Here is where you can find the most up-to-date information on the program, speakers, registration, hotel, sponsorship, exhibits and other important information about ASTA’s premier event.
ASTA takes a look at the future of agriculture and food technology. Learn how modern trends, like cutting-edge agricultural innovations including artificial intelligence will influence the supply chain across the industry. What can your company do to positively affect the impact labor conditions and climate change in the spice supply? Get ready to take a deep dive into these issues and more, including crop reports, market trends, and regulatory issues. The 2020 ASTA Annual Meeting will help you apply sustainable practices today to prepare your business for the future.
|The complete program will be available in January 2020. Changes to the program in 2020 include format of crop reports and a shift of the ASTA Member Business Meeting to Tuesday afternoon.
Members and colleagues look for emails from ASTA as we unveil speakers, sessions confirmed, hotel information, etc. If you are not receiving communications from ASTA, please contact ASTA today at [email protected]!
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1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
First Timer’s Reception
The ASTA Board of Directors and Membership Committee host a reception for first time attendees to learn more about ASTA. This event is by invitation only.
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
The ASTA Exhibit Hall is an opportunity for exhibitors and suppliers to present their products and services to key industry decision-makers. Join us for the first networking event of the meeting.
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Associate Group Meeting will immediately follow the General Session.
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Please be advised that the Business Meeting (members only) has moved to the afternoon.
The annual business meeting provides members with an opportunity to learn about the accomplishments of the past year and ASTA’s plans for the future. The meeting also includes an address from incoming ASTA President Larry Lichter.
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Tuesday Evening Event
|All attendees must register for ASTA’s Annual Meeting. The act of non-registered attendees gaining access to an event is called “suitcasing”. ASTA has a zero tolerance policy against suitcasing at the ASTA Annual Meeting or any other ASTA event. For more on this policy, visit Policy and Procedures.|