Wheat Growers 48th Annual Convention - Washington, DC

Feb 27 - Mar 1, 2018 - Kimpton Hotel Palomar, Washington DC

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AGENDA

February 27

  • 4:00 – 5:30          AGM
  • 6:00 – 9:00          New Holland Welcome Reception (Bier Baron Tavern, 1523 22nd St NW)
  • 8:00 – 10:00        Shuttle service to Lincoln Memorial for night time viewing

 

February 28

  • 8:00 – 9:00          Breakfast
  • 9:00 – 10:00        Session 1 (CropLife Poll - Dennis Prouse)
  • 10:00 – 10:30      Coffee
  • 10:30 – 11:30      Session 2 (Blockchain Applications to Agriculture - Elaine Kub)
  • 11:30 – 12:00      Networking
  • 12:00 – 1:30        Lunch and Session 4 (Agriculture Technology - John Deere)
  • 1:30 – 2:30          Session 5 (Impact of Small Business Tax Changes on Farmers - Dean Klipenstein, MNP)
  • 2:30 – 3:00          Coffee
  • 3:00 – 4:30          Session 5 – Panel International Trade (NAFTA & WTO - Joe Glauber, Senior Research Fellow – International Food Policy Research Institute & US Farm                                       Bill, Daren Bakst, Research Fellow – Heritage Foundation, Marvin Hildebrand, Minister [Economic] in Canada's Embassy)
  • 4:30 – 5:30          Reception (Wheat Bourbon tasting, light refreshments, cash bar)
  • Dinner on your own – local restaurants with hotel assistance

 

March 1

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CANCELLATION POLICY: Cancellations received prior to February 1, 2018 will be refunded, less a $20 administration fee.

HOTEL INFORMATION: Registration fees do not include accommodation. A block of rooms have been reserved at the Kimpton Hotel Palomar. Bookings can be made online.