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               EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURERS CONFERENCE


               FORT LAUDERDALE
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               FLORIDA • NOVEMBER 3–5, 2011
               The 2011 Equipment Manufacturers Conference is
               presented by the American Feed Industry Association and
               the Equipment Manufacturers Committee. This educational
               event is designed to address the many issues pertinent to
               today’s equipment designers, builders and installers who
               serve the feed, pet food and ingredient industries. The
               program was developed by your industry peers with the goal
               of benefiting your organization.
                                                             Sheraton Ft. Lauderdale Beach Resort
Program
Details
HoTEl And TrAvEl
Sheraton Ft. Lauderdale Beach Resort
1140 Seabreeze Boulevard
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida 33316
United States
Phone: (954) 524-5551

Reservations: (800) 325-3535
Mention AFIA to receive the discounted rate.
Rate: $189
Reservation cut-off: Oct. 2, 2011

Closest Airport: Ft. Lauderdale International (FLL)

American Airlines is offering a five percent discount on all flights into Ft. Lauderdale for EMC registrants. This discount is valid for travel between
Nov. 2 – 10. Please make your reservations at www.aa.com and enter promotional code 86N1AR. Avis is offering a discount on car rentals for EMC
registrants through Avis Worldwide Discount (AWD) # G028647. Reservations can be made at www.avis.com.




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Registered spouses/guests are invited to all          opporTunITIES                                      On Thursday, Nov. 3, the annual EMC four-
meal functions and the speaker presentations.         Has your company considered becoming               person scramble golf tournament will be
In addition, spouses will receive a special gift      a sponsor? The EMC event is offering               played at the Diplomat Golf Club. An ideal
upon arrival.                                         sponsorships at the following levels:              balance of mature Banyans and Royal Palm
                                                                                                         trees with manicured Tif Eagle greens and
                                                                                                         rolling Bermuda 419 awaits the seasoned
FrIdAy dInnEr – nov. 4                                   ¾    Gold ($1,500 or more)
                                                                                                         player and welcomes the novice.
We invite you to join the Equipment                      ¾    Silver ($500-$1,499)
Manufacturers Committee for an off-                                                                      The nearly 7,000-yard championship golf
                                                         ¾    Bronze ($100 - $499)
site dinner on Friday, Nov. 4 at a private                                                               course is managed by internationally
yacht club in Ft. Lauderdale. Since 1938,                                                                renowned Troon Golf®.
Lauderdale Yacht Club has been the best kept          This is a great opportunity to have your
secret in Fort Lauderdale. Nestled between a          company’s name prominently displayed
                                                                                                         The golf fee includes a bus ride from the
quiet residential community and the serene,           during the conference in recognition of your
                                                                                                         hotel, hot breakfast, box lunch and beverages.
beautiful inner-coastal, you will find a club         support. Contact AFIA’s Vice President, Keith
rich in tradition, with exceptional facilities and    Epperson at kepperson@afia.org or (703)
service. The dinner fee includes transportation       558-3568 before September 16, 2011.
to and from the hotel, full dinner and two drink
tickets. Fee: $75 per person.



              Lauderdale Yacht Club

                                                                                                  Diplomat Golf Club
Thursday • november 3:
                                                              Agenda
    8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Golfers Breakfast and Announcements

    9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. EMC Golf Tournament (box lunch included)

    6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Registration and Welcome Reception

  7:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. Hospitality Suite

Friday • november 4:
    8:00 a.m. – 8:10 a.m. Welcome ................................................................ Pete Calderón • Scott Equipment Company • EMC Chair

    8:10 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Inside Washington Update and Impact of Farm Bill Joel Newman • AFIA

  9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Impacts of Climate Change..................................... Dr. Arthur Douglas • Creighton University

 10:00 a.m. – 10:20 a.m. Break

 10:20 a.m. – 11:10 a.m. How will Food Safety affect your business............. Keith Epperson • AFIA

 11:10 a.m. – 12:10 p.m. Future Needs of a Global Feed Industry................. Diana Klemme • Grain Service Corporation

  12:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch...................................................................... Ft. Lauderdale Historical Society Guest Speaker

    1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Open Time

    4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Hospitality Suite

    6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Group Dinner........................................................... (additional fee, see description)

  8:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. Hospitality Suite

saTurday • november 5:
    8:00 a.m. – 8:15 a.m. Welcome................................................................. Pete Calderón • Scott Equipment Company

    8:15 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Seed and Future Grain Production......................... Russ Sanders • Pioneer, a DuPont Company

    8:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. Production Demand for Feed................................. Mark McCulley • The Hanor Company, Inc.

    8:45 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Ethanol Industry Update......................................... To be announced

    9:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. Break

   9:15 a.m. –10:30 a.m. Panel Discussion..................................................... Effects of Ethanol Industry on the Feed Industry

 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Breaking the Law of Limited Performance.............. Randy Schwalke • Feed Marketing, LLC

 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Wrap-Up and Golf Awards




                                                                                                 2010 EMC Conference Highlights
                                                                                                                                     AFIA • EMC 2011 REGISTRATION FORM

 SIGN UP TODAY!                                  Full Name:
 We offer 4 convenient options:
                                                 Badge Name (Nickname):                                             Spouse Name (if attending):
             ONLINE
             www.afia.org • click
             “educational materials” tab         Company:


             FAX                                 Job Title:
             (703) 666-8092
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             MAIL
             AFIA • 2101 Wilson Blvd.
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             shenry@afia.org


REGISTRATION FEES
                                                                                                              Regular                    Friday Night            Registration fee
                                                                                   Early Bird
Early Bird Deadline:                                                                                      Pre-Registration                  Dinner                  sub-total
September 30, 2011 C.O.B.
                                                              AFIA Member          $695                       $745                           $75
Regular/Pre-Registration:                          Additional Member               $595                       $645                           $75
October 1 - October 28, 2011
                                                              Non-Member           $1,390                     $1,490                         $75
Your fees cover the conference, all                                 Spouse         $250                       $300                           $75
program materials, meals (except for
the Friday night dinner) and receptions.
                                                                                                               TOTAL REGISTRATION FEES: $


                                                                                                                                             Right or
GOLF                                                                                                                    Club
All golfers must be registered in order                                                            Golf                                    Left Handed          Golf fee sub-total:
                                                                                                                       Rental?
to participate in the event.                                                                                                                 Clubs?
                                                              Primary Registrant                   $165                 $75               R L
                                                                          Spouse                   $165                 $75               R L

                                                                                                                               TOTAL GOLF FEES: $


SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Would you like to make a donation
towards the EMC scholarship fund?                                               $50                  $100               $Other:__________
Your donation amount will be charged
with your registration fee.                       Please check here if you would like a
                                                         receipt for your scholarship donation.                    TOTAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND: $


                                                   Payment Method:                  Check                 Visa              Mastercard                     American Express
PAYMENT
                                                         Card Number:                                                                             Exp. Date:
Cancellation and Refund Policy
A 90% refund is available if you                 Cardholder Name:
notify AFIA of cancellation in writing
by Sept. 15, 2011. A 50% refund is
available when received prior to Oct.                Billing Address:
14, 2011. No refund is available after            If different from above
Oct. 14, 2011.
                                                                                                                                 REGISTRATION FEES: $
AFIA reserves the right to cancel any
conference it deems necessary. AFIA will
not be responsible for airfare, hotel or other                                                                                                 GOLF FEES: $
costs incurred by registrants.
                                                                                                                                 SCHOLARSHIP FUND: $

                                                  I authorize AFIA to process a one-time charge for this TOTAL AMOUNT DUE: $

								
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