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Schedule at a Glance

Tuesday, 17 October
6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Welcome Reception
Museum of Contemporary Art
Sponsored by Toyota Material Handling
Wednesday, 18 October
8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast in the Expo
9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Opening General Session

Welcome Remarks

  • David O’Brien, RWTA and IARW Chairman
  • Corey Rosenbusch, President & CEO, GCCA

Industry Perspective – Global Trends Impacting the Asia-Pacific Food Industry

Keynote Presentation – Futurist

10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Spouse/Guest Activity
10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Coffee/Tea Break in the Expo
11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

General Session

Industry Perspective – Navigating the Changing Cold Supply Chain

Keynote Presentation – Economist

12:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch in the Expo
1:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Cold Chain Café
3:15 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. One-on-One Business Meetings (informal)
6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Dine-a-round
Thursday, 19 October
8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast in the Expo
9:00 a.m. – 9:35 a.m. Education Sessions

  • Warehouse Operations
  • Import/Export into Asia
9:45 a.m. – 10:20 a.m. Education Sessions

  • Transportation
  • Government and Regulatory Affairs
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Spouse/Guest Activity
10:20 a.m. – 10:40 a.m. Coffee/Tea Break in the Expo
10:40 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Education Sessions

  • Employee Productivity
  • Automation
11:25 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Education Sessions

  • Energy Excellence
  • Talent Management
12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Lunch & Closing General Session

Frank Vale Award – Candidate Presentations

Keynote Presentation – Motivational

Closing Remarks

  • David O’Brien, RWTA and IARW Chairman
  • Corey Rosenbusch, President & CEO, GCCA
2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. One-on-One Business Meeting (informal)
6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Closing Night Party

Schedule subject to change.