May 17, 2018

2018 Food & Agribusiness National Conference

Minneapolis, MN


You're invited to the 2018 Food & Agribusiness National Conference hosted by Faegre Baker Daniels. 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 and marketing. Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in multiple breakout sessions and to network.

Plenary speakers include:

  • Jerry Lynch, Chief Sustainability Officer, General Mills
  • Doug Stearn, Director, Office of Enforcement and Import Operations, Office of Regulatory Affairs, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Breakout session topics include:

  • Food and Ag M&A: What’s on the Menu for 2018
  • Consumer Class Action Litigation: What’s Next?
  • Organic Supply Chain: Challenges, Validation and Verification
  • Website and Social Media Best Practices
  • FSMA Update: The Latest Regulations and FDA Inspections
  • Ag Product Dealer and Distributor Laws: Updates and Best Practices
  • TPP, NAFTA and the Effect on International Ag Trade
  • Transparent Food – Are Consumers Receiving What They Order?
  • Environmental Update: Navigating the New Regulatory Landscape
  • Government Investigations and Enforcement: What to Expect
  • E-commerce: Regulatory and Liability Implications of Selling Food Online
  • Crop Optimization and Loss Mitigation: Field History, Drones and Satellites

Attendees will have many opportunities for networking with their industry colleagues throughout the day and during the closing reception.

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

Registration Fee:
Standard Registration: $395/person
Faegre Baker Daniels Clients: Complimentary

Continental breakfast, lunch and a networking reception are included in the registration fee.
Space is limited.

Conference Partners: 

Questions? Contact Angela Wood at +1 303 607 3662 or


Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel - The Depot
225 Third Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55401

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

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