2017 Global Cold Chain Expo Presentations

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  • What: 2017 Global Cold Chain Expo
  • When: June 13-15, 2017
  • Where: Chicago, Illinois, United States

General Sessions

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 | 1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.

GCCE General Session*
Chalmers Carr, President & CEO, Titan Farms

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 | 8:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.

Joint Opening General Session*
Doug Rauch, Co-CEO, Conscious Capitalism

Education Sessions

Cold Chain Solutions Track

IoT: A Quality, Logistics and Marketing Tool that Revolutionizes e-Grocery Sector
Jeremy Laurens, Sales & Marketing Director, Blulog

Factors in Designing Your Distribution Facilities
Karl Linck, Vice President of Engineering, Sargento

Transforming Design of an International Avocado Provider*
Dana Thomas, President, Index Fresh

Engineering Track

4Wheel Drive For Your Freezer: How Automated Shuttle Technology Can Lead to Better Product Quality & Happier Employees*
Andy Lockhart, Vice President Sales Integrated Systems, TGW Systems, Inc.

Energy Efficiency Best Practices That Save You Money
Jim Barron, Executive Director, RETA
Nick O’Neil, Project Manager, Energy 350
Paul Henningsen, COO, Henningsen Cold Storage

TYCO Quell Fire Protection System Brings New Design & Construction Options*
Michael Lynch, Vice President of Engineering, USCS
Matthew Hirsch, President, Primus Builders

HR/Legal Track

Best Practices for Recruiting & Retaining Your Talent
Jeremy Lurey, President & CEO, Plus Delta Consulting LLC

The Keys to Remaining Union Free
Ross Gardner, Principal, Jackson Lewis P.C.

Case Studies in Warehouse and Employee Law
John Horvath, Attorney, Horvath & Weaver P.C.
Paige Lowder, Account Executive, Lockton Companies
Joe Howard, Senior Vice President, Lockton Companies

Transportation Track

Refrigerated Truck Market Capacity
Bob Costello, Chief Economist & Senior Vice President, American Trucking Associations

FSMA Preventative Controls and Sanitary Transportation of Food: Keeping Food Safe Throughout the Cold Chain
Don Durm, Vice President Customer Solutions, PLM
Cornelius Hugo, Food Safety Professional, AIB International
Lowell Randel, Vice President of Government & Legal Affairs, Global Cold Chain Alliance

The Origins of Fresh: Best Practices for Getting Food from Farm to Fork
Tom Smith, Director of Food Service, California Giant Berry Farms
Amy Childress, Vice President Marketing, Emerson Cargo Solutions

Show Floor Education Sessions

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 | 10:25 a.m. – 11:05 a.m.

Oxy Reduction Fire Prevention Systems
Frank Siedler, Vice President Global Business Solutions & Director Sales International, Wagner
Jonas Swarttouw, North American Business Developer, NewCold

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 | 11:15 a.m. – 11:55 a.m.

Improving Condenser Safety in Cold Chain Facilities
Gerry Anderson, East Regional Sales Manager, Baltimore Aircoil

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 | 1:15 p.m. – 1:55 p.m.

Protecting Your Customers’ Product After a Warehouse Emergency*
Dr. Dennis Heldman, Professor, The Ohio State University
Dr. Michael Jahncke, Professor, Virginia Tech
Dr. Faris Karim, Food Toxicologist, Kansas State University
Dr. Barbara Rasco, Professor, Washington State University
Dr. Paul Singh, Professor Emeritus, Michigan State University

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 | 2:05 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

Collaborating with Supply Chain Partners to Increase Efficiencies*
Marc Levin, Senior Vice President, Key Accounts, Americold Logistics

Thursday, June 15, 2017 | 10:25 a.m. – 11:05 a.m.

Pick-to-Pallet Error Reduction
Sue Rice, Product Manager, The Raymond Corporation

Thursday, June 15, 2017 | 11:15 a.m. – 11:55 a.m.

Low-Cost, Low-Charge Ammonia Refrigeration
Bruce Nelson, President, Colmac Coil Manufacturing Inc.
Rick Watters, Vice President Regrigetration/Food Process Piping, Colmac Coil Manufacturing Inc.

Thursday, June 15, 2017 | 1:15 p.m. – 1:55 p.m.

Designing Cold Storage with High Density Racking*
Rob Adams, Partner, Tippmann Innovation

Thursday, June 15, 2017 | 2:05 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

Solutions from Future Industry Leaders: Graduate Institute Case Studies*
WFLO Graduate Institute Students

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