Nebraska Women in Agriculture
Nebraska Women in Agriculture Conference
The Nebraska Women in Agriculture (WIA) Conference is an annual two-day event designed to educate and uplift women producers involved in any aspect of Nebraska's agricultural industry. Through workshops and presentations, attendees will learn how to better manage risk, improve their farms and ranches and become more successful operators and business partners.
This conference focuses on the five areas of agricultural risk management. Over 30 concurrent workshops will be hosted over the two-day event that focus on:
When: Thursday and Friday, February 22-23
Where: Holiday Inn Convention Center in Kearney, NE
Price: $125 Early Bird Registration (Through Feb. 4)
$150 (starting Feb. 5)
Registration opens January 1, 2018.
2018 ConferenceRegistration will open January 1st, 2018!
The 2018 Women in Agriculture Conference will be held at the Holiday Inn Convention Center in Kearney, NE on Thursday and Friday, February 22-23. Keynote speakers will be announced soon. Over 30 concurrent workshops will be featured during the two-day conference focusing on agricultural risk management topics and tools to help producers make profitable business decisions. We hope you will make plans now to join us for inspiration, education and networking!Thursday
- 9:15 – 10:00 a.m. Registration, Pre-Function Area
- 10:00 – 10:50 a.m. Welcome & Kick Off Speaker; Ball Room
- 11:00 – 12:15p.m. Workshop Session 1, A,B,C,D,E,F, and Loper North
- 12:20 – 1:20 p.m. Lunch, Ballroom
- 11:30 – 2:45 p.m. Workshop Session 2, A,B,C,D,E,F, and Loper North
- 2:45 – 3:15 p.m. Break, Loper South
- 3:15 – 4:30 p.m. Workshop Session 3, A,B,C,D,E,F, and Loper North
- 5:30 – 7:15 p.m. Supper, Ballroom
- 7:15 – 8:45 p.m. FunShops, Loper South
- 7:30 – 8:30 a.m. Breakfast Buffet, Ballroom
- 8:10 – 8:50 a.m. Opening Remarks & Keynote Speaker, Ball Room
- 9:00 – 10:15 a.m. Workshop Session 4 , A,B,C,D,E,F, and Loper North
- 10:15 – 10:45 a.m. Break, Loper South
- 10:45 – 12:00 p.m. Workshop Session 5, A,B,C,D,E,F, and Loper North
- 12:00 – 1:30 p.m. Lunch & Capstone Speaker, Ballroom
Nebraska Women in Agriculture continues to grow and evolve, meeting the needs of the growing population of women working in agriculture and our sponsors enable us do that. We would love to have your join our outstanding group of sponsors. Click on the button above to get involved.
|Premier Sponsor||minimum gift of $3,000||Opportunity to sponsor keynote speakers or other special segments||Full-color quarter-page ad on back of conference program, while space permits||Logo featured in conference promotions, slide show and program for thousands of impression hits||Paid conference registration for two company employees ($250 value)||Free Booth space|
|Gold Sponsor||gift of $2,000 - $2,999||Opportunity to sponsor conference breaks||Quarter-page ad on inside back of conference program, while space permits||Logo featured in conference program and slide show for hundreds of impression hits||Paid conference registration for one company employees ($125 value)||Free Booth space|
|Silver Sponsor||gift of $1,000 - $1,999||2.5” x 4” ad inside conference program||Logo featured in conference program and slide show for hundreds of impression hits||Paid conference registration for one company employees ($125 value)||Free Booth space|
|Bronze Sponsor||gift of $350 - $999||Logo/mention in program for hundreds of impression hits||Paid conference registration for one company employees ($125 value)||Free Booth space|
|Booth Only||gift of $300||Paid conference registration for one company employees ($125 value)||Booth space|
Any student attending a 4-year college/university, 2-year college, a vocational/technical school, or a 4-H or FFA member may apply for a scholarship to attend the 2018 Nebraska Women in Agriculture Conference.
Five $125 scholarships (full registration fee) available to University of Nebraska Lincoln College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources (CASNR) students.
Ten $62.50 scholarships (half registration fee) are available to Nebraska FFA, 4-H or Community College students. Students receiving a ½ scholarship are expected to pay the remainder of the registration cost during the registration period, or find a local sponsor.
Applicants will need to prepare a 3,000 character essay on "Why do you want to attend the Nebraska Women in Agriculture Conference? How will you use the information in your future studies/career?"
Hotel rooms and additional travel expenses are not covered by these scholarships. The application is now open. Applications must be submitted online by midnight Friday January 19, 2018. Scholarship recipients will be notified no later than January 26, 2018.
Five-Year Women in Ag Survey Now OpenTake the Five-Year WIA Survey
WIA would like to hear from you. We are now asking past WIA conference attendees to participate in our 5-year WIA Conference evaluation. You have the option to complete the printed survey, enclosed with your letter, or respond via an online survey. To access the online survey (hotlink here too), click on the above link and use the code printed on the lower right corner. We much appreciate your input and participation. Results will be available at the upcoming 2018 WIA conference.
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