Legislative Forum Agenda for July 14, 2015

Jul 08, 2015

Legislative Forum Agenda

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

12:00 noon      Tax Issues and the Outlook for Tax Reform

Senator Charles E. Grassley

1:15 p.m.         Welcome by Sponsors

Martha Scott Poindexter, Vice President, Government and Industry Affairs,                               Bunge

Robb Fraley, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer,                                       Monsanto

1:30 p.m.         Panel on International Agricultural Development:

Sylvain Roy, President, CNFA

Greg Tyler, Vice President of Marketing, USA Poultry & Egg Export Council

Jocelyn Brown, Deputy Administrator, Office of Capacity Building and                                     Development, Foreign Agricultural Service, USDA

2:30 p.m.         “Lessons Learned” on Effective Policy Communications

Cathy Enright, CEO, Pet Food Institute (formerly Vice President of BIO)

3:00 p.m.         Break

3:30 p.m.         Panel on Current Trade Issues:

Bill Reinsch, President, National Foreign Trade Council

Craig Thorn, Partner, DTB Associates

4:30 p.m.         Unmanned Systems: The Next Phase in Precision Agriculture

Chad Colby, AgTechTalk

5:15 p.m.         Wrap-Up and Adjourn