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2021 sponsors

REGISTRATION

Registration is now open. Full Registration is $300 and includes: access to all meetings, breakfast on Thursday and Friday, lunch on Thursday and Thursday night’s dinner at Morton’s The Steakhouse. Additional Thursday night dinner tickets are available for $100 per guest.

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ACCOMMODATIONS

Rooms are available at the Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina, located at 333 West Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101, under the California Cattlemen’s Association room block. Rates are $249 for a standard room and reservations must be made by July 27, 2021 at 4pm.

Reservations can be made by calling 1-619-234-1500 or by clicking the button below.

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AGENDA & SCHEDULE*

*Agenda and schedule is subject to change. 

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 18, 2021

6:00 p.m.  Welcome Reception at Puesto @ The Headquarters

THURSDAY, AUGUST 19, 2021

6:30 a.m.  Registration Opens

6:30 a.m.  Breakfast
7:30 a.m.  Call to Order, Welcome & Introductions | CCA Feeder Council Chair
7:45 a.m.  Beef Industry Overview and Outlook | Duane Lenz, Manager of Operations and Analyst Services, Cattle-Fax
8:30 a.m.  Price Discovery | Dr. Derrell Peel, Charles Breedlove Professorship of Agribusiness in the Department of Agricultural Economics, Oklahoma State University
9:30 a.m.  E.coli Study | Robert Atwill, DVM, MPVM, Director of Vet Med Extension and the Western Institute of Food Safety and Security, University of California Davis
10:00 a.m.   15 minute break
10:15 a.m.  Genetic Traits and Performance of Dairy Beef | Troy Marshall, Director of Commercial Industry Relations, American Angus Association
10:45 a.m.  Carcass Differences between Holstein vs. Angus vs. Dairy/Angus | Brad Johnson, Ph.D, Gordon W. Davis Regent’s Chair in Meat and Muscle, Texas Tech University
11:15 a.m.  Beef on Dairy Economics | Don Close, SVP, Food and Ag Research, Animal Protein, Rabo AgriFinance
11:45 a.m.  Beef on Dairy Panel Discussion
12:00 p.m.  Lunch
1:15 p.m.  Methane/Seaweed Study | Ermias Kebreab, Associate Dean for Global Engagement, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Director, World Food Center Professor and Sesnon Endowed Chair
1:45 p.m.  Alternative Meats | Brad Johnson, Ph.D, Gordon W. Davis Regent’s Chair in Meat and Muscle, Texas Tech University
2:15 p.m.  California Cattle Council Update | Dave Daley, President, California Cattle Council
2:30 p.m. Assessing the Role of Cattle in a Sustainable Food System | Donald Layman, Ph.D., Department of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Illinois
3:15 p.m.  15 minute break
3:30 p.m.  Mexican Cattle Industry | Dr. Juan D Garza
4:15 p.m.  Sustainability | Sara Place, Ph.D, Technical Consultant in Sustainability, Elanco
4:45 p.m.  International Economics | Don Close, SVP, Food and Ag Research, Animal Protein, Rabo AgriFinance
5:15 p.m.  NCBA Update | Collin Woodall, Chief Executive Officer, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association
5:45 p.m. Closing Comments
6:15 p.m.  Dinner 

FRIDAY, AUGUST 20, 2021

7:30 a.m.  Breakfast
8:30 a.m.  Securing the Future of Beef: Responding to Activist Threats | Hannah Thompson-Weeman, Vice President, Strategic Engagement, Animal Agriculture Alliance
9:00 a.m.  Beef in the digital age: videos, podcasts and more! | Whitney Bond, Food Blogger
9:30 a.m.  New Implant Rules | Brad Johnson, Ph.D, Gordon W. Davis Regent’s Chair in Meat and Muscle, Texas Tech University
10:00 a.m.  Arizona Cattle Feeders Meeting    
10:00 a.m.  California Feeder Council Meeting

SPEAKERS

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