NAFTA Works Agenda - Iowa

NAFTA Works: The Stakes for Iowa Agriculture and Business
Friday, February 9, 2018 
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CT | Iowa Association of Business and Industry, 400 E Court Ave # 100, Des Moines, IA 
*All times Central Standard Time

9:30 a.m.  |  Registration

10:00 a.m. – 10:10 a.m.  |  Welcoming Remarks – Mike Ralston, Iowa Association of Business and Industry

10:10 a.m. – 10:12 a.m.  |  Trade Videos/Testimonials

10:12 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.  |  Keynote Remarks – Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA)
Introductory Remarks: David Zrostlik, President, Stellar Industries

10:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.  |  Framing Remarks – Neil Herrington, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
11:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.  |  Remarks – Mike Naig, Deputy Secretary, Iowa Department of Agriculture
Introductory Remarks: Dave Miller, Iowa Farm Bureau

11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.  |  Panel Discussion: The Stakes for Iowa Agriculture & Business
A panel of U.S. agricultural stakeholders and business community representatives will discuss what’s at stake for farmers, manufacturers, and service providers in the NAFTA negotiations.  

Tony Hogan, President and CEO, Kreg Tool
Mark Recker, Clear View Farms and President, Iowa Corn Growers Association
Kevin Ekstrand, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Scarbrough International
Charles Sukup, President,  Sukup Manufacturing

Moderated by: Joe Murphy, Greater Des Moines Partnership

12:00 p.m.  |  Adjourn