Schedule of Events

Day 1
15 Jan 2019
Day 2
16 Jan 2019

Welcome by Chair John Rocha, Foster Farms

Introduction of Students Attending

Animal Agriculture: Challenges and Opportunities

by: Kay Johnson Smith, Animal Agriculture Alliance

Confined Space Rescue and Lock-Out/Tag-Out

by: Kent Freeman, California Health & Rescue Training

Getting Ready for An Audit and CA Dept. of Food & Agriculture (CDFA) Update

by: Jenna Areias-Leal, Supervisor and Samantha Moran-Defty, CA Department of Food & Ag

Good Maintenance Program

Learning what works and what does not is key to a successful maintenance program. Hear from industry peers some of the key components to include in your maintenance program. 5 Why’s of Maintenance Bucket Elevators/Drag Conveyors by: Gary Dorrell, Warrior Manufacturing Screw Conveyors by: Jesse Moran, Screw Conveyor Corp. Boilers by: Don Williams, RF MacDonald Bearings by: Steve Zsembik, Dodge Bearings/Motion Industries Pellet Mills and Rollers by: Doc Weston, CPM

Improving Production Efficiency

Mark Daniel, Evonik Corporation

New Technology Jam Session

by: Various Vendors
Day 3
17 Jan 2019

Emergency Preparedness

by: Joe Szaloky, Vice President of Business Planning & Development, Smithfield Foods

Safety: Understanding the Importance of Near Miss Incident Tracking

by Rhyanne Skinner, ASP, Risk Management Consultant, ICW Group Insurance Companies

Conflict and Ethical Decisions – It’s Inevitable

by: Marty Jakosa, Human Resource Manager/Certified Professional Coach