March 18, 2020 (All day) to March 20, 2020 (All day)
Hilton Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Automated Facility Visits

Where: Rotterdam, Netherlands

When: 17 March – 20 March 2020

Being held in conjunction with the

23rd GCCA European Cold Chain Conference



Automated Facility Visits

 

The Automated Facility Visits programme will take place from Tuesday, 17 March – Friday, 20 March 2020 in and around the Rotterdam area. Following the visits on Tuesday the 17th and Wednesday the 18th, participants will attend the 23rd GCCA European Cold Chain Conference taking place 18-20 March at the Hilton Rotterdam. Over 100 temperature controlled, third-party logistics executives attended this conference in 2019.

 

The European Cold Chain Conference is included in the Automated Facility Visits fee and will give you access to educational programming that will provide you with a better understanding of market trends, industry challenges, business solutions and technological innovations. There will also be ample networking opportunities to allow you to meet, connect/re-connect with professionals from throughout Europe and around the world.

 

Cost:  €905

 

Includes: Four automated facility visits (Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday morning), lunch both days, transportation to/from the hotel, European Warehouse Council Meeting, Early Arrivers Dinner, and registration for the European Cold Chain Conference (including the Friday facility tour for conference attendees).

 

The price does not include: Airfare to Brussels, hotel room, personal items such as room service, phone calls, mini-bar charges; and meals and drinks not specified are not included in the package.

 

Cancellation Policy: There is a €59 cancellation fee if cancellation is made in writing before 15 February 2020. There are no refunds after February 15th. To make an attendee substitution at no additional charge, please contact us at email@gcca.org.

 

For more information, please contact Julie Hanson at jhanson@gcca.org  

 

Schedule of Events (all of the items listed below are included in the Automated Facility Visits Registration Fee)

DATE AND TIME

EVENT

Tuesday, 17 March 2020

 

Morning 

Arrivals

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

GCCA European Automated Facility Visits

  • Transit to Facility Visit #1 

12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

GCCA European Automated Facility Visits

  • Facility Visit #1 (Includes lunch at the facility) 

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

GCCA European Automated Facility Visits

  • Transit to Facility Visit #2 

3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

GCCA European Automated Facility Visits

  • Facility Visit #2

4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

GCCA European Automated Facility Visits

  • Transit from Facility to Hotel

6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

GCCA European Automated Facility Visits

  • Group Dinner 

 

Wednesday, 18 March 2020

 

   
   

8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

GCCA European Automated Facility Visits

  • Transit to Facility Visit #3 

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

GCCA European Automated Facility Visits

  • Facility Visit #3

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

GCCA European Automated Facility Visits

  • Transit to Facility Visit #4

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

GCCA European Automated Facility Visits

  • Facility Visit #4

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

GCCA European Automated Facility Visits

  • Transit to hotel

3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

GCCA European Warehouse Council Meeting

6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

GCCA European Cold Chain Conference

  • Early Arriver’s Dinner

 

Thursday, 19 March 2020

 

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

GCCA European Cold Chain Conference

  • Morning Pastries in the Expo

9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

GCCA European Cold Chain Conference

  • Opening Plenary Session

10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

GCCA European Cold Chain Conference

  • Coffee/Tea in the Expo

11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

GCCA European Cold Chain Conference

  • Plenary Session

12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

GCCA European Cold Chain Conference

  • Lunch in the Expo

1:30 p.m. – 2:05 p.m.

GCCA European Cold Chain Conference

  • Education Sessions (2)

2:05 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.

GCCA European Cold Chain Conference

  • Coffee/Passing Time

2:15 p.m. – 2:50 p.m.

GCCA European Cold Chain Conference

  • Education Sessions (2)

2:50 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

GCCA European Cold Chain Conference

  • Coffee/Passing Time

3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

GCCA European Cold Chain Conference

  • Cold Chain Café

 

 

 

4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

GCCA European Cold Chain Conference

  • Happy Hour in the Expo

5:45p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

GCCA European Cold Chain Conference

  • Welcome Reception & Dinner

Friday, 20 March 2020

 

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

GCCA European Cold Chain Conference

  • Morning Pastries in the Expo

9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

GCCA European Cold Chain Conference

  • Plenary Session

10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

GCCA European Cold Chain Conference

  • Refreshments in the Expo

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 a.m.

GCCA European Cold Chain Conference

  • Closing Plenary Session & Lunch

1:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

GCCA European Cold Chain Conference

  • Facility Tour

Saturday, 21 March 2020

 

Departures

 

 

* Please note that the schedule is tentative and subject to change. 

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