Tentative Schedule of Events

**Times are tentative and may be revised Please review the final schedule of events in the Meeting Program when registering.

Monday September 26, 2016

8:00 a.m.—5:00 p.m.

International Staff Conference

Terrace Room West

Tuesday September 27, 2016

8:00 a.m.—5:00 p.m.

International Staff Conference

Terrace Room West

2:00 p.m.—6:00 p.m.

Exhibit Set Up (check in with Kim)

Grand Ballroom B

Wednesday September 28, 2016

8:00 a.m.—2:00 p.m.

International Staff Conference

Speed Dating with the Reps - Details and time to come but will be Wednesday morning!

Terrace Room West

9:00 a.m.—1:00 p.m.

Exhibitor Set Up (check in with Kim)

Grand Ballroom B

9:00 a.m.—5:00 p.m.

USPLTA Annual Meeting Registration

Meeting Room 11

9:00 a.m.—2:00 p.m.

USPLTA Board Meeting

Redwood Boardroom

2:00 p.m.—2:30 p.m.

USPLTA Opening Session

Grand Ballroom B-C

2:30 p.m.—3:45 p.m.

International Marketing Staff Round Table
Moderator: Peter Klaiber

Grand Ballroom B-C

3:45 p.m.—4:00 p.m.

International Marketing Business

Grand Ballroom B-C

4:00 p.m.—5:15 p.m.

International Year of Pulses                      Tim McGreevy, Erika Simms, Jessie Hunter

Grand Ballroom B-C

6:00—8:00 p.m.

USPLTA Welcome Reception

Cedar Ballroom

8:00 p.m.

Dinner on your own

Thursday September 29, 2016

7:00 a.m.—8:45 a.m.

Domestic Marketing Committee Breakfast

Meeting Room 1

8:00 a.m.—3:30 p.m.

USPLTA Annual Meeting Registration

Pre-function 3

8:30 a.m.—8:45 a.m.

General Session Opening Remarks

Grand Ballroom B-C

8:45 a.m.—9:30 a.m.

Domestic Marketing Committee
*Guest Speaker: Cynthia Sass

Grand Ballroom B-C

9:30—9:45 a.m.

Domestic Marketing Business

Grand Ballroom B-C

9:45—10:30 a.m.

Info Gov Business
Crop Insurance Report

Grand Ballroom B-C

10:30—10:45 a.m.

Refreshment Break

Grand Ballroom B-C

10:45 a.m.—11:55 a.m.

Pulse Brand
Pulse Branding Campaign

Grand Ballroom B-C

12:00 p.m.—1:00 p.m.

USPLTA Luncheon

Birch Ballroom

1:00 p.m.—1:45 p.m.

Transportation Committee
*Tim Ebner, Steve Balaski

Grand Ballroom B-C

1:45 p.m.—2:45 p.m.

Research Presentations
*Rebecca McGee,  Kevin McPhee, George Vandemark

Grand Ballroom B-C

2:45—3:15 p.m.

Variety Release Licensing Update
*Jerry Robinson

Grand Ballroom B-C

3:15—3:30 p.m.

Research Business

Grand Ballroom B-C

3:30 p.m.—3:45 p.m.

Refreshment Break

Grand Ballroom B-C

3:45 p.m.—4:15 p.m.

Grades Committee
*Beverly Whalen

Grand Ballroom B-C

4:15—5:00 p.m.

Trade Rules

Grand Ballroom B-C

6:00 p.m.—7:00 p.m.

Dinner Reception

Terrace Room East

7:00 p.m.—9:00 p.m.

Honorary Member Dinner

Grand Ballroom B

10:00—midnight

Chairman's Reception

Presidential Suite

Friday September 30, 2016

7:30 a.m.—8:30 a.m.

Convention Committee Breakfast

Meeting Room 7

7:00 a.m.— 8:30 a.m.

FAQ Committee Breakfast

Meeting Room 6

8:30 a.m.—8:45 a.m.

General Session Opening Remarks

Grand Ballroom B-C

8:45 a.m.—9:15 a.m.

FAQ Committee Report

Grand Ballroom B-C

9:15 a.m.—10:30 a.m.

General Session—Voting & Closing

Grand Ballroom B-C

10:30 a.m.—11:15 a.m.

USPLTA Board Meeting

Redwood Boardroom

11:30 a.m.—11:55 a.m.

USPLTA Golf Tournament Check In

Indian Canyon Golf Course

12:00 noon—5:30 p.m.

USPLTA Golf Tournament

Indian Canyon Golf Course

11:45 a.m.—5:30 p.m.

Age of Elegance-Wine Tour
Departs at noon

Meet in Lobby

6:00 p.m.— 7:00 p.m.

Dinner Reception

Terrace Room West

7:00 p.m.—9:00 p.m.

Buffet Dinner, Golf Awards & Fun

Terrace Room West

9:00 p.m.—11:00 p.m.

Chairman's Reception

Presidential Suite


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