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126th IARW-WFLO Convention Presentations

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  • What: 126th IARW-WFLO Convention
  • When: April 22-25, 2017
  • Where: Dana Point, California, USA

General Sessions

Sunday, April 23 | 11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.

Data is Power: Consumer Insights Driving the Cold Chain Market
Todd Hale, Principal, Todd Hale, LLC; Former Senior Vice President, The Nielsen Company for Consumer & Shopper Insights

Monday, April 24 | 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Economic Outlook and Impact on your Business*
Stephen Moore, Distinguished Visiting Fellow for the Project for Economic Growth – The Heritage Foundation

Tuesday, April 25 | 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

How Shifting Consumer Preferences Shape Food Trends*
David Sax, “The Tastemakers: Why We’re Crazy for Cupcakes but Fed Up with Fondue”

Tuesday, April 25 | 12:15 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Crossing the Generational Divide: Unlocking the Power of Generations to Grow Your Business*
Jason Dorsey, Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer – The Center for Generational Kinetics

Cool Pioneers

Monday, April 24

Case Study: Fire Destroys Dick Cold Storage
Don Dick, Partner, Dick Cold Storage

Maximize Capacity with Deep Lane Shuttle Racking System
Tim Siddiq, President and CEO, Merchandise Warehouse Co.

Creative Strategies to Grow and Maintain a Successful Team
Mickey Hoffman, Vice President of Corporate Development, United States Cold Storage

Tuesday, April 25

Energy Savings at San Diego Food Bank Cold Storage
Casey Castillo, Chief Financial Officer, San Diego Food Bank

William McHenry, Project Facilities Director, San Diego Food Bank
James Bell, President, Viking Cold Solutions, Inc.

Immediate, Item-Level Delivery: A leap in frozen food distribution*
Louis Borders, Founder and CEO, HDS

Aravind Durai, Vice President of Automation, HDS

The Fight to End Food Waste: How Cold Storage Companies Can Make an Impact
Tony Leo, CEO/President, RLS Logistics

Eben James, CEO, Trenton Cold Storage


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