Agenda

2022 Women Stepping Forward for Agriculture Conference

Save the date! Our 2022 WSFA Conference will be held October 3-5, 2022 at the Big Horn Resort in Billings, MT!

Download 2022 WSFA AGENDA

Monday, October 3, 2022
3:00 pm Registration opens, Big Horn Resort
5:00 pm Mix & Mingle, Moss Mansion. 914 Division St, Billings, MT 59101.

  • Parallel parking at Moss Mansion is available on Yellowstone or Clark Avenues. (Clark Avenue is a one-way street with no entry from Division Street). Parking is also available on a lot on the corner of 3rd Avenue North and 34th Street where you can use the crosswalks for access to the east entrance. The driveway may be used to drop off guests if it is unoccupied. Please do not park in the driveway.
  • Enter the museum on the west end of the building through the basement gift shop.

7:00 pm Dinner with your friends, Billings-area restaurants

Tuesday, October 4, 2022
7:30 a.m. Registration
8:00 a.m. Welcome—Haylie Shipp and the WSFA Planning Committee
Flag Ceremony, Billings FFA chapter
8:15 a.m. Welcome Address- Lt. Gov. Kristen Juras
9:00 a.m. Tune Up Your Life- LaDonna Gatlin, Hall of Fame Speaker
10:00 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. Look Beneath the Surface- Andrew Yedinak, Montana Department of Justice
11:15 a.m. Agritourism: Is it a fit for my business?- Susan Joy, Montana Department of Commerce
12:00 p.m. Networking Lunch- go sit with someone new!
1:00 p.m. The Montana Lentil Table- Claudia Galofre-Krevat, Chef
2:00 p.m. Adaptive Leadership: Managing the Conflict & Passion of Family Businesses- Ara Megerdichian, Montana State University
3:15 p.m. Break and station set up
3:30 p.m. Rotating Skill Stations- Wool Grading, Meat Grading, Spice Bar, Home Organization, Charcuterie Instruction, Documenting Disaster Relief, Methods of Dealing with Burnout
5:00 p.m. All Attendee Skill Station: Rainfall Simulator
5:15 p.m. Social Hour
6:15 p.m. Appetizer Stations and Cheers to 20 Years

Wednesday, October 5, 2022
8:30 a.m. Rise and Shine with Haylie Shipp
8:45 a.m. Getting Beyond the Weather: Mental Health in Your Business & Family-
Eric Arzubi, Frontier Psychiatry
9:30 a.m. Beyond the Weather Activity- Eric Arzubi, Frontier Psychiatry
9:45 a.m. Break & Silent Auction closing
10:15 a.m. Engaging with Anti-Ag Activists- Mayzie Cremer, Walking P Productions
11:00 a.m. What’s Next- Karen Grosz, Canvas Creek Teambuilding
12:00 p.m. Happy Trails!

If you are interested in presenting at a future conference, please email your speaking proposal to us at WomenSteppingForwardMT@gmail.com.

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