March 31 - April 2, 2017

Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center
San Antonio, Texas

Schedule


Tentative Convention Schedule

 
 Thursday, March 30, 2017
 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM  Expo Move-In
 
 Friday, March 31, 2017
 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM  School for Successful Ranching
 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM  Cattle Raisers Expo
 10:15 AM - 4:45 PM  Learning Lounge (in the Expo)
 11:00 AM - 5:45 PM  Cattle Handling Demonstrations (in the Expo)
 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM  Executive Committee Meeting
 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM  Lunch in the Expo
 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM  Board of Directors Meeting and
 Association Promotion Committee Meeting
 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM  Information Session: Update on the 2017 Legislative Session
 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM  Welcome Reception in the Expo
 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM  Young Cattle Raisers After Party (Pat O'Briens)
 
 Saturday, April 1, 2017
 6:30 AM - 7:30 AM  Texas Beef Council Fun Run/Walk
 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM  Cattle Raisers Expo
 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM  School for Successful Ranching
 8:15 AM - 4:45 PM  Learning Lounge (in the Expo)
 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM  CattleFax Market Outlook
 9:00 AM - 3:45 PM  Cattle Handling Demonstrations (in the Expo)
 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM  Cow Camp for ages 5 - 10 (Witte Museum)
 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM  Opening General Session featuring Douglas Holtz-Eakin
 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM  Lunch in the Expo
 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM  Young Leadership Series Meeting
 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM  Information Session: Eminent Domain
 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM  Information Session: The Politics of Antimicrobial Resistance
 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM  Information Session: 2017 Climate Outlook
 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM  Information Session: Update on International Trade and Export Markets
 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM  Eminent Domain Workshop
 5:00 PM  Special Ranger Silent Auction Ends
 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM  Cattle Raisers Dinner and Dance (Witte Museum)
 
 Sunday, April 2, 2017
 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM  Cowboy Church
 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM  Closing General Session Brunch featuring Taya Kyle