USDA’s 96th Outlook Forum
February 20-21, 2020

Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel Arlington, Virginia

Morning Session

Thursday February 20, 2020 8:00am-12:15pm

Video Stream

Welcome
Steve Censky

Deputy Secretary, USDA

2020 Agricultural Economic & Foreign Trade Outlook
(Speech / Slides)
Robert Johansson

Chief Economist, USDA

Keynote & Fireside Chat

The Future of Agriculture
Thursday, February 20, 8:40am-9:30am

Sonny Perdue

Secretary of Agriculture, USDA

John Hartnett

Founder and CEO of SVG Ventures
(Slides)

Plenary Panel

Innovation as a Solution for Farmers
Thursday, February 20, 10:15am-12:15pm
(Slides by Moderator John Newton)

Jeff Broin
Founder
POET
(Slides)

Bruce Kettler
Director
Indiana State Department of Agriculture
(Slides)

Shari Rogge-Fidler
President
Farm Foundation
(Slides)

Frank Yiannas
Deputy Commissioner
Food Policy and Response
FDA
(Slides)

Dinner Speaker

Kip Tom
Ambassador
U.S. Mission to the UN Agencies in Rome
(Speech)

Feeding the World through Innovation

Friday February 21, 2020 8:30am-9:30am



For More Information, please contact: Mirvat Sewadeh at 202-720-5447

USDA - U.S. Department of Agriculture