Program 2018

 

GENERAL AGENDA TIME
Registration
 
 
10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Welcome and Opening Remarks

Lee Bonecutter, Business Development, Cargill Incorporated
Tom Sargent, Vice President, Meat and Seafood Merchandising, Albertsons Companies

 
1:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Meat Matters Most! Power of Meat Preview
Anne-Marie Roerink, Principal, 210 Analytics LLC
 
1:15 pm – 1:30 pm
Opening Keynote Session: Leadership
Speaker to be announced
 
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Break
 
 
2:30 pm – 2:45 pm
Concurrent Workshops
 
 
2:45 pm – 3:30 pm
Regulatory Update

Mark Dopp, Senior Vice President, Regulatory and Scientific Affairs/General Counsel, North American Meat Institute
Hilary Thesmar, Chief Food & Product Safety Officer and Vice President, Food Safety Programs, Food Marketing Institute

 
 
Follow the Money: How and Why Consumption is Shifting Across Channels

Laurie Rains, Group Vice President, Retail Commercial Strategy, Nielsen
Kelley Bailie Fechner, Director, Customer Solutions, Datassential

 
 
The Farmer’s Perspective and Industry Transparency (Pork)

Speakers to be announced
Moderator: Sara Crawford, Assistant Vice President, Social Responsibility, National Pork Board

 
 
Break
 
 
3:30 pm – 3:45 pm
General Session: How to Maintain Relevance in an Uncertain World
Neil Stern, Senior Partner, McMillanDoolittle LLP
 
3:45 pm – 4:45 pm
Welcome Reception
 
 
4:45 pm – 6:45 pm
GENERAL AGENDA TIME
Registration
 
 
7:00 am – 6:00 pm
Breakfast
 
 
7:00 am – 8:00 am
General Session: Market Outlook for Meat and Poultry

Paul Aho, Economist and Consultant, Poultry Perspective
Randy Blach, CEO, Cattlefax
Steve Meyer, Vice President, Pork Analysis, EMI Analytics

 
8:00 am – 9:45 am
Break
 
 
9:45 am – 10:15 am
Concurrent Workshops(45 minutes)
 
 
10:15 am – 11:00 am
Market Outlook: Extended Q&A

Paul Aho, Randy Blach, and Steve Meyer

 
 
How Meal Kits Are Changing the Retail Landscape
 

Speaker to be announced

 
 
Connecting with Consumers Digitally through Beef Farmers & Ranchers

Speakers to be announced

 
 
Break
 
 
11:00 am – 11:15 am
Quick-bite: Emerging Industry Trends
Update from FMI
 
11:15 am – 11:30 am
General Session: Political Update

Speakers to be announced

 
11:30 pm – 12:30 pm
Exhibit Hall Open(Includes Lunch and Reception on Exhibit Floor)
See, smell and taste a variety of new products offered by dozens of suppliers.
 
12:30 pm – 5:00 pm
GENERAL AGENDA TIME
Registration
 
 
7:00 am – 10:00 am
Breakfast
 
 
7:00 am – 8:00 am
General Session: Addressing Generational Divides in Today’s Workforce

Speaker to be announced

 
8:00 am – 9:00 am
Break
 
 
9:00 am – 9:15 am
Concurrent Workshops(45 minutes)
 
 
9:15 am – 10:00 am
Emerging Trends, Ingredients and Nutrients in Processed Meats
Dagan Xavier, Co-Founder & Executive Vice President, Customer Intelligence, Label Insight
Brooke Bright, Senior Data Strategy Manager, Label Insight
 
 
The Future of Consumption

Speaker to be announced

 
 
Harnessing the Power of Social Media Influence

Speaker to be announced

 
 
Break
 
 
10:00 am – 10:15 am
Closing General Session: The Power of Meat: An In-depth Look at Meat through the Shopper’s Eyes

Anne-Marie Roerink, Principal, 210 Analytics LLC

 
10:15 am – 11:30 am
AMC Planning Committee Debrief Meeting
 
 
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm


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