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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

2:00PM - 4:00PM
IFBF Board Meeting

4:00PM
Registration
Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center

5:30PM 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


7:00AM
Registration
(west entrance - main level)
Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center


7:00AM - 8:30AM
Buffet Breakfast
(300 level)

7:00AM - 12:00NOON
Centennnial/Time Capsule and Hoover Foundation Display (316)

8:00AM - 10:00AM
Voting Delegate Session
(312 - 315)


8:00AM - 11:30AM
Young Farmer Advisory Committee Meeting
(302)

8:30
AM - 9:30 AM
Education Seminar 1 – Making Things Happen in Rural Communities
(307 - 309)
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
AM - 10:00 AM
Break


10:00
AM - 11:45 AM
AFBF Voting Delegate Interviews
(311)

10:00
AM - 4:00PM
Office Assistant Meeting
(319 - 320)

10:00
AM - 11:00 AM
Educational Seminar 2 - Farm Bill (307 - 309)

Matt Erickson and Joe Schultz, Senate Ag Committee staff via video teleconference

11:45
AM
Centennial Recognition Luncheon (Grand Ballroom)
Featuring: 51 County Farm Bureaus with centennials in 2018 & Outstanding County Farm Bureau Awards, Leo Waggoner Awards 

2:00PM- 2:30
PM
Break

2:15
PM
Young Farmer Discussion Meet Judges Orientation (302)

2:30
PM - 4:00 PM
Education Seminar 3 - Don’t Be Another Fish in the Dark ‘Net’ (306 - 310)
Kyle Loven, JD, CCEP (National Director, Computer Forensic Services, Minneapolis, MN) (top left photo)

2:30
PM - 3:15 PM
Young Farmer Discussion Meet Semi-Final Rounds
(304 - 305)

3:30
PM - 4:15 PM
Young Farmer Discussion Meet Finals
(304 - 305)

4:30
PM - 5:30 PM
Panel Session I
- Meat Trends and the Consumer (306 - 310)
Reynolds Cramer (CEO, Fareway Stores, Inc.) (top right photo)
Jessica Dunker (President & CEO of the Iowa Restaurant Association) (bottom left photo)


6:00PM Evening Program

Young Farmer Gala Banquet & Awards (Grand Ballroom)
Home Free (Evening Entertainment) (Hall C)

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Following Entertainment: District Director Candidates & VP Receptions

Wednesday, December 5

6:45AM - 7:30AM
District Caucuses - District Candidates

District 1 (308), 3 (318), 5 (319)


6:45AM - 8:00AM
Breakfast Buffet
(Grand Ballroom)

7:00AM - 12:00NOON
Centennnial/Time Capsule and Hoover Foundation Display (316)

8:00AM - 10:00AM
Morning General Session
(Grand Ballroom)

· Ag Leaders Recognition

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

10:00
AM - 10:30AM
Break


10:15AM - 11:00AM
2018 Panel Discussion II - Trade
(Grand Ballroom)
Chief Agricultural Negotiator, Ambassador Greg Doud ,
U.S. Trade Representative Office


12:00NOON
Luncheon Buffet
(300 Level)
Voting Delegate Session
(312 - 315)

Adjournment


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