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2024 USAEDC Attaché Seminar

A World in Transition – Join us for this year’s Attaché Seminar as we reflect on a changing world and explore evolving food perceptions & culinary innovations; shifts in the global marketplace and geopolitical landscape, and much more, in addition to the one-on-one industry consultations.


Where: Hilton McLean Tysons Corner

7920 Jones Branch Dr

McLean, VA 22102


When: Wednesday, July 10th 8:00 AM EST - Thursday, July 11th 7:00 PM EST

Hotel Reservations

*Please click on the appropriate link below to reserve your hotel room at the group rate*


General Attendee Hotel Room


Government Attendee Hotel Room

2024 Attaché Seminar Agenda

Tuesday, July 9, 2024


12:00 pm - 12:45 pm - Strategic Communications Lunch (Invitation Only)


1:00 pm - 3:00 pm - Strategic Communications Committee Meeting (Invitation Only)


 3:15 pm - 5:15 pm - Executive Committee Meeting (Invitation Only)



Wednesday, July 10, 2024


7:45 am - 4:30 pm - Registration & Information Open


8:00 am - 9:15 am - Industry Immersion & Engagement for Attachés

-- Led by California Walnut Commission (Invitation Only) --


9:30 am - 10:45 am - Industry Immersion & Engagement for Attachés 

-- Led by Specialty Soya and Grains Alliance (SSGA) (Invitation Only) --


11:00 am - 12:00 pm - Industry Immersion & Engagement for Attachés 

-- Led by California Wine Institute (Invitation Only) --


1:00 pm - 5:15 pm - Attaché & Industry Consultations (Registered Attendees Only)

*Consult your individual schedule*


5:15 pm - 7:00 pm - Attaché Social




 Thursday, July 11, 2024


7:30 am - 4:00 pm - Registration & Information Open


7:30 am - 8:45 am - Breakfast


9:00 am - 12:30 pm - General Session


12:30 pm - 2:00 pm - Round Robin Luncheon


2:15 pm - 3:30 pm - Breakout Sessions l


3:45 pm - 5:00 pm - Breakout Sessions ll


5:00 pm - 7:00 pm - Happy Hour


*Please note all times are listed in Eastern Time

Thank You to Our Sponsors!

Registration Cancellation Policy

If notice is given by May 3, 2024, you will receive a full refund. If notice is given between May 4 and June 3, 2024, you will receive a 50% refund. If notice is given after June 3, 2024, no refund will be provided.