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April 24, 2023 Conference Invites Everyone to Have a Seat at the Table

The North American Agriculture & Food HR Roundtable provides a unique industry-specific education and networking experience addressing emergent human resource themes. This one-of-a-kind event brings together industry and education to discuss challenges and share ideas for success in the agriculture and food space.


“Candidates and recruiters alike have increased their expectations for employers,” noted Kathryn Doan, CVO Director. “They expect a workplace that’s supportive and inclusive, where they can bring their entire selves to the table—and they’re not settling for less,” said Doan. “The 2023 Agriculture & Food HR Roundtable provides opportunities for everyone to have a seat at the table in-person on August 2 & 3, 2023 in Denver, Colorado at the CSU Spur Campus,” added Doan.


Participants will convene for two full days of educational sessions and discussions on high interest topics in talent acquisition, retention, professional development, and career trends. Agriculture and food industry employers, college career services staff, and association representatives assisted in developing the topics for the Roundtable agenda.


Keynote sessions include:

  • Balancing Flexibility Expectations in the Real World
  • Diversity & Social Accountability
  • Compensation Communication & Pay Transparency
  • Effective Partnerships: Employers, Career Services & Students
  • Recruitment Marketing: Becoming an Employer of Choice
  • Employment Trends in the Industry
  • Retention is Not Just a Recruiting Issue
  • People Management During Economic Uncertainty


Roundtable participants also customize their learning experience by selecting from additional breakout sessions each day to fit their role and their organization. Participants may earn continuing education credits for attendance.


Attendees have many networking opportunities beyond the education sessions, including table topics lunches, tours, and a networking dinner. invites registrants to arrive early on August 1st for an exclusive tour of the Trimble Global Headquarters, and to meet fellow attendees at the evening Network & Nosh Welcome Reception.


Roundtable attendees may tour the CSU Spur Campus too. CSU Spur is a free educational year-round public destination in Denver focused on engaging PreK-12 students, families, and visitors around food, water, and health. will hold the educational sessions in the new state-of-the-art Hydro Building, which opened in January 2023.


A special thank you to our sponsors, Trimble, Fragomen, and Ardent Mills for their support and commitment to developing the pipeline of talent to the agriculture and food industry. Additional sponsorship opportunities are available for those wishing to show their support.


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