Environmental Conference for the Meat & Poultry Industry (Monday)

Mon. January 25| 1:00 PM - 7:00 PM | Room 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.

1:00 - 1:10  Welcome and Introductions, Paul Gomes, Sr. Environmental & Safety Manager, Triumph Foods

1:10 - 2:00 Keynote Address: Jim Giattina, Director, EPA Region 4 Water

2:00 - 2:15 Global Environmental Management Initiatives, Bill Gill, AVP Environmental Affairs, Smithfield

2:15 - 3:00 DAF Float – From Cost to Profit, Keith Bailey, Director of Environmental Control Technologies, Smithfield and Mark Ritsema, Environmental Director, JBS

3:00 - 3:15 Break/Exhibits

3:15 - 4:00 Fresh Water Supply: Reduction, Re-use, and Recycling, Eric LaSalle, Director of Energy Initiatives, Smithfield and Bill Cleare, Senior Corporate Account Mgr., Nalco, an Ecolab Company

4:00 - 4:45 Chloride Reduction Methods, Mark Ritsema, Environmental Director, JBS; Greg Sindt, Senior Principal Engineer, Bolton & Menk; Kim Dirks, Senior Director, EHS Services, Tyson Foods

4:45 - 5:15 Regulatory Update, Chris Dolan, Partner, Faegre Baker Daniels LLP

5:30 - 7:00 Reception

Type: Environmental Conference for the Meat & Poultry Industry

Cost: $349

Track: IPPE Fee Based Educational Programs

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