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2018 ACI Conference & EXPO

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Agenda

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 24, 2018

7:00pm - 10:00pm

EPLP Networking Event at Punch Bowl Social
ACI Education & Events Committee
Catch up with classmates and make new connections at the first annual Emerging Professional
Leaders networking event!

THURSDAY, JANUARY 25, 2018

7:30am-11:30am

Member Education
ACI Education & Events Committee

  • Session 1: Grain Grading, PM 4
  • Session 2: Soil & Water Seminar, SW 4 &/or CCH 1
  • Session 3: HR 101: Manager Training/Employee Development, PM 4

8:00am - 10:30am

Legislative Breakfast at Statehouse
ACI Policy Committee
(More info soon)

 

ACI will be hosting its first Legislative Reception at the Indiana Statehouse, 3rd Floor North Atrium prior to the Annual Conference to introduce members to state policymakers and the government affairs process.  RSVP to Katie.Glick@icemiller.com if you plan to attend. 

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Lunch & Trade Show

1:00pm - 1:10pm

Welcome
Amy Cornell, ACI President
Rod Miller, ACI Chair

1:10pm - 2:00pm

How to Make the Most of Change
Chris Williams, Rosen’s Inc.

2:00pm - 3:00pm

A Look Ahead: ACI Committee Plans for 2018
Amy Cornell, ACI President
ACI Committee Chairs

3:00pm - 4:00pm

Trade Show & Expo

4:00pm - 4:45pm

A Peak Under the Cap: Who do Farmers Rely on for Information?
Drew Garretson, Moderator
Joe Kelsay, Kelsay Farms Whiteland, IN
Don Lamb, Lamb Farms Lebanon, IN
Jim Kline, Kline Family Farms Hartford City, IN
David Hardin Danville, IN

4:45pm - 5:30pm

Implementing the Statewide Ag Strategic Plan
Bruce Kettler, ISDA Director
Jane Ade Stevens, Executive Director Indiana Soybean Alliance (ISA), Indiana Corn Marketing Council (ICMC), and Indiana Corn Growers Association (ICGA)
Josh Trenary, Executive Director, Indiana Pork
Beth Archer, AgrIInstitute

5:30pm

Reception

FRIDAY, JANUARY 26, 2018

7:00am - 8:00am

Breakfast

8:00am - 8:40am

Breakouts

  • Option 1: Making the Most of Membership
    ACI Board Members
  • Option 2: Policy Update
    ACI Policy Committee

8:50am - 9:30am

Breakouts

  • Option 1: Agronomists Tools for Your Trade, NM 1 &/or CCH 1
    Potash Corp
  • Option 2: The Future of Ag: A Glimpse at Farm Incomes
    Lon Swanson, Wells Fargo

9:40am - 10:20am

Breakouts

  • Option 1: How to Sell Anything to Anyone, PM 1
    Syngenta
  • Option 2: How to Have Tough Conversations, PM 1

10:30am - 11:00am

Trade Show & Heavy Snack

11:00am - 12:00pm

Dicamba: Lessons Learned in 2017, CM 1 &/or CCH 1
Rod Miller, Moderator
Dr. Jeff Bunting, GROWMARK
Monsanto
Long Hufford Farms Rossville, IN

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Keynote Speaker
REINVENTION: HOW TO THRIVE IN A CONSTANTLY EVOLVING MARKETPLACE!

Damian Mason is an entrepreneur, farm owner, writer and speaker. His on stage career began in 1994 when he resigned from corporate America to become a professional Bill Clinton impersonator. Times change and so do presidents. Damian transformed from political humor by creating his next opportunity. Today, he delivers insights and information - in a very entertaining manner - on the two subjects he knows best: Agriculture and Business.


 

Exhibitor Info

INCLUDED IN BOOTH SPACE:

  • 10 x 10 booth spaces
  • 2 individual registrations
  • pipe and drape
  • signage
  • two chairs
  • wastebasket
  • 6’ skirted table

EXHIBITOR FEES

Full Conference

Booth Size Member Non-Member
10’ x 10’  $1,000 $1200

 


 

Registration Fees

General Registration 

  Member Non-Member
 Registration  $275

 $350


Thursday, January 25 Only Registration

  Member Non-Member
 Registration  $175

 $200

 

Friday, January 26 Only Registration

  Member Non-Member
 Registration  $175 $200

 

Seminars Thursday, January 25

  Member Non-Member
Session One  $75

 $75

Session Two  $75

 $75

Session Session Three  $75

 $75

 

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