Past Events & Webinars – Backup

In-Person Events
Webinars & Online Sessions

May 16, 2023: The ‘Forever’ Chemical: PFAS Use in the Food and Beverage Industry featuring Leah Ziemba of Michael Best, Peg Dorn of WMEP, and Jen-Pino-Gallagher and Alex Hudzinski of M3 Insurance

February 16, 2023: What’s New & What’s Important in Food Safety: Risk Mitigation & Compliance with Paul Benson of Michael Best, Jen Pino-Gallagher of M3 Insurance, and Ben DuCharme of M3 Insurance

June 20, 2022: General Mills on Global Responsibility with Drew Felz of General Mills and Peter Balistrieri of HGA

May 25, 2022: Best Practices for Digital Disruption in Grocery with Jamie Duklas

March 30, 2022: Industry Briefing with Secretary Hughes, CEO of the WEDC

December 8, 2021: A Conversation with Mona Kraft of Nueske’s

November 11, 2021: Michael Best’s Regulatory Update with Leah Ziemba of Michael Best

October 27, 2021: Navigating Talent Attraction & Retention through COVID Vaccine Mandates with Brenna Ratajczyk of SITE Staffing and Scott Allen of Foley & Lardner

October 13, 2021: What Experience Has Taught Us About Automation with Peter Olesen of O&H Danish Bakery and Eric Kraus of Doig Corp.

September 15, 2021: The State of COVID & Keeping Employees Safe with Dr. John Raymond of the Medical College of Wisconsin

September 9, 2021: Prop 65: What You Should Know with Denise Webster of Eurofins & Leah Ziemba of Michael Best

August 3, 2021: The State of Wisconsin’s Workforce with Dennis Winters of the Wisconsin DWD

July 15, 2021: Maintaining a Food Safety Mindset with Chris Bodendorfer and Leah Glaub of Johnsonville & Paul Benson of Michael Best

June 28, 2021: Telling the World with Katie Mleziva of Real Food Brands & Jennifer Wallace of C.O.nxt

June 21, 2021: The Return to Food Service & How Sysco Is Helping featuring Peter Peluso of Sysco

June 16, 2021: Workplace Diversity, Social Justice & the Impact on Talent featuring Sam Patterson of Chr. Hansen & Brittany Lopez Naleid of Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren

June 3, 2021: Packaging & Sustainability: What Experience is Teaching Us featuring Keith Smith of Vonco Products

April 29, 2021: The Evolution of Mitigation Plans During COVID featuring Tammy Flora of Masters Gallery Foods, Cari Dufner of Cargill, and Paul Benson of Michael Best

April 26, 2021: Cases & Vaccines, Industry Movement & Innovation featuring Dr. John Raymond of the Medical College of Wisconsin and Lech Czerski of BMO Capital Markets

April 19, 2021: Food & Sustainability: Pandemic Shifts & Expectations featuring Mark Gale of C.O.nxt and Maeve Webster of Menu Matters

March 12, 2021: A Discussion with Wisconsin Senator Tammy Baldwin

March 3, 2021: What We’re Learning and What You’ll Want to Know featuring Joe Wood of Sendik’s

February 10, 2021: What Experience Has Taught Us About Scaling featuring Milwaukee Pretzel Co.

February 5, 2021: A Check-In as COVID Persists featuring Missy Hughes of WEDC and Lisa Olson of DHS

February 3, 2021: Do’s & Don’ts for Employer Vaccine Rollouts featuring Ann Barry Hanneman of von Briesen and Scott Allen of Foley & Lardner

January 21, 2021: Live regulatory update from Michael Best

November 23, 2020: Feeding Wisconsin: A Need Like No Other featuring Patti Habeck of Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin and Dr. John Raymond of the Medical College of Wisconsin

September 16, 2020: Accelerating the Success of Wisconsin’s Food and Beverage Businesses

August 11, 2020: OSHA, Liability & Lawsuits: Mitigating Risk in the Time of COVID with Paul Benson & Denise Greathouse of Michael Best

August 6, 2020: The State of COVID’s First Wave in Wisconsin with Dr. John Raymond of the Medical College of Wisconsin, Eric Salm & Jeff Grider of CoVigilance, Keith Lindsey of Salm Partners, and Tim Sheehy of the MMAC

June 22, 2020: Navigating COVID-19 to Prevent & Manage a Shutdown with Health Commissioner Dr. Jeanette Kowalik

June 18, 2020: Crisis Communication Preparedness in the Era of COVID-19 with Mark Gale & Chuck Sanger of Charleston|Orwig

June 12, 2020: Going Back to Work & Remaining Operational: Keeping your People Safer with Cari Dufner of Cargill, Peter Balistrieri of HGA, and Kim Bassett of Bassett Mechanical

June 9, 2020: The State of Wisconsin’s Agricultural Supply Chain with DATCP Secretary Randy Romanski

May 21, 2020: Food Safety Planning for the Near Future in the COVID-19 Era by Chuck Palmer of Michael Best, Dr. Mark Roberts of Exponent, and Brian Harms of TRC

May 20, 2020: Navigating Employment Law and The Cares Act, FFCRA, WI Act 185 & PPP with Ann Barry Hanneman of von Briesen, Dan Kaplan of Foley & Lardner, and Christopher Schuele of Reinhart Boerner

May 12, 2020: Best Practices for Safe Food Production Workplaces with Traci Earls, GM at Cargill

May 7, 2020: Traceability and Document Control featuring Vivek Sharma of Quigistics

May 6, 2020: Sharing the results of FaB’s Talent Survey featuring Mike Kopczynski of MRA

May 1, 2020: Access to CARES Act Funding and Programs featuring Cheryl Mitchell, of the Wisconsin SBDC and Edward Bryant of Wintrust

April 30, 2020: Processes and Tools for Turbulent Times featuring Cory Wendt of Baker Tilly

April 27, 2020: The State of Affairs featuring Secretary Missy Hughes of the WEDC

April 23, 2020: Development of the CARES Act featuring Caleb Frostman of the Wisconsin Department of Workforce

April 22, 2020: Food Safety & GFSI featuring Pat Werner of FaB Wisconsin and Tim Lombardo of Eurofins

March 26, 2020: Sources & Uses of Capital Finance Planning featuring Tera Johnson of the Food Finance Institute, Craig Cerbins of Wintrust Bank, Dan Scalia of Johnsonville, and Bob Heinrich of Reinhart Boerner van Deuren

March 25, 2020: The State of Affairs featuring Secretary Missy Hughes of the WEDC