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Consumer Federation of America’s 41st Annual National Food Policy Conference

Consumer Federation of America’s 41st Annual National Food Policy Conference

Sunday, January 28, 2018 - 8:00am to Monday, January 29, 2018 - 12:30pm

The Consumer Federation of America (CFA) is an association of non-profit consumer organizations that was established in 1968 to advance the consumer interest through research, advocacy, and education. For 41 years, the National Food Policy Conference has been a Washington institution and a unique collaboration between consumer advocates, the food industry and government.

Laura Batcha, CEO & Executive Director of the Organic Trade Association, will be speaking at the Conference on a panel entitled “Growing Pains: What’s in Store for Organic?” taking place March 28th from 11:15am - 12:30pm. Panelists will discuss the rapid growth of the organic industry and the challenges that the National Organic Program has had to confront in recent years. The conversation will touch on issues such as protecting animal welfare, food fraud, the list of approved substances in organic foods, and the governance of the organic program. Click here for the full conference agenda.

Conference Information:

March 28 - 29, 2018

Capital Hilton - Washington, D.C. 

 

8:00am to 12:30pm
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NASDA Winter Policy Conference

NASDA Winter Policy Conference

Monday, January 29, 2018 - 8:00am to Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 5:00pm

NASDA's 2018 Winter Policy Conference will be held January 29-31 at the Grand Hyatt in Washington, DC., where NASDA Members intersect their federal counterparts as co-regulators of American agriculture.

New NASDA Members, new NASDA staff, a new USDA, ongoing NAFTA negotiations, and an upcoming Farm Bill will undoubtedly make this the top agriculture policy gathering of 2018.

Laura Batcha, CEO & Executive Director of the Organic Trade Association, will be participating in a panel at the Conference on Tuesday, January 30th from 2:30-3:30pm, discussing Agriculture and Food Policy in 2018. Laura, and other leading policy experts, will discuss key agriculture and food policy trends in 2018 such as the Farm Bill, international trade, environmental regulations, labor, food safety, and federal funding—and the political dynamics that will shape the debate in Washington. Click here for full conference agenda.

Conference Information: 

January 29 - 31, 2018

Grand Hyatt Washington, Washington, D.C.

8:00am to 5:00pm
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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