CCMA 2017 Agenda

Thursday, June 8, 2017

10 am – 8 pm         Registration Open
10 am – 8 pm         Exhibits and Village Cafe Open
1 pm – 5 pm           Co-op Tours sponsored by National Co+op Grocers
6 pm – 8 pm          Howard Bowers Fund Welcome Reception sponsored by                                             National Cooperative Bank

FRIDAY, June 9, 2017

7 am – 6 pm          Registration Open
7 am – 6 pm          Exhibits and Village Cafe Open 
7 – 8 am                Breakfast Buffet
8 - 9:15 am             Keynote Address: Surviving the Brave New World of Food                                       Retail - Michael Sansolo
9:15 -10:15 am        General Session Presentation: Making Groceries: Developing                                  the Mindset for Diversity presented by LaDonna Sanders-                                              Redmond and Liz Wozniak, Seward Community Co-op
10 am - 6:00 pm   Silent Auction Open
10:15 -10:30 am     Break
10:30 - 12:00pm    Breakout Sessions
12 - 1:30 pm           Buffet Lunch and Open Space Sessions sponsored by CoBank
1:30 - 3 pm            Breakout Sessions
3 - 3:30 pm            Break
3:30 - 5 pm            Breakout Sessions
5 – 6:30 pm           Reception sponsored by Organic Valley

Saturday, June 10, 2017

7 am – 5 pm           Registration Open 
7 am – 4 pm           Exhibits and Village Cafe Open
7 am – 3 pm           Howard Bowers Fund Silent Auction Open
7am – 8:30 am       Breakfast Buffet
8:30 - 10 am          Keynote Address: Food Justice and Black Agricultural                                               Cooperatives: Building Sustainable Communities - Dr. Monica                                  White
10-10:30 am           Break
10:30 - 12:00 pm   Breakout Sessions
12 - 1:30 pm           CCMA Awards Luncheon sponsored by National Co+op Grocers                                    and Intertribal Agriculture Council
1:30 - 3 pm             Breakout Sessions
3 - 3:30 pm             Break
3:30 - 5 pm             Breakout Sessions
6 pm – 10 pm        Saturday Night Closing Party at Mill City Museum
                                hosted by Twin Cities Area Food Cooperatives

Closing night party at the Mill City Museum

Closing night party at the Mill City Museum