JANUARY 13-15, 2020

RANCHO BERNARDO INN | SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA


SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

MONDAY, January 13

10:00 am - 5:00 pm  Registration Open

1:00 pm – 5:30 pm   Golf Tournament

1:00 pm – 5:00 pm     Photo Caravan Tour at the San Diego Safari Park   

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm      Welcome to The Summit – San Diego! Opening Buffet Dinner

 

TUESDAY, January 14

8:00 am - 5:00 pm       Registration Open            

8:00 am - 9:00 am       Buffet Breakfast

9:00 am - 10:15 am     Welcome & Keynote Address: Robyn Benincasa, Leading Through Change 

10:15 am - 10:45am    Coffee Break 

10:45 am—11:15 am  Industry UpdatesPLC, HABRI

11:15 am—12:15 pm  Panel Presentation: The Omnichannel Supply Chain: Competing in a Brave New World

12:15 pm - 1:30 pm    Lunch Buffet

1:30 pm - 5:00 pm      PIDA Executive Conferences

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm      Breakout Session: Pet Trends for the Taking - Michael Johnson, FINN CADY Marketing & Professional Services

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm      Refreshment Break

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm      Breakout Session: Transparency in the Age of Radical Activism: What the Pet industry Should Know – Hinda Mitchell, Inspire PR

Open Evening

WEDNESDAY, January 15

8:00 am - 4:00 pm       Information Desk Open

8:00 am - 9:00 am       Buffet Breakfast

8:00 am - 9:00 am       PIDA Distributor Breakfast and Annual Meeting

9:00 am - 10:00 am     Keynote Address: Brian Beaulieu - Managing for Growth in an Uncertain Economy

10:00 am – 10:30 am  Coffee Break

10:30 am—11:00 am  Industry Updates: PIJAC & The Pet Care Trust                    

11:00 am—12:00 pm  Keynote Address: Rich Karlgaard - Trump, Tech, Trade, Turbulence, and the 2020 Election

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm    Lunch Buffet

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm      PIDA Executive Conferences

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm      Breakout Session: Advocating with the Underdog Edge: What It Is, How to Get It, and Why You Need It for Legislative Advocacy SuccessAmy Showalter, The Showalter Group

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm      Refreshment Break

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm      Breakout Session: The Myths and Realities of Pet Industry Mergers and Acquisitions:  Revelations from a Pet Industry M&A InsiderCarol Frank, BirdsEye Advisory Group, LLC

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm      A Night in the Vineyard Closing Buffet Dinner

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