DFC 2014 Annual Meeting


DFC 2014 Annual Meeting

You are cordially invited to attend the Annual General Meeting of Dairy Farmers of Canada being held July 15-16, 2015 in Fredericton, New Brunswick.

The Annual Meeting will deal with the following:

• Presentation of the Financial Statements
• Auditors' Report
• Proposed Marketing Plan for 2015
• 2015 Budget
• By-Law Review
• Policy and Trade discussions

Please click here for the Meeting Registration form. Please click here for the registration forms for delegates, companions, children, etc. Please note the early bird registration deadline is May 23, 2014 and the hotel reservation deadline is June 11, 2014 – website link is https://www.deltahotels.com/Groups/Delta-Fredericton-Groups/DFC-2014

Please note the dress code for the meeting is casual.

New Brunswick’s producers have put together what promises to be an enjoyable time and we hope you will be able to join us.

Annual General Meeting
July 13-16, 2014

PRELIMINARY AGENDA

LEADING THE WAY FOR SUSTAINABLE DAIRY FARMING

Sunday, July 13

4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. DFC Executive Committee

Monday, July 14

8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. DFC Board of Directors meeting

7:00 p.m. President’s Reception – Government House

Tuesday, July 15

8:00 a.m. Closed session for Producers only

1:30 p.m. AGM Call to Order and Opening Remarks
Notice of meeting
Roll Call

Welcome from the host province
Welcome from Dairy Farmers of NB

Approval of the Agenda
Approval of the February 2014 Minutes

President’s Address

2:00 p.m. Introduction of Board Members

Report of the Board

2:15 p.m. Auditor’s Report

Budget Presentation Year 2015

2:45 p.m. Health Break

3:00 p.m. Bank of Montreal (speaker to be confirmed)

3:15 p.m. Key Note Speaker

4:15 p.m. International Trade Update - Frédèric Seppey (to be confirmed)

4:45 p.m. Adjournment

6:30 p.m. Lobster/Steak Maritime Kitchen Party – University of New Brunswick

Wednesday, July 16
Marketing & Promotion in Support of Sustaining Canadian Dairy

8:30 a.m. Five Year Strategic Plan for the Implementation of the Marketing and Nutrition Set-Aside Investment Plan

10:30 a.m. Nutrition Break

11:00 a.m. Marketing Plan 2015

11:20 a.m. Generic Dairy Marketing Plans

11:45 a.m. Presentation of the Dairy Farm Sustainability Award

12:15 p.m. Lunch

Our Plans & Priorities in Support of Sustaining Canadian Dairy
1:30 p.m. Modernizing the Dairy Sector & System

1:50 p.m. proAction

2:10 p.m. Monitoring Trade Talks

2:30 p.m. Nominations to the Board of Directors Appointment of Auditors Budget and Program Approval Other Business

3:00 p.m. Adjournment

3:30 p.m. DFC Board of Directors

6:30 p.m. Reception

7:30 p.m. Grand Banquet

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