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PDPW Food and Policy Summit

December 6, 2017 – December 7, 2017 all-day
Sheraton Hotel

The PDPW Food & Policy Summit will be held Dec. 6-7, 2017, at the Sheraton Hotel in Madison, Wis.

You’ll be coming together with fellow food system professionals, policy makers, educators, producers, and other dairy professionals across the value chain to engage with a striking line-up of leaders, chief executives and science-based experts.

 The Summit will emphasize critical and timely biological, environmental and social-science issues faced by modern agriculture.  With a goal of being proactive and prepared, the Summit will include the following keynotes and breakouts:

Day 1, Dec. 6: “New Faces, Policies and Possibilities”

  • Milk Markets: Chad Vincent, CEO, WMMB
  • Global Policy: Matt McNight, COO, USDEC
  • Non-Ag Media Panel: Katrina Cravy, Consumer Reporter, WKLH, and Michelle Johnson, Managing Editor, Associated Press, facilitated by Linda Wenck, Principal, MorganMyers
  • Movie Screening: “Food Evolutionwith Dr. Alison Van Eenennaam, Documentary Co-Star

 Day 2, Dec. 7: “Dairy – Where Biology Meets Social Science”

  • GMO’s and Genetic Editing: Dr. Alison Van Eenennaam, Researcher & Scientist, UC-Davis
  • Air Emissions: Dr. Frank Mitloehner, Professor, UC-Davis
  • Antibiotic Residues & Bacteria Resistance: Dr. Randy Singer, Professor, UW-Minnesota
  • Well-Water Safety and Water Quality: Dr. Mark Borchardt, Research Microbiologist, USDA-ARS

For more information call PDPW at 800-947-7379, review the flyer and register.