The IDFA Virtual Fall Meetings of the IDFA Executive Council & Industry Segment Boards are scheduled for October 7-9, 2020.
These upcoming meetings will be an opportunity for members to review the progress against the strategic priorities, success metrics, and key activities for our association and industry segment boards. We will also share with you an update on the work of the IDFA Vision for the Future Task Force.
Please find the agenda via the "Agenda" tab above, and ensure you've registered for the virtual meetings here in order to receive login instructions.
|October 6, 2020||Event||Speaker||Location|
|5:00pm - 6:00pm||
Virtual Welcome Reception
All Members of the IDFA Executive Council and Industry Segment Boards.
|October 7, 2020||Event||Speaker||Location|
|11:00am - 1:00pm||
All Members of the IDFA Executive Council and Industry Segment Boards
|2:00pm - 3:30pm||Ice Cream Board Meeting|
|October 8, 2020||Event||Speaker||Location|
|10:00am - 11:30am||Yogurt & Cultured Products Board Meeting|
|12:00pm - 1:00pm||
Dairy Innovator Dialogue with Dan Zagzebski
Dan Zagzebski, president and CEO of Great Lakes Cheese, will join Michael Dykes, D.V.M., president and CEO of IDFA, for a live, 1-hour Q&A.
|1:00pm - 2:30pm||Fluid Milk Board Meeting|
|3:00pm - 4:30pm||Cheese Board Meeting|
|October 9, 2020||Event||Speaker||Location|
|10:00am - 11:30am||Ingredients Board Meeting|
|12:00pm - 1:00pm||
Lunch and Learn Featuring Kyle Dropp, Morning Consult
A highly interactive, engaging session with Morning Consult co-founder and chief research officer Kyle Dropp that covers key insights in politics and the 2020 election, retail shopper trends and brand perceptions. This special session is open to all IDFA Executive Council and Segment Board members. Kyle Dropp is Co-Founder and Chief Research Officer of Morning Consult, a rapidly growing 200+ person global technology and media company that is changing how modern leaders use data and information to make decisions. Dr. Dropp is a leading scholar in survey research and data science who cofounded Morning Consult in 2013. He leads Morning Consult’s research division, where he had the opportunity to oversee research relationships with dozens of Fortune 500 companies, media organizations, and industry trade associations. Dr. Dropp previously served as an assistant professor in the Department of Government at Dartmouth College. He led Dartmouth’s Washington, D.C. off campus program from 2016-18 and has taught undergraduate courses in persuasion, government and applied data science. Kyle received his Ph.D. in Political Science from Stanford University in 2013 and was a Visiting Associate Research Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University. Originally from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Kyle attended the University of Wisconsin and worked in the Washington Post’s polling division prior to graduate school.
|1:30pm - 3:30pm||Executive Council Meeting|
All Times Eastern
Dr. Kyle Dropp is the Co-Founder and Chief Research Officer of Morning Consult, a global data intelligence company delivering insights on what people think in real time.
As a prominent scholar in survey research and data science, he co-founded Morning Consult in 2013 and leads the company’s research division, including its relationships with Fortune 500 companies and industry trade associations.
His 2015 landmark theory on “shy Trump voters” became a fundamental concept of 2016 election discourse, earning national attention and cementing Morning Consult as a “breakout company that broke the dam in 2016 polling,” according to Business Insider.
Previously, Dr. Dropp served as an assistant professor in the Department of Government at Dartmouth College and led Dartmouth’s Washington off-campus program from 2016 to 2018, teaching undergraduate courses in persuasion, government and applied data science.
Dr. Dropp received his Ph.D. in Political Science from Stanford University in 2013 and was a Visiting Associate Research Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University. Originally from Milwaukee, he attended the University of Wisconsin and worked in the Washington Post’s polling unit prior to graduate school.
Dr. Dropp is a member of Page Up for the Arthur W. Page Society, the Aspen Institute's Vanguard Leadership Board, the Economic Club of Washington, D.C., the French-American Foundation's Young Leaders Program, and the Public Affairs Council's Board of Directors.