2018 Conference Agenda

Jan. 17-18, 2018

 

Tuesday

Time Location Description
11 AM – 5 PM Exhibitor Move in

Wednesday

Time Location Description
7:30 – 9 AM Exhibit Hall B Breakfast, trade show
9 AM Exhibit Hall A Opening Keynote – Bud Selig, former Commissioner of Major League Baseball, a position he held for a historic 17 years. He is also the former owner of the Milwaukee Brewers.
10 AM – 12 PM  Madison Ballrooms, Hall of Ideas Concurrent Tracks

  • Track 1: Legislative & Advocacy
  • Track 2: Consumer Trends
  • Track 3: Dairy Technology
12 PM Exhibit Hall B Buffet lunch, trade show
1 – 4:30 PM Exhibit Hall B Innovation Stage sessions
1:30 – 3:30 PM Madison Ballroom B DBA & DBMMC Annual Meeting
3:30 – 6:30 PM Exhibit Hall B Wine & beer tasting
4:30 – 6:30 PM Exhibit Hall B Wisconsin’s Master Cheese Reception
6:30 PM Exhibit Hall A Plated dinner
7:30 PM Exhibit Hall A Advocacy Awards
8:00 PM  Exhibit Hall A Evening Keynote –Lynne Lancaster is one of today’s foremost cultural translators and an expert on the generations

Thursday

Time Location Description
7:30 – 9 AM Exhibit Hall B Breakfast, trade show
8:30  AM Exhibit Hall B New Member Breakfast
8:30 AM Exhibit Hall B Innovation stage
9 AM Exhibit Hall A Legislative Keynote – Ana Navarro – Republican strategist and political contributor to CNN, ABC News, and Telemundo
10 AM Exhibit Hall A Dairy economics keynote
10:45 – 11:45 AM Exhibit Hall A Dairy economics & milk marketing featuring: Tom Vilsack, US Dairy Export Council; Chuck Connors, NCFC; Michael Dykes, IDFA
11:45 AM Trade show lunch | Event concludes following lunch