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Annual Meeting Event Agenda

Annual Meeting Event Agenda Check out the full agenda for Iowa Farm Bureau's 2018 Annual Meeting!
IFBF Annual Meeting 2018 >> Annual Meeting Event Agenda

Monday, December 3

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
IFBF Board Meeting

4:00 p.m.
Registration
Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center

6:00 p.m. Centennial Celebration Event

Reception and Entertainment
Don Felder ( formerly of the Eagles)

IFBF President Craig Hill and FBL CEO Jim Brannen will make opening comments.

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Tuesday, December 4

All Day
Partnership Showcase


7:00 a.m
Registration
Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center Main Level


7:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
Buffet Breakfast


8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Voting Delegate Session


8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Young Farmer Advisory Committee Meeting

8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Education Seminar 1 – Making Things Happen in Rural Communities
Moderator: Kathy Anderson ( VP Member Development & Programs, Iowa Association of Business & Industry )
Panel: Megan McKay ( Peace Tree Brewing - Knoxville, Grinnell & Des Moines)
Sharon Krause ( Earlham - Bricker-Price-Block)
Chris Deal ( Jefferson Forge & Deal’s Orchard)


9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Break


10:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
AFBF Voting Delegate Interviews


10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Office Assistant Meeting


10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Educational Seminar 2 - Farm Bill

11:45 a.m.
Centennial Recognition Luncheon
Featuring: 51 County Farm Bureaus with centennials in 2018 & Outstanding County Farm Bureau Awards, Leo Waggoner Awards 

2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Break

2:15 p.m.
Young Farmer Discussion Meet Judges Orientation

2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Education Seminar 3 - Don’t Be Another Fish in the Dark ‘Net’
Mark Lanterman ( Chief Technology Officer, Computer Forensic Services, Minneapolis, MN) (top left photo)

2:30 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Young Farmer Discussion Meet Semi-Final Rounds

3:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Young Farmer Discussion Meet Finals

4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Panel Session I
- Meat Trends and the Consumer
Reynolds Cramer ( CEO, Fareway Stores, Inc.) (top right photo)
Jessica Dunker ( President & CEO of the Iowa Restaurant Association) (bottom left photo)


6:00 p.m. Evening Program

Young Farmer Gala Banquet & Awards
Home Free (Evening Entertainment)

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Following Entertainment: District Director Candidates & VP Receptions

Wednesday, December 5

6:45 a.m. - 7:30 a.m.
District Caucuses - District Candidates

Districts 1, 3, 5; Vice President


6:45 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
Breakfast Buffet


8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Morning General Session

· Ag Leaders Recognition

· Address - President Craig Hill
· Distinguished Service Awards
· Keynote - Dr. Peggy Whitson ( Iowa native and record breaking former NASA astronaut )

10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Break


10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
2018 Panel Discussion II - Trade


12:00 Noon
Luncheon Buffet

Voting Delegate Session

Adjournment


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