Fall 2017 CSU/FPRF Research Alliance Announcement
Please join us for the second meeting of the Alliance for Research and Innovation in the Rendering and Pet Food Industries! This one-day meeting will bring members of the pet food and rendering industries together with academic partners and regulatory agencies to discuss opportunities and challenges in the pet food and rendering industries. A summary of the inaugural alliance meeting can be found here.
To register for the Fall 2017 Meeting, please send the completed Registration Form to email@example.com. There is no registration fee for this meeting.
The meeting will be held in the Cherokee Room of the Lory Student Center on the CSU Campus. Shuttles will be provided from the Fort Collins Hilton to the meeting location. Parking passes for those traveling by car will be available upon request.
Tentative Schedule (formal agenda to follow)
Thursday, December 7th (optional):
- Optional afternoon industry tours
- 6:30pm: Networking reception and dinner
Friday, December 8th:
- 7:45am: Shuttles depart Hilton Fort Collins
- 8:15am: Meeting Begins
- 8:30-9am: Welcome & Introductions
- 9-9:30am: Overview of Alliance and previous meetings
- 9:30-Noon: Priority Discussion–Establish Committees and Working Groups
- Noon-1pm: Lunch at CSU Animal Sciences
- 1:30-3:30pm: Strategic Planning and Vision Statement
- 3:30-4:30pm: Wrap-up and Next-Steps
- 5pm: Networking Happy Hour at the Rio in Old Town
Fort Collins, Colorado is approximately one hour from Denver International Airport (DIA), which hosts most major airlines. Shuttles from DIA to/from Fort Collins (serviced by GreenRide Airport Shuttle) are available hourly each day. Round trip shuttle service is approximately $38. Shuttle reservations can be made here.
In addition, DIA offers rental cars from all commercial rental car agencies.
Additional Lodging: Best Western University Inn
914 S College Ave
Fort Collins, CO 80524
0.5 mi from meeting venue
Fort Collins Marriott
350 E Horsetooth Rd
Fort Collins, CO 80525
3.1 mi from meeting venue