May 07, 2020

2020 Food & Agribusiness National Conference

Minneapolis, MN


You're invited to the 2020 Food & Agribusiness National Conference hosted by Faegre Drinker. This dynamic, full-day conference will feature engaging plenary sessions and interactive panel discussions on a wide range of topics relevant to these crucial industries. Speakers include national industry leaders, in-house counsel, business executives and regulatory professionals from global, market-leading companies in agricultural production and food processing, retail and marketing. Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in multiple breakout sessions and to network.

Plenary speakers include:

  •  Mike Frank, President, Nutrien Retail
  • Jeff Dykstra, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Partners in Food Solutions

Breakout session topics include:

  •  How Evolving Trade Relations Impact the Food and Ag Industry
  • Investing Du Jour: What’s on the Menu for Food and Ag Investing and M&A
  • Immigration Raids, Audits and Investigations in the Food and Ag Industry: 2020 Update
  • Be Careful What You Ask For: Best Practices for Avoiding Antitrust Pitfalls During Due Diligence and Transition Planning
  • Key Supply Chain, Food Regulatory and Safety Issues for Restaurants, Hospitality Brands and Franchisors
  • Financial Distress and Challenges in Agricultural Industry
  • Climate Change and Sustainable Agriculture
  • Biofuels: Strategies for Riding the Roller Coaster Into the Future – Experts Give Their Best Practices for Surviving Industry Volatility
  • Legal Trends and Issues in Agricultural Product Litigation and Regulation
  • The Latest FDA and USDA Regulations and Enforcement Trends
  • Food and Technology: Opportunities and Risks
  • The Latest "Watch Out" Labeling and Marketing Claims That Plaintiffs Are Challenging
  • New Foods and Ingredients: Regulatory and Litigation Considerations

For more information, including a detailed agenda and information about CLE credits, please visit the event website.

Registration Fee
Standard Registration: $395/person
Faegre Drinker Clients: Complimentary
Continental breakfast, lunch and networking reception are included in the registration fee.

If you have questions about this program, please contact Angela Wood or call +1 303 607 3662. 


Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot
225 Third Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55401


Services and Industries


For more information, including a detailed agenda and information about CLE credits, please visit the event website.

All times in CDT
7:45 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. | Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 a.m. - 4:45 p.m. | Conference
4:45 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. |Networking Reception

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