The United States National Committee of the International Dairy Federation (US-IDF) is proud to welcome you to America’s Dairyland and excited to host the IDF / ISO Analytical Week 2017 in Madison, Wisconsin. Madison is the capital of Wisconsin and the beautiful capital building is located on an isthmus between Lake Mendota and Lake Monona .The theme of Analytical Week 2017 is “New Approaches to the Safety, Quality and Performance Triangle.” We will have speakers from outside dairy to stimulate ideas, speakers to address food safety challenges and opportunities, and speakers to highlight cutting edge technologies.

A highlight of the week will be the technical tour to Covance Inc., which offers laboratory testing services to the chemical, agrochemical and food industries. It is a market leader in toxicology services, central laboratory services, discovery services and a top global provider of Phase III clinical trial management services.

Enjoy this video that showcases Madison, Wisconsin!


International Dairy Federation (IDF):
The International Dairy Federation is the leading source of scientific and technical expertise for all stakeholders of the dairy chain. IDF engages all stakeholders in productive activities and research projects to further current knowledge and science in a wide range of issues. Through its working bodies, events and work program IDF provides a common platform, systems and a process for the global dairy sector to come together to reach consensus. Given its consensus-building capacity, IDF represents the global voice of dairy towards stakeholders and intergovernmental organizations. For more information visit

International Organization for Standardization (ISO):
The International Organization for Standardization is an independent, non-governmental membership organization made up of 165 member countries and the world’s largest developer of voluntary International Standards. Its International Standards give world-class specification for products, service and systems, to ensure quality, safety and efficiency. They are instrumental in facilitating international trade. ISO Technical Subcommittee ISO/TC 34/SC 5 develops, in cooperation with IDF, International Standards in the field of milk and milk products. For more information: