Environmental Conference for the Meat & Poultry Industry (Tuesday)

Tue. January 26| 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM | B-401/402

The meat and poultry industry faces unique challenges regarding environmental issues.  Even as the industry adapts new technologies and provides continuous improvement, environmental issues continue  to garner increased attention with government and consumer focus on sustainability and environmental impact. Come learn how industry leaders are dealing with key environmental issues through the sharing of best practices, and gain practical information to help your business from expert speakers. Topics will include resource conservation, greenhouse gas emissions, waste management, regulatory compliance and more.

7:30 - 12:00 Registration

7:30 - 8:00 Breakfast

8:00 - 8:45 Metrics, KPIs, and Data Collection Panel - Gary Davis, Corporate Environmental Programs Specialist, Smithfield; Kris Olson, Senior Marketing  Ecolabs; Jane Kettler, Environmental Leader, Johnsonville Sausage

8:45 - 9:30 Innovation and Ideas in Employee Training - Jeff Chilton, Vice President of Professional Services, Alchemy; Jennie Watkins, Training Manager, Seaboard Foods; Paul Gomes, Senior Environmental and Training Manager,  Triumph Foods

9:30 - 10:00 What is the Beef Industry Doing About Sustainability? - Megan Mueseler, Engineering/EHS Project Analyst, Cargill

10:00 - 10:15 Break

10:15 - 11:00 Materiality Assessments - Marcella Thompson, Sustainability Dir., HDR

11:00 - 11:45 Environmental Defense Fund:  Opportunities and Partnerships - Michael Reading, Manager, Corporate Partnerships & Bill Bowes Fellow, EDF; Maggie Monast, Project Manager, Sustainable Sourcing Initiative, EDF

11:45 - 1:45 Luncheon and Awards Room B-206

1:45 - 2:30 Advanced Air Issues - Eric LaSalle, Director of Energy Initiatives, Smithfield

2:30 - 3:50 Odor Regulation and Control - Larry Collins, Environmental Manager, JBS USA; Susan Murphy, Senior Dir. Environmental Engineering, Smithfield; Steve Phillips, Sales and Technical Support, Haarslev Inc.

3:50 - 4:05 Break/Exhibits

4:05 - 4:35 Legislative Priorities and Political Update - Nathan Fretz, Sr. Dir Legislative Affairs, N

4:35 - 5:00 Closing General Session: NAMI State of the Industry - Barry Carpenter, CEO, NAMI

Type: Environmental Conference for the Meat & Poultry Industry

Cost: $349

Track: IPPE Fee Based Educational Programs

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