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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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Wednesday, September 25, 2019
8:30 am - 1:00 pmIgnite: Women-Owned Business Expo
7:00 am - 2:00 pmBeans, Barges and Baseball
8:00 am - 12:30 pmTransitioning to the Front Lines of Leadership
2:00 pm - 3:00 pmWelcome Mixer sponsored by Cargill
3:00 pm - 3:10 pmWelcome
3:10 pm - 3:40 pmUnderstanding DNA: Plants, Soil, and People
3:40 pm - 5:00 pm Keynote: U.S. State Commissioners of Agriculture Panel
5:00 pm - 6:30 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 sponsored by FMC Corporation
8:30 am - 8:45 amDemeter Award of Excellence Presentation
8:45 am - 9:45 amFemale Producer's Panel
9:45 am - 10:45 amSustainability: Programs in Progress
10:45 am - 11:30 amCoffee Break
12:30 pm - 2:00 pmLunch sponsored by Faegre Baker Daniels, National Pork Board, and United Soybean Board
11:30 am - 12:30 pmTrack 1: Innovations in Fertilizer
11:30 am - 12:30 pmTrack 2: Preparing Producers for Recession
11:30 am - 12:30 pmTrack 3: Consumer Insights
2:00 pm - 3:00 pmTrack 1: A Dynamic Approach to Commodity Risk Management
2:00 pm - 3:00 pmTrack 2: Agriculture and Traceability in the Age of Supply Chain Digitization
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: Smart Shelves
5:00 pm - 6:00 pmTrack 1: Design Thinking
5:00 pm - 6:00 pmTrack 2: Building a Bridge Over Troubled Water – Managing Workplace Stress
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 sponsored by Cargill
8:00 am - 9:00 amDemonstrating Employability Skills Employers Think You Lack
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)
and save $50
$1,528 Register
Registration for Current WIA Members
 $1,349 Register
Government Employees &
Non-Profit Organizations 
$999 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
Cargill
CF Industries
Customgraphix
Iowa State University
Kansas State University
National FFA Organization
Smithfield Foods
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Hotel NameHyatt Regency Minneapolis
Address1300 Nicollet Mall Minneapolis
Minneapolis MN 55403
USA
Contact DetailsPhone: +1 612 370 1234
Block DetailsCheck out our Fantastic Group Rate!​ Room Rate: $229.00 plus tax Room block and discounted rate will end on Monday, September 3rd at 5:00 PM (EST). Rooms are expected to sell out!