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Women in Agribusiness Summit 2018

September 24-26

Hilton Denver City Center

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2018 Agenda

Please browse the preliminary agenda below. These items may be subject to change.

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Sunday 09/23/2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pmWIA Members Only Night Out [More Info]
 
Monday 09/24/2018
7:00 am - 2:00 pmIndustry Tour
Five Rivers Cattle Feeding, LLC - Kuner Feedlot & Loveland Products Plant [More Info]
8:30 am - 12:00 pmShort Course
WIA Leadership Workshop: Transitioning to the Front Lines of Leadership [More Info]
10:00 am - 2:00 pm Walking Industry Tour (One Hour)
Ardent Mills Innovation Center (AMIC) [More Info]
2:00 pm - 3:00 pmTemple Grandin Book Signing sponsored by Colorado State University [More Info]
2:00 pm - 3:00 pmWelcome Mixer sponsored by Cargill [More Info]
3:00 pm - 3:10 pmWelcome
3:10 pm - 4:00 pmTransforming the Innovation and Gender Gap [More Info]
4:00 pm - 5:00 pmKeynote Address with Dr. Temple Grandin: The Growing Need for Transparency in Agriculture [More Info]
5:00 pm - 7:00 pmOpening Night Reception sponsored by Stoel Rives [More Info]
7:00 pm - 9:00 pmWomen in Protein Dinner sponsored by Beef Checkoff [More Info]
 
Tuesday 09/25/2018
6:30 am - 7:30 amYoga [More Info]
7:30 am - 8:30 amBreakfast sponsored by Land O'Lakes, Inc. [More Info]
8:30 am - 9:15 amBreakout 1
Track 1: The Hope of Soil [More Info]
8:30 am - 9:15 amTrack 2: Marketing B2C or B2B? That is the question [More Info]
8:30 am - 9:15 amTrack 3: Hemp: Ag's Great Missed Opportunity [More Info]
9:15 am - 9:25 amSession Break
9:25 am - 10:10 amBreakout 2
Track 1: Make Sense of the Changing Trade Environments [More Info]
9:25 am - 10:10 amTrack 2: Improving Workplace Culture for Better Employee Retention [More Info]
9:25 am - 10:10 amTrack 3: Alternative Protein: Hype or Hope [More Info]
10:10 am - 10:40 amCoffee Break
10:40 am - 11:25 amBreakout 3
Track 1: R&D Possibilities for Indoor Controlled Environment Agriculture [More Info]
10:40 am - 11:25 amTrack 2: Big Data in Agriculture Today [More Info]
10:40 am - 11:25 amTrack 3: Grain & Oilseed Market Outlook [More Info]
11:25 am - 11:35 amSession Break
11:35 am - 12:20 pmBreakout 4
Track 1: Privilege: The "Dirty" Word that Exists in Every Workplace [More Info]
11:35 am - 12:20 pmTrack 2: Relationships at Work: Managing Up [More Info]
11:35 am - 12:20 pmTrack 3: Landing a Board Position [More Info]
12:20 pm - 2:00 pmLunch sponsored by Faegre Baker Daniels [More Info]
2:00 pm - 2:15 pmDemeter Awards of Excellence Presentation [More Info]
2:15 pm - 3:15 pmBlockchain: What It Is and Why It Matters to You [More Info]
3:15 pm - 4:15 pmAg Innovation Hour [More Info]
4:15 pm - 4:45 pmCoffee Break sponsored by National Pork Board [More Info]
4:45 pm - 5:45 pmKeynote Address with Dr. Jacqueline Applegate: How to Go ALL IN and Embrace Change in Agribusiness [More Info]
6:00 pm - 8:00 pmReception sponsored by Syngenta [More Info]
 
Wednesday 09/26/2018
6:30 am - 7:30 amYoga [More Info]
7:30 am - 8:30 amBreakfast sponsored by Cargill and Texas A&M University [More Info]
7:30 am - 8:30 amStudent & Young Professional Breakfast Workshop: Critical Skills for Continued Success on the Job [More Info]
8:30 am - 8:35 amWelcome
8:35 am - 9:20 amFemale Producers' Panel: Viewpoints from the Farm [More Info]
9:20 am - 10:05 amWhat's Next? Big Data, Consumer Trends & Emerging Opportunities [More Info]
10:05 am - 10:35 amCoffee Break
10:35 am - 11:35 amOrigin Green: A Sustainability Success Story [More Info]
11:35 am - 12:35 pmExecutive Profiles [More Info]
12:35 pm - 1:30 pmClose of Program and Roundtable Discussions