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2017 Conferences

SFTA staff will be presenting at conferences denoted with an asterisk (*).

Sustainable Foods Summit San Francisco, CA – January 16-18, 2017

*Organicology Portland, OR – February 2-4, 2017
SFTA presents Creating a Resilient Business Through Sustainable Practices Intensive Workshop on February 2nd; Taking Action on Climate Change, and Animal Welfare in Organic sessions on February 3rd; and Digging into the Details: Hands on Guidance to Assess your Sustainability Progress session on February 4th.

Natural Products Expo West Anaheim, CA – March 8-12, 2017
     *Climate Day – March 8, 2017

OTA Policy Conference & Hill Visit Days Washington, DC – May 22-25, 2017



2016 Conferences

SFTA staff will be presenting at conferences denoted with an asterisk (*).

Sustainable Foods Summit San Francisco, CA – January 20-22, 2016

BioFach Trade Fair and Congress Nuremberg, Germany – February 10-13, 2016

*Natural Products Expo West Anaheim, CA – March 9-13, 2016
Stop by and meet us at booth F58 in the Fresh Ideas Tent Thursday, March 10!
Attend “Time to Lead on Climate!” education session Saturday, March 12th, 3 – 4:30 pm PT, Marriott Grand Ballroom F. Katherine DiMatteo, SFTA Executive Director; Nancy Hirshberg, Hirshberg Strategic, Chris Mann, Guayaki Sustainable Rainforest Products, Jessica Rolph, Happy Family Brands, and Lara Dickinson, OSC2 will explore best climate practices for businesses to inspire the natural and organic products industry to make a commitment and take action. This session does not require a Super-pass, just your Expo West badge.

OTA Policy Conference and Hill Visit Days Washington, DC – May 23-27, 2016

*UNFI Portland Tabletop Show Oregon Convention Center, Portland, OR – June 8-9, 2016
SFTA Associate Director Lisa Spicka will be participating in a presentation, Sustainability in Practice: Ask the Experts, with Melody Myer of UNFI and Rory Schmick of Pacific Foods.

Consumer Cooperative Management Association Conference Amherst, MA – June 9-11, 2016

*Measure What Matters Summit San Francisco, CA – September 12-13, 2016
SFTA Associate Director Lisa Spicka will be presenting Diving into Data: Uncover Insights to Drive Positive Change.

*All Things Organic / Natural Products Expo East Baltimore, MD – September 22-24, 2016
The Business Path to Reversing Climate Change session, September 22, 10:00 am ET, panel includes Katherine DiMatteo – SFTA Executive Director, Daniella Malin – Sustainable Food Lab, Anne O’Connor – Organic Valley, Lara Dickinson – OSC2

American Sustainable Business Council SustyBiz Summit Washington, DC – September 25-27, 2016

*Provender Alliance Conference Hood River, OR – October 5-7, 2016
Sustainability from the Ground Up session to feature Lisa Spicka, SFTA Associate Director.