Agenda

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Thursday, October 6, 2016

All times CT

11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.    Registration (Skirvin Hotel) (Shuttle to Stockyards)

11:00 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.      Shuttle to Stockyards

1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.       Tour of the Oklahoma National Stockyards*

2:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.       Oklahoma National Stockyards Consecutive Sessions*

Proving Liability for Toxic Feed and Water

Avoiding Double Payment: Section 1631 Issues in Livestock Transactions

Survey of Packers and Stockyards Issues

Conducting Online Auctions

Veterinary Feed Directive

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.       Welcome Reception and Registration (Skirvin Hotel)

*Note: Oklahoma National Stockyards activities require separate registration

Friday, October 7, 2016

7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.      Breakfast

7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.   Registration

8:00 a.m. – 8:40 a.m.      AALA Business Meeting

8:40 a.m. – 8:50 a.m.      Welcome and Opening Remarks

8:50 a.m. – 9:50 a.m.      Ag Law Updates

Ag Finance, Jeff Peterson; Gray Plant Mooty

Tax Law, Philip Harris; University of Wisconsin-Madison

Food Law, Susan Schneider; University of Arkansas School of Law

9:50 a.m. – 10:05 a.m.    Networking Break

10:05 a.m. – 11:05 a.m.    Ag Law Updates (Continued)

Environmental Law, Anthony Schutz; University of Nebraska College of Law

Land Use, Jesse. J. Richardson; West Virginia University College of Law

Farm Bill, David Grahn

11:05 a.m. – 11:25 a.m.     Awards Presentation

11:25 a.m. – 12:10 p.m.     Keynote Speaker, Michael Swanson Ph.D., Ag Economist-Sr. Vice President; Wells Fargo N.A.

12:10 p.m. – 1:10 p.m.      Networking Lunch

1:25 p.m. – 2:55 p.m.        Breakout Sessions #1

Farm Labor Matters 

Criminal Liability for Food Safety Violations

A Changing Farm Economy: Agricultural Bankruptcies

How Do Private Conservation and Sustainability Initiatives Impact Farmers?

1:25 p.m. – 4:10 p.m.      Student Activities Quiz Bowl

2:55 p.m. – 3:10 p.m.       Networking Break

3:10 p.m. – 4:10 p.m.       Breakout Sessions #2

Managing the Liability Risks of GMO Products

60 Tips in 60 Minutes: Law Office Management (Ethics)

Agricultural Antitrust: Cases and Issues

4:10 p.m. – 4:20 p.m.       Networking Break

4:20 p.m. – 5:50 p.m.        Breakout Sessions #3

Mergers and Acquisitions: When the Farm or Agribusiness Are Up for Sale

Recent Changes in Food Law: Regulatory, Litigation and Legislative Updates

Family Dynamics in Estate Planning

Reinterpretation of the Clean Water Act

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.       Reception

Saturday, October 8, 2016

7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.        Breakfast

8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.      Breakout Sessions #4

Advising Clients on Animal Feed Issues: The FSMA Animal Food Rule

Making the Firm Happen

Oil and Gas Law: View from Practitioners Serving Surface and Mineral Owners

American Indian Legal Issues in Food and Agriculture

10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.     Networking Break

10:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.      Breakout Sessions #5

Ag Security Interests: Lender and Landlord Perspectives

When the Client Walks Through the Door

Stepping Up Your Legislative and Regulatory Advocacy 

The Science of Genetic Engineering

11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.      Networking Lunch, Student Quiz Bowl and Poster Awards Presentation

1:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.         Breakout Sessions #6

Key Terms in Ag Leases

Advising Food and Farm Start-ups

Data on the Farm

2:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.       Networking Break

2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.       Conflicts: Dealing with Multiparty Issues (Ethics)

3:30 pm.                             Adjourn

3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.       Member Discussion with the Board