2017 Irrigation Association Fly-in

Held in partnership with the National Ground Water Association and the Water Quality Association, the 2017 Fly-in connected irrigation professionals with legislators and helped secure the Irrigation Association’s legislative priorities for 2017. 
This fly-in covered all topics relating to irrigation, including the   

  • farm bill.
  • WaterSense authorization.
  • water Infrastructure Investments.

Fly-in Registration 

Registration for the 2017 Fly-in is closed.

Schedule of Events 

March 7, 2017  

9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.: Breakfast and Irrigation-Specific Meetings                    
11:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.: Registration for Joint Event  
12:00 p.m. to 1:15 p.m.: Lunch With Keynote Speaker  
1:15 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.: Break  
1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.: Speakers on Water and Tax Issues  
2:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.: Session: “How to Lobby”  
3:00 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.: The Honorable Dick Gephardt, Former Minority Leader  
3:15 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.: Break  
3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.: Breakout Into Associations for Issue Discussions  
5:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.: Travel to U.S. Capitol  
5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.: Reception With Members of Congress and staff 
7:00 p.m.: Dinner   

March 8, 2017

8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.: Breakfast With Invited Member of Congress   
9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.: Hill Meetings  
3:00 p.m.: Depart