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Take a stroll down memory lane - remember how fun summer camp was? Now's your chance to participate in the IAFE Camp! Take a day away from your other responsibilities and focus on igniting ideas, excelling your knowledge, and uniting with like-industry thinkers. This all-day event will include four sessions focused around agriculture and competitive exhibits. You won't want to miss the excitement the presenters will bring to you. The best part? Participate from the comfort of your air-conditioned home or office!
July 28, 2020
10:00 am CDT - 4:00 pm CDT
10:00 am - 11:00 am CDT
Join Marla Calico, CFE – President/ CEO International Association of Fairs and Expos and her panel of experts, Dr. Julianna Lenoch, DVM, MPH, DACVPM Veterinary Epidemoligist with USDA APHIS-Veterinary Services and Dr. Bret Marsh, DVM - Indiana State Veterinarian, to review the state of Animal Health. DESPITE COVID-19 Animal Health and Human Health (when there are activities around animals) remains a constant and important aspect of our industry. What is on the horizon – Zoonotic and Foreign Animal Diseases. What is RHDVW and how will RHDV2 effect your rabbit competitions? What other foreign animal disease risks should be a concern to this industry. Know the facts and what to do! Are you protected and taking precautions to minimize your risk of an animal related disease outbreak? Join us and EXCEL your knowledge.
11:15 am - 12:15 pm CDT
Out of crisis comes creativity. What did we learn during the COVID19 pandemic and how will we Calter our future events to reflect the lessons learned? Join Paula Struble, CFE, Erie County Fair, NY; and Jessie McLaughlin, CFE, Spokane County Interstate Fair, WA; and Tiffany Burrow-Loushin to discuss their competitive exhibits takeaways and plans moving forward.
1:15 pm - 2:15 pm CDT
Hear from a panel of animal exhibitors to discover their perspective and insight to showing at YOUR events. These young livestock exhibitors range in expertise from swine to horses and everything in between. Moderator TBA
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm CDT
A course for all members. Join Donna Woolam, CFE – Director of Agriculture and Education, The Eastern States Exposition (The Big E), MA as she and expert panelists, including Dr. Dan Thomson, Department Chair, Professor of Animal Science, Iowa State Univeristy, from the food safety, production and consumer arenas discuss Where will Competitive Ethics Meter be Post COVID-19? Has the ethical meter moved during COVID-19? What will exhibitors expect beyond COVID-19? A 60-minute presentation and discussion provided by the experts.
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm CDT
Boot Camp participants will have the opportunity to discuss issues important to them and their organization. A time to continue sharing thoughts and ideas with your industry peers. Moderated by: TBA