2018 Annual Meeting – Forum & Awards Banquet

November 30 & December 1 , 2018 | Harrah’s Hotel & Casino | Kansas City, MO

Make plans to join other Shorthorn enthusiasts in Kansas City for the ASA Annual Meeting – Forum and Awards Banquet. This is an excellent opportunity for learning, fellowship, and an all-around good time with fellow Shorthorn breeders!

Schedule

Friday November 30, 2018

ASA Staff Breakout Sessions

8:30 am – 9:20 am (Choose one)
Registrations in the Digital Age; Heather Lange and Rochelle Wilson
Building Blocks for Better Genetic Evaluations; Matt Woolfolk
ASA Membership, Show, and Ambassador Communications; Emily Velisek
ASA Marketing Toolbox; Shelby Rogers and Amy Sampson

9:30 am – 10:20 am (Choose One)
Registrations in the Digital Age; Heather Lange and Rochelle Wilson
Building Blocks for Better Genetic Evaluations; Matt Woolfolk
ASA Membership, Show, and Ambassador Communications; Emily Velisek
ASA Marketing Toolbox; Shelby Rogers and Amy Sampson

ASA Committee Meetings

10:30 am – 11:20 am
ASA Commercial Acceptance Committee; Rick Osterday, Committee Chair, Lee Miller, Vice Chair
ASA Genetic Evaluation Committee; John Sonderman, Committee Chair, Cory Bollum, Vice Chair
ASA ShorthornPlus/Composite Committee; Susan Jordan, Committee Chair, Ethan, Gilman, Vice Chair
ASA Promotion Committee; Scott Loving, Committee Chair, Aaron Hahn, Vice Chair
ASA 150th Anniversary Celebration Committee, Tom Turner, Chair, Joe Bales, Vice Chair
Lunch Break (lunch not provided)

11:30 am – 12:50 pm

“Position Yourself for Success”

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm           Grass Fed Beef Programs; Dr. Jason Rowntree, Michigan State University
1:45 pm – 2:30 pm           Certification of Niche Markets; Seth Diehm, EarthClaims
2:30 pm – 2:50 pm           Break
2:50 pm – 4:30 pm           Panel; “Finding Opportunities in Targeted Markets”
Jerome Grethen, Show Me Farms – Healthy Omega-3 Beef, MO, Frank Stoltzfus, Masonic Village Farm, PA, John Tarpoff, Vice President of Beef, Niman Ranch, MO
5:30 pm – 7:30 pm           ASA Annual Gathering Social with hors-d’oeuvres

Saturday, December 1, 2018

“Position Yourself for Success” Continued

8:00 am   –  8:45 am         Using Performance Technologies; Matt Woolfolk Director of Performance Programs, ASA
8:45 am   –  9:30 am        New Market Transformations; Bryce Schumann Cooperative Solutions Manager, Thomas Angus
9:30 am  –  10:15 am       Opportunities with Consumer Sustainability; Dr. Dan Thomson, Kansas State University
10:15 am – 10:30 am       Break
10:30 am – 11:45 am       Panel; “Successful Breeding Programs in the Industry”
Dean Bryant, Roseda Black Angus Farm, MD, Ryan Ludvigson, Ludvigson Stock Farms, MT, David Trowbridge, Gregory Feedlots, IA
11:45 am – 12:30 pm       “Position Yourself for Success” Wrap Up; Montie Soules, ASA Executive/CEO
12:30 pm                             Lunch  (Provided with paid registration)
2:00 pm –  4:00 pm          Annual Meeting
5:00 pm –  6:00 pm          Social
6:00 pm –  8:30 pm          Awards Banquet; Special Speaker, Damian Mason
– Century Club Awards                                    – Membership Awards
– Performance Awards                                    – Show Awards
– Heritage Awards                                            – Merit Awards
– Builder of the Breed Awards

 

Hotel Information:

GROUP CODE: S11ASA8          GROUP NAME: AMERICAN SHORTHORN ASSOCIATION ANNUAL  CONFERENCE                           

ARRIVAL: 11/29/18        DEPARTS: 12/2/18                                 

RATE: $99.00++ per night

BOOKING: 800-427-7247             Book Hotel Online!

ROOM CUTOFF: 11/15/18

MEETING REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Nov. 14

2018 Annual Meeting - Forum & Awards Banquet Registration

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