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July 25-26, 2018

Hilton Omaha Hotel, Omaha, NE

The CONVEY '18 summer conference, hosted by NGFA and Grain Journal magazine, will focus on operations, compliance and grain quality issues facing the grain and feed industry.

For more information, visit the CONVEY '18 website.

Ag Transportation Summit

July 25-26, 2018

Westin Crystal City, Arlington, VA

The upcoming Agricultural Transportation Summit will focus on “Connecting Growing Supply with Growing Demand” and feature panels highlighting port and rail issues, as well as top officials from USDA, the Surface Transportation Board and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Hosted by NGFA and the Soy Transportation Coalition, with the support of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service, the conference program also includes several “Innovation Sessions” focusing on new and emerging technologies.

For more information, visit the Ag Transportation Summit website.

IAOM Central, Wheat State & Texoma Districts’ Summer Conference

July 26-29
Chateau on the Lake , Branson, MO

For more information: IAOM.info

IAOM Flour City District Meeting

August 8-10, 2018
Maddens on Gull Lake, Brainerd, MN
For more information, visit IAOM.info.

IAOM Western District Conference

August 15-17
Horton Grand Hotel, San Diego, CA 
For more information, visit the International Association of Operative Millers website.

GPD Commodity Contracts Course

September 4-5, 2018

Washington, D.C.

Designed for agribusiness professionals, this two-day training course provides an in-depth understanding of contracts in the commodities sector.

For more information, click here.

GPD Commodity Dispute Resolution Course

September 10-11, 2018

Montevideo, Uruguay

A two-day course offering a thorough exploration of what happens when a contractual dispute arises in the commodities sector. Delegates will learn how to mitigate risks, and what they should do after s dispute arises, including how to prepare for an arbitration.

For more information, click here.

IAOM Western Canadian District Meeting

September 12-14, 2018
Harrison Hot Springs, Chilliwack, British Columbia
For more information, visit IAOM.info.

NGFA/PFI Feed & Pet Food Joint Conference

September 17-19, 2018

Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch, St. Louis, MO

The NGFA-PFI Feed and Pet Food Joint Conference is an annual collaboration between the National Grain and Feed Association (NGFA) and the Pet Food Institute (PFI), designed specifically for the feed and pet food sectors.

Attended by nearly 200 suppliers and producers in the animal feed sector, the conference provides an opportunity to hear from policy leaders and other influencers about critical regulatory developments and network with industry decision-makers across the supply chain.

Click here to register or for more information.

IAOM Wolverine, Ohio Valley, Southeastern & Niagara Joint District Meeting

September 19-21, 2018
Bavarian Inn Lodge of Frankenmuth, Frankenmuth, MI 
Visit IAOM.info for more information.

Women in Agribusiness Summit

Join a community of hundreds of executive-level women who are passionate about agribusiness, and the crucial need to recruit, retain and advance women in the industry.

Seize this opportunity to network with influential executives, and learn about current industry outlooks and trends, develop valuable professional skills in an interactive and innovative forum.

September 24-26, 2018

Hilton Denver City Center, Denver, CO

For more information, visit womeninag.com.

Trade Foundation Course (GPD)

October 16-19, 2018

London, UK

Gafta’s Trade Foundation Course is a training option for commodity trade professionals who are looking for a thorough introduction into the world of commodity contracts and trading principles. The course will cover the essentials elements of the trade, from how a contract is formed, through to identifying and mitigating common risks, issues around the shipping of goods and what happens if a dispute arises.

For more information, visit the website here.

Country Elevator Conference & Trade Show 2018

December 2-4, 2018

St. Louis Union Station Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton, St. Louis, MO

The Country Elevator Conference & Trade Show, organized by the National Grain and Feed Association, will include interactive breakout sessions focusing on merchandising, operations, management, legal, safety, and/or marketing.

Visit NGFA.org for more information.