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Upcoming Webinars

Join us to learn about the issues defining organic during regularly scheduled monthly webinars.

The Organic Trade Association is your source for organic industry news and information. With its expert staff, board and member communities, the Organic Trade Association and The Organic Center are uniquely positioned to keep you informed on the regulatory, scientific, and business conversations at the heart of organic. Most Webinars are offered free to members as a trade association benefit.


Retail Intel: Best Labeling Practices for Organic Non-Food Products

August 29, 2019
2:00 - 3:00 PM Eastern / 11:00 - 12:00 PM Pacific

  • Presenters:
  • Gwendolyn Wyard, Vice President of Regulatory & Technical Affairs, Organic Trade Association
  • Angela Jagiello, DIrector of Education and Insights, Organic Trade Association

Shoppers trust retailers to offer high quality products with strong organic integrity. Labeling requirements are very different when it comes to non-food organic products such as fiber, personal care and household cleaners. Don’t get lost in the gray area! Spend an hour with our panel of experts to understand the labeling landscape and know what to look for to assure you are providing a full complement of trusted of organic products throughout your shop.

Level 200
Complimentary to OTA members.
Not-yet member registration: $149.

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Organic Fraud Prevention Solutions

September 19, 2019
2:00 - 3:00 PM Eastern / 11:00 - 12:00 PM Pacific

  • Presenter:
  • Gwendolyn Wyard, Vice President, Regulatory & Technical Affairs, Organic Trade Association

Following an extensive pilot project to detect and prevent fraud in the global organic supply chain, Organic Trade Association has launched a comprehensive program and toolkit for the organic community. Learn about the best practices in fraud prevention to keep your supply chain strong from seed to shelf.

Level 300
Complimentary to OTA members.
Not-yet member registration: $149.

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The Organic Center Presents: The Biodiversity Calculator - A Simple Tool for Tracking & Managing Biodiversity for NOP Compliance

September 25, 2019
2:00 - 3:00 PM Eastern / 11:00 - 12:00 PM Pacific

  • Presenters:
  • Jessica Shade, PhD., Director of Science Programs, The Organic Center
  • John Quinn, PhD., Associate Professor of Biology, Furman University

Biodiversity is critical for healthy, functioning organic farms, and is central to the NOP Guidance on Natural Resources and Biodiversity Conservation. However, the burden of designing and implementing biodiversity plans still falls on the farmer. This workshop will highlight a new, farmer-friendly tool that can aid farmers in technical decisions to increase on-farm biodiversity and comply with the new guidance.

Level 200
Open to all.

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Meet Your Board of Directors

October 17, 2019
2:00 - 3:00 PM Eastern / 11:00 - 12:00 PM Pacific

  • Presenter:
  • Laura Batcha, CEO / Executive Director, Organic Trade Association

Join CEO / Executive Director Laura Batcha for a virtual follow up to Organic Trade Association's Annual Meeting. You'll hear about the strategic priorities the Board of Directors have set for the organization, and meet its newest members.

Level 100
Available to OTA members only.

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NOSB Wrap-Up

November 13, 2019
1:00 - 2:00 PM Eastern / 10:00 - 11:00 PM Pacific

  • Presenter:
  • Johanna Mirenda, Farm Policy Director, Organic Trade Association

Join Organic Trade Association's regulatory team for a briefing on the issues discussed at  the National Organic Standards Board's fall meeting.

Level 300
Complimentary to OTA members.
Not-yet member registration: $149.

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Getting the Most Out of Your OTA Membership

November 21, 2019
3:00 - 4:00 PM Eastern / 12:00 - 1:00 PM Pacific

  • Presenters
  • Cassandra Christine, Director of Industry Relations, Membership & Development, Organic Trade Association
  • Libby Mucciarone, Member Engagement and Education Manager, Organic Trade Association

If you've joined Organic Trade Association in the past year, or if it's been a while since you've engaged, you've come to the right place! During this fast paced Webinar, we'll introduce you to the people and programs behind your trade association, so you can maximze your investment, and position your busines for success.

Level 100
Available to OTA members only.

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Top 10 Organic Headlines of 2019

December 4, 2019
2:00 - 3:00 PM Eastern / 11:00 - 12:00 PM Pacific

  • Presenter:
  • Angela Jagiello, Director of Education + Insights, Organic Trade Association

Join Organic Trade Association to review the stories that made news in organic in 2019. We'll review the most compelling issues and discuss tips and resources for representing organic and your brand accurately in the media.

Level 200
Available to OTA members only.

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Legislative Watch: A Recap of 2019 Achievements, and a Look Ahead to 2020

December 12, 2019
1:00 - 2:00 PM Eastern / 10:00 - 11:00 AM Pacific

  • Presenter
  • Megan DeBates, Director of Legislative Affairs and Coalitions, Organic Trade Association

It was a busy year for organic in Washington. Legislative Affairs Director Megan DeBates will discuss important advancements for organic, provide Farm Bill  implementation updates, child nutrition, Continuous Improvement in Organic Standards, and more. We'll also look ahead to the 2020 legislative outlook and the upcoming election.

Level 300
Complimentary to OTA members.
Not-yet member registration: $149.

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Webinar Key: 

Organic Trade Association
The Organic Center
International programming


Contact
Angela Jagiello
Director of Education & Insights
(202) 403-8636
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