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AOC Symposium

Monday, August 1 | 9:00 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.
The AOC Symposium provides a full day of focused educational programming, through education sessions and other activities. Additionally, the Symposium provides attendees the opportunity to gather new techniques and strategies to be applied in the committee meetings the following day.

Education Sessions

Monday, August 1, 9:00 a.m. – 2:15 p.m.

This year, the GCCA Assembly of Committees Education Symposium will focus on government issues impacting the cold chain.  This new focus in programming will allow GCCA members to take advantage of being in the U.S. Capital and leverage GCCA’s network of partners in Washington.  Sessions will be presented by agency representatives, coalition partners and leading policy experts.  The Symposium will feature three tracks covering policies related to Administration, Operations and Transportation.

The Cold Chain Café

Monday, August 1, 2:25 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
The goal of the Cold Chain Café is to create an exchange of ideas and stimulate facilitated discussion on critical industry issues. More information coming soon!

Keynote Luncheons

Monday, August 1, 11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.
Government Affairs Keynote & Luncheon
Brenda Gianiny, Founding Principal, Axis Research, Inc.

Tuesday, August 2, 12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Industry Trends Keynote Luncheon
Robb MacKie, President and CEO, American Bakers Association (ABA)