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Upcoming Events

    • Saturday, March 16, 2019
    • Salem, OR

    Visit to learn more! 


    Becki Wicks

    • Sunday, May 05, 2019
    • 8:00 AM (EDT)
    • Wednesday, May 08, 2019
    • 12:00 PM (EDT)
    • The Conference and Event Center Niagara Falls, Niagara Falls, NY

    Join us for the 2019 Annual National Conference. This is an event you do not want to miss! Registration opens December 6! Register prior to March 1 to take advantage of the early bird registration rate!

    Highlights include:

    • Sessions for both beginners and advanced level employees
    • Community feeding sessions including TEFAP and CSFP
    • Understanding roles and responsibilities of different USDA Foods stakeholder groups
    • How to maximize USDA Foods entitlement dollars
    • Regulations and Guidance on Federal feeding programs
    • Procurement
    • Hot Topics in USDA Foods Programs

    More details, including hotel information and a schedule, can be found on our Annual Conference page.

    Registration Fees and Options:

    Registration Type  

    Early Bird






    One Day






     Non-Member: States/Allied/ Agriculture





     Non-Member: Industry/Associate





     Non-Member: Recipient Agency





     Federal Government





     Spouse or Guest*





    *Spouse or guest registration provides access to receptions and breakfasts only. Guests are not permitted to attend sessions and/or educational offerings. 

    View our event cancellation, refund and no-show policies.

    • Monday, April 27, 2020
    • Thursday, April 30, 2020
    • Hyatt Regency Seattle - Corner of 8th and Howell (Downtown Seattle)

    Save the Date!

    ACDA looks forward to welcoming you to thriving and exciting Seattle for unbeatable education and networking. 

    More information coming soon!

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