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Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Convention Center

Friday, February 1, 2019

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Welcome/Call to Order

Approve Agenda and Summer Meeting Minutes

Committee Agenda Overview

Approve FY2020 Strategic Priorities

Market Research Insights:  Beef Quality Assurance - What Do Consumers Want to Know?

Contractor presentations and questions

Wrap-up, Next Steps


Hyatt Regency at Colorado Convention Center • Centennial Ballroom B

Safety Committee Meetings – Part I


2:00 p.m.                    Welcome/Call to Order

  • Introductions

2:25 p.m.                    Approve Agenda and Minutes

2:30 p.m.                    Committee Agenda Overview

  • Review Purpose Statement & Committee Ground Rules
  • Today’s Goal – Review and Score Checkoff Contractor AR (Authorization Request) Tactics

2:35 p.m.                    Review AR Process and Tactic Scoring (watch video)

2:45 p.m.                    Contractors Present FY2019 ARs

  • Score each tactic based on how well it supports committee prioritized LRP initiatives (Retain the score sheet with your comments to bring with you to the Friday morning meeting.)

5:55 p.m.                    Wrap Up and Next Steps

6:00 p.m.                   Adjourn


Safety Committee Meetings – Part II

9:15 a.m.                    Welcome/Call to Order

9:20 a.m.                    Committee Agenda Overview

  • Today’s Goal: Gather committee’s comments to be provided to the Operating Committee with scores from Day 1

9:40 a.m.                    Engage contractors for additional information specific to ARs

  • Questions
  • Clarification

10:15 a.m.                 AR Tactic Scoring Alignment

  • Present scores
  • Committee discussion
  • Alignment on final committee comments

11:50 a.m.                 Wrap-up and Next Steps

12:00 p.m.                 Adjourn

Phoenix Convention Center Room 229A

Mike Smith: Co-Chairman (C) Scott Niess: Co-Chairman (F)

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Thursday, Feb. 2

12:30 PM        Welcome/Call to Order

  • Introductions

  • Approve Agenda and Summer Meeting Minutes

  • Committee Ground Rules

  • Desired Outcomes: Set Priority Strategic Initiatives for 2018-19

  • Review and Approve Purpose Statement


12:45 PM        Committee Agenda Overview

  • Review Purpose Statement & 2017-18 Priority Strategic Initiatives

        • Support the Long Range Plan by identifying and prioritizing initiatives to provide safe and wholesome beef and beef products to maintain and grow consumer confidence and trust.

        • Most Important: Ensure Beef Safety and Ensure Antibiotic Stewardship

        • More Important: Certify and Verify Production Practices & Research and Innovate New Production Technologies

        • Important: Adopt Animal I.D. Traceability Systems

1:00 PM          Updates to Long Range Plan

1:15 PM          Discussion on checkoff safety contracted work

1:30 PM          Dr. Gary Smith - Beef Checkoff Safety Research:  A Historical Perspective

2:00 PM          2019 Priority Strategic Initiatives Development

3:15 PM          Review Outcomes and Next Steps

3:30 PM          Adjourn – complete evaluation survey

Hyatt Regency Hotel, Denver, Colorado

The checkoff's Safety committee meeting was held July 13, 2017 from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and then again on July 14, 2017 from 9:15 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

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