Release Number 7908-19

April 3, 2019

CFTC’s Agricultural Advisory Committee Announces Full Agenda and New Advisory Committee Members for its April 11 Public Meeting in Overland Park, KS

Washington, DC — The Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) Agricultural Advisory Committee (AAC) announced today the full agenda for its upcoming public meeting on April 11, 2019, which will be held in Overland Park, Kansas. [See CFTC Press Release 7898-19]

CFTC Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo, who sponsors the AAC, also announced the new and returning AAC members. Charlie Thornton, Director of the Office of Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs, is the Designated Federal Officer for the AAC.    

At this meeting, the AAC will hear from:

  • The Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight and Futures Commission Merchants (FCMs) about the operational and regulatory environment for FCMs 
  • Cash market innovators about technological, transparency and operational innovations in agricultural cash markets; and 
  • CME Group presenting the evolution of electronic trading in its agricultural markets and an overview of its matching algorithms.

The committee will also identify work streams and/or subcommittee groups that can help generate actionable recommendations to the Commission on select issues.

The meeting is open to the public with seating on a first-come, first-served basis. Persons requiring special accommodations to attend the meeting because of a disability should notify Ann Wright (202) 418–5594.


CFTC Agricultural Advisory Committee Meeting


Marriott Kansas City Overland Park
10800 Metcalf Avenue
Overland Park, Kansas 66210


Thursday, April 11, 2019


8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Central Time

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For agenda updates and instructions to access the meeting, please visit AAC.

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