2007 ASA Symposium, Silverado Resort & Spa in Napa Valley, CA

Published online: May 21, 2007 ASA
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WASHINGTON, D.C.--Register now to attend the 24th International Sweetener Symposium, to be held August 4-8, 2007, at the beautiful Silverado Resort & Spa in Napa Valley, California. During the upcoming year, the U.S. and world sugar and sweetener industry will face a critical and historic juncture. Developments in agricultural and trade policy could determine the future viability of our industries. The Symposium program will thoroughly explore these and other critical issues. On the U.S. front, topics will include the development of sugar policy options within the Farm Bill, budget pressures, trade deficits, aggressive trade agendas, WTO challenges, high energy prices, alternative uses for sugar, and food security. On the world front, speakers will address the numerous regional and bilateral trade agreements in progress, the effect of the WTO trade talks, alternative energy sources worldwide, the impending U.S.-Mexico open market for sweetener trade in 2008, and the volatile world sugar market. Symposium speakers will include highly respected and acclaimed leaders who are closely involved in formulating sugar policy, including U.S. legislators, domestic and foreign officials, noted economists and high profile sweetener industry leaders. More than ever, this year's Symposium is a must-attend event for anyone closely involved in the sugar and sweetener industry. We look forward to seeing you at the most important sweetener industry event of the decade. Register by June 22nd to receive the discount early registration fee. www.sugaralliance.org