January 28-31, 
Naples Grande Beach Resort, Naples, Florida

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS


SUNDAY, January 28  

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm 

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm 

Registration Open

Welcome to Naples Opening Reception 

MONDAY, January 29  

7:00 am - 5:00 pm

Registration Open

8:00 am - 9:00 am

Breakfast Buffet with Tabletop Exhibits

9:00 am -10:15 am

Keynote Address: Brian Beaulieu, ITR Economics

10:45 am- 11:15 am

Industry Update - PLC, HABRI

11:15 am - 12:15 pm

The 5 Second Rule, Mel Robbins

12:15 pm - 2:00 pm

Lunch Buffet with Tabletop Exhibits

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Bonus General Session: How Amazon is Thinking About Pets, Mike Bassani, Zak Watts

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Breakout Session: Fins, Beaks, Scales and Fur, Pet Initiatives Beyond Dogs and Cats, Panel
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm Breakout Session: Advancing Canine Welfare and Sustainable Pet Ownership: Progress and Outstanding Challenges, Candace Croney, PhD, Purdue University
 5:00 pm - Open Evening To Enjoy Naples!

TUESDAY, January 30

 
8:00 am - 9:00 am Buffet Breakfast with Tabletop Exhibits
8:00 am - 9:00 am PIDA Distributor Breakfast & Annual Meeting
9:00 am - 10:00 am Keynote Address: Cybersecurity: An Executive Approach to a Technical Challenge, Brett Williams, Major General USAF (Retired)
10:30 am - 11:00 am  Industry Updates, PIJAC
11:00 am - 12:00 pm Nurture Success, Jim Platzer, Leader Dogs for the Blind
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  Lunch Buffet with Tabletop Exhibits
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm      PIDA Executive Conferences
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Breakout Session: Cybersecurity Workshop, Brett Williams 
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm  Breakout Session: When the Press Comes Calling:  Preparing for a Crisis Before It Happens, Cathleen Enright, PhD, Pet Food Institute, & Sheila Goffe, American Kennel Club
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm "Under the Sea" Networking Dinner
WEDNESDAY, January 31  
7:30 am - 9:00 am Breakfast Buffet
7:30 am - 11:30 am   PIDA Executive Conferences  
9:00 am - 10:00 am Breakout Session: Pets in the Classroom - Phase II Study Results, Amy McCullough, PhD, American Humane
10:30 am -11:30 am Breakout Session: "If You Want a Friend in Washington," Working with Legislators to Tell Our Stories, Mike Bober, PIJAC
12:30 pm - 6:00 pm Golf Tournament
12:30 pm - 4:00 pm Catamaran Sailing Cruise
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Sunset Serenade Closing Dinner


   
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