July 28, 2020 (All day) to July 29, 2020 (All day)

Education Sessions

Tuesday, July 30

8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Breakout Sessions – Round I 


A Closer Look: Ammonia Regulations and the Emergence of CO2

Key issues include: Process Safety Management, Risk Management Program, Chemical Facilities Anti-Terrorism Standards, Montreal Protocol, HFC refrigerant policies.


  • Lowell Randel, Vice President, Government and Legal Affairs, Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA)
  • Terry Chapp, National Business Development Manager, Danfoss

 Managing Uncertainty: Examining Trade in the Trump   Administration

Key issues include: USMCA trade agreement, tariffs, outlook for other agreements


Speaker: Dave Salmonsen, Senior Director of Congressional Relations, American Farm Bureau Federation

9:50 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Breakout Sessions – Round I 


Understanding Warehouse Legal Liability, Claims and Contracts

Key issues include: insurance markets update, lessons learned with recent pending claims, trends in contracts


  • John Horvath, Attorney, Horvath & Weaver
  • Joe Howard, Senior Vice President, Lockton Companies
  • Kevin Phillips, Partner Attorney, Scopelitis
  • Caroline Pratt, Attorney, Scopelitis

Navigating Transportation and Infrastructure

Key issues include: hours of service, ELDs, sanitary transportation of food, demurrage and  infrastructure investment.  

Speaker: David Bower, CEO,  Road and Transportation Builders Association



11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Breakout Sessions – Round III 


Enhancing Best Practices and Avoiding Common Pitfalls in Meat and Poultry Export

Key issues include: FSIS Public Health Information System, meat and poultry export procedures.


Speaker: Anna Gallegos, Office of Field Operations, USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service



Knowing Occupational Safety and Labor Key Issues

Key issues include: recordkeeping, joint employer status, overtime, unionization.

Speaker: Tressi Cordaro, Jackson Lewis and Leslie Stout-Tabackman, Jackson Lewis