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 Agenda
 (as of February 23, 2017)
 **Columbus, OH will be on Eastern Time.  All times listed are ET**

Monday, April 3, 2017

8:00 AM - 3:30 PM Columbus Ag Tour 
12:00 PM - 7:00 PM Registration Opens 
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM NIAA Committee Leaders Briefing  / New Director Orientation

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 

6:45 AM - 5:00 PM Registration Opens 
6:45 AM - 7:45 AM Continental Breakfast 
  
  
 Opening General Session
7:45 AM - 8:00 AM Introduction & Welcome  
 Mr. John Saunders, CEO & Chairman - Where Food Comes From, Inc.
 Mr. David  Daniels, Director of Ohio Agriculture
  
8:00 AM - 8:40 AM Global Consumer Trends and the Opportunity for American Agriculture
 Dr. Mark Lyons, Global Vice President & Head of Greater China - Alltech
  
8:40 AM - 9:10 AM Economic Impact 
Ambassador Darci Vetter, Served as Chief Agriculture Negotiator - Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, 2014-Jan 2017 
  
9:10 AM - 9:40 AM More than Nine Billion to Feed in 2050
 Dr. Douglas Southgate, Professor Emeritus - The Ohio State University 
  
9:40 AM - 10:00 AM Refreshment Break 
10:00 AM - 12:30 PMSpecies Committee Meetings 
 
 
  • Bovine Committee 
 
  • Equine Committee 
 
  • Poultry 
 
 
  • Swine Committee 
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM NIAA Annual Business Membership Meeting (Members Only) 
2:00 PM - 5:30 PM Issue Council Meetings 
 
  • Animal Health Emergency Management - (Agenda)
 
  • Global Animal Health, Food Security and Trade  
 
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM Refreshment Break 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM NIAA Awards Reception 

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 

6:45 AM - 4:00 PMRegistration Opens 
6:45 AM - 8:00 AM Continental Breakfast 
 Sunrise Speaker: Mr. Jay Hill  - Hill Farms
 A Morning with a Millennial Farmer and Entrepreneur 
 Meet producer Jay Hill from New Mexico. From cabbage to cows, he shows it all on social media. Enjoy your continental breakfast and hear @HillJay45 share experiences AGvocating across the country and his views on engaging consumers in food conversations. 
  
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM U.S. Animal Health Association District at Large Meeting 
8:00 AM - 11:30 AM Issues Council Meetings 
 
 
  • Animal Identification & Information Systems Council 
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM Refreshment Break 
11:30 AM - 12:45 AM Lunch (on your own) 
 
 Closing General Session
1:00 PM - 1:25 PM Meeting Consumer Demands: A Farm Perspective
 Mr. Ken McCarty, Owner/Manager - McCarty Family Farms
  
1:25 PM - 1:50 PM 1 Billion Pounds & International Trade 
 Mr. Mark McCully, VP, Production - Certified Angus Beef 
  
1:50 PM - 2:20 PM Future of Animal Agriculture 
 Dr. Lonnie King, Acting Dean, College of Food, Agriculture and Environmental Sciences - The Ohio State University 
  
2:20 PM - 3:00 PM Wrap Up & Final Comments 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM National Assembly State - Animal Health Officials
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM State Animal ID Coordinators Meeting  
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM NIAA Board of Directors / Committee Leadership Meeting 
  
  
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