APA Washington Seminar 2018

The APA is assembling a program that covers the bases on people and issues of importance to the processed apple industry. Plan to register now for the Washington Seminar, November 15 and 16, at the famed Willard InterContinental Hotel.

provides an inside objective look at the political side of Washington, including Congressional issues. The Capitol Hill veteran has a wealth of top-level experience and insight.

Speakers include Conrad Choiniere, Ph.D., is the Director of the Office of Analytics and Outreach (OAO) at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN).  Robin McKinnon, Ph.D., MPA, is a Senior Advisor for Nutrition Policy at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN). Eric Schultz, now a senior advisor to former President Barack Obama, was the White House Principal Deputy Press Secretary and Special Assistant to the former President. Brian J. Walsh, is a veteran political strategist and public affairs expert who has worked at some of the highest levels of politics and government.  And the APA’s own food industry consultant, Maggie Gentile, for a roundup of issues and initiatives.

APA is hosting a gala reception and dinner on Thursday evening in the Willard’s historic Willard Room, just off Peacock Alley.
It’s the semi-annual opportunity to meet, greet, and get-to-know top executives in the apple processing industry, while enjoying good food and grand surroundings in one of the finest hotels in the Nation’s Capital.

Deadlines for hotel and meeting registration is fast approaching, respond by Wednesday, October 17.  Don’t miss this special two days to be updated on a new Administration – and a new year – in the nation’s food and business environments.

Just a reminder….the APA now accepts credit cards for meeting registration! To pay via credit card, fill out your meeting registration form and check the “Pay by Card” option. We will email you an invoice to pay online, (3% service fee will apply to credit card payments.)

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