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International Food and Agricultural Trade Policy Council



Transforming United States Agricultural Policy:
Converging Domestic and International Policy Imperatives

May 24, 2005

8:30 to 18:00
Capitol Hill

Washington, DC

Preliminary Agenda

In 2007 the United States Congress must pass a new Farm Bill. Because of its particular importance for the federal budget on the domestic side and the Doha Round of WTO negotiations on the international side, the discussion on the Farm Bill is expected to begin very soon. The Bill's final design and the debate around it will be driven by multiple policy objectives, including:

On May 24th, the International Food & Agricultural Trade Policy Council (IPC) will hold a seminar on Capitol Hill, which will explore ways that US agricultural policies could be designed to meet these policy goals. The seminar will feature speakers from government, farming, food and agribusiness, as well as experts in hunger and poverty alleviation and environmental stewardship. Confirmed speakers include:

Corporate Rate - $225 for the first attendee and $100 for each additional
Trade Association Rate - $100 for the first attendee and $75 for each additional
Non-Profit/Government Rate - $75 for the first attendee and $50 for each additional
Individual/Academic Rate - $50

*There will be an additional $25 fee for all registrations received after May 15, 2005

Official registration for this seminar has not yet begun.  However, if you would like to be notified when registration begins, please fill out the form below completely.





For questions, please contact Christin Cogley at 1-202-328-5117 or agritrade@agritrade.org