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National Value Added Agriculture Conference


“The Future of the U.S. Food System: Providing Nutritious, Sustainable, and Healthy Food for All Americans”

Monday, May 18, 2015 - Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Conference Venue: Austin Marriott South
4415 South IH-35, Austin, Texas  78744

2015 Conference Flyer

2015 Conference Letter of Invitation

2015 Conference Information

2015 Conference Agenda - updated May 17, 2015

2015 Conference Speaker Bios and Concurrent Session Information - updated May 15, 2015

2015 Conference Registration - Online Registration is now extended to May 8, 2015

2015 Conference Planning Committee

2015 Conference Sponsors and Hosts

Hotel/Housing Information
Conference Hotel:
Austin Marriott South
4415 South IH-35, Austin, Texas  78744
Tel: +1- 512-441-7900
Fax: +1- 512-441-7899

Click Here to Make Hotel Reservation/Book your Group Rate
When making reservations make sure to ask for the "2015 National Value Added Agriculture Conference" room block. Please book your room by April 27th, 2015.

Hotel Rates:

Marriott hotel(s) offering your special group rate:
Austin Marriott South for 126.00 USD per night
(All reservations must be accompanied by a first room deposit or guaranteed with a major credit card. You are responsible for your incidental charges.)

Hotel Deadline: Deadline to guarantee convention hotel rate is 5:00 p.m April 27, 2015
Hotel Map
Hotel Direction
Airport/Hotel Transportation/ Parking: The hotel does not provide shuttle service to the airport, but will provide complimentary downtown shuttle every evening from 6:00pm until 12:00 am, based on availability.

Please check back for more detailed information and updates about the conference. For more information, please contact Trang Dang by phone at (979)-847-5805 or via email at tdang@agecon.tamu.edu.

2014 Conference - Baltimore, Maryland

2013 Conference - Rogers, Arkansas

2012 Conference - Traverse City, Michigan

2011 Conference - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

2010 Conference - Biloxi, Mississippi

2009 Conference - Moline, Illinois and Iowa

2008 Conference - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

2007 Conference - Lexington, Kentucky

2006 Conference - Nashville, Tennessee

2005 Conference - Indianapolis, Indiana

2004 Conference - Peoria, Illinois

2003 Conference - Grand Rapids, Michigan

2002 Conference - Madison, Wisconsin

2001 Conference - Excelsior Springs, Missouri

2000 Conference (Nov.) - Perry, Iowa

2000 Conference (June) - Nashua, Iowa


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