2019 Conference Agenda

Jan. 23-24, 2019

 

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 KeynoteMolly Fletcher – hailed as the “female Jerry Maguire” as she represented sport’s biggest names, including Hall of Fame pitcher John Smoltz, PGA TOUR golfer Matt Kuchar, broadcaster Erin Andrews, and basketball coaches Tom Izzo and Doc Rivers.
10 AM – 12 PM Madison Ballrooms, Hall of Ideas 2019 Concurrent Tracks

  • Track 1: Consumer Trends
  • Track 2: Dairy Technology
  • Track 3: Business Development
12 PM Exhibit Hall B Buffet lunch, trade show
1 – 4:30 PM Exhibit Hall B 2019 Innovation Stage sessions
1:30 – 3:30 PM Madison Ballroom B DBA & Edge Annual Meeting
3:30 – 6:30 PM Exhibit Hall B Wine & beer tasting
4:30 – 6:30 PM Exhibit Hall B NEW! Wisconsin wine and cheese tasting clinic and pairing stage
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 KeynoteKen Schmidt – the former director of communications for Harley-Davidson, where he played an active role in one of the most celebrated turnarounds in corporate history

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 2018 Innovation Stage sessions
9 AM Exhibit Hall A Legislative Keynote – Announcement coming soon
10 AM Exhibit Hall A State Legislative Keynote – Announcement coming soon
10:45 – 11:45 AM Exhibit Hall A Economics Keynote – Peter Zeihan’s worldview marries the realities of geography and populations to a deep understanding of how global politics impact markets and economic trends,
11:45 AM Trade show lunch | Event concludes following lunch

Download the final schedule – pdf