Executive Women in Agriculture Conference Agenda

*Tentative Agenda

Tuesday, January 15, 2018

10:00 - 11:00 AM Registration and Expo Open
11:00 - 11:15 AM Welcome
  Sara Schafer, Editor, Top Producer
11:15 - 12:00 PM Lessons in Leadership From the Flight Deck
  Carey Lohrenz, First Female U.S. Navy
  F-14 Fomcat Fighter Pilot
12:00 1:30 PM Lunch & EWA Trailblazer Awards Ceremony
1:30 - 2:00 PM Desert in Expo
2:00 - 2:50 PM Breakout Session 1
  Managing Market Expectations: Building a 
  Realistic Marketing Strategy
  Angie Setzer, Citizens Grain
  How to Analyze for Growth
  Ashley Arrington, Agri Authority
  Building Consumer Trust Amid Consumer Skepticism
3:00 - 3:50 PM Breakout Session 2
  Tips and Tools for Effective Grain Risk Management
  Bailey Elchinger, INTL FC Stone
  How to Analyze for Growth
  Ashley Arrington, Agri Authority
  Building Consumer Trust Amid Consumer Skepticism 
  Going Global: Navigating Trade Issues and Achieving
  Success At Home & Abroad
  Kelsey Rule, Auinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan
4:00 - 5:30 PM Food Packaging Event
5:30 - 7:00 PM Networking Cocktail Reception


Wednesday, January 16, 2018 

7:30 - 8:30 AM Breakfast with Your State
  Sponsored by Valent
8:30 - 9:20 AM Breakout Session 3
  A Blueprint for Your 2019 Marketing Plan
  Naomi Blohm, Stewart-Paterson
  Panel: Success Stories of Women in Ag
  Moderator: TBD
  Panelists: TBD
  You Are A Mentor: Here's How to Be the Best Mentor
  Kell Chole, Grossman & Associates
9:30 - 10:00 AM Break in the Exhibit Hal
10:00 - 11:00 AM Panel: Find Financial Success in a Tough Profit Picture
  Moderator: Sarah Beth Aubrey
  Panelists: Jessical Lehman, First Financial Bank
  Kala Jenkins, K-Coe Isom
11:00 - 12:00 PM Why Estate Planning Success in a Tough Profit Picture
  Polly Dobbs, Dobbs Legal Group
12:00 - 12:30 PM Break in the Exhibit Hall
12:30 - 2:00 PM Lunch with keynote Speaker
  CAVU: Celing and Visibility Unrestricted - Your 
  Ascent to Greatness
  Major Dan Rooney, Fighter Pilot, PGA Professional,
  Patriotic Philanthropist and Author
2:15 - 3:00 PM Leadership: You Have Everything Your Need
  Rena Striegel, Transition Point Business Advisors
3:00 - 3:30 PM Break in the Exhibit Hall
3:30 -4:30 PM TBD
5:00 - 6:00 PM Networking Cocktail Reception
6:00 - 8:00 PM Top Producer of the Year Banquet


Thursday, January 17, 2018 

7:30 - 8:15 AM Breakfast
8:15 - 8:45 AM "U.S. Farm Report" Taping
  Moderator: Tyne Morgan: Host, U.S. Farm Report
  Panelists: Naomi Blohm, Stewart-Peterson
  Matt Bennett, Bennett Consulting
  Pete Meyer, S&P Global Platt
8:45 - 9:00 AM Break in the Exhibit Hall
9:00 - 10:00 AM Why Leaders Fail and the 7 Prescriptions for Success
  Mary Kelly, Economist, Author and CEO of 
  Productive Leaders