Secretary Tom Vilsack is invited to deliver the keynote address and a distinguished guest speaker will also be invited. Previous guests have included President Bill Clinton, Nobel Prize winner Norman Borlaug, U.S. Trade Representatives, Congressmen, and Secretaries of Treasury. The economic outlook will be presented by USDA’s Chief Economist Joseph Glauber. In addition, a plenary panel will be invited to discuss an issue important to agriculture. More than 90 session speakers and moderators are being invited and registration annually exceeds 1,800.
Two days of sessions and networking:
February 19 includes the morning plenary, a networking luncheon, and an afternoon of sessions followed by a distinguished dinner speaker.
February 20 includes 5 concurrent sessions and 5 luncheon speakers from which to choose.
Session Topics in 2015 are expected to include: