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2017 GCCA Assembly of Committees 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 2017 GCCA Assembly of Committees below. You must be logged in as a member to download and view the presentations.

  • What: 2017 GCCA Assembly of Committees
  • When: July 31 – August 2, 2017
  • Where: Fairmont, Washington, DC, USA

ADMINISTRATION

New Labor Regulations: Overtime Rules, OSHA Recordkeeping, Restrictions on Safety Incentive Programs & Increased OSHA Penalties
Nickole Winnett, Attorney, Jackson Lewis P.C.

Warehouse Legal Policy Issues Updates
John Horvath, Attorney, Horvath & Weaver P.C.

The Outlook for Tax Reform and Health Care Legislation: Summer 2017
Dorothy Coleman, Vice President, Tax and Domestic Economic Policy, National Association of Manufacturers

OPERATIONS

Refrigerant Policies and Regulations
Lowell Randel, Vice President of Government and Legal Affairs, Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA)

Global Food Trade Outlook
Michael R. Gruber, Senior Vice President, Federal Affairs, Grocery Manufacturers Association

Public Health Information System Export Module
Lowell Randel, Vice President of Government and Legal Affairs, Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA)

TRANSPORTATION

IRTA Refrigerated Transportation Best Practices Guide and STF Implementation
Don Durm, Vice President, Customer Solutions, PLM

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Updates
Prasad Sharma, Partner, Scopelitis

Refrigerated Maritime Update- Navigating Dramatic Changes in Ocean Shipping*
Peter Friedmann, Executive Director, Ag Transport Coalition

SCIENTISTS SPEAK

Determining the Root Cause of Temperature Abuse in Imported Fish from Indonesia; Determining Potential Quality Impacts on Dairy Products as a Result of In-Transit Freezing
Dr. Patrick Brecht, President, PEB Commodities
Dr. Michael Jahncke, Professor, Virginia Tech
Dr. Charles White, Professor, Mississippi State University

Best Practices for Staging Ice Cream on a Refrigerated Dock; Determining Moisture Loss when Blast Freezing Poultry
Dr. Paul Dawson, Professor, Clemson University
Dr. Michael Jahncke, Professor, Virginia Tech
Dr. Charles White, Professor, Mississippi State University

Understanding the Break-Even Occupancy KPI for Refrigerated Warehouses
Dr. Victoria Salin, Professor, Texas A&M University

*Presentation unavailable at this time.