Purchasing & Ingredient Suppliers

Conference

March 9-11, 2021, Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress | Orlando, Florida
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Agenda

Tuesday, March 9, 2021

9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  Golf Tournament 
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  Sporting Clays Tournament 
4:00 - 5:00 p.m.  Suppliers Showcase 
5:00 - 6:30 p.m. Welcome Reception

Wednesday,  March 10, 2021

8:00 - 9:00 a.m. Breakfast   
9:00 - 9:30 a.m.  PISC Welcome and Opening  
9:30 - 10:30 a.m. Navigating the Plant-Based Product Trend - Mr. Eric Mittenthal, North American Meat Institute (NAMI)  
10:30 - 10:45 a.m.  Break & Suppliers Showcase   
10:45  - 11:45 a.m. Update on African Swine Fever/Foreign Animal Diseases  Dr. Cassandra Jones, Kansas State University   
12:00 - 2:00 p.m.  Lunch Break (on your own)   
2:00 - 3:00 p.m. 

Has your company committed to Agvocacy? Ms. Kim Bremmer, Ag Inspirations 

   
3:00 - 4:00 p.m. 

Political/Tariffs/Trade Outlook – Secretary Tom Vilsack, U.S. Dairy Export Council 

 
4:00 - 5:00 p.m.  "The Way I See It" - Dr. Temple Grandin (tentative)  
5:00 - 6:30 p.m.  Networking & Suppliers Showcase   
5:00 - 6:30 p.m. Grand Reception   

Thursday, March 11, 2021

8:00 - 9:00 a.m. Breakfast 
9:00 - 9:45 a.m. Grain Outlook Mr. Richard Brock, Brock Associates, Inc
9:45 - 10:30 a.m.  Animal Economics Mr. Joseph Kerns, Kerns & Associates 
10:30 - 11:00 a.m. Panel of two morning speakers
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

"A Patriot’s Calling: Leadership, Teamwork and Sacrifice" – Maj. Dan Rooney, Fighter Pilot, PGA Professional, Patriotic Philanthropist and Author

*Times and speakers are subject to change

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Contact Us

Daisy Rodriguez     (703) 650-0144    drodriguez@afia.org

Contact Daisy, coordinator of meetings and events, for any questions regarding registration, payment and invoicing.

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

Contact Veronica, senior director of meetings and events, for any questions regarding agenda or event expectations.

Sarah Novak   (703) 558-3574    snovak@afia.org

Contact Sarah, vice president of membership and public relations, for any questions regarding AFIA membership opportunities. 

Lynette Tucker   (703) 558-3573    ltucker@afia.org

Contact Lynette, specialist of meetings and events, for any questions regarding sponsorships.