print

AOC Schedule

SUNDAY, JULY 30, 2017
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. IARW Finance Committee Meeting (by invitation only)
11:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Joint IARW-WFLO Executive Committee Meeting (by invitation only)
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Leadership Reception (by invitation only)
MONDAY, July 31, 2017 – AOC SYMPOSIUM
8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. New Board Member Orientation (by invitation only)
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast
8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Registration
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Canada Session
9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Education Sessions 

  • Administration
  • Operations
  • Transportation
  • Scientists Speak
9:45 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Coffee Break
10:15 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Education Sessions

  • Administration
  • Operations
  • Transportation
  • Scientists Speak
11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Education Sessions 

  • Administration
  • Operations
  • Transportation
  • Scientists Speak
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Government Affairs Luncheon

  • Keynote Presentation:
    Ray A. Starling, Special Assistant to the President, Agriculture, Agricultural Trade, & Food Assistance, White House National Economic Council
1:45 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Cold Chain Café & Happy Hour
3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. One-on-One Business Meetings
6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Reception & Dinner (separate registration required)
TuesDAY, August 1, 2017 – COMMITTEE MEETINGS
7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast
7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Registration
8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Committee Meetings

  • International Programs Committee
  • Education & Talent Development Committee
  • Supply Chain Operations Committee
10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Coffee Break
10:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Committee Meetings

  • Association Programs Committee
  • Investment Committee (by invitation only)
  • Refrigeration and Energy Committee
  • Safety Committee
12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. Industry Trends Luncheon & Keynote

  • Keynote Presentation:
    Leslie Sarasin, President and CEO, Food Marketing Institute
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Committee Meetings

  • Construction/Codes Committee
  • Government Affairs Committee
  • Insurance Review Committee (by invitation only)
  • Market Intelligence + Research Committee
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Cold Chain Connection Reception
WEDNESDAY, August 2, 2017
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Breakfast Orientation
9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Travel to Agency Meetings
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Government Agency Meetings
9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Industry Roundtable on Food Maximization