Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel, Chicago, Illinois
October 23-25th, 2016

This event is co-located with

Renaissance Schaumburg
October 23-25th, 2016

IMPACT Fall

Join over 200 of the industry’s most influential food and beverage executives for 2 days of educational sessions, solutions research and peer networking.

With a highly targeted educational program, the industry’s top solution providers and first class networking functions, this is an event you don’t want to miss!

Delegate Attendees enjoy the following benefits:

  • Full access to the world class educational program
  • Customized one-on-one meeting schedule with relevant equipment, software, and service companies
  • 1 Night’s Complimentary Hotel Accommodation
  • Full Onsite Catering including breakfasts, lunches, drinks receptions, gala dinner and refreshments
  • High end networking opportunities
  • Post show access to the conference presentation materials
  • $200 Flight Reimbursement

Presentations

Keynote Presentation

The Hero in Zero: A New Approach to Operational & Safety Excellence

Keynote Presentation

Digital Manufacturing: Moving From Hype to Reality

Breakout Presentation

The 7 Pillars of Lean: Pathway to Profitability

Breakout Presentation

Practical Sustainability: Change Your Perspective, Change The World

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IMPACT Speakers Include

David Hart
Executive Director, LSS

Valspar Corporation

Eric Pope
VP of Operations

US Synthetic

Michael Gentile
Vice President of Operations

Snap-On Incorporated

Tom Christensen
Vice President of Operations

Goodheart Brand Specialty Foods

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IMPACT Steering Committee Members

Joseph Krall
VP Organization Development & Training

BTD

Greg York
Vice President NA Production Operations

Keihin North America, Inc.

Ron Henley
President

GCC of America, Inc.

Sean Smith
Supply Chain Director

Agropur

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Event Schedule

Day 1 Sunday October 23

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

Day 2 Monday October 24

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

7:30pm - 7:30pm
Gala Dinner

Day 3 Tuesday October 25

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
Cargill
Abbott
Blue Bunny
Kraft Foods
Niagara Water
Bimbo Bakeries
Petmate

Sponsors at IMPACT

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Media Partners

Supply and Demand Chain Executive
Food Logistics