Event: Advisory Committee Meetings


CFTC Agricultural Advisory Committee to Meet on December 9, 2014

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) will convene a meeting of the Agricultural Advisory Committee (AAC) on Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 10:00 a.m., at its headquarters in Washington, DC. The meeting will focus on issues related to deliverable supplies of agricultural commodities, as they pertain to position limits, and the agricultural economy.

CFTC Chairman Timothy Massad is the sponsor of this Advisory Committee. The meeting will be chaired by Dr. Randall Fortenbery of Washington State University.

The meeting is open to the public with seating on a first-come, first-served basis. Members of the public may also watch a live webcast or listen to the meeting via conference call using a domestic toll-free telephone or international toll or toll-free number to connect to a live, listen-only audio feed. Persons requiring special accommodations to attend the meeting because of a disability should notify Cory Claussen at (202) 418–5383.


CFTC Open Meeting


CFTC Headquarters lobby-level Hearing Room
1155 21st Street, NW, Washington, DC 20581


Tuesday, December 9, 2014


10:00 a.m. (EST)

Viewing/Listening Instructions
: Watch the live webcast at
www.cftc.gov. To listen to the live audio feed, call the toll or toll-free numbers listed under Related Links. Call-in participants should be prepared to provide their first name, last name and affiliation. Conference call information is also provided below:

Domestic Toll Free:


International Toll and
Toll Free Numbers

International Numbers

Participant Passcode:


View Archived Webcast

CFTC Press Release 7061-14

CFTC Press Release 7075-14


Opening Statements:

Opening Statement of Chairman Timothy Massad

Opening Statement of Commissioner Mark Wetjen

Opening Statement of Commissioner Sharon Y. Bowen

Opening Statement of Commissioner Christopher Giancarlo

Additional Document:

Agricultural Advisory Committee Meeting: Discussion Questions

Federal Register Releases:

79 FR 69838: Agricultural Advisory Committee Meeting

79 FR 71973: 17 CFR Parts 1, 15, 17, 19, 32, 37, 38,140, and 150, Position Limits for Derivatives and Aggregation of Positions

80 FR 200: 17 CFR Parts 1, 15, 17, 19, 32, 37, 38, 140, and 150 Position Limits for Derivatives and Aggregation of Positions


Convergence Monitoring Procedures

Agricultural Economy Implications

Deliverable Supply Agricultural Commodities

Last Updated: April 1, 2015