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June 5-8, 2018 - Quad Cities

The Farm Foundation Round Table will meet June 5-8, 2018, at the Isle Hotel, Bettendorf, Iowa.   Bettendorf is part of Quad Cities--Bettendorf and Davenport, Iowa, and Moline and Rock Island, IL.

MEETING PROGRAM AND TOUR

Infrastructure and Agriculture will be the program topic.  Review the  PRELIMINARY PROGRAM.

The  TOUR on Wednesday, June 6, offers three options to visit various sectors of the Moline operations of Deere & Company. We will board a barge for lunch on the Mississippi River and the opportunity to travel through one of the river's lock and dams.  


READING MATERIALS

Soy Transportation Coalition:  Top 10 Most Wanted List of Infrastructure Priorities

USDA: Interagency Task Force on Agriculture and Rural Prosperity

 

MEETING REGISTRATION
You can register for the meeting by completing  THIS FORM, or by GOING ONLINE. Meeting registrations are due by close of business on Tuesday, May 22nd.  The last day registration refunds will be issued is Wednesday, May 30th.  That is when Farm Foundation must guarantee numbers with the hotel, thus locking in costs.

A reminder on fees: Wednesday’s tour registration fee includes breakfast, lunch, and bus transportation.  The full meeting registration includes the cost of the Wednesday evening reception, breakfast on Thursday and Friday, lunch on Thursday, and the reception and dinner Thursday evening.  The spouse option includes only the reception Wednesday evening and the reception and dinner on Thursday.

 

HOTEL RESERVATIONS
Isle Casino Hotel Bettendorf
1777 Isle Parkway
Bettendorf, IA, 52722
1-800-843-4753
Group code: FARM18

For online reservations: http://www.islebettendorf.com/
Go to the Book a Room button at the top right hand corner of the page.
Put in your desired dates.
In the Offer Code box, enter group code FARM18
Click Check Availability. Room types in the block for the selected dates will automatically populate.

For questions, to request a different room type or to book dates outside the block, contact Ann Klundt, 563-441-7115.

 

TRANSPORTATION
The Isle Casino Hotel Bettendorf offers free parking in a 3-story self-parking garage or in front of the North Tower hotel entrance.  Complimentary valet service is also available.

The nearest airport is the Quad City International Airport in Moline, IL.  The airport offers daily flights on four airlines, including Allegiant, American, Delta and United Airlines. The hotel provides a complimentary shuttle service between the airport and the hotel.  The shuttle must be booked 48 hours prior to arrival.  In order to schedule the shuttle, call (610) 241-1616 or (800) 724-5825.

 

 

 
       

 

 

 
   
 
 

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