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April 30 - May 2, 2018


2018 NPLC Annual Meeting

Hosted by: Kansas City area Beef Breed Associations

Kansas City, Missouri

 

Theme: Skills for Association Leadership and Management

 

Registration:

Click Here to Download Registration Form (PDF) 

 

Hotel information:

Click Here to Reserve Hotel Rooms with special pricing for the NPLC Conference.

 

Harrah’s North Kansas City Casino and Hotel 

One Riverboat Drive
North Kansas City, MO  64116
(816) 472-7777

**For reservations: Call (800) 427-7247 and identify yourself as part of the National Pedigreed Livestock Council.

  • Room rates are $89 per day plus tax. 
  • You may click here to reserve your rooms or call (800) 427-7247 and identify yourself as part of the National Pedigreed Livestock Council.
  • Same rate for single or double rooms--"Run of the House."
  • Included is Wi-Fi and hotel valet parking for one vehicle.
  • Cut-off date is April 16.
  • Room cancellations must be done 72 hours before the event or you will be charged one night.
  • The hotel does not have a shuttle service. Some staff from NPLC will be available. If you need a ride, let us know and we can try to pick you up if possible.

Schedule of Events

Monday, April 30th

3:00 p.m. NPLC Board of Directors meeting

5:30 p.m. Reception and Social Sponsored by, Awards Recognition Concepts.

6:30 p.m. Dinner at 37 Steak house sponsored by Hosts

 

Tuesday, May 1st

8:30 a.m. Welcome Mike Paul, President National Pedigree Council

8:45 a.m. Key Note Speaker Cliff Illig  

Vice Chairman of the Board and Co-Founder Cerner Corporation

9:45 a.m. Break

10:00 a.m.  “How to Motivate Others”

Steve Geick, Director of Industry Relation, Ag and Turf, John Deere Company

10:45 a.m. “Effective Utilization of Volunteers”

Lynn Parman, President and CEO, American Royal Association

11:30 a.m. Demonstration of NPLC Website,

Aron Weir. Maxxam

12:00 p.m. Lunch

1:00 p.m.  “Farmers of Tomorrow: Generation Z’s Future in Agriculture”

Dustin Johansen, Vice President, Osborn & Barr

2:00 p.m.  “Future Facilities for Livestock Shows” American Royal Facility Update

Angie Stanland, Co-Chairman American Royal Building Committee and Past Chairman of the American Royal Board, Vice President Cerner Corporation

3:00 p.m. Buses leave for Tour

3:30 p.m.  Tour Dairy Farmers of America – History and Overview of DFA New Facilities

Jackie Klippenstein, Senior Vice President, Industry and Legislative Affairs, Dairy Farmers of America 

4:45 p.m. View site of New American Royal Facility

5:30 p.m. Social at American Royal

6:00 p.m. Dinner at American Royal hosted by the American Royal Association

7:45 p.m. Buses return to Harrah’s Hotel and Casino

 

Wednesday, May 2nd

8:30 a.m. Panel on Establishing and Managing a Foundation

Amy Cowan, Director of Youth Activities and Foundation, American Hereford Association
Milford Jenkins, President Angus Foundation
Dr. Les Mathers, Director of Shorthorn Foundation
Moderator Bryce Schuman   

10:00 a.m. Break

10:15 a.m. Bryce Schuman “How to Build Consensus”  

11:00 a.m. “Managing and Leading Millennials”

Dr. David Denniston, Associate Professor and Director of the Legends of Ranching Program at Colorado State University.

11:45 a.m. Annual Meeting

12:30 p.m. Lunch 

1:45 p.m. Panel on “How Changes in Technology Affects Customer Service Expectations”

Debbie Fuentes, Registar/Senior Director, Arabian Horse Association
Mike Paul, CEO, National Swine Registry
Montie Soules, Executive Secretary/CEO American Shorthorn Association
Moderator, Neal Smith, Executive Secretary & CEO, American Jersey Cattle Association            

3:45 p.m. Break

4:00 p.m.  “Wrap Up of Conference” 

Steve Taylor, CEO, Appaloosa Horse Club, Inc.

5:00 p.m. Social Hour

6:00 p.m. Award Banquet with silent auction and drawing for door prizes

Mike Paul, President of NPLC, Master of Ceremonies for Awards Banquet
Awards Banquet Sponsored by Maxxam
Awards Banquet speaker:   Mitch Holthus, Voice of the Kansas City Chiefs


Award Winners 

Lifetime Honorary Memberships

John Boddicker          

Distinguished Service

Dr. Tom Baas
Dr. Dorian Gerrick 

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2018 NPLC Annual Meeting
  Theme: Skills for Association Leadership and Management   Registration: Click Here to Download Registration Form (PDF)    Hotel information: Click Here to Reserve Hotel Rooms with special pricing for the NPLC Conference.   Harrah’s North Kansas City Casino and Hotel  One Riverboat DriveNorth Kansas City, MO  64116(816) 472-7777 **For reservations: Call (800) 427-7247 and identify yourself as part of the National Pedigreed Livestock Council. Room rates are $89 per day plus tax.  You may click here to reserve your rooms or call (800) 427-7247 and identify yourself as part of the National Pedigreed Livestock Council. Same rate for single or double rooms--"Run of the House." Included is Wi-Fi and hotel valet parking for one vehicle. Cut-off date is April 16. Room cancellations must be done 72 hours before the event or you will be charged one night. The hotel does not have a shuttle service. Some staff from NPLC will be available. If you need a ride, let us know and we can try to pick you up if possible. Schedule of Events Monday, April 30th 3:00 p.m. NPLC Board of Directors meeting 5:30 p.m. Reception and Social Sponsored by, Awards Recognition Concepts. 6:30 p.m. Dinner at 37 Steak house sponsored by Hosts   Tuesday, May 1st 8:30 a.m. Welcome Mike Paul, President National Pedigree Council 8:45 a.m. Key Note Speaker Cliff Illig   Vice Chairman of the Board and Co-Founder Cerner Corporation 9:45 a.m. Break 10:00 a.m.  “How to Motivate Others” Steve Geick, Director of Industry Relation, Ag and Turf, John Deere Company 10:45 a.m. “Effective Utilization of Volunteers” Lynn Parman, President and CEO, American Royal Association 11:30 a.m. Demonstration of NPLC Website, Aron Weir. Maxxam 12:00 p.m. Lunch 1:00 p.m.  “Farmers of Tomorrow: Generation Z’s Future in Agriculture” Dustin Johansen, Vice President, Osborn & Barr 2:00 p.m.  “Future Facilities for Livestock Shows” American Royal Facility Update Angie Stanland, Co-Chairman American Royal Building Committee and Past Chairman of the American Royal Board, Vice President Cerner Corporation 3:00 p.m. Buses leave for Tour 3:30 p.m.  Tour Dairy Farmers of America – History and Overview of DFA New Facilities Jackie Klippenstein, Senior Vice President, Industry and Legislative Affairs, Dairy Farmers of America  4:45 p.m. View site of New American Royal Facility 5:30 p.m. Social at American Royal 6:00 p.m. Dinner at American Royal hosted by the American Royal Association 7:45 p.m. Buses return to Harrah’s Hotel and Casino   Wednesday, May 2nd 8:30 a.m. Panel on Establishing and Managing a Foundation Amy Cowan, Director of Youth Activities and Foundation, American Hereford AssociationMilford Jenkins, President Angus FoundationDr. Les Mathers, Director of Shorthorn FoundationModerator Bryce Schuman    10:00 a.m. Break 10:15 a.m. Bryce Schuman “How to Build Consensus”   11:00 a.m. “Managing and Leading Millennials” Dr. David Denniston, Associate Professor and Director of the Legends of Ranching Program at Colorado State University. 11:45 a.m. Annual Meeting 12:30 p.m. Lunch  1:45 p.m. Panel on “How Changes in Technology Affects Customer Service Expectations” Debbie Fuentes, Registar/Senior Director, Arabian Horse AssociationMike Paul, CEO, National Swine RegistryMontie Soules, Executive Secretary/CEO American Shorthorn AssociationModerator, Neal Smith, Executive Secretary & CEO, American Jersey Cattle Association             3:45 p.m. Break 4:00 p.m.  “Wrap Up of Conference”  Steve Taylor, CEO, Appaloosa Horse Club, Inc. 5:00 p.m. Social Hour 6:00 p.m. Award Banquet with silent auction and drawing for door prizes Mike Paul, President of NPLC, Master of Ceremonies for Awards BanquetAwards Banquet Sponsored by MaxxamAwards Banquet speaker:   Mitch Holthus, Voice of the Kansas City Chiefs Award Winners  Lifetime Honorary Memberships John Boddicker           Distinguished Service Dr. Tom BaasDr. Dorian Gerrick  Kansas City, Missouri