2013 AFOA Annual Meeting Agenda and Registration

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AFOA Annual Meeting 2013The Officers and Directors of the American Fats and Oils Association Request the pleasure of your company at the 56th AFOA Annual Meeting Wednesday October 9th and Thursday October 10th 2013 at the Grand Hyatt Park Ave, New York City.

**Online Registration is closed for this years event. Please note there are a limited number of onsite registrations available that also require an additional $100 onsite registration fee. **

We look forward to another successful Annual Meeting!

Meeting Agenda

Wednesday October 9th –

8:30-9:30 AM – Animal Protein Committee Meeting and Forum Speaker: David Meeker, NRA

9:30-10:00 AM – Tallow Committee Meeting

10:15-11:30 AM – Tallow Forum Speaker: Joseph Jabczynski, Vantage Oleochemicals Topic: Use of Tallow in the Oleo Chemical Industry Noon – Reception/Registration

12:30 PM – Luncheon Meeting The Harry D. Fornari Memorial Lecture Election of Officers Keynote Speaker: Dennis Gartman, The Gartman Letter

2:45 PM – Outlook Seminar Speaker: Parry Dixon, Archer Daniels Midland Company

Thursday October 10th –

8:30-9:30 AM – Vegetable Oils Committee Meeting and Forum Speaker: TBA

9:45-11:30 AM – Biofuels Forum Speakers:

1) Larry Schafer, National Biodiesel Board topic: latest regulatory and legislative issues 2) Greg Staiti, of Weaver LLP topic: California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard 3) Katie Hadenfeldt, GATX Corporation topic: Tank rail market update

Noon – Luncheon Buffet

12:30 PM – Panel Discussion 1) Bill Hurley, Hurley Brokerage topic: Tallow Market 2) Sandra Dunphy, Weaver LLP topic: RINs 3) TBA

3 PM – Board of Directors Meeting

5:30 PM – Gala Reception

Phone: 1-803-252-7128