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Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Food Service Conference & Commodity Show

Start Date: 11/7/2017 9:00 AM EDT
End Date: 11/8/2017 12:30 PM EDT

Venue Name: Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel

215 Innovation Boulevard
State College, PA  United States  16803

Organization Name: PASBO

Kimberly Pierich
Phone: 7175409551

*** Approved for 8.5 credits to go toward your USDA requirement ***


7:30 am 5:00 pm            Registration
8:30 am – 9:30 am            New Directors Meeting – Shawn Harlacher 
9:30 am
1:00 pm            Commodity Show & Food Service Exhibits
1:00 1:10 pm                   Beverage Break  
1:10 1:15 pm                   Welcome Shawn Harlacher, PASBO Food Service Committee Chair
1:15 2:45 pm                   Keynote Session Ding Happens: How to Improvise, Adapt & Innovate in an Ever Changing World Avish Parashar
2:45 3:00 pm                   Break  
3:00 4:00 pm                   Commodities: In Depth View Amanda Wasko, USDA
4:00 5:00 pm                   Understanding Your Financial Statements and Audits (GASB 68) – Jeff Ammerman, PASBO &
                                            Ryan Argot, West Shore SD

5:30 6:00 pm                   Networking Reception
6:00 7:30 pm                   Networking Buffet Dinner
7:15 8:00 am                   Full Breakfast Buffet & Registration
8:15 10:15 am                 Procuring Local Foods: Part 1Institute of Child Nutrition 
10:15 10:30 am               Break
10:30 12:30 am               Procuring Local Foods: Part 2Institute of Child Nutrition
12:30 pm                            Door Prizes (must be present to win) & Adjourn 


Days Early Bird - Register by Oct 17 After Oct 17
November 7 & 8 MBR $220/NM $300 MBR $240/NM $320
November 7 Only MBR $145/NM $195 MBR $155/$205
November 8 Only MBR $90/NM$125 MBR $100/NM $135

Buy One Full Conference, Bring Additional Staff from Your LEA at 25% off – Register one person for the two-day conference and additional staff from your LEA can register for the two-day conference at 25% off.  If registering online, you will receive a discount code in your confirmation that must be provided to get the discount for additional staff. The member status of the individual will determine the member or non-member price and the 25% discount will be applied to applicable fee.

Business Member (Non-Exhibitor/Sponsor) - A higher registration fee will apply. Contact PASBO for details.
Cancellations - In order to cover some of the expenses, a $50 service fee will be retained for each face-to-face workshop cancellation within 5 days of the scheduled workshop.  Transfers and substitutions are permitted at no additional cost unless the transfer or substitution is from a member to a non-member, in which case the difference between a non-member and member rate will be charged. All cancellation, transfer or substitution requests should be made in writing to prior to the scheduled event.

Both Days:       PASBO CEUs = 5          
Day 1 only:      PASBO CEUs = 3          
Day 2 only:      PASBO CEUs = 3         

Sessions will meet partial requirements of the HHFKA Professional Standards. 

The event will be held at The Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel at 215 Innovation Boulevard, State College. A room Block will be reserved until October 7, 2017.  Please be aware that the room block may be sold out before the deadline date. To make reservations, call (800) 233-7505. Identify that you will be attending the PASBO conference (Ref #PASK17A).  Room rates are Single/Double $119; Triple $129; Quad $139; plus occupancy tax. 
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Online Registration

Registration is Closed
Closed: 11/6/2017 8:00 AM

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