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2014 Division Meetings – Preliminary Schedule**

**Schedule subject to change. Please consult final program.**

Saturday, March 8
8:30 – 11:30 am
Technical Committee Member Meeting
Committee members invited

Presiding: Technical Committee Chairman
David Katzke
Grain & Flour Quality Lab Manager
General Mills, Inc.
Minneapolis, MN

6:00 – 7:00 pm
Reception
All attendees invited

Dinner on your own

Sunday, March 9

8:30 – 11:00 am
Corn Milling Member Business Meeting &
Continental Breakfast
Corn millers invited

Presiding: Corn Division Chairman
Wade Ellis, Vice President & General Manager
Bunge Milling, Inc.
St. Louis, MO

11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Oat Milling Member Business Meeting &
Working Lunch
Oat millers invited

Presiding: Oat Division Chairman
Cullen Harder, Procurement – Manager
Grain Millers, Inc.
Eden Prairie, MN

11:30 am – 1:00 pm
International Trade Committee Member Meeting &
Working Lunch
Committee members invited

Presiding: International Trade Committee Chairman
Roderick J. Geiger
President
Bartlett Milling Company
Kansas City, MO

1:30 – 4:30 pm
Oat Milling Conference
All attendees invited

Presiding: Oat Division Chairman
Cullen Harder, Procurement – Manager
Grain Millers, Inc.
Eden Prairie, MN

World Oat Outlook
Randy Strychar, President
Ag Commodity Research
North Vancouver, BC

Winter Oat Breeding – Southern Style
Ronald D. Barnett, PhD, Professor of Agronomy
University of Florida
North Florida Research & Education Center
Quincy, FL

How Canada is Strengthening the Oat Industry
Shawna Mathieson, Executive Director
Prairie Oat Growers Association
Regina, SK

6:00 pm
Reception and Dinner
All attendees invited

8:30 – 11:30 pm
NAMA Billiards and Lounge
All attendees invited
Cash Bar

Monday, March 10

8:30 – 11:30 am
General Session
All attendees invited

Presiding: Soft Wheat Division Chairman
Bill Keynes, Secretary/Treasurer
Keynes Bros., Inc.
Logan, OH

Alliance to Feed the Future:
Communicating the Benefits of Modern Agriculture
David B. Schmidt, President & CEO
International Food Information Council (IFIC) & Foundation
Washington, DC

New Genetic Modification Technologies for Changing Crops
Adrianne Massey, PhD, Managing Director
Science & Regulatory Affairs
Biotechnology Industry Organization
Washington, DC

Commodity Market Analysis
Bill Lapp, President and Founder
Advanced Economic Solutions
Omaha, NE

FSMA Update
Ricardo Carvajal, J.D., M.S., Director
Hyman, Phelps & McNamara P.C.
Washington, DC

1:00 pm
Scramble Golf Tournament
The Rookery at Marco

6:30 – 7:30 pm
Reception
All attendees invited

Tuesday, March 11

7:30 – 9:00 am
Soft Wheat Millers Business Meeting &
Continental Breakfast
Soft wheat millers invited

Presiding: Soft Wheat Division Chairman
Bill Keynes, Secretary/Treasurer
Keynes Bros., Inc.
Logan, OH

9:30 – 11:00 am
Soft Wheat Division General Session
All attendees invited

Presiding: Soft Wheat Division Chairman
Bill Keynes, Secretary/Treasurer
Keynes Bros., Inc.
Logan, OH

Wheat Innovation Alliance
Paul Penner,
President, National Association of Wheat Growers
Owner, Penner Farms
Hillsboro, KS

Defending Wheat Foods
Judi Adams, MS, RD, President
Wheat Foods Council
Ridgway, CO

Canadian Soft Wheat Crop Outlook
Scott Krakar, Wheat Merchant
London Agricultural Commodities, Inc.
London, ON

Soft Wheat Crop Report & Forecast

Panel Chair
Grover Van Hoose, Merchandising Manager
The Mennel Milling Company
IN, MI, OH, WI, WV

Panel Members
Shawn Blume, Soft Wheat Merchandiser
Lansing Trade Group
DE, MD, NJ, NY, PA

Carl Schwinke, Vice President Grain
Siemer Milling Company
IL, KY, MO

Steve Gorman, Vice President, Sales Leader
Horizon Milling
NC, SC, VA, ID, OR, WA

Sarah Ballou, Commodity Merchandiser
ConAgra Mills
AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MS, OK, TN, TX

Download a pdf copy of the program here: https://www.namamillers.org/pdf/2014_DM_Program.pdf.

Attire for all meetings is business casual.

Attire for all evening social events is resort casual.

 

General Information

Hotel Information and Room Reservations

Meeting Registration

Location and Getting There

 

Have a question?

For further information about the meeting, please contact Terri Long, Director of Meetings, at 202.484.2200, extension 11 or [email protected]

**The program schedule is subject to change. Please consult the final meeting program.

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