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Southern Association of State Departments of Agriculture Conference

June 4, 2023 - June 7, 2023

Conference Agenda
Saturday June 3, 2023
10:00 AM Early Check-In Available
12:00 PM Leaving for Afternoon Tours
A boxed lunch will be provided with tours.
7:00 PM Southern Buffett Dinner
129 Coosa Street
Live Music by Charity Bowden
The hospitality room 1027 will be open upon returning to hotel.

Sunday June 4, 2023
7:00 AM – 8:00 AM Breakfast with speaker and featured Sweet Grown Alabama Product
Speaker – Rev. John Ed Mathison
8:00 AM – 10:00 AM Business Meetings
SASDA, NASDA and SUSTA
10:00 AM – 10:20 AM Break
10:20 AM – 12:10 PM Speakers
NASS Administrator Hubert Hamer
U.S. Congressman Jerry Carl
U.S. Congressman Barry Moore
U.S. Congressman Dale Strong
U.S. Congressman Robert Aderholt (Invited)
American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM Lunch
Speaker – Huntsville Mayor Battle
1:45 PM Depart for Selma, AL
2:30 PM – 5:30 PM Historic Tours in Selma
5:30 PM Reception in Lowndesboro, AL​
Eddie Salter, “The Turkey Man”
Dinner – Southern Local Catfish
Lowndesboro First Baptist Church Choir
The hospitality room 1027 will be open upon returning to hotel.
Monday June 5, 2023
7:00 – 7:45 AM Breakfast with featured Sweet Grown Alabama Product
8:00 – 10:15 AM Speakers
U.S. Senator Katie Britt (Invited)
Muscle Shoals Sound Studio Executive Director Debbie Wilson
9:30 AM – 9:45 AM Break
U.S. Poultry & Egg Association Executive Vice President Gwen Venable
Alabama Department of Commerce Assistant Director of Business Development Bob Smith
11:00 AM Depart for Auburn, AL
12:00 PM Welcome Luncheon
12:30 PM Raptor Center Presentation/Locker Room/Pat Dye Field Tour
1:50 PM Equestrian Center Tour
2:50 PM Campus Tour
3:30 PM Neville Arena Tour
4:10 PM Woltosz Football Performance Center Tour
5:00 PM Tony and Libba Rane Culinary Science Center Tour
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Cocktails and Dinner at Auburn University’s President’s Home
Speaker – Auburn University President Dr. Roberts
The hospitality room 1027 will be open upon returning to hotel.

Tuesday June 6, 2023
7:00 AM – 8:45 AM Breakfast
8:45 – 10:05 AM Speakers with featured Sweet Grown Alabama Product
National Cattlemen’s Beef Association CEO Colin Woodall
Alabama Port Authority CEO John Driscoll
10:00 AM Spouses Tour to Alabama Shakespeare Festival
10:20 – 11:00 AM SASDA President Ceremony
11:00 – 11:45 AM Speakers
Alabama Lt. Governor Will Ainsworth
Alabama Governor Kay Ivey
11:45 AM – 1:00 PM Lunch
Speaker – Alabama Lead Singer & Owner of Tennessee River Music Farm Randy Owen
1:15 – 3:30 PM Downtown Montgomery Historical Tours
5:30 – 9:00 PM Final Celebration
Reception and Dinner
Entertainment Speaker- Buckmaster’s CEO Jackie Bushman
Live Band- The Park Band
The hospitality room 1027 will be open upon returning to hotel.

Wednesday June 7, 2023
7:00 AM – 9:00 AM Breakfast with featured Sweet Grown Alabama Product
10:00 AM Check Out – Conclusion of Conference