2013 H. D. Brown Award Winner
Shown receiving her award from Joe Carner
Who will be the 2014 winner?
Mid-America Food Processors Association is the regional body of food processors dedicated to increasing the effectiveness of our members.
· To provide high-quality services to our members
· The leadership voice for our industry
· To nurture long-term relationships
· Sustained by engaged and supportive members
· Technical training
· Business management training
· Access to university resources
· Information exchange
· Plant visits
· Projections of future trends in our markets, technologies and consumers’ preferences
· Marketing leverage
· Marketing ideas
· Resources and ideas for dealing with private ownership issues
· Ideas for coping with and profitably surviving in an ongoing environment of change
· Support our industry lobbying in this region
COMPUTER SECURITY - EVERYONE'S INVITED!
Computer Security used to be the sole domain of computer geeks and student hackers. Over the last 20 years, it has evolved to be less about Computer Security and more about Data Protection - and it starts when business people know what data they care about.
This presentation will review the development of Security, the implications of mobile devices, cloud services and privacy, and discuss how business executives and managers can take pragmatic steps to manage, not eliminate, their information and Technology Risks. Helen Patton's, Chief Information Security Officer, The Ohio State University, presentation at our Annual Meeting on March 5, 2014
MAGIC FORMULA FOR PROBLEM SOLVING!
Whether at work or at home, problem solving is something we do every day. Problem solving can be broken down into four basic steps: knowledge, inspiration, practicality and persistence. Each of these steps has at least three key points. In addition, problems can be divided into three types: always, new and intermittent. Each type of problem has different characteristics and should be approached in a different way. Example problems will be worked to demonstrate each of the steps of problem solving, ending with addressing the problem of falling demand for canned products. Dr. Sheryl Barringer will present this topic at our Annual Meeting on March 5, 2014. See details of meeting on page 2.