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2018 Schedule

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ABBREVIATION KEY

 

ASA - American Soybean Association

NAWG - National Association of Wheat Growers

NCGA - National Corn Growers Association

NSP - National Sorghum Producers

 

 

 

(tentative schedule)

 

Sunday, February 25

 

1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. National Wheat Foundation Board Meeting

 

Monday, February 26

  Optional Tours
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. NAWG Committee Meetings
8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Registration Desk Open
12:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. NCGA Issues Briefing, Open Forum and Policy Discussion
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. ASA Resolutions Subcommittees Meetings
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. NCGA State Caucuses
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Welcome Reception
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. NCGA CornPAC Auction & Hors d'Oeuvres Reception

 

Tuesday, February 27

  Optional Tours
6:45 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Registration Desk Open
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Education: Early Riser Session
8:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. ASA State Caucuses
8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. NCGA Corn Congress
8:00 a.m. - Noon NSP Board of Directors Meeting
8:00 a.m. - Noon NAWG Board of Directors Meeting
8:15 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Education: Learning Center Session
8:15 a.m. - 9:45 a.m Education: Mini What's New Sessions
9:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Education: Learning Center Session
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Education: Mini What's New Sessions
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Media Only Trade Show Preview
11:00 a.m. - noon ASA Open Policy Session
11:15 a.m.  11:30 a.m. Trade Show Grand Opening Ceremony
11:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Trade Show Open (with Lunch 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.)
Noon -  4:30 p.m. Education: Main Stage on Trade Show Floor
6:00 p.m.  7:00 p.m. National Wheat Yield Contest Cocktail Reception
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. ASA Soy Social & Auction
7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. NAWG Presidents Reception & WheatPAC Auction

 

 

Wednesday, February 28

  Optional Tours
6:45 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Registration Desk Open
7:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Education: Early Riser Session
7:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. National Corn Yield Contest State Award Winners Breakfast
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. General Session
11:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Trade Show Open (with Lunch 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.)
11:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Education: Main Stage on Trade Show Floor
12:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Education: Learning Center Sessions
12:30 p.m.  4:10 p.m.   Education:  What's New Sessions
6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. NCGA Awards Banquet
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. ASA Awards Banquet
8:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. NSP PAC Casino Night & Auction

 

Thursday, March 1

  Optional Tours
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Education: Early Riser Session
7:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Registration Desk Open
8:15 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Education: Learning Center Sessions
8:30 a.m. - Noon Trade Show Open (with Morning Snack 8:30 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.)
8:45 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Education: Main Stage on Trade Show Floor
9:30 a.m. - 10:10 a.m. Education: What's New Sessions
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Closing Learning Center Session
1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. NCGA Corn Congress
1:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. ASA Voting Delegates Session
5:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Worship Service
8:30 p.m. - 9:45 p.m. Evening of Entertainment