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Upcoming Events

    • 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
    Register


    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

    Until
    3/1/19 

    Advanced

    Until
    4/15/19 

    Regular

    After
    4/15/19 

    One Day
    Only 

     Member

     $450

     $525

     $545

     $125

     Non-Member: States/Allied/ Agriculture

     $745

     $825

     $845

     $199

     Non-Member: Industry/Associate

     $845

     $925

     $945

     $199

     Non-Member: Recipient Agency

     $600

     $675

     $695

     $150

     Federal Government

     $450

     $525

     $545

     $199

     Spouse or Guest*

     $85

     $85

     $85

     $N/A

    *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, June 10, 2019
    • Wednesday, June 12, 2019
    • Alexandria, VA

    Contact: Erika Westfall (970-356-2199) to learn more! 


    • 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!

Past Events

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 Iowa Food Show
Saturday, March 16, 2019 Oregon School Nutrition Association State Conference and Food Show
Tuesday, March 12, 2019 ACDA EDUCAST SERIES: Incorporating USDA Foods into Menus
Thursday, November 29, 2018 Illinois Food Show - Bloomington
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 Illinois Food Show - O'Fallon
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 Child Nutrition Training and Vendor Show
Wednesday, November 07, 2018 ACDA EDUCAST SERIES: USDA Foods Disaster Planning
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 Utah Commodity Food Show
Friday, October 12, 2018 Oregon School Nutrition Association Industry Seminar and USDA Foods Show
Wednesday, October 03, 2018 Colorado Food Distribution Programs USDA Food Show
Wednesday, August 08, 2018 WY Food Service Director Meeting and USDA Foods Food Show
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 SNAU Food Show/Conference
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 WSNA Conference and Food Show
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 SNAI Annual Conference
Friday, May 25, 2018 ACDA Educast: Industry Discussion of the FINAL RULE (Title 7 of the Code of Federal Regulations Part 250 [7 CFR 250.xx])
Sunday, April 29, 2018 2018 Annual Conference - Social Outings
Sunday, April 29, 2018 2018 Annual National Conference (ANC)
Sunday, April 29, 2018 Annual Conference Educational Enhancements
Monday, April 16, 2018 ACDA Educast: ACDA Strategic Plan
Tuesday, March 27, 2018 ACDA Educast: ACDA Strategic Plan
Tuesday, February 06, 2018 ACDA Educast: Processing USDA Foods: It All Begins With The Menu!
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 ACDA Educast: The RA Perspective on Forecasting
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