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Finding Common Ground Forum
** Please note: Online registration has closed.  To register for this event, please call Diane Kampa at 612-626-4826.  Limited registration may be available at the door. **

Finding Common Ground:
The Changing Agriculture Workforce
Challenges and opportunities for the worker, the employer, and the community

Thursday, January 16, 2014
MacMillan Auditorium
Minnesota Landscape Arboretum
3675 Arboretum Drive
Chanhassen, MN 55318

8:30 AM - Check-in and Continental breakfast
9:00 AM - Forum begins
4:30 PM - Forum ends

$60   General Public Registration
$50   Students 

Limited space available for this event.
Continental breakfast and lunch included in registration.

Please note:  If you have any difficulty in registering online, please call the U of M Tickets & Events office at 612-624-2345 and we will be glad to assist you. You can reach us via email at umntix@umn.edu.

About the forum
The increasing global demand for food has implications for immigration policy, regulatory oversight, and production methods. Often overlooked is the health and well-being of agriculture workers including safety, access to health care, and successful integration into local communities. A comprehensive understanding of what it takes to assure the safety, health and welfare of the worker, reliable and productive employees, and vibrant rural communities will benefit all stakeholders.

Ensuring healthy and productive workers requires a broad perspective, inquisitive minds, and a commitment to collaborate. Please join us on Thursday, January 16, 2014 at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum for a working forum on the challenges and opportunities that the changing agriculture workforce brings for workers, employers and the community.

As a forum participant, you will:
• Explore the complexities of the agriculture workforce
• Identify shared interests in worker health and productivity
• Strengthen appreciation and respect for different perspectives
• Contribute to innovative approaches for ensuring healthy and productive workers

For questions about the forum, please contact Diane Kampa at dkampa@umn.edu or 612-626-4826.

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