Exchange Schedule

Schedule-At-A-Glance

Saturday, March 26

7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

GEAPS Exchange Registration

Kansas City Convention Center – Registration Lobby 2300

8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

GEAPS International Board of Directors Meeting

Kansas City Marriott Downtown
12th St Meeting Room

Open to GEAPS members only

The International Board of Directors represents the interests of all members in evolving and advancing GEAPS’ strategic plan. The Board identifies and oversees the development and implementation of member programs and services that best serve GEAPS’ mission. GEAPS International bylaws define the Board structure.

Breakfast will be served 8:00-8:30am with the board meeting to follow.

1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

GEAPS Exchange Educational Programming Committee (EPC)

Kansas City Marriott Downtown
Julia Lee Meeting Room

This is a standing committee, but anyone interested in how Exchange education is developed is welcome to come observe and participate!

The Exchange Educational Programming Committee represents member interests in the professional development program components of the annual international technical conference and exposition, the Exchange, by identifying long-term grain operations continuing education needs and trends, establishing program development objectives, selecting topics and faculty, overseeing content development and evaluating program effectiveness to improve future performance.

1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

GEAPS Membership Committee Meeting

Kansas City Marriott Downtown
Bennie Moten Meeting Room

This is a standing committee, but anyone interested in learning more about how GEAPS is advancing membership is welcome to come observe and participate!

The Membership Committee provides direction for and oversight of GEAPS’ membership development plans and programs to include member recruitment, retention and engagement.

3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

GEAPS Continuing Education Program Oversight Committee Meeting (CEPOC)

Kansas City Marriott Downtown
Julia Lee Meeting Room

This is a standing committee, but anyone interested in how GEAPS training programs are developed is welcome to come observe and participate!

The CEPOC provides leadership support for and oversight of planning, design development, production and delivery of GEAPS’ distance education-based professional development and continuing education programs. The committee also provides leadership support for and oversight of GEAPS grain operations technical and management credentialing program.

3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

GEAPS Chapter Resource Committee Meeting (CRC)

Kansas City Marriott Downtown
Bennie Moten Meeting Room

This is a standing committee, but anyone interested in learning more about how GEAPS is improving our chapter network is welcome to come observe and participate!

 The Chapter Resource Committee provides GEAPS chapter leader outreach as a knowledge and peer-support resource for leadership and program development.

 

7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Get Acquainted Party

Kansas City Convention Center – Hall B

Kick off your fun during the Get Acquainted Party!  Enjoy a reunion with GEAPS friends and colleagues. The casino-themed event will host blackjack, roulette, Texas hold ‘em and Plinko.  Don’t worry, you won’t lose real money; this is all for fun! Music will be provided by Glen Hofbauer. A former chairman of Kansas Grain and Feed Association, Hofbauer has been in the ag industry for 40 years. He has retired from the industry and is releasing music. Don’t stay out too late, we’re going to have fun the next morning.  

Admission includes two drink tickets and food. This event is included in the Full Registration option as well as an a la carte item. 

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GEAPS Exchange is a great opportunity to share your brand with the industry!  Our flexible sponsorship program ensures you are able to get the most brand exposure out of your marketing budget with options that match your goals.

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