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Agenda / Speaker Presentations 

THURSDAY, JANUARY 26, 2017

11:30 am–1:00 pm (Marriott 5-6)
Conference/Expo Registration
Walk-around lunch in Tradeshow provided


1:00–2:00 pm (Marriott 1-4)
The Forces at Work in Our Agriculture Economy

  • Jason Henderson, Associate Dean, Purdue University College of Agriculture and Director of Purdue Extension

The Forces at Work in our Agriculture Economy


2:00–3:00 pm (Marriott 1-4)
What Does the World Look Like For Agribusiness After the 2016 Election?
Moderated by Ted McKinney, Director, Indiana State Department of Agriculture

  • Jay Vroom, President and CEO, CropLife America
  • Chuck Conner, President and CEO, National Council of Farmer Cooperatives

Washington Update
What Does the World Look Like* for Agribusiness?


3:00 pm (Marriott 5-6)
BREAK–TRADESHOW OPEN


3:45 -4:30 pm (Marriott 1-4)
The Art of Knowing When... –The View From Inside a ‘Social Media Listening Center’

  • Leah Beyer, Global Digital Communications Director, Elanco

The Art of Knowing When...


4:30 pm (Marriott 1-4)
Closing Keynote Address

  • Eric Holcomb, Governor of the State of Indiana

5:00 pm (Marriott 5-6)
RECEPTION–TRADESHOW OPEN

 

FRIDAY, JANUARY 27, 2017

7:30–8:30 am (Marriott 5-6)
BREAKFAST–TRADESHOW OPEN


8:30–9:00 am (Marriott 7-10)
OPENING GENERAL SESSION
2017 - A Look Ahead for the Agribusiness Council of Indiana

  • Amy Cornell, Incoming ACI President
  • Mark Shublak, ACI Legislative Director, Ice Miller LLP

TRACK A

9:10–9:50 am (Marriott 1-2)
Nutrient Management and the 4Rs and Responsible Ag (CCH- Category 1, 14, RT - .5 each)

  • Chris Jahn, President, The Fertilizer Institute
  • Bill Qualls, Executive Director, ResponsibleAg

The Fertilizer Institute
ResponsibleAg- Update


TRACK B

9:10–9:50 am (Marriott 3-4)
How Do We Prepare for FSMA? (CCH- Category 1, 14, RT - .5 each)

  • Dr. Robert Waltz, State Chemist, Indiana Office of the State Chemist
  • Dianne Milazzo, Consumer Safety Officer, Office of Surveillance and Compliance, U.S.
    Food and Drug Administration/Center for Veterinary Medicine

How Do We Prepare For FSMA?
What Can Help Me With The Food Safety Modernization Act?


GENERAL SESSION
10:00–10:40 am (Marriott 1-4)
Your Workforce–New Generations, New Approaches

  • Matt Kapszukiewicz, Market HR Leader - Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, PwC

Engaging and empowering Millennials
PwC’s NextGen: A global generational study


10:40-11:15 am (Marriott 5-6)
BREAK– TRADESHOW OPEN


11:15 am-12:15 pm (Marriott 1-4)
Consolidation: What Does it Mean for Our Industry, Our Customers and Our Association
Moderated by Dr. Allan Gray, Director, Center for Food and Agricultural Business,
Purdue University

  • Harold Cooper, CEO and General Manager, Premier Companies
  • Rajan Gajaria, Vice President of North and Latin America, Dow AgroSciences
  • Vern Hawkins, Regional Director – North America and President, Syngenta Crop Protection

Questions About M&A


12:15 pm (Marriott 7-10)
Closing Luncheon Address
Beth Bechdol, Retiring ACI President


1:30 pm
ADJOURN