Global Cold Chain Summit Presentations

Members can access past presentations from all association events. In case you were unable to attend or would like to review a session, we’ve posted presentations from the Global Cold Chain Summit, Organised by GCCA and RWTA, below. You must be logged in as a member to download and view the presentations.

  • What: Global Cold Chain Summit, Organised by GCCA and RWTA
  • When: 17-19 October 2017
  • Where: Sydney, Australia

Plenary Sessions

Wednesday, 18 October

Keynote Presentation: Consumer Trends That Will Disrupt Your Business
Mark McCrindle, Founder & Principle, McCrindle Research

Industry Perspective: Global Cold Chain Update
Corey Rosenbusch, President & CEO, GCCA

Retailer Perspective: State of the Food Industry*
Kevin Gunn, General Manager, Supply Chain, Coles

Processor Perspective: Managing the Cold Supply Chain
Mark Olson, Distribution & Logistics General Manager of Supply Chain, Primo Smallgoods/JBS

Thursday, 19 October

Keynote Presentation: Daring to be Vulnerable*
Peter Sharp, Viral Media Specialist and Altruistic Explorer

Education Sessions

Thursday, 19 October

Big Data: Digital Transformation for Cold Chain
Michael Foreshew, Chief Information Officer, Montague Cold Storage

Export Outlook for the Australian Meat Industry
Patrick Hutchinson, CEO, Australian Meat Industry Council (AMIC)

Panel Discussion: The Future of Automation
Peter Nairn, Vice President – Transport, Safety, Quality, and Facilities ANZ, Americold Logistics
Gavin Sargeant, Vice President of Automation, Conestoga Cold Storage
Moderator: Bruce McDonald, Business Development Manager, Vaughan Constructions

Chain of Responsibility: What is Your Logistics Risk?
Mike Wood, Chain of Responsibility Specialist, Latus – Logistics Risk Specialists

Panel Discussion: Recruiting and Retaining Next Generation Talent
Graeme Lee, Despatch Manager, Coles & 2016 Frank Vale Award Recipient
Matt Toogood, Operations Manager, United States Cold Storage & 2017 WFLO Don Schlimme Award Recipient & 2017 GCCA NextGen Award Recipient
Moderator: Nick Pedneault, President, Congebec Logistics, WFLO Chairman

Energy Management Best Practices in a Global Company*
Mike Lynch, Vice President – Engineering, United States Cold Storage
Greg Holt, Managing Director, Swire Cold Storage
Samson Wong, Director, Swire Cold Chain Logistics (Shanghai) Company Limited

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