Purchasing & Ingredient Suppliers

Conference

Mar. 8-10, 2022 | Hyatt Regency | San Francisco, California
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Agenda

Tuesday, March 8, 2022

8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.  Offsite Activity 1** – Muir Woods Tour (*additional fee required)
5:00 - 6:30 p.m.  Networking & Suppliers Showcase 
5:00 - 6:30 p.m. Welcome Reception 

Wednesday, March 9, 2022

8:00 - 9:00 a.m. Breakfast 
9:00 - 9:15 a.m.  PISC Welcome and Opening
9:15 - 10:15 a.m. Broken Supply Chain: Trade, Rail, Shipping, Trucking Challenges  Andrew Hwang, Port of Oakland & Rodney Nye, J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc.
10:15 - 10:45 a.m.  Break & Suppliers Showcase 
10:45  - 11:45 a.m. Update on African Swine Fever  Dr. Cassandra Jones, Kansas State University 
12:00 - 2:00 p.m.  Lunch Break (on your own) 
2:00 - 3:00 p.m.  Risk of other animal diseases  Dr. Elizabeth Parker, Texas A&M University
3:00 - 4:00 p.m. 

Panel on California Prop 12: Learnings and Impact

Hannah Thompson-Weeman, Animal Agriculture Alliance

Chris Zanobini, California Grain & Feed Association

Dr. Dan Sumner, University of California – Davis

4:00 - 4:15 p.m. 2021 Premix and Ingredient Feed Facility of the Year  Gary Huddleston, AFIA 
4:15 - 5:00 p.m.  Free time (on your own) 
5:00 - 6:30 p.m.  Networking & Suppliers Showcase 
5:00 - 6:30 p.m. Grand Reception 

Thursday, March 10, 2022

We have shifted the Thursday schedule for an earlier start in 2022 to help accomodate travel back east. 

6:30 - 7:30 a.m. Breakfast  (*note the earlier breakfast for 2022 only)
7:30 - 8:15 a.m. Grain Outlook Mr. Richard Brock, Brock Associates, Inc
8:15 - 9:00 a.m.  Animal Economics Outlook Mr. Joseph Kerns, Partners for Production Agriculture
9:00 - 9:30 a.m. Panel of two morning speakers
9:30 - 10:30 a.m. "Crucible of Crisis: Resilience in the Face of Adversity" Mr. Kris Paronto, Inspiring Hero of the 2012 Benghazi Attack & Subject of the Book and Major Motion Picture, 13 Hours
12:00 - 5:00 p.m.  Offsite Activity 2** –  Alcatraz Tour (*additional fee required) 

*Times and speakers are subject to change.

**The offsite activities have a 50 person minimum. You will receive a full refund should the minimim not be met and the activity is cancelled. 

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Contact Us

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

Contact Daisy, specialist of registrations and events, for any questions regarding registration or payment and invoicing.

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

Contact Sarah, vice president of membership and public relations, for any questions regarding AFIA membership opportunities, agenda, hotel accomodations or event expectations. 

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

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