Annual Conference will convene in Kansas City, MO April 8 – April 10, 2024.

As animal agriculture leaders with diverse backgrounds and expertise work 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 2024 conference theme and agenda are currently under development and will be shared soon.

Early bird  ends March 1:
Members: $425
Non-members: $545

Standard registration March 2 – April 1:
Members: $465
Non-members: $590

Just-in-time registration April 2 – April 7:
Members: $565
Non-members: $690

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

The conference will be hosted at the The Kauffman Foundation Conference Center located at 4801 Rockhill Road, Kansas City, MO 64110. Parking is complementary at the Conference Center and located on the north side of the building.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations must be received by April 1 for refund. No refunds will be provided after April 1. Registrations are transferable to other attendees or future events.

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.


InterContinental Hotel
401 Ward Pkwy
Kansas City, MO 64112
*See hotel notes below
Room block ends March 8, 2024


Kauffman Foundation Conference Center
4801 Rockhill Rd
Kansas City, MO 64110


* To access the hotel block, click on the button above, continue to the hotel’s website and click ‘book now.’ Enter the dates of your stay for Annual Conference and it will give you the group rates and room availability (Group rate code: NIA). The hotel will honor the government per diem rate of $126/night within the NIAA block. Reserve at the group rate and upon showing government identification upon check-in, the rate will be adjusted. Please contact Morgan Young for additional support. The room block ends March 8, 2024.