Forum

Forum

Registration is now live for the 186th Forum: Harnessing the Power of Agricultural Technology!

The NYS Agricultural Society’s Annual Forum on January 4th, 2018 is the largest statewide agricultural meeting bringing together all sectors of the food system to explore topics critical to the future of New York Agriculture.

Register before December 15th for discount!

Download a copy of the NYS Ag Forum Invitation & Form here, or if you would like to register over the phone, please contact Debbie at 518-785-3392 or Debbie@plazameetings.com.

REGISTRATION FORMS:

Registration

Attendees:

Registration includes membership. Meals are additional.

Registration Deadline-December 15th: $75 (Individual)
December 16th-January 4, 2018 (at the door): $100

Meals

Luncheon: $30
Dinner: $35

Register early and SAVE! Early registration guarantees your meal selection and helps us with planning for nearly 500 attendees.

Download a copy of the NYS Ag Forum Invitation & Form here

Supporter

Have a presence at the Forum! (Act by Dec. 1st)

Renew as a 2018 Co-Sponsor or Supporter  for…

  • Exhibit Space
  • Ads in the Program Book
  • Your logo on Screen and listing on nysagsociety.org website
  • Comp registrations, lunches & dinners

(see membership levels for associated benefits)

Individuals, business and farm registration form is available here.

Sponsor an AwardSpeaker, or Product(s) for meals & refreshments

(Same benefits as above, based on value of sponsorship)

Schedule

Thursday, January 4, 2018

8:30 am Registration, Exhibits & Refreshments
9:30 am Welcome & Overview
9:45 am Ag Society Business Meeting
10:00 am Keynote Address
11:30 am – 12:30 pm Networking Time
12:30 pm Taste NY Buffet Luncheon
1:00 pm Awards

  • “Cap” Creal Journalism
  • Business of the Year
  • Agricultural Promotion
  • Next Generation Farmer
  • Century & Bicentennial Farms
  • Farm Safety
2:30 pm Break
2:50 pm Afternoon Keynote Address and Local Perspective
4:15 pm Closing Remarks
5:15 pm Reception: Cap Creal Celebrates 40 Years!
6:00 pm   NY’s Bounty Banquet
7:15 pm Awards

  • FFA Chapter of the Year
  • Distinguished Service Citation

State of the State’s Agriculture – Commissioner Richard Ball

Lodging

The Holiday Inn
441 Electronics Parkway
Syracuse/Liverpool NY 13088
Rooms: $92 (single or double)
Call: 315-457-1122 (RSVP by Dec. 16th)
*Request group rate under NYS Agricultural Society

Directions

FROM E/W: TAKE I-90 TO EXIT 37 (ELECTRONICS PARKWAY)
HOTEL LOCATED ACROSS THE STREET.

FROM N/S: TAKE I-81 TO EXIT 25 (7TH NORTH STREET) RIGHT OFF EXIT.
FOLLOW 1 MILE TO END.

Thank You to Our Forum Teams

Planning

  • Peter Pamkowski, Chair
  • Patti Dugan
  • Jeannette Kreher
  • Pat Peck
  • Ehle Shachter
  • Barb Hanselman

Program

  • Judi Whittaker, Chair
  • Ehle Shachter
  • Sandie Prokop
  • Beth Claypoole
  • Christopher Noble
  • Larry VanDeValk
  • Dick Peterson
  • Craig Yunker
  • Tim Veazey
  • Peter Pamkowski