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Last Updated: 8/8/2017

Annual Agriculture Conference

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The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago will hold its Annual Agriculture Conference on Tuesday, November 28, 2017. This conference will inform and bring together those interested in issues surrounding agricultural trade and the global economy.

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Tuesday, 11/28/17
8:00 AM
Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00 AM
Welcome and Opening Remarks
9:15 AM
Session I: Trends in Agricultural Trade and Drivers of Global Demand for Agricultural Products
10:30 AM
10:45 AM
Session II: Agricultural Trade’s Exposure to Non-tariff Barriers and Transportation Infrastructure
12:00 PM
Lunch Keynote
Keynote Speaker
Tom Vilsack, President and CEO, U.S. Dairy Export Council and former Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture
1:30 PM
Session III: The Evolution of U.S. Trade Policy and its Impacts on Agricultural Trade
2:15 PM
2:30 PM
Session IV: Panel Discussion – How Will the Midwest Economy and Agriculture Adjust to Changing Trade Patterns?
4:00 PM
The Club Quarters, Central Loop
111 W. Adams Street, Chicago, IL 60604
Chicago ,  IL   60613
(203) 905-2100
Hotel rate: $177.00 plus tax

In the heart of the Loop near Symphony Center, Willis Tower and the Board of Trade, our hotel offers full service accommodations in a warm, club-like atmosphere. Choose from four guest room types for nightly stays plus corporate apartments for extended visits. Club Quarters Hotel, Central Loop features many complimentary services including high speed Wi-Fi, unlimited, chilled bottled water, a fitness center, and access to the Club Living Room.

Event Information
Event Contact
Ella Dukes

Registration Deadline
Monday, November 20, 2017
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Third Floor Conference Center
230 S LaSalle St
Chicago, IL 60604
$80 until October 16, 2017; After October 16, the registration fee is $100.

Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, 230 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60604-1413, USA. Tel. (312) 322-5322

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