2019 Equipment Manufacturers

Conference

November 6-8
Hilton Beach Resort & Spa
Marco Island, Florida

Agenda

What’s Next: Operating Today for the Future

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 

Golf Tournament 

* Additonal registration required 
6:00 - 7:30 p.m. Registration and Welcome Reception 
7:30 - 11:00 p.m. Hospitality Suite 

Thursday,  November 7, 2019

7:00 - 8:00 a.m. Breakfast
8:00 – 8:15 a.m. Welcome – Jamison Anding
8:15 – 9:00 a.m. Inside Washington Update – Joel G. Newman, AFIA
9:00 – 9:30 a.m. Introduction of Constance Cullman and Recognition of Joel G. Newman - Gary Huddleston, AFIA
9:30 – 10:15 a.m. International Update – Gina Tumbarello, AFIA  
10:15 – 10:30 a.m.

Break

10:30 – 11:00 a.m. Fixed Ladder Requirements in OSHA’s Walking-Working Surfaces Standard - Jess McCluer, National Grain and Feed Association (NGFA)
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 

Panel Discussion on Fixed Ladder Requirements

          - Andrew Ellsworth – EBM Manufacturing

          - Tim Lease – WL Port-Land Systems

          - Rob Yarborough – Land O'Lakes

          - Jess McCluer - NGFA

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.  Lunch   
6:00 – 9:00 p.m

Group Dinner 

* Additonal registration required

Friday, November 8, 2019

7:00 – 8:00 a.m. Breakfast
8:00 – 8:30 a.m. Welcome – ISO-TC-293 Update – Gary Huddleston, AFIA
8:30 – 9:15 a.m. HR Best Legal Practices – John Dillard, OFW Law
9:15 – 9:45 a.m. EMC Scholarship Fund Update – Mike Schuster, Laidig Systems
9:45 – 10:00 a.m. Break
10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Breaking Boundaries for Operating Excellence – Vince Bovino, Bovino Consulting     

Note:   HR attendees would receive 1.5 credits for both SHRM and HRCI by attending
11:30 – 11:45 a.m. 2020 Preview – Jamison Anding
11:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.   Wrap-up, Golf Awards

*Times are subject to change

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Contact Us

Connie Samuels     (703) 558-3573     csamuels@afia.org

Contact Connie, manager of meetings and events, for any questions regarding registration, payment, sponsorship and invoicing.

Veronica Rovelli     (703) 558-3563     vrovelli@afia.org

Contact Veronica, senior director of meeting and events, for any questions regarding travel, hotel accomodations and event expectations.

Gary Huddleston   (703) 666-8854     ghuddleston@afia.org

Contact Gary, director of feed manufacturing and regulatory affairs, for any questions regarding conference agenda, committee questions and event expectations.