2020 Iowa Women in Agribusiness Leadership Forum

Schedule Updated!

2:00 - 5:00 PM | Tuesday, February 11, 2020

3000 E Grand Ave, Des Moines, Iowa
Iowa State Fairgrounds | Varied Industries Building

Upper Conference Room

Pre-registration - $30*
On-site registration - $60*

×Registration Closes February 7

Registration includes:

  • Two-day conference pass
  • IWA learning materials
  • Tuesday Reception
  • Wednesday Breakfast & Lunch
  • All Open Sessions Wednesday

2020 Agenda

2:00 PM - Welcome & Introductions
- Shelly Kruse, AAI Board of Directors & Executive Director of Strategic Relationships, GROWMARK, Inc.

2:05 PM - Iowa, A Global Force in Ag - Panel Discussion
- Laurie Johns, Iowa Minute Host, Iowa Farm Bureau Federation – Moderator
- Julie Kenney, Iowa Deputy Secretary of Agriculture, IDALS
- Emily Schmitt, General Counsel, Sukup Manufacturing
- Rachel Binning, Global Regulatory Leader-Soybeans, Corteva Agriscience
- Liz Hobart, Government Relations Manager, Growmark, Inc.

3:00 PM - Breaking the Mold – How one person can make a big difference
- Melissa Gesing, Executive Director, 50-50 in 2020

3:30 PM Rising to the Top
- Amanda De Jong, State Executive Director, USDA Farm Service Agency

4:00 PM Understanding Land Values
- Matt Vegter & Elliott Slefert, Co-Chairs, REALTORS® Land Institute - Iowa Chapter

4:30 - 5:00 PM - Networking Session (optional)

4:30 - 7:00 PM - All Industry Reception
Join us on the showcase floor and main stage after our IWA networking hour for the evening. Food and beverages provided.


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Featured Speakers

Amanda De Jong

State Executive Director, USDA FSA

Melissa Gesing

Executive Director, 50-50 in 2020

 

Speaker Sponsor

The Nature Conservancy

Supporting Sponsor

 

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