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Women in Agribusiness Summit 2019

September 25-27

Hyatt Regency Minneapolis

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INSPIRING ACTION!

The 8th annual Women in Agribusiness Summit hosts a community of hundreds of executive-level women who are passionate about agribusiness, and the crucial need to recruit, retain and advance women in the industry. Come network with influential executives, learn about current industry outlooks and trends, and develop valuable professional skills in an interactive and innovative forum.

Introducing
IGNITE: Women-owned Business Expo

An Expo of what women-owned businesses have to offer to the ag and food industries. Women-owned businesses come claim a table and showcase your products and services. If you are looking to meet your procurement diversity goals, IGNITE is the place to be.

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Agenda

Schedule is subject to change, stay tuned for updates! 
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Tuesday, September 24, 2019
5:00 pm - 7:00 pmMembers Only Night Out
 
Wednesday, September 25, 2019
7:00 am - 2:00 pmBeans, Barges and Baseball
8:00 am - 12:30 pmWomen in Agribusiness Leadership Workshop - Part 2
2:00 pm - 3:00 pmWelcome Mixer
3:00 pm - 3:10 pmWelcome
3:10 pm - 3:40 pmDirt to Dinner
3:40 pm - 5:00 pmState Commissioners of Agriculture Panel
5:00 pm - 7:00 pmOpening Night Reception sponsored by Stoel Rives
7:00 pm - 9:00 pmWomen in Protein Dinner sponsored by ING
 
Thursday, September 26, 2019
6:30 am - 7:30 amYoga
7:30 am - 8:30 amBreakfast
8:30 am - 8:45 amDemeter Award of Excellence Presentation
8:45 am - 9:45 amFemale Producer's Panel
9:45 am - 10:45 amTo be announced soon!
10:45 am - 11:30 amCoffee Break
11:30 am - 12:30 pmTrack 1: Innovations in Fertilizer
11:30 am - 12:30 pmTrack 2: Producer Bankruptcy: How Can Companies Help
11:30 am - 12:30 pmTrack 3: Marketing
12:30 pm - 2:00 pmLunch sponsored by Faegre Baker Daniels
2:00 pm - 3:00 pmTrack 1: Risk Management
2:00 pm - 3:00 pmTrack 2: Traceability
2:00 pm - 3:00 pmTrack 3: The Economic and Reputation Impact of a Recall
3:00 pm - 3:45 pmCoffee Break
3:45 pm - 4:45 pmTrack 1: American Commodities in China (Soybeans, Pork & Corn)
3:45 pm - 4:45 pmTrack 2: The Hunger vs Obesity Paradox
3:45 pm - 4:45 pmTrack 3: To be announced soon!
5:00 pm - 6:00 pmTrack 1: Design Thinking
5:00 pm - 6:00 pmTrack 2: To be announced soon!
5:00 pm - 6:00 pmTrack 3: Negotiating for Success
6:00 pm - 7:30 pmReception sponsored by Syngenta
 
Friday, September 27, 2019
7:00 am - 8:00 amYoga
8:00 am - 9:00 amBreakfast
8:00 am - 9:00 amStudent & Young Professional Breakfast Workshop
9:00 am - 9:05 amWelcome
9:05 am - 10:00 amTransforming the Workplace
10:00 am - 11:00 amAg Innovation Hour
11:00 am - 11:30 amCoffee Break
11:30 am - 12:30 pmExecutive Profile
12:30 pm - 1:30 pmClose of Program and Roundtable Discussions
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FEES

Registration $1,399 Register
Add a WIA Membership ($179)
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$1,528 Register
Registration for Current WIA Members
 $1,349 Register
Government Employees &
Non-Profit Organizations 
$899 Register
Full-time Undergraduate Students $399 Register

For more information on our cancelation policies, please visit our Terms & Conditions page.

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VENUE

Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
1300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 55403, United States
+1 (612) 370-1234

WIA attendees have access to room special rates starting at $239.
Take advantage of the convenience of staying at the venue hotel and all the networking opportunities.

Book your room today!
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Sponsors

If you are interested in joining these industry leaders as a Women in Agribusiness Summit Sponsor,
please contact Managing Director, Joy O'Shaughnessy.

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PARTNERS

If you are interested in joining these industry leaders as a Women in Agribusiness Partner, please contact Michelle Marshall.
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Exhibitors

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BASF
CF Industries 
Iowa State University
Kansas State University
Smithfield Foods
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