Mark your calendars for Wednesday, September 8 through Thursday, September 9 for the premiere software knowledge and networking event for agriculture's information managers. This year's Software Success Summit theme is "Integrating production technology, finance, and knowledge" as we celebrate FBS System's 40th anniversary and unveil a high-aiming software development plan funded and directed by MASA (the Mutual Agricultural Software Alliance).
The general sessions on Wednesday will begin with a keynote and discussion led by the Farm Journal and the Sustainability Consortium as they present their 2021 research on “Farmer Perspectives on Data.” The remainder of the day will feature updated financial standards and management training ideas, collaborations with AgTech Allies, production cost benchmarks, and software updates and previews. The evening will conclude with a Mississippi River prime rib dinner cruise on the Celebration Belle.
Tuesday, Sep. 7: MASA Member Meeting (invitation only)
Wednesday, Sep. 8: General Session 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
-FBS/MASA Updates and Vision.(MASA members and FBS development team)
- Dinner cruise.
Thursday, Sep 9: Concurrent Breakout Training Sessions 8:00 AM-2:00 PM
-FBS Best Practices.
-Getting Setup Right (and what to do if it's not).
-Converting from Other Software.
-How FBS Reporting Levels Work.
-Power Tools--Evolving Technology for Analytics and Visualization.
-Optimizing Your Management Accounting System.
Headquarters hotel: Hyatt Place East Moline. Reserve from the FBS specially-priced room block by calling 309.755.6000.
Illinois Mask Mandate.
The State of Illinois is currently requiring masks to be worn indoors by all persons over age 2. The XPO Events Center will also be configured to maintain adequate social distancing.