COLCHESTER, Vt. (AgPR) — American Agri-Women will host its 26th annual symposium in Washington, D.C., starting at 9 a.m. on June 10th, with the focus on private and public land use agreements.
“Federal Land Policies: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly” will be held at the Department of Interior’s Sidney Yates Auditorium, at the Main Interior Building at 18th and C Streets, NW, Washington, DC. It is free, open to the public and pre-registration is not required.
The symposium is hosted each year by AAW’s Presidents’ Council, which is made up of the organization’s previous presidents. This year’s symposium will bring together prominent land use specialists and the Department of Interior’s directors for an open discussion.
The event’s keynote speaker is Myron Ebell, Director of the Center for Energy and Environment at the Competitive Enterprise Institute. Ebell also chairs the Cooler Heads Coalition, which comprises representatives from more than two dozen non-profit organizations based in the United States and abroad that challenge global warming alarmism and opposes energy rationing policies.
Other featured panelists include Karen Budd-Falen, Department of Interior deputy solicitor for Fish, Wildlife and Parks; Harriet Hageman, Hageman Law P.C. in Cheyenne, Wyoming; Andrea Travnicek, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Wildlife and Parks; and Casey Hammond, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Land Management.
About American Agri-Women
American Agri-Women (AAW) promotes the welfare of our national security through a safe and reliable food, fiber and energy supply. Since 1974, AAW members have worked together to educate consumers; advocate for agriculture; and offer networking and professional development opportunities. Go to the AAW website for more information to join, www.americanagriwomen.