Monday, July 13 - Tuesday, July 14, 2019

Door County, WI​​

Monday, July 15, 2019

9:00 a.m.          Dairy Symposium registration begins

10:00 a.m.        Dairy Symposium Golf Outing

                           The Orchards at Egg Harbor -            

                           A shot gun start will be at 10:00 a.m. (all golfers must  be in                                   their carts by 9:45 a.m.). Lunch, refreshments and prizes are                                 free and are included in your golf outing package.  The outing                               will utilize a scramble format to allow golfers of all abilities to                               have an enjoyable day.  We will also be using the always-fun                                 yellow ball contest.  Enjoy the unbelievable natural  beauty of                               this outstanding golf course. 

4:00 p.m.          Hotel Check-in

5:15 p.m.          Gala Reception

                           Enjoy free food and drinks, scenic vistas from the

                           veranda and fun-filled camaraderie with friends and                                               business peers.

7:00 p.m.          Presidents Award Dinner Banquet

                           Enjoy a wonderful evening in the Landmark Resort’s                                               ballroom. Great food, drinks and conversation will be                                             shared by all.  The presentation of the 2019 Presidents                                           Award and the awarding of golf outing prizes will highlight                                     the evening.

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

8:00-8:45 a.m. Breakfast and WDPA Annual Meeting

                           * Trevor Wuethrich - Grassland Dairy Products                                                      2019 WDPA President

                           * Brad Legreid, WDPA Executive Director

9:00-10:00 a.m. Charting A Path For Success -

                            With the myriad challenges currently facing dairy processors                                and producers, conditions can look quite bleak. How can                                      processors and producers navigate through these economic                                minefields and find success? For the past year, The Wisconsin                              Dairy Task Force 2.0 has been feverishly working to find                                        solutions to current problems. Hear the chairman of the                                        committee and the new secretary of the Department of                                        Agriculture highlight the fifty committee recommendations                                  that will chart the dairy industry to future success. 

                           * Dr. Mark Stepehenson, UW Madison

                           * Brad Pfaff, Secretary, WI Dept. Of Agriculture

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10:00 - 11:00 a.m.   How E-Commerce Is Steamrolling The Traditional                                                Retail Market -

                                      E-Commerce. Online Sales. Today's consumer retail                                                  market is being turned upside down as more and more                                          of the public turns to internet purchasing. This dynamic                                          retail trend will affect your business. Experts will explain                                          the e-commerce trends, consumer attitudes towards                                                e-commerce and what are the top e-commerce dairy                                                categories. This is a session you will not want to miss!

                                      * Tim Grzebinski, Principal, Client Insights

                                      *  Mary Fair-Taylor, Principal, Market and Shopper                                                  Intelligence

11:00-11:15 a.m.   Break

11:15 a.m.-12:15p.m. Executive Round Table on Dairy Markets

                                 A stellar panel of dairy executives have been                                                   brought together to discuss today’s dairy markets.                                         They will share their views on how national and                                             global economies are affecting their companies and                                     how they are dealing with current market challenges.                                   A discussion of how these companies are maintaining                                   their competitiveness and how they are positioning                                       themselves for future growth will round out this

                                 thought-provoking session. 

                                  * Greg Kurr, CEO, Kemps

                                     * Marc Healy, VP, Kerry

                                     * Joe Zink, Sr. Director, Festival Foods

                                     * Wouter Stomph, Sr. Manager, Olam Cocoa


12:15-1:15 p.m. Lunch with John McHugh, Kwik Trip -

                              Following lunch, John McHugh will explore the role you play                                  in your organization's success and how you can find the key                                  people to help achieve greatness. What is the workplace                                        culture you have created with your team that leads to                                              success? Creating a mission-driven culture with compassion                                  and trust turns satisfied customers into loyal customers.                                        Hear how Kwik Trip's story can help your company to also                                      achieve success.


 1:15 p.m.      The Dairy Symposium Ends



8383 Greenway Blvd. Ste 130

Middleton, WI 53562 


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Tammy Brereton

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