Food Security & Agriculture Working Group 2017 Calendar

This calendar is updated on an ongoing weekly basis. If you have questions about the calendar or would like to request that an event be added, please contact Amit Smotrich (asmotrich@interaction.org).

Return to Agriculture and Food SecurityBlack = General Calendar Information
Red = U.S. Government Information
Blue = InterAction Specific Information
Orange = Member Event

Date

Activity

Notes

January

3

Swearing in of 115th Congress

 

12 InterAction FS/Ag Meeting  
16 Martin Luther King Jr. Day  
17-20 World Economic Forum Annual Meeting  
20 Presidential Inauguration  

February

TBD

International Food Assistance Briefing

 

2 Food Tank Summit in DC  

6

President's Budget due to Congress

 

9

InterAction's FS/Ag Meeting

 

15 CBO submits report on economic and budget outlook to Budget Committees  
20 President's Day  

23-24

USDA Agricultural Outlook Forum

 

March

TBD

FY2018 Choose to Invest Launch

 

TBD

Spring Lobby Push

 

7-8

Alliance to End Hunger Hill Meetings

 

9

Alliance to End Hunger Membership Meeting

 

9 InterAction FS/Ag Meeting  

13-24

Commission on the Status of Women

 

15

Current suspension of debt limit expires

 

20

World Water Day Hill Briefing

 

20-24 World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty  

21

National Agriculture Day

 

22 World Water Day  

23

House Hunger Caucaus Briefing

 

24-25 Universities Fighting World Hunger Summit  
27 Peace Corps Global Food Security Summit  
29-30 The Chicago Council on Global Affairs 2017 Global Food Security Symposium  

April

1

Senate Budget Committee deadline for report on budget resolution

 

7

World Health Day

 

13

InterAction FS/Ag Meeting

 

15 House/Senate deadline for complete action on budget resolution  
21-23 World Bank Spring Meetings  

22

Earth Day

 

30

Money for operations overseas due to expire per House-passed FY17 Defense appropriations bill

 

May

11

InterAction FS/Ag Meeting

 

15

Annual appropriations bill likely to be considered in House

 

26-27 G7 Summit  
29 Memorial Day  

June

TBD

World Food Prize Laureate Announcement?

 

8

InterAction FS/Ag Meeting

 

20-22

InterAction Forum 2017

 

26

Final scheduled day for Supreme Court term

 

July

4

Independence Day

 

7-8 G20 Summit  

10-19

HLPF 2017

 

13 InterAction FS/Ag Meeting  
15 President submits midsession review of budget to Congress  

August

10

InterAction FS/Ag Meeting

 

12

International Youth Day

 

19 World Humanitarian Day  

September

4

Labor Day

 

12-25 UNGA 72  
14 InterAction FS/Ag Meeting

 

30

Final Day of FY17

 

October

TBD

World Food Prize Symposium?

 

1 Start of FY18  
9 Columbus Day  

9

CFS44

 

12 InterAction FS/Ag Meeting  
13-15 World Bank Annual Meeting  
16 World Food Day  

November

6-17 UNFCCC COP 23  
9

InterAction FS/Ag Meeting

 

11

Veterans Day

 

23

Thanksgiving

 

28 Giving Tuesday  

December

7

InterAction FS/Ag Meeting

 

25 Christmas Day