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2017 Western Plains Customer Meeting

In conjunction with KFSA

March 16-17, 2017
Hyatt Regency Wichita, Wichita, Kansas

Featured Speakers

CoBank presents its 2017 Western Plains Customer Meeting

In conjunction with KFSA

An Outstanding Program

CoBank’s 2017 Western Plains Customer Meeting will feature presentations from a host of leading experts on the economy, the new political climate, business leadership and other important topics and trends. It is specifically designed to benefit managers and directors of all CoBank’s customers across rural America.


Tom Halverson ~ President and Chief Executive Officer, CoBank
Paul Begala ~ Political Analyst and Commentator, CNN
Annie Duke ~ Former Professional Poker Player, Decision Strategist and Author
Marci Rossell ~ Economist
Erik Weihenmayer ~ World-Class Blind Adventurer

What you will learn
  • Inspiration on harnessing the power of adversity
  • Key trends and dynamics that are shaping the U.S. and global economies
  • Post-election political analysis
  • How to make better decisions in a world of uncertainty
Who will benefit

We welcome managers and directors of all CoBank customer and partner organizations, including:

  • Agricultural cooperatives and other agribusiness enterprises
  • Rural electric cooperatives
  • Rural water companies
  • Rural communications service providers
  • Farm Credit System banks and associations
Additional Information

Please click on the registration tab to access our online registration site. There is no charge to attend CoBank’s conference beyond your travel and hotel expenses. Please review this section carefully in regard to the registration and cancellation policies.

We are pleased to hold this meeting in conjunction with KFSA. Separate registration is required for the KFSA meeting. For additional information, please contact KFSA by phone at 800-362-2104.

Be sure to make your hotel reservation as soon as possible to ensure availability. Please click on the hotel tab for additional information on making your hotel reservation.  Please also review this section carefully for hotel reservation and cancellation policies.

For further information, contact CoBank’s Corporate Communications Division at 303-740-6442 or by email at

Dress code for this meeting is business casual. You may wish to wear a jacket for dinner, but ties are not required.

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