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2018 Agri-Pulse Ag & Food Summit

2018 Agri-Pulse Ag & Food Summit

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When

3/21/18 8:00 am to 3/21/18 5:00 pm EST

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Location: Hyatt Regency Hotel 400 New Jersey NW,
Washington, DC
United States
Contact: Sandi Schmitt

Event Description

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7:00

Registration  - Continental breakfast served

 

7:57

Welcome – Video

 

8:00

Agri-Pulse Editor Sara Wyant

8:07

Ray Starling, Special Assistant to the President for Agriculture, Agricultural Trade, and Food Assistance

Starling

8:34

International Trade: The good, the bad and the ugly for U.S. food and agriculture

Vetter

Johnson

Conner

Darci Vetter

Diplomat in Residence

University of Nebraska -Lincoln

 

Roger Johnson

President

National Farmers Union

Chuck Conner

President and CEO

National Council of Farmer Cooperatives

Duvall

Davis

Zippy Duvall

President

American Farm Bureau Federation

Mitch Davis

Director

Davis Family Dairies

9:45

Break

 

10:15

Opening new export opportunities: Ted McKinney, USDA Under Secretary of Agriculture for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs

McKinney

10:35

The intersections between trade, technology and U.S. productivity: How to avoid roadblocks

LaVigne

Sleight

Andy LaVigne

CEO

American Seed Trade Association

Tom Sleight

CEO

U.S. Grains Council

Zeigler

Thatcher

Margaret M. Zeigler

Executive Director

Global Harvest Initiative

Mary Kay Thatcher

Federal Lead

Syngenta

11:55

Break for lunch

 

12:37

Gregg Doud, USTR

Doud 200 x 200

1:17

Food Forward: How can we sustainably boost farm productivity?

Even

Van Eenennaam

Ramaswamy

Bill Even

CEO

National Pork Board

Alison L. Van Eenennaam

Cooperative Extension Specialist in Animal Genomics and Biotechnology

UC-Davis

Sonny Ramaswamy

Director

NIFA

Fedoroff

Borel

Nina Fedoroff

Former Science and Technology Adviser to U.S. Secretaries of State

OFW Law

Jim Borel

Executive Vice President – Retired DuPont Company

2:30

Are consumers ready to accept new plant and animal traits?

Johnston

Moore

Kelly Johnston

Vice President

Campbell Soup

Terri Moore

Vice President

Center for Food Integrity

Brunt

Grant

Will Brunt

Chief Innovation Officer

Smithfield Foods

Duane Grant

Chairman of the Board

Snake River Sugar Company

3:30

Break

 

4:05

Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Pat Roberts

 

Roberts

4:45

Senator Debbie Stabenow, Ranking Member of the Senate Agriculture Committee

Stabenow

4:55

Closing comments      

 

5:00

Agri-Pulse Customer Appreciation Reception

 

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