Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel, Chicago, Illinois
October 1-3rd, 2017

This event is co-located with

Renaissance Schaumburg
October 1-3rd, 2017

Key Themes

Sustainability & Strategies for F&B MFG
  • Product Development and Innovation/Food Trends
  • Food Safety and Regulatory Requirements
  • Packing and Sustainability
  • Logistics and Distribution Challenges in Manufacturing
Continuous Improvement
  • Innovative Application to Lean & Six Sigma Processes
  • Successful Continuous Improvement Strategies
  • Ensuring Sustainability of Programs
Workforce & Talent Mngmt
  • Improving Current Employee Engagement and Productivity Levels
  • How to Attract Millennials into Perceived Lower Tech Manufacturing Careers
  • Trend for Global Job Rotations and Impact on Motivation
Leadership & Innovation
  • Leadership Strategies to Bridge the Performance/Strategy Gap
  • The Effects of Changing Political Policies and How It Affects Business
  • Understanding the VOC And Its Relation to Key Processes
Digital Manufacturing
  • Leveraging IoT for Real -Time RCCA Events
  • Connectivity in The Field - Costs & Feasibility on Product IoT
  • Roadblocks to Achieving 4.0

Presentations

Breakout Presentation

MANUFACTURING LOGISTICS SOLUTIONS

Breakout Presentation

FSMA PREVENTIVE CONTROLS & FOOD SAFETY PLAN: SIMPLIFIED

Breakout Presentation

PIONEER THROUGH THE DECADES - CONTINUAL EVOLUTION THROUGH INDUSTRY TRENDS

Breakout Presentation

THE VOC (VOICE OF CUSTOMER) QUEST - THE DIFFICULT JOURNEY TOWARDS THE GOAL!

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IMPACT Speakers Include

William Marvin
Chief Procurement Officer

DiversiTech Corporation

James Giranda
Global Director, Product Safety & Quality Systems

International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.

Chris Cramer
CEO & Co-Founder

Karl Strauss Brewing Company

Jerold Schlegel
Director of Quality and Compliance

Sweet Street Desserts

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IMPACT Steering Committee Members

David Janow
Chief Executive Officer and President

Axiom Foods, Inc..

Ron Ward
Vice President Operations and Productivity

Origlio Beverage

Tom Christensen
Vice President of Operations

Goodheart Brand Specialty Foods

Mike Fleming
Vice President of Engineering

Campbell Soup Company

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Event Schedule

Day 1 Sunday October 1

5:00pm - 7:00pm
Welcome Cocktail Reception/Registration

Day 2 Monday October 2

7:30am - 9:00am
Breakfast Buffet

8:00am - 8:50am
Keynote Presentation

9:00am - 1:00pm
Breakout Track Sessions for Case Studies

9:00am - 1:00pm
Breakout Sessions and Panel Discussions

9:00am - 1:00pm
Targeted Research Meetings

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Gourmet Lunch

2:00pm - 6:00pm
Targeted Research Meetings

2:00pm - 6:00pm
Breakout Sessions and Panel Discussions

2:00pm - 6:00pm
Breakout Track Sessions for Case Studies

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Networking Drinks Reception

7:00pm
Networking Dinner

Day 3 Tuesday October 3

7:30am - 9:00am
Breakfast Buffet

8:00am - 8:50am
Keynote Presentation

9:00am - 12:10pm
Breakout Track Sessions for Case Studies

9:00am - 12:10pm
Breakout Sessions and Panel Discussions

9:00am - 12:10pm
Targeted Research Meetings

12:10pm
Gourmet Lunch

Attending Companies

Imperial Inc.
Agropur
Morton Salt
Dippin Dots LLC
MS Walker, Inc
Kerr Concentrates, Inc
Traditional Medicinals
Cargill
Abbott
Blue Bunny
Kraft Foods
Niagara Water

Sponsors at IMPACT

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