Schedule 2018

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Monday, May 21 Location
5:00 – 9:00 pm Set up for Exhibitors and Sponsors BIG SUR
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
BIG SUR
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

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8:45 – 9:15 am Improved Flexible Packaging Performance Through Innovation

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9:15 – 9:45 am Exhibitor Introductions CYPRESS
9:45 – 10:15 am Break with Exhibitors BIG SUR
10:15 – 10:45 am Improving Quality & Preventing Waste with Plant-Derived Shelf Life Technology

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10:45 – 11:15 am Innovation from Organization

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11:15 – 11:45 am Panel Discussion
Challenges of Consumer Ready Packaging

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11:45am – 12:45 pm Lunch BIG SUR
12:45 – 1:30 pm Networking Session
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1:30 – 2:00 pm FSMA and What to Expect Going Forward

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2:00 – 2:30 pm Demystifying Blockchain for Food Traceability

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2:30 – 3:30 pm Break with exhibitors
BIG SUR
3:30 – 4:00 pm Value-Added Packaging for Fresh Produce Market

  • Erin Johnston,
    Senior Account Manager,
    H.B. Fuller, Adhesive Coated Solutions
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4:00 – 4:30 pm Using Pre-Shipment Test Standards to Develop ‘Just Right’ Packaging Solutions

  • Kyle Dunno,
    Director of Transport Packaging,
    Atlantic Packaging’s Solution Center
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4:30 – 5:00 pm Panel Discussion
Packaging's Role in Post-Harvest Supply Chain

  • Clare Dyble , Redpack Packaging Machinery
  • Ray Sikka, Founder and CEO, Sensitel Inc.
  • Kyle Dunno, Director of Transport Packaging,
    Atlantic Packaging's Solution Center
CYPRESS
6:00 – 8:00 pm Reception
OAKTREE & 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