despommier, founder of the Vertical Farming Project. Despommier has always been interested in the ecological process and the damage we have caused to the environment by encroachment. His idea is as simple as it is radical: strive to replace traditional, horizontal farming with vertical greenhouses that can produce anything from grain crops and vegetables, to poultry, pork and fish. These agricultural skyscrapers should be built in the […]

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