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credits for the 2012 NIAA Annual Conference.

                 
Monday Wednesday
Tuesday Session IV: Issues Council Meetings
Session V: Closing General Session
Session I: Opening General Session
Session II: Species Committee Meetings
Session III: Issues Council Meetings
Thursday
         
**Click on Committee/Council name for each complete agenda.**
         
Monday, March 26 [back to top]
  12:00 PM - 5:00 PM Registration Open
  2:00 p.m. -   5:00 p.m. NIAA Board of Directors Meeting [Aspen Room]
  5:00 p.m. -   6:00 p.m. NIAA Committee Leaders Briefing [Aspen Room]
  5:00 p.m. -   6:00 p.m. NIAA New Director Orientation [Cherry Creek Room]
       
Tuesday, March 27 [back to top]
  6:45 a.m. -   8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast [Ballroom Prefunction Area]
    Sponsored By: Fort Supply Technologies, USAHerds & Vet Sentry; Dairy Products Sponsored by Western Dairy Association
  7:00 a.m. -   5:00 p.m. Registration Open
  8:00 a.m. -   9:30 a.m. Session I: Opening General Session [Colorado Ballrooms A & B] [back to top]
    Sponsored By: Farm Credit, Vance Publishing (Dairy Herd Management, Drovers CattleNetwork, Pork magazine) & Feedstuffs
    Introduction & Welcome
Mr. Jim Miller, Deputy Commissioner, Colorado Department of Agriculture
    Advancing Animal Agriculture with Scarce Resources:  An Economic Perspective
Dr. Terry Barr, Senior Director of Knowledge Exchange Division, CoBank
    Regulating Animal Agriculture:  Impacts on Producers and Animal Health Professionals
Dr. Anthony A. Frank, DVM, President, Colorado State University
  9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Break [Ballroom Prefunction Area]
    Sponsored By: Western Dairy Association
  10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Session II: Species Committee Meetings [back to top]
    Bovine Committee [Colorado Ballroom D]
    Sponsored By: Dairy Farmers of America & Penton Media (BEEF Magazine)
    Equine Committee [Aspen Room]
    Poultry Committee [Platte River Room]
    Small Ruminant Committee [Big Thompson Room]
    Sponsored By: USDA/APHIS/VS
    Swine Committee [Telluride Room]
    Sponsored By: PIC North America & National Pork Board
  12:00 p.m. -   1:30 p.m. NIAA Annual Membership Business Meeting undefined Boxed Lunch Provided to NIAA Members undefined Ticket Required [Colorado Ballrooms A & B]
    Sponsored By: Allflex/Destron Fearing
  1:30 p.m. -   5:00 p.m. Session III: Issues Council Meetings [back to top]
    Animal Health Emergency Management Council [Telluride Room]
    Antibiotics Council [Colorado Ballroom D]
    Sponsored By: American Veterinary Medical Association & Alltech
    Global Animal Health, Food Security & Trade Council [Aspen Room]
    Sponsored By: Global Animal Management
  3:15 p.m. -   3:30 p.m. Refreshments Available [Ballroom Prefunction Area]
    Sponsored By: Shook, Hardy & Bacon & Pfizer Animal Health; Dairy Products Sponsored By Western Dairy Association
  5:30 p.m. -   7:30 p.m. NIAA Networking and Awards Reception [Colorado Ballrooms A & B]
    Sponsored By: IMI Global
    Featured Speaker: Ms. Teresa Scanlan, Miss America 2011
         
Wednesday, March 28 [back to top]
  7:00 a.m. -   8:00 a.m. USAHA District-at-Large Meeting [Cherry Creek Room]
  7:00 a.m. -   8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast [Ballroom Prefunction Area]
    Sponsored By: Fort Supply Technologies, USAHerds & Vet Sentry
  7:00 a.m. -   4:00 p.m. Registration Open
  8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Session IV: Issues Council Meetings [back to top]
    Animal Care Council [Big Thompson Room]
    Sponsored By: American Veterinary Medical Association & Illinois Farm Bureau
    Animal Identification & Information Systems Council [Aspen Room]
    Sponsored By: Wisconsin Livestock Identification Consortium & GlobalVetLink
    Emerging Diseases Council [Platte River Room]
    Sponsored By: Global Animal Management
  9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Refreshments Available [Ballroom Prefunction Area]
    Sponsored By: Livestock Marketing Association & National Livestock Producers Association
  11:30 a.m. -   1:00 p.m. Lunch Break (on your own)
  1:00 p.m. -   4:30 p.m. Session V: Closing General Session [Colorado Ballrooms A & B] [back to top]
    Sponsored By: Farm Credit, Vance Publishing (Dairy Herd Management, Drovers CattleNetwork, Pork magazine) & Feedstuffs
    Making Safe, Affordable, Abundant Food a Global Reality
Mr. Brian Rittgers, Director of Global Management Development, Elanco
    Legal Threats to Animal Agriculture
Mr. Gary Baise, Illinois Farmer & Attorney, Olsson Frank & Weeda PC
    Sustainability: Today and Beyond undefined What This Means on My Family's Farm
Ms. Marie Audet, Blue Spruce Farm, Inc., Bridport, VT
    Help or Get Out of the Way!
Mr. Tom Kourlis, Sheep & Cattle Rancher, Past Colorado Commissioner of Agriculture
    Promoting and Defending Modern Agriculture in a Facebook Culture
Dr. Gary Sides, Pfizer Animal Health
    Refreshments Available
Sponsored By: Western Dairy Association
  5:00 p.m. -  9:00 p.m. NIAA Board of Directors & Committee Leadership Meeting [Aspen Room]
     
Thursday, March 29 [back to top]
  7:30 a.m. -   4:30 p.m. Colorado Cattle Industry Tour (*Optional & Pre-registration Required*)
    Sponsored By: JBS, Colorado State University & Colorado Department of Agriculture

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