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

Automated Facility Visits

 

The 23rd European Conference has been postponed.

Click here to read an important notice and update regarding the event.

 

 

 

Where: Rotterdam, Netherlands

When: 17 March – 18 March 2020

Held in conjunction with the 23rd GCCA European Cold Chain Conference



The Automated Facility Visits programme is specifically designed for non-European warehouse operator/third-party logistics members to learn how automation is implemented in Europe. The programme will take place from Tuesday, 17 March – Wednesday, 18 March 2020 in and around the Rotterdam area .

Participants are invited to attend the 23rd GCCA European Cold Chain Conference as it is included in Automated Facility Visit fee. The conference is attended by more than 100 temperature controlled, third-party logistics executives and will give attendees access to educational programming that will provide a better understanding of market trends, industry challenges, business solutions and technological innovations. There will be ample networking opportunities to allow attendees to meet, connect/re-connect with professionals from throughout Europe and around the world.

 

Cost:  €999

 

Includes: : Four automated facility visits (Tuesday and Wednesday morning), lunch both days, transportation to/from the hotel, group dinner on Tuesday, European Warehouse Council Meeting, Early Arrivers Dinner, and registration for the European Cold Chain Conference.

 

The price does not include: Optional facility tour on Friday is not included. Also not included is airfare to Rotterdam, hotel room, and meals and drinks not listed above.

 

Cancellation Policy: There is a €99 cancellation fee if cancellation is made in writing before 15 February 2020. There are no refunds after 15 February. To make an attendee substitution at no additional charge, please contact us at europe@gcca.org.

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

 

DATE AND TIME

EVENT

Tuesday, 17 March 2020

 

11:00

Meet in Hilton lobby

11:15 – 12:00 

GCCA European Automated Facility Visits

  • Transit to Facility Visit #1 - Friesland Campina

12:00 – 13:45

GCCA European Automated Facility Visits

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

13:45 – 14:00 

GCCA European Automated Facility Visits

  • Transit to Facility Visit #2 – Boon Food Group Export B.V.

14:00 – 15:30 

GCCA European Automated Facility Visits

  • Facility Visit #2 – Boon Food Group Export B.V.

15:30 – 16:30 

GCCA European Automated Facility Visits

  • Transit from Facility to Hotel

18:30– 20:00 

GCCA European Automated Facility Visits

  • Group Dinner – Gastrobar Hartig

 

Wednesday, 18 March 2020

 

07:45

Meet in Hilton lobby

8:00 – 9:00 

GCCA European Automated Facility Visits

  • Transit to Facility Visit #3 – Kloosterboer Delta Terminal

9:00 – 10:30 

GCCA European Automated Facility Visits

  • Facility Visit #3 – Kloosterboer Delta Terminal

10:30 – 11:15

GCCA European Automated Facility Visits

  • Transit to Facility Visit #4 – Nature’s Pride

11:45  – 13:45

GCCA European Automated Facility Visits

  • Facility Visit #4 – Nature’s Pride

13:45 – 14:45

GCCA European Automated Facility Visits

  • Transit to hotel

15:30 – 17:30 

GCCA European Warehouse Council Meeting at Hilton Rotterdam

 

18:30  – 20:30 

GCCA European Cold Chain Conference

  • Early Arriver’s Dinner - Dudok

Thursday, 19 March 2020

 

8:00  – 9:00 

GCCA European Cold Chain Conference

  • Morning Pastries in the Expo

9:00 – 10:30 

GCCA European Cold Chain Conference

  • Opening Plenary Session

10:30 – 11:00 

GCCA European Cold Chain Conference

  • Coffee/Tea in the Expo

11:00 – 12:30 

GCCA European Cold Chain Conference

  • Plenary Session

12:30 - 13:30

GCCA European Cold Chain Conference

  • Lunch in the Expo

13:30  – 14:05 

GCCA European Cold Chain Conference

  • Education Sessions (2)

14:15  – 14:50

GCCA European Cold Chain Conference

  • Education Sessions (2)

15:00  – 16:30 

GCCA European Cold Chain Conference

  • Cold Chain Café

16:30 – 17:00 

GCCA European Cold Chain Conference

  • Happy Hour in the Expo

17:45 – 21:00 

GCCA European Cold Chain Conference

  • Welcome Reception & Dinner

Friday, 20 March 2020

 

8:00 – 9:00

GCCA European Cold Chain Conference

  • Morning Pastries in the Expo

9:00 – 10:30

GCCA European Cold Chain Conference

  • Plenary Session

10:30 – 11:00

GCCA European Cold Chain Conference

  • Refreshments in the Expo

11:00  – 12:00

GCCA European Cold Chain Conference

  • Closing Plenary Session & Lunch

13:30  – 17:00 

GCCA European Cold Chain Conference

  • Facility Tour  *separate registration required)

 

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

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