2019 Liquid Feed

Symposium

September 10-12
Omaha Marriott Downtown
Omaha, Nebraska
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FAQs

Who plans this event?

AFIA's Liquid Feed Committee oversees the planning of the symposium. We want to thank them for all their hard work and dedication to providing a fantastic program. 

What are the registration costs? 

The early-bird fees are $575 for Members, $950 for Non-Members and $250 for Spouse/University if you register by Aug. 1, 2019.  After that the rates go up to $650 for Members, $1050 for Nonmembers.  Registration closes on Aug. 24, 2019 and only onsite rates are available at that point. Members receive a $100 discount for registering online. Registration includes admittance to all the education sessions, meals and the networking opportunities in the exhibit hall.  Badges are required for admitance. 

Where can I book a hotel room?

To reserve your room at the Omaha Marriott Downtown at the Capitol District, click here or call (402) 807-8000 and mention the “American Feed Industry Association’s Liquid Feed Symposium” to receive the room block rate of $179 per night (plus taxes) for single or double occupancy. The AFIA room block is available until the cut-off date of Aug. 12, or until the block is filled. We encourage you to reserve your room early.

How do I register?

To register, click here complete the writable registration form (type directly on the document) and mail, email or fax it to the AFIA office, or visit afia.org to register online. You will receive a $100 discount if you register online. For your convenience, a list of registrants will be shared with attendees prior to the event. A printed registration list will not be available in 2019. Instead we invite you to take advantage of viewing it via our event app. 

What is the registration cancellation policy?

A 90% refund is available if you notify AFIA of cancellation in writing by July 19. A 50% refund is available when received prior to Aug. 30. No refund is available after Aug. 30. Refunds will be processed within 30 days after the event. AFIA reserves the right to cancel any conference it deems necessary. AFIA will not be responsible for airfare, hotel or other costs incurred by registrants.

What is the difference between registering online and registering via email or fax?

AFIA members will receive $100 off their rate by completing their registration online.

Can non-members receive the $100 discount off registration?

The $100 off discount is a member-only benefit. Non-members can, however, take advantage of early bird registration rates. For more information on becoming an AFIA member, please contact John Stewart, AFIA's director of membership and stakeholder engagement at jstewart@afia.org

Is there a 1-day registration option?

We do not offer a 1-day registration option. Instead, we urge to participate in all general sessions, receptions, and tradeshow at the event to maximize the benefits. 

Is the conference approved for ARPAS credits?

Yes, LFS is approved for 11 CEUs eligible for ARPAS members who attend.

What is the dress code?

The dress code for this event is business casual. September temperatures in Omaha have an average high of 78 degrees and 55 degrees as a low.

Who do I notify about a food allergy?

There is a space during the registration process to let AFIA know about a food allergy.  You may also email register@afia.org

What if I need a special accommodation for a disability?

This meeting is open to all persons without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age or disability. If you are a person with a special dietary need, or who requires reasonable accommodations due to a disability, and/or who requires alternative means of communication (such as Braille, large print, sign language or language interpretation), please contact Veronica Rovelli at vrovelli@afia.org

How do I get a copy of AFIA's Antitrust policy?

By registering for this event, you agree to abide by the AFIA Antitrust Compliance and Confidentiality Policy. For a copy of the policy, please click here, visit the registration desk onsite or contact us at register@afia.org.

What are the terms and conditions of registering?

By registering for AFIA’s conference, you are agreeing that any photos or videos taken throughout the conference or at any networking events may be used for AFIA’s communications and marketing purposes. You agree to abide by the AFIA Antitrust Compliance and Confidentiality Policy. Registrants will receive a name badge that must be worn for entry into all speaking sessions, exhibit halls, meals and social functions. AFIA reserves the right to cancel any conference it deems necessary. AFIA will not be responsible for airfare, hotel or other costs incurred by registrants. Should you have any concerns about these terms, please contact AFIA’s senior director of meetings and events at vrovelli@afia.org.

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Contact Us

Veronica Rovelli     (703) 558-3563     vrovelli@afia.org

Contact Veronica, senior director of meetings and events, for any questions regarding registration, payment, sponsorship, tradeshow booth registration, hotel accommodations and invoicing.

Paul Davis, Ph.D.     (703) 650-0146     pdavis@afia.org

Contact Paul, director of quality, animal food safety and education, for any questions regarding conference agenda, sponsorship and event expectations.

John Stewart    (703) 558-3566     jstewart@afia.org

Contact John, director of membership and stakeholder engagement, for more information on becoming an AFIA member.