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.
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