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USSEC to Hold Contractor Collaboration Workshop in January

USSEC will hold a contractor collaboration workshop in St. Louis January 21-26.
Topics covered will include a review of the climate survey; USSEC’s global structure; USSEC’s global program and project strategy; global accounting and compliance strategy; global utilization plans (GUPs); industry perspectives on USSEC programs and projects; ag source; USSEC’s partners; and the North American Export Grain Association (NAEGA).
The conference will also feature a cross collaboration discussion covering ideas on usage and enhancements including biotech; sustainability; meta-analysis; common market access issues; white papers; and the International Soybean Growers Alliance (ISGA).
The final day will feature a talk on program and project management; how to enhance global communications; marketing materials; a contractor panel covering what contractors need from the home office; funding; the collaborative information system (CIS); a case study discussing USSEC project management essentials and tips for success; the process from CRF to contract; compliance process and procedure; and approval flows and quality control.