Agenda

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Time
Session Name
time
9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Potato Industry Leadership Institute

Jr Ballroom 2

time
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Executive Committee Dinner with the Potato Industry Leadership Institute Class

Jr Ballroom 2 

time
9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Potato Industry Leadership Institute

Jr Ballroom 2

time
9:00 am – 5:00 pm

NPC Executive Committee Meeting 

London 1

time
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

State Managers Lunch with the Leadership Institute 

Jr Ballroom

time
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

State Managers Meeting

Jr Ballroom

time
5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Registration

Grand Ballroom Registration Desk

time
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Welcome Reception

Sponsored by 1,4 Group

time
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

NPC Annual Meeting of the Voting Delegates and Awards Dinner

Grand Ballroom

time
8:00 am – 8:30 am

Breakfast on own

time
8:30 am – 12:00 pm

Committee Meetings

Grand Ballroom C/D

8:30am-9:30am Finance Committee

9:45am-10:45am Legislative Affairs Committee 

11:00am-12:00pm Environmental Affairs Committee  

time
9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Potato Industry Leadership Institute

Jr Ballroom

time
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Lunch

Grand Ballroom C/D

time
1:45 pm – 4:00 pm

Committee Meetings

Grand Ballroom C/D

1:45pm-2:45pm Grower Outreach and Industry Research Committee 

3:00pm-4:00pm Trade Affairs Committee

time
4:15 pm – 5:00 pm

Board of Directors Meeting

Grand Ballroom C/D

time
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Potato PAC Reception

TBD 

time
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Dinner on own

time
8:30 am – 9:00 am

Breakfast on own

time
9:00 am – 12:00 pm

General Session on Priority Issues

Grand Ballroom C/D

9:00am-9:45am Secretary Vilsack (invited) 

10:00am-10:45am Nutrition 

11:00am-11:45am TBD

time
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Lunch Keynote: Political Outlook

Grand Ballroom A/B

Sponsored by Syngenta

Charlie Cook, Renowned Political Analyst and Founder of the Cook Political Report

time
2:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Members of Congress Address the Potato Industry on Capitol Hill

Dirksen 106

time
5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Standing Up for Potatoes on Capitol Hill Reception

TBD

Sponsored by McCain Foods

time
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Dinner on own

time
9:00 am – 5:00 pm

State Hill Visits

time
12:00 pm – 12:15 pm

Group Picture on the Capitol Steps

East Side

time
6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Potato PAC Top Contributor Event

(Invitation only)

time
7:30 am – 8:00 pm

Pre-Environmental Policy Meeting

TBD

time
7:30 am – 8:00 am

Pre-Trade Meeting – FAS/APHIS/USTR

TBD

time
8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Remaining Capitol Hill Visits

time
8:00 am – 11:30 am

Off-Site Agency Visits

Environmental Policy Meeting
Meet in lobby at 8:00am to share taxis/Uber
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
1200 Pennsylvania Ave, Washington DC

Trade Meeting – FAS, APHIS, USTR
Meet in lobby at 8:00am to share taxis/Uber
U.S. Department of Agriculture, Whitten Building
Jefferson Drive entrance, Williamsburg Room 104A