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JUNE 10-12, 2019 | CHICAGO

Over 90 Hours of Education

Over 90 Hours of Education

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  • Session Type
    • Learning Center
10:30 AM
  1. Learning Center - FreshMKT Expo Floor
    45 mins
    • United FreshMKT
    The latest edition of the Edelman Trust Barometer--a 28-country survey of public trust in major institutions--reveals that over the past year, trust among American consumers has suffered the largest-e ...
  2. Learning Center - Global Cold Chain Expo Floor
    45 mins
    • Global Cold Chain
    Rates that cold storage warehouses (3PLs) charge customers for related to storage and services are generated on a wide array of variables and considerations. Customers are often frustrated with increa ...
11:30 AM
  1. Learning Center - SmartFood Expo Floor
    45 mins
    • SmartFood
    Where is the protein industry headed? What is the future of milk and meat in this changing world? How does the growing demand for nuts and grains--particularly whole grains--fit into protein consumpti ...
  2. Learning Center - FreshTEC Expo Floor
    45 mins
    • United FreshTEC
    Expanding your business? Opening a second location or possibly moving to a new location? Big changes lead to equally big questions. Should you build from the ground up or retrofit an existing property ...
    Moderator(s) Panelist(s)
  3. Learning Center - Global Cold Chain Expo Floor
    45 mins
    • Global Cold Chain
    Interpreting data to find your operation’s true energy efficiency can help your company make key warehousing decisions. Understanding your operation’s current areas of weakness and developing a holist ...
  4. Learning Center - FreshMKT Expo Floor
    45 mins
    • United FreshMKT
    Fresh produce is now within an arm’s reach in convenience retail platforms in response to an ever-changing "on-the-go" culture. Convenience is key and healthy items are the hot button for consumers. I ...
12:30 PM
  1. Learning Center - SmartFood Expo Floor
    45 mins
    • SmartFood
    Learn from industry innovators who aren’t afraid to think outside the box! Hear from the hottest new food companies on how they are disrupting the food space with new categories and products.
    Panelist(s)
  2. Learning Center - FreshTEC Expo Floor
    45 mins
    • United FreshTEC
    Software helps us manage our lives, from giving us directions to turning on our lights remotely. How can we integrate it to better manage our business? With so many options out there, how do you even ...
    Moderator(s) Panelist(s)
  3. Learning Center - Global Cold Chain Expo Floor
    45 mins
    • Global Cold Chain
    As the Sanitary Transportation of Food final rule was completely implemented for all entities in April of 2018, our panel of industry experts and attorneys, will walk you through all the requirements, ...
    Panelist(s)
  4. Learning Center - FreshMKT Expo Floor
    45 mins
    • United FreshMKT
    This annual session is once again back by popular demand! A panel of past "Women in Produce" honorees will reflect on the challenges and triumphs of their careers and be coupled with early-career lead ...
    Panelist(s)
1:30 PM
  1. Learning Center - SmartFood Expo Floor
    45 mins
    • SmartFood
    A seasoned CPG (consumer packaged goods) executive will highlight noteworthy and exciting emerging trends in beverages and provide practical ways to incorporate them.
  2. Learning Center - FreshTEC Expo Floor
    45 mins
    • United FreshTEC
    Controlled-environment agriculture is a rapidly expanding industry that has great potential to revolutionize the way fresh food is grown. The results of a year-long study conducted by Dr. Eric W. Stei ...
    Moderator(s)
  3. Learning Center - Global Cold Chain Expo Floor
    45 mins
    • Global Cold Chain
    Cold storage facilities across the country are at a capacity tipping point. Facility owners are grappling with how to maximize storage space with exponential growth of skus - without increasing buildi ...
    Panelist(s)
  4. Learning Center - FreshMKT Expo Floor
    45 mins
    • United FreshMKT
    Hear from past United Fresh Produce Innovation Award Best New Packaging finalists about ways to entice consumers through creative packaging. Walk away with insights and inspiration into visual appeal, ...
    Moderator(s) Panelist(s)
2:30 PM
  1. Learning Center - SmartFood Expo Floor
    45 mins
    • SmartFood
    According to a recent Innova Market Insights consumer study, performed in association with the SmartFood EXPO, "mindful choices" is the top food driver for 2018, with 7 in 10 U.S. and U.K. consumers w ...
  2. Learning Center - FreshTEC Expo Floor
    45 mins
    • United FreshTEC
    Listeria monocytogenes is a hot topic in the industry, and within that, testing zone 1 product contact surfaces is the most controversial. Does zone 1 testing provide meaningful results for a product ...
    Moderator(s) Panelist(s)
  3. Learning Center - Global Cold Chain Expo Floor
    45 mins
    • Global Cold Chain
    The Cold Chain Innovation Showcase features the latest innovations and cutting-edge solutions that the perishable supply chain industry has to offer. Hear from the 2018 Showcase exhibitors as they off ...
  4. Learning Center - FreshMKT Expo Floor
    45 mins
    • United FreshMKT
    Traditionally, private label brands have been a large segment of the center-store food and beverage departments, but growth has been increasingly visible with produce and fresh departments on the peri ...
    Moderator(s) Panelist(s)
10:30 AM
  1. Learning Center - FreshTEC Expo Floor
    45 mins
    • United FreshTEC
    The U.S. and Canadian governments have "systems recognition" when it comes to food safety. The implementation of many rules stemming from the Food Safety Modernization Act is underway, while we are st ...
  2. Learning Center - Global Cold Chain Expo Floor
    45 mins
    • Global Cold Chain
    By examining a comprehensive case study, experts with a variety of technical specialties will prove how operational challenges often spread across multiple scientific areas. Hear from members of the G ...
  3. Learning Center - FreshMKT Expo Floor
    45 mins
    • United FreshMKT
    As organic offerings grow in prevalence, it is becoming increasingly important to define and protect the integrity of the organic brand. Explore a variety of topics, including the implications of the ...
11:30 AM
  1. Learning Center - SmartFood Expo Floor
    45 mins
    • SmartFood
    The future of food is a merging of food, health, and technology--our entire food supply chain will change as consumers demand healthier food tailored to their needs. With these rapid changes on the ho ...
    Moderator(s) Panelist(s)
  2. Learning Center - FreshTEC Expo Floor
    45 mins
    • United FreshTEC
    United Fresh’s Fresh-Cut Processor Board is spearheading a discussion on how to maximize your labor force at various stages of the fresh produce supply chain using digital solutions. Facilitated by th ...
    Moderator(s) Panelist(s)
  3. Learning Center - Global Cold Chain Expo Floor
    45 mins
    • Global Cold Chain
    Tips on Design, Materials and Construction for Renovation and New Construction of Food Processing Environments. Ever wonder how to navigate the maze of Global Food Safety Initiative approved schemes f ...
    Panelist(s)
  4. Learning Center - FreshMKT Expo Floor
    45 mins
    • United FreshMKT
    Produce managers represent the produce industry to the consumer and work every day to increase sales and consumption of fresh fruits and vegetables. Hear from a panel of the 2018 award-winning Retail ...
    Moderator(s) Panelist(s)
12:30 PM
  1. Learning Center - SmartFood Expo Floor
    45 mins
    • SmartFood
    During this session, you’ll be the first to hear insights from the “SmartFood Choices 2018” research report, including consumers’ views on better-for-you food in breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacking ...
  2. Learning Center - FreshTEC Expo Floor
    45 mins
    • United FreshTEC
    Last summer, there were multiple outbreaks due to a certain category of imported fruit. As a result, anyone importing that fruit was getting their product stopped at the border and tested. The testing ...
    Panelist(s)
  3. Learning Center - Global Cold Chain Expo Floor
    45 mins
    • Global Cold Chain
    There are many areas for improvement in the design of a facility that has been developed over the years. This presentation will examine the broken links in the cold chain and how to address them throu ...
    Panelist(s)
  4. Learning Center - FreshMKT Expo Floor
    45 mins
    • United FreshMKT
    As consumer convenience and access points increase, cultivating strong vendor-operator relationships to deliver a high-quality eating experience is crucial, especially for new foodservice concepts. He ...
1:30 PM
  1. Learning Center - SmartFood Expo Floor
    45 mins
    • SmartFood
    Learn how your brand can develop a culture of consumers who don’t just like your brand, but love your brand! Hear from a leader in brand marketing who will share practical tactics backed by recent dat ...
  2. Learning Center - FreshTEC Expo Floor
    45 mins
    • United FreshTEC
    Discover trends in ag tech and what the future has in store for field operations for fresh produce—from panelists with three unique perspectives. Drawing on their respective experiences in investment, ...
    Moderator(s) Panelist(s)
  3. Learning Center - Global Cold Chain Expo Floor
    45 mins
    • Global Cold Chain
    For a third-party logistics company, responding to customer requests and creating total cold chain solutions is a process that is both a science and an art. The participants of the World Food Logistic ...
  4. Learning Center - FreshMKT Expo Floor
    45 mins
    • United FreshMKT
    How do wholesale produce markets not only survive, but thrive in the increasingly competitive marketplace? Discover how one city’s produce market has leveraged a strategic rebranding program to positi ...