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NIOP 2018 Annual Convention Program Agenda | March 17-20, 2018 | Palm Springs, CA

Saturday, March 17, 2018
5:00pm – 7:00pm Early Arrival Reception – St. Patrick’s Day Celebration!
(Open to All Guests)
Sunday, March 18, 2018
10:00am – 4:00pm Emmett Cornibe Memorial Delegate Golf Tournament
(Separate registration required.)
2:00pm – 5:30pm Registration Desk Open
6:00pm – 8:00pm Opening Reception – Poolside Luau
Monday, March 19, 2018
7:30am – 2:00pm Registration Desk Open
8:00am – 9:00am Breakfast
9:00am – 9:30am NIOP Annual Business Meeting
9:30am – 10:15am Opening Keynote
Capital Markets and Derivatives
Dennis Gartman, Editor, The Gartman Letter
10:15am – 10:30am Networking Break
10:30am – 11:15am Things That Make You Go Hmmm…
Grant Williams, Portfolio & Investment Strategist
11:15am – 11:45am Fed Up!
Danielle DiMartino Booth, Founder, Money Strong, LLC
11:45am –12:15pm Panel Presentation/Discussion
Ask the Experts
Dennis Gartman, Grant Williams, Danielle DiMartino Booth
*Moderator – David Reeble, Moving Parts LLC
12:30pm –1:45pm Luncheon Keynote
Returning to the Strong Growth Markets of Protein
Michael Swanson, PhD, Senior Vice President, Wells Fargo Bank
2:00pm –4:00pm NIOP Board of Directors’ Meeting
5:00pm –7:00pm Reception – Get Your Swing On!
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
7:30am – 12:00pm Registration Desk Open
8:00am – 9:00am Breakfast
9:00am –10:00am Miracles In Agriculture
Steve Goreham, Executive Director, Climate Science Coalition of America
10:00am –10:15am Networking Break
10:15am –11:15am Food and Nutrition Labeling Regulatory Trends
Bob Collette, Executive Director, Institute for Shortening & Edible Oils
11:15am –12:15pm Economic and Commodity Outlook
Bill Lapp, President, Advanced Economic Solutions
5:00pm –7:00pm Closing Reception – Desert Oasis