2013 NASDA Annual Meeting Agenda

Dress for all meetings is business casual. Tours and off-site dinners are casual dress.
September 8, 2013
12:00 PM – 06:00 PM
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(Inn on Biltmore)
03:00 PM – 06:00 PM
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(Inn on Biltmore)
06:00 PM – 09:00 PM
Welcome Reception -
(Inn on Biltmore - Vanderbilt)
Sponsored by:
Lorillard Tobacco Company
National Farm Credit Network and North Carolina Farm Credits
Novozymes BioAg Inc.
Produce Marketing Association
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09:00 PM – 11:30 PM
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(Inn on Biltmore - Olmsted)
September 9, 2013
07:00 AM – 09:00 AM
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(Lioncrest)
07:30 AM – 05:00 PM
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(Lioncrest)
08:00 AM – 11:00 AM
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(Deerpark North Wing)
08:00 AM – 11:00 AM
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(Deerpark North Wing)
08:00 AM – 11:00 AM
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(Lioncrest Ballroom)
08:00 AM – 11:00 AM
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(Deerpark Lodge Room)
10:00 AM – 10:15 AM
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Opening Plenary Session -
(Lioncrest Ballroom)
Remarks by Michael Scuse, Under Secretary for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services, USDA
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12:00 PM – 01:00 PM
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(Lioncrest)
01:00 PM – 01:45 PM
Opening Plenary Session -
(Lioncrest Ballroom)
Remarks by John Hoffman, Senior Research Fellow, National Center for Food Protection and Defense
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01:45 PM – 02:45 PM
NASDA Members Policy Dialogue -
(Lioncrest Ballroom)
This is a private session available for NASDA Members and their staff only.
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02:45 PM – 03:00 PM
05:45 PM – 08:00 PM
Dinner -
(Mountain State Fair)
Between 6:45 and 9:00 PM, a shuttle bus will run every 15 minutes between the fair and hotel.
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09:00 PM – 11:30 PM
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(Inn on Biltmore - Olmsted)
September 10, 2013
07:00 AM – 09:00 AM
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(Lioncrest Veranda)
07:30 AM – 05:00 PM
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(Lioncrest)
10:30 AM – 10:45 AM
12:45 PM – 01:30 PM
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(Lioncrest Veranda)
01:30 PM – 02:30 PM
Industry Sponsor Roundtable -
(Lioncrest Ballroom)
Participants in this forum are government and private sector leaders who have sponsored the NASDA Annual Meeting at the Diamond or Platinum level.
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04:30 PM – 07:00 PM
Tour of DuPont State Forest
 Remarks by Steve Mirshak, Business Director, Applied BioScience at DuPont
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07:30 PM – 09:00 PM
Dinner -
(Old Bishop Farm Place)
Remarks by Steve Mirshak, Business Director, Applied BioScience at DuPont
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09:30 PM – 11:30 PM
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(Inn on Biltmore - Lobby Bar)
September 11, 2013
07:00 AM – 09:00 AM
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(Lioncrest Veranda)
07:30 AM – 05:00 PM
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(Lioncrest)
10:30 AM – 11:00 AM
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(Lioncrest Ballroom)
11:00 AM – 11:45 PM
Business Meeting -
(Lioncrest Ballroom)
Board Meeting to follow directly after Business Meeting.
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11:45 AM – 01:00 PM
Lunch -
(Lioncrest Veranda)
Presentation of the APHIS - Amber Flame Award
Remarks by Michael O'Gorman, Homegrown by Heroes
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11:45 AM – 12:15 PM
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(Lioncrest Ballroom)
02:15 PM – 05:30 PM
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(Biltmore Estate)
06:30 PM – 07:00 PM
President's Reception -
(Deerpark)
Sponsored by:
Bridgestone-Firestone Ag Group
Dow AgroSciences
Novus International, Inc
Philip Morris International
U.S. Forest Service
USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS)
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07:00 PM – 08:15 PM
President's Dinner -
(Deerpark)
NASDA's Annual Honor Awards will be presented during this dinner.
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08:30 PM – 10:00 PM
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(Biltmore Estate)
08:30 PM – 10:30 PM
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(Stable Cafe)
10:30 PM – 11:30 PM
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(Inn on Biltmore - Lobby Bar)