2018 NAAE Convention
Nov
27
to Dec 1

2018 NAAE Convention

Only during the annual NAAE Convention will you find professional development that will transform your agriculture classroom. Over 60 innovative learning sessions presented by agricultural educators for agricultural educators will invigorate you and improve student success.

Follow this link for the full NAAE Convention schedule, including all of the current professional development workshop offerings.

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2019 Cultivating Change Summit
Jun
19
to Jun 21

2019 Cultivating Change Summit

  • Des Moines Marriott Downtown (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This three-day global agriculture conference in Des Moines, IA will feature educational opportunities including workshops, expert panels, networking mixers, and keynotes from prominent agriculture LGBT and ally industry leaders.

The purpose of the Cultivating Change Summit is to bring together agriculture LGBT employees, human resources and diversity and inclusion professionals, employee resources group leaders, executives and organizational leaders, allies and others who are working toward an equitable industry environment for LGBT agriculturist everywhere.

Over 200 global agriculture leaders and partners will join together to share strategies and best practices to create a community inclusive of all sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions within the food, fiber, and natural resources industry.

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Cultivating Change Foundation San Francisco Reception
Nov
9
5:30 PM17:30

Cultivating Change Foundation San Francisco Reception

Please join us for hors d'oeuvres, drinks, and conversation.  We look forward to sharing an evening with you to celebrate cultivating change!

We’re thrilled to invite you to join the Foundation's Board of Directors in San Francisco as we celebrate the Foundation's formation with our friends and supporters. Come learn more about the Foundation's mission and priorities, join conversations about creating positive change for LGBT individuals who are passionate about the agricultural industry, and network with those who support the Foundation's work.

RSVP Required. Please email info@cultivatingchangefoundation.org to receive an official invite and venue location information.

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2018 AFA Leaders Conference
Nov
1
to Nov 4

2018 AFA Leaders Conference

AFA Leaders Conference is a four-track program designed to offer college men and women four different personal and professional development opportunities matched to their year in college. The program bridges the gap between academic, leadership and work experiences while helping students understand the impact of their decisions. Students are given the opportunity to network with peers and leaders in the agriculture industry as well as increase their excitement about the future of agriculture by creating awareness about career opportunities in food and agriculture.

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91st National FFA Convention & Expo
Oct
24
to Oct 27

91st National FFA Convention & Expo

For over 90 years, the National FFA Convention & Expo has united members to demonstrate and celebrate their accomplishments and inspire their individual futures. With 67,000+ attendees, this event remains one of the world’s largest student conventions. In 2017, the Trade Show News Network’s Top Trade Shows in the United States ranked the National FFA Convention & Expo as one of the shows with the largest net square footage. The Expo covers more than 253,000 square-feet and allows the 400+ exhibiting companies to network and build agriculture awareness for the next generation of leaders, employees, customers and advocates.

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2018 NASAE Conference
Oct
21
to Oct 24

2018 NASAE Conference

The 2018 NASAE conference will include an opportunity for agricultural education leadership from across the country to get together to explore and focus on current issues that impact the future of agricultural education.

NASAE is an organization for all state staff involved in the agricultural education programs around the nation. This includes supervisors, consultants, executive secretaries and directors.


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2018 Cultivating Change Summit
Jun
20
to Jun 22

2018 Cultivating Change Summit

This three-day global agriculture conference in Des Moines, IA will feature educational opportunities including workshops, expert panels, networking mixers, and keynotes from prominent agriculture LGBT and ally industry leaders.

The purpose of the Cultivating Change Summit is to bring together agriculture LGBT employees, human resources and diversity and inclusion professionals, employee resources group leaders, executives and organizational leaders, allies and others who are working toward an equitable industry environment for LGBT agriculturist everywhere.

Over 200 global agriculture leaders and partners will join together to share strategies and best practices to create a community inclusive of all sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions within the food, fiber, and natural resources industry.


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Cultivating Change Foundation Washington, D.C. Caucus
Jun
7
6:00 PM18:00

Cultivating Change Foundation Washington, D.C. Caucus

We’re thrilled to invite you to join foundation supporter Phil Karsting along with Rob Larew in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, June 7th. Come learn more about the Foundation's mission and priorities, join conversations about creating positive change for LGBT individuals who are passionate about the agricultural industry, and network with those who support the Foundation's work.

We look forward to sharing an evening with you to celebrate agriculture and celebrate people!

RSVP Required. Please email info@cultivatingchangefoundation.org to receive an official invite and venue location information.

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Cultivating Change Foundation Kansas City Caucus
May
17
4:30 PM16:30

Cultivating Change Foundation Kansas City Caucus

We’re thrilled to invite you to join foundation supporter J.J. Jones in the Kansas City metro area on Thursday, May 17th. Come learn more about the Foundation's mission and priorities, join conversations about creating positive change for LGBT individuals who are passionate about the agricultural industry, and network with those who support the Foundation's work.

We look forward to sharing an evening with you to celebrate agriculture and celebrate people!

RSVP Required. Please email info@cultivatingchangefoundation.org to receive an official invite and venue location information.

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Cultivating Change Foundation Portland Caucus
Feb
2
5:00 PM17:00

Cultivating Change Foundation Portland Caucus

Please join us for hors d'oeuvres, drinks, and conversation.  We look forward to sharing an evening with you to celebrate people and celebrate agriculture for the second year in Portland, Oregon!

We’re thrilled to invite you to join the Foundation's Board of Directors in Portland as we celebrate the Foundation's formation with our friends and supporters.  Come learn more about the Foundation's mission and priorities, join conversations about creating positive change for LGBT individuals who are passionate about the agricultural industry, and network with those who support the Foundation's work.

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Cultivating Change Foundation Kansas City Caucus
Nov
3
5:30 PM17:30

Cultivating Change Foundation Kansas City Caucus

We’re thrilled to invite you to join foundation supporters J.J. Jones & Kevin Briggs along with Cliff & Kristine Becker in Kansas City metro area on Friday, November 3rd. Come learn more about the Foundation's mission and priorities, join conversations about creating positive change for LGBT individuals who are passionate about the agricultural industry, and network with those who support the Foundation's work.

We look forward to sharing an evening with you to celebrate agriculture and celebrate people!

RSVP Required. Please email info@cultivatingchangefoundation.org to receive an official invite and venue location information.

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2017 Out & Equal Workplace Summit
Oct
9
to Oct 12

2017 Out & Equal Workplace Summit

  • Pennsylvania Convention Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Cultivating Change Foundation will be joining Fortune 1000 companies and government agencies along with our host Out & Equal at their annual Workplace Summit where employees and experts from around the world gather to share strategies and best practices to create workplace equality inclusive of all sexual orientations, gender identities, and expressions.

The Foundation will be presenting a session called "The Next Generation of Agriculture". During our session we will explore the Foundation's Wheel of Impact, digging deeper into how Employee Rescuers Groups (ERGs) can strengthen their efforts when it comes to Pipelining Collegiate Talent and Developing Industry Professionals.

During this working session we will be gathering key strategy information from our thought partners that can be found HERE.

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Cultivating Change Foundation Washington, D.C. Caucus
Jun
8
6:00 PM18:00

Cultivating Change Foundation Washington, D.C. Caucus

We’re thrilled to invite you to join foundation board member, Rob Larew and supporter, Phil Karsting in Washington, DC as we celebrate the Foundation's formation with our friends and supporters. Come learn more about the Foundation's mission and priorities, join conversations about creating positive change for LGBT individuals who are passionate about the agricultural industry, and network with those who support the Foundation's work.

We look forward to sharing an evening with you to celebrate agriculture and celebrate people!

RSVP Required. Please email info@cultivatingchangefoundation.org to receive an official
invite and venue location information.

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Cultivating Change Foundation Portland Caucus
Jan
27
5:00 PM17:00

Cultivating Change Foundation Portland Caucus

Please join us for hors d'oeuvres, drinks, and conversation.  We look forward to sharing an evening with you to celebrate cultivating change!

We’re thrilled to invite you to join the Foundation's Board of Directors in Portland as we celebrate the Foundation's formation with our friends and supporters.  Come learn more about the Foundation's mission and priorities, join conversations about creating positive change for LGBT individuals who are passionate about the agricultural industry, and network with those who support the Foundation's work.

 

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The White House Convening on Advancing LGBT Progress in Rural America
Dec
2
1:00 PM13:00

The White House Convening on Advancing LGBT Progress in Rural America

The meeting will focus on strategies to improve quality of life, increase opportunity, and enhance connectivity for rural LGBT Americans. Please join fellow rural LGBT leaders, organizations and Federal officials in this important event that will focus on driving progress through leadership, organizing and innovation.

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Agriculture Influencer Award Reception
Oct
5
5:00 PM17:00

Agriculture Influencer Award Reception

Industry leaders, innovators, educators, role models, trailblazers, creators, and YOU! 

We are excited to invite you to our Agriculture Influencer Award Reception at the 2016 Out & Equal Workplace Summit

As an influencer within the agriculture industry, please join us to celebrate incredible people and organization who have done — and are doing — amazing things for diversity and inclusion within agriculture.

Join us for a cocktail, and network with fellow industry influencers!

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