Annual Conference

Join Us in Austin Next Week!

By the Conference Committee

It’s not too late to join us in Austin next week for what promises to be a great Annual Conference! We’ll explore traceability solutions, emerging technology, precision ag, supply chain management, and much more. Register here.

A few highlights:

  • The Traceability Working Group kicks off the conference Monday morning (Nov. 12) at 8:00 am to discuss four primary focus areas and work plans moving forward – followed by business and technical traceability sessions during the conference.
  • Our General Conference speakers include:
  • Keynote speaker Stephanie Liska, CEO of Beck Ag
  • Norbert Schlingmann, General Manager of the Agricultural Industry Electronics Foundation (AEF)
  • Ted Kaouk, Chief Data Officer, U.S. Department of Agriculture
  • Vince Restucci, Director of Procurement & Business Technology at R.D. Offutt Company
  • This year catch our business track that includes "Who Touched Your Grub and Why You Should Care - The Business Value of Traceability" and "Putting the Business People in the Driver's Seat" on the Decision Modeling and Notation standard as a way for business experts to own, develop and test business process logic.



  • Enjoy the free Waller Creek Conservancy light-based art installations - like the one in the rendering shown above– and special attractions, all just behind our hotel! See this link.
  • Great networking opportunities!

Find the full agenda and everything you need on the conference webpage. See you soon in Austin!