Annual Conference will convene in Kansas City, MO April 18-April 20, 2023.

As animal agriculture leaders with diverse backgrounds and expertise seek to better understand current agriculture and food system issues affecting their sector of today’s food system, the NIAA Annual Conference provides a forum to learn, collaborate, discuss, and act. The 2023 conference theme and agenda provide the opportunity to engage with visionary leaders as, together, we explore their insights and expertise. The annual conference, which happens days before Earth Day on April 22, will feature industry leaders and explore climate-smart approaches to the future of animal agriculture.

Early bird registration ends March 15. Last day to reserve a room is March 28th.

Registration increases April 11:
Members: $565
Non-members: $690

On-site registration:
Members: $765
Non-members: $890

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations must be received by April 10 for refund. No refunds will be provided after April 10. Registrations are transferable.

Accommodations & Special Dietary Needs

If you have questions concerning access, or if you have any special dietary needs, please e-mail at least seven days prior to the event.

Hotel block is now closed.
Please see below.

The hotel room block is now closed. Nearby hotels include:

Hotel Phillips Kansas City
106 W 12th St, Kansas City, MO 64105 (816) 221-7000

Courtyard by Marriott Kansas City Downtown
1535 Baltimore Ave, Kansas City, MO 64108•(816) 221-7400

Crowne Plaza Kansas City Downtown, an IHG Hotel
1301 Wyandotte St, Kansas City, MO 64105•(816) 474-6664

Hotel Kansas City – The Unbound Collection by Hyatt
1228 Baltimore Ave, Kansas City, MO 64105•(816) 685-1228

Hotel Indigo Kansas City Downtown, an IHG Hotel
101 W 11th St, Kansas City, MO 64105•(816) 283-8000

Hampton Inn & Suites Kansas City Downtown Crossroads
1571 Main St, Kansas City, MO 64108•(816) 255-3915

Hilton President Kansas City
1329 Baltimore Ave, Kansas City, MO 64105•(816) 221-9490

This year’s annual conference was planned by:

  • Kaitlyn Briggs – Dairy Management Inc.
  • Len Bull, Ph.D.
  • Ryan Goodman – BeefRunner and Certified Angus Beef
  • Linda Mills – TraceIdeas
  • Roger Saltman, DVM
  • Jared Wareham – ABS Global