Browse the preliminary agenda below. This agenda may be subject to change.

10:00-6:00        Organic and Non-GMO Forum (additional registration required)


1:30 - 5:30        INTL FCStone Risk Management Short Course (free for OGTS registrants)​  




Monday, November 14, 2016
Tuesday, November 15, 2016


8:00-10:30        INTL FCStone Risk Management Short Course (free for OGTS registrants)


9:00-10:30        Organic and Non-GMO Forum (additional registration required)


10:30-11:15      Opening Coffee for OGTS


11:15-11:25      Welcome


11:25-11:45      Opening comments from Minnesota Commissioner of Agriculture Dave Frederickson


11:45-12:30      Major Trends Driving Change in North American Agriculture


12:30-1:15        Millennial Food Behavior and What it Means for the Ag Supply Chain


1:15-2:15           Lunch


Breakout Sessions


                           Room 1: Transportation and Logistics - A Supply Chain Perspective

                           Room 2: Animal Protein Round-up



                           Room1: Cost Analysis of Oilseed Transportation in Northern U.S. and Canada

                           Room 2: Trends and Outlook for Animal Feed


3:55-4:30          Coffee Break


4:30-5:30           Perspectives on the 2016 Harvest: Soy, Corn, Canola, Wheat


5:30-6:15           Keynote Address


6:15-7:30           Reception

Wednesday, November 16, 2016  

Breakout Sessions


                           Room 1: Prospects for Increased Competition from Brazil and Argentina

                           Room 2: PANEL: Developments in New Traits in Vegetable Oils



                           Room 1: Assessing the Impact of Trade Agreements on Global Trade

                           Room 2: New Sources of Novel Proteins


10:40-11:15    Coffee Break


Breakout Sessions


                           Room 1: Consolidation in the Ag Sector

                           Room 2: PANEL: Buyer's Perspective



                           Room 1: PANEL: Risk Management

                           Room 2: Innovation for the Oilseed and Grain Supply Chain



12:45-1:45       Lunch


1:45-2:30          Weather Variability and Its Impact on Global Agriculture


2:30-3:15          Featured Presentation on GeoPolitics


3:15-3:30          OGTS Closing