AMI and 13 other agriculture groups are joining the Animal Agriculture Alliance in hosting the "Taking Care" summit May 9 to examine how the animal agriculture community can advance animal care programs. The summit will be held at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Potomac Rooms 1 and 2.
will share trends in consumer issues and
concerns and practical ideas to help
companies’ prepare for emerging issues
regarding animal welfare. The summit also will
highlight animal care programs being developed
U.S. House Rep. Charlie
Stenholm (R-TX) will be the keynote speaker.
WGN Radio’s Max Armstrong will moderate
morning and afternoon panel discussions. The
morning discussion will focus on the animal
welfare issues from the perspective of
producers, processors and retailers. In the
afternoon, a panel, which will include AMI’s
Vice President of Public Affairs Janet Riley,
will discuss animal handling best practices.
There will be a pre-summit reception
May 8 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the
Washington Room at the Hyatt Regency Crystal
For registration information
AMI, Others Co-Sponsor Animal Agriculture Summit in Arlington, VAWednesday, April 24, 2002