Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 8:00 AM PDT
Friday, May 24, 2019 at 2:00 PM PDT

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1441 Canyon Del Rey Blvd
Seaside, CA 93955

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Brett Lauppe 
NSAC - Far Western Chapter 

NSAC Far Western Chapter 63rd Annual Meeting 

Please join us for our 63rd Annual Meeting in Monterey Bay. Wednesday will include an educational program followed by a President's Reception. Thursday's program will feature speakers & panel discussions with an off-site dinner at a location to be announced. We will continue our program Friday and end with lunch at the hotel.

Annual Meeting Agenda


Wednesday, May 22nd:


8:00am - 12:00PM       Understanding Cooperatives and Pool Accounting

12:00pm - 1:00pm       LUNCH

1:00pm - 5:00pm         Financing Alternatives and Taxation - Basic and Advanced

4:30pm - 6:00pm         CHAPTER DIRECTORS MEETING - Strategic Planning

6:00pm - 8:00pm         President's Hospitality Reception

Thursday, May 23rd


8:00am                        Early Bird Prizes

8:05am                        Economic Update (Paul Neiffer)

9:05am - 10:00am       A&A Update (Ed Grossman, CLA)

10:00am - 10:30am     Break

10:30am                      Early Bird Prizes

10:35am - 11:30am    Leading a Team to High Performance (Shawn Miller, Morrison)

11:30am - 1:00pm      LUNCHEON - Legislative Update (Emily Rooney, Ag Council of CA)

1:30pm                       Early Bird Prizes

1:35pm - 2:30pm        Revenue Recognition (K-deep Dhaliwal, Moss Adams)

2:30pm - 3:30pm        Tax Update (Eric Kreinert, Moss Adams)

3:30pm - 3:45pm        Break

3:45pm                       Early Bird Prizes

3:50pm - 4:40pm        Blockchain (James Watson, CLA)

4:40pm - 5:25pm        Open Forum Discussion

5:25pm - 5:30pm        Early Bird Prizes

6:30pm - 9:00pm        Dinner - Location TBA

Friday, May 24th


8:00am                       Early Bird Prizes

8:05am - 9:00am        Labor Law Update (Jennifer Barrera, Cal Chamber)

9:00am - 10:00am      Financial Markets (Wes Millard, CoBank)     

10:00am - 10:30am    Break

10:30am                      Early Bird Prizes

10:30am - 11:30am     Surviving a Food Recall (Michael Droke, Dorsey & Whitney, LLP)

11:30am - 12:00pm     Business Meeting (Brett Lauppe, NSAC Far Western Chapter President)

12:00pm - 2:00pm       CLOSING LUNCHEON and Late Bird Prizes