Trade Show Schedule

DRAFT CONVENTION AGENDA

TUESDAY, MARCH 15TH

3:00pm WUD Board of Directors Meeting
5:30pm Board & Staff Dinner (Pre-Fix Menu, Wine at Table)
7:00pm Western United Dairymen “Night Cap Social,” Welcoming
Arriving Convention Attendees

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16TH

8:30 am Registration Opens; Workshop Sign-Ups Begin
9:00 am LABOR UPDATES for PRODUCERS
Anthony Raimondo, Raimondo & Associate
(Caucus Room Open for Producer Q&A)
10:30am INSURANCE, CLAIMS, AND HEALTHCARE LAWS
Andreini & Associates
(Caucus Room Open for Producer Q&A)
11:30am ESTATE PLANNING for PRODUCERS
Dave Pratt, JD, LLM
Proskauer Rose LLP
12:30 pm Lunch Social
1:30pm Producer Roundtable and Labor Questions
Open Mic Questions from Producers
2:30pm PANEL: Dairy Pricing Outlook: Life Under a Federal Order

Annie AcMoody, Director of Economic Analysis, Western United Dairymen

Eric Erba, Senior Vice President, CDI Elvin Hollon, Director of Economic Analysis, DFA
Tom Wegner, Director of Economic Analysis, LOL

3:15pm Afternoon Coffee & Ice Cream Break
3:30pm PANEL: Dairy Trade Outlook and Expanding Markets

Anja Raudabaugh, CEO Western United Dairymen

Andrei Mikhalevsky, CEO, CDI

USTR

DFA

6:30pm Membership Dinner (Offsite) at Lagunitas Brewery

Presentation of the Colors

Blessing

Dairy Leaders Graduation

THURSDAY, MARCH 17TH

8:30am Registration Re-Opens; Workshop Sign-Ups Resume
Ladies Day Schedule
9:00am Bus Leaves for Petaluma Outlets11:30am Healdsburg for Lunch

1:30pm Afternoon in Healdsburg (shopping, wine tasting, etc.)

4:00pm Return to Hotel

9:00am District Delegate Business Meeting and Annual Meeting of Members
9:00am HOUSE OF DELEGATES MEETING and ANNUAL MEMBER MEETING

9:30am RESOLUTIONS PRESENTATION & DEBATE

10:30am BYLAW AMENDMENTS

11:00am VOTING

12:30pm Lunch Social
Thursday Afternoon Activities Golfing Optional, 9 Hole Scramble
2:30pm PANEL: Environmental Permitting One-Stop Shop: Issues and Hands-On Compliance Assistance for Dairy Producers

Paul Sousa, Director of Environmental Affairs, Western United Dairymen

Tom Howard, State Water Resources Control Board

CARB

(Caucus Room Open for Producer Q&A, Nitrogen Management Plan
Worksheet Compliance, Nutrient Management Plan Compliance; WUD Staff on-Hand to Assist You in Filling out ALL FORMS! English, Spanish, Portguese and Dutch Linguists On-Hand)

WORKSHOP: MERCED TOOL; No Cost Permitting Info and Sign Up

CDFA and CVDRFM

3:15pm Afternoon Coffee & Ice Cream Break
3:30pm WORKSHOP: Nitrogen and Nutrient Management Plan Worksheet Compliance
5:30pm WESTERN UNITED COCKTAIL HOUR
Informal Wine and Cheese Pairing
6:30pm BANQUET & ENTERTAINMENT

FRIDAY, MARCH 18TH

7:30am Breakfast Served on Buses Home