Schedule 2019

Monday, May 20 Location
5:00 – 9:00 pm Set up for Exhibitors and Sponsors
6:00 – 7:00 pm Welcome Reception
6:00 – 7:00 pm Registration
Tuesday, May 21
7:00 – 8:00 am Registration
7:00 – 8:00 am Hot Breakfast
8:00 – 8:15 am Welcome and Opening Remarks
8:15 – 8:45 am Keynote Presentation:

Ending Single Use

Anthony Rossi, VP, Global Business Development at TerraCycle

8:45 – 9:15 am Fresh-Cut Packaging Has Come a Long Way

Brian ZomorodiVice President Quality and Food Safety, Curation Foods

9:15 – 9:45 am Exhibitor Introductions
9:45 – 10:15 am Break with Exhibitors
10:15 – 10:45 am rPET – A Global Shift in Material Claims

Cory ZavagnoSr. Director of Planning and Procurement, Earthbound Farms

10:45 – 11:15 am Understanding Packaging’s Role in Today’s World of Logistical Challenges

Chris Drew, Vice President Operations, Ocean Mist Farms

11:15 – 11:45 am Evolving Global Trends in Produce Packaging

Tom KarstEditor-in-Chief for The Packer at Farm Journal Media

11:45am – 12:45 pm Lunch
12:45 – 1:30 pm Networking Session
1:30 – 2:00 pm Protecting your Profits in the Field

Clare DybleStrategic Business Development Manager, Redpack Packaging Machinery

2:00 – 2:30 pm Business Intelligence for the Field

Gil LueraCalifornia Regional Manager, Fieldin

2:30 – 3:00 pm Incorporation of Ethylene Inhibitor, 1-MCP, into Packaging Materials

Dr. Jon Fobes, President, Cellresin Technologies, LLC

 

3:00 – 3:30 pm Break with exhibitors
3:30 – 4:00 pm Speaker
4:00 – 4:30 pm The Digital Evolution: The Giant Opportunity for Produce is to Embrace an Ecommerce

Dan BourgaultVP, Sales & Business Development, Replenium

4:30 – 5:00 pm Panel Discussion:

Trends in Fresh Produce Supply Chain

Seminar Wrap-up

6:00 – 8:00 pm Reception
Wednesday, May 22
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 side of hotel, Hinds Avenue

7:45 - 8:45 am Field Tour 3: Primus Labs
9:15 - 10:15 am Field Tour 2: TBD
10:45am - 12:15 pm Field Tour 3: Curation Foods
12:45 - 1:45 pm Lunch