May 14, 2014

Food & Agriculture 2014 National Conference

Minneapolis, MN


Join Faegre Baker Daniels for our dynamic full-day Food & Agriculture 2014 National Conference. The event will bring together national industry leaders, in-house counsel, business executives and regulatory representatives from global, market-leading companies.

Plenary Speakers

  • Michael Taylor, Deputy Commissioner for Foods and Veterinary Medicine, United States Food & Drug Administration
  • Jeffrey Ettinger, Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer, Hormel Foods Corporation
  • Ramona Romero, General Counsel, United States Department of Agriculture

Conference Topics and Format

In addition to our plenary sessions, our conference will feature interactive panel sessions on the Food Safety Modernization Act, consumer fraud class action litigation, supply chain management, social media and brand protection, OSHA enforcement actions, food defense, animal health, genetically modified organisms, strategies for doing business in China, nutrient regulation, agribusiness bankruptcies, and immigration and global mobility.

Our speakers include senior business leaders, in-house lawyers, industry regulators, national trade association representatives and senior academic leaders, all addressing key strategies and challenges facing agricultural production and food processing and marketing. Current panelists include senior representatives from Agrium, Campbell Soup Company, Cargill, CHS Inc., ConAgra, Elanco Animal Health, General Mills, Hormel Foods, Kellogg's, U.S. State Department, FBI, International Dairy Foods Association, McCormick, Nametag International, Glenwood Capital, United Suppliers, The Fertilizer Institute, Bureau Veritas, University of California-Davis, University of Minnesota, and the Illinois Institute of Technology, among others.

Attendees will also have many opportunities for networking with their industry colleagues at the prior evening opening reception, the closing reception and throughout the day.

Registration Fee

Faegre Baker Daniels Clients: Free
Standard Registration: $395/person

Applications for Continuing Legal Education credit will be submitted in several states.  

Highlights from the 2014 Conference

View our 2014 Food & Agriculture National Conference highlight video:


Hilton Minneapolis
1001 Marquette Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55403

Services and Industries


7:45 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. CDT | Registration
8:30 a.m. - 4:45 p.m. CDT | Conference
Networking Reception to Follow

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