Schedule 2018

Monday, May 21 Location
5:00 – 9:00 pm Set up for Exhibitors and Sponsors WINDJAMMER
6:00 – 7:00 pm Welcome Reception
OAKTREE & TERRACE
6:00 – 7:00 pm Registration MARK THOMAS FOYER N
Tuesday, May 22
7:00 – 8:00 am Registration MARK THOMAS FOYER N
7:00 – 8:00 am Continental Breakfast
WINDJAMMER
8:00 – 8:15 am Welcome and Opening Remarks CYPRESS
8:15 – 8:45 am Keynote Presentation
Global Supply Chain in the Meal Kit Industry
Danielle Gilmartin, Senior Special Operations Manager
CYPRESS
8:45 – 9:15 am Improved Flexible Packaging Performance Through Innovation
Renita Anderson Ph.D., Fresh Produce Market Development - Printpack
CYPRESS
9:15 – 9:45 am Exhibitor Introductions CYPRESS
9:45 – 10:15 am Break with Exhibitors WINDJAMMER
10:15 – 10:45 am Improving Quality & Preventing Waste with Plant-Derived Shelf Life Technology
Matthew Aronson, Director of Engineering - Apeel Sciences
CYPRESS
10:45 – 11:15 am Innovation from Organization
Matthew Wright,
Co-Founder and President & Jason Higbee Director, Materials Management - Grimmway Enterprises
CYPRESS
11:15 – 11:45 am Panel Discussion
Challenges of Consumer Ready Packaging
CYPRESS
11:45am – 12:45 pm Lunch WINDJAMMER
12:45 – 1:30 pm Networking Session
CYPRESS
1:30 – 2:00 pm FSMA and What to Expect Going Forward
David W. K. Acheson,
M.D., F.R.C.P. President and CEO - The Acheson Group
CYPRESS
2:00 – 2:30 pm Demystifying Blockchain for Food Traceability
Ray Sikka,
Founder and CEO of Sensitel Inc.
CYPRESS
2:30 – 3:30 pm Break with exhibitors
CYPRESS
3:30 – 4:00 pm Value-Added Packaging for Fresh Produce Market
Erin Johnston,
Senior Account Manager - H.B. Fuller, Adhesive Coated Solutions
WINDJAMMER
4:00 – 4:30 pm Using Pre-Shipment Test Standards to Develop ‘Just Right’ Packaging Solutions
Kyle Dunno,
Director of Transport Packaging
CYPRESS
4:30 – 5:00 pm Panel Discussion
Packaging's Role in Post-Harvest Supply Chain
CYPRESS
6:00 – 8:00 pm Reception
BEACH and MONTERREY TERRACE
Wednesday, May 23
7:00 - 7:15 am Lobby breakfast to go - Bus departs at 7:15am
Note: Please remember to dress warm as the cooling rooms and morning air are cold. Not allowed to take photos or wear jewelry, shorts or skirts and open toe shoes
South Entrance to Conference Center
8:00 - 9:00 am Field Tour 1: Ocean Mist Farms, Harvesting Operation
10:15 - 11:30 am Field Tour 2: Taylor Farms, Processing Facility
12:00 - 1:00 pm Lunch at Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel and Spa CYPRESS