United FreshTec Expo

FreshTEC Sessions

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12:00 PM
  1. McCormick Place - West Building
    75 mins
    Taylor Farms’ CEO Bruce Taylor kicks-off our event with an inspiring call to embrace the future of fresh technology. As an early adopter of technology in both the field and processing plant, Bruce wil ...
1:30 PM
  1. McCormick Place - West Building
    45 mins
    • FreshTEC Conference
    With mounting labor shortages the industry’s number-one challenge, automation is becoming a viable alternative in field, packing and processing applications. Concepts that were once beyond imagination ...
2:15 PM
  1. McCormick Place - West Building
    45 mins
    • FreshTEC Conference
    Food safety is changing – and it’s changing fast. What can we expect to see in the future? Listen in as industry experts explain how testing methods and illness monitoring have changed our understandi ...
3:00 PM
  1. McCormick Place - West Building
    30 mins
    • FreshTEC Conference
    Top universities from across the country will share their cutting-edge data, concepts and ideas, as well as their innovative projects in ag technology at the FreshTEC University Showcase. Take a break ...
3:30 PM
  1. McCormick Place - West Building
    45 mins
    New technology is now helping Mother Nature in ways no one expected merely a few years ago. Controlled, indoor growing environments are becoming more productive and cost-effective, with an added advan ...
4:15 PM
  1. McCormick Place - West Building
    45 mins
    • FreshTEC Conference
    Who’s driving innovation in ag and food processing technology – venture capitalists and private equity companies looking for the next successful investment. When these technology funders team up with ...
8:30 AM
  1. McCormick Place - West Building
    75 mins
    Doug Rauch is Co-CEO of Conscious Capitalism, an organization which looks at how four specific tenets—higher purpose, stakeholder integration, conscious leadership, and conscious culture—can simultane ...
10:30 AM
  1. FreshTEC Learning Center
    45 mins
    Keep your company compliant! Hear an introductory overview of the Food Safety Modernization Act. With a brief synopsis on each of the major FSMA rules, you’ll leave this session with an understanding ...
11:00 AM
  1. FreshTEC X-Change
    30 mins
    FreshTEC X-Change allows attendees to participate in small group conversations on critical industry topics. Engage with content experts as they trigger discussion theories and ideas for you to explore ...
11:30 AM
  1. FreshTEC Learning Center
    45 mins
    Today’s consumer is not just connected, but conscious too! Innovative technology is driving sales by capitalizing on consumer data and real time analysis. Learn how beacons, heat maps, and point-of-sa ...
12:00 PM
  1. FreshTEC X-Change
    30 mins
    FreshTEC X-Change allows attendees to participate in small group conversations on critical industry topics. Engage with content experts as they trigger discussion theories and ideas for you to explore ...
12:30 PM
  1. FreshTEC Learning Center
    45 mins
    Today’s hottest start-up companies are developing new technologies that will advance the fresh foods industry. Hear from eight featured FutureTEC Zone companies as they share a glimpse of their latest ...
1:00 PM
  1. FreshTEC X-Change
    30 mins
    FreshTEC X-Change allows attendees to participate in small group conversations on critical industry topics. Engage with content experts as they trigger discussion theories and ideas for you to explore ...
1:30 PM
  1. FreshTEC Learning Center
    45 mins
    Moving produce is one of the most critical, yet challenging, links in the perishable supply chain. New regulations continue to add more stress to the supply chain, but new technology and tools are eme ...
2:00 PM
  1. FreshTEC X-Change
    30 mins
    FreshTEC X-Change allows attendees to participate in small group conversations on critical industry topics. Engage with content experts as they trigger discussion theories and ideas for you to explore ...
2:30 PM
  1. FreshTEC Learning Center
    45 mins
    Water is a critical element in every step of the fresh produce life cycle. Whether water is applied in the field or used in a facility, it should not transfer pathogens to fresh produce, and should no ...
8:30 AM
  1. McCormick Place - West Building
    75 mins
    Thursday’s Breakfast General Session brings together the United Fresh community for a morning session dedicated to produce industry business.  You'll hear from prominent United Fresh members as we exp ...
10:30 AM
  1. FreshTEC Learning Center
    45 mins
    Produce companies around the globe are developing new technology within the fresh-cut processing sector to more efficiently slice, dice and package fresh-cut product in a safe and sanitary environment ...
11:00 AM
  1. FreshTEC X-Change
    30 mins
    FreshTEC X-Change allows attendees to participate in small group conversations on critical industry topics. Engage with content experts as they trigger discussion theories and ideas for you to explore ...
11:30 AM
  1. FreshTEC Learning Center
    45 mins
    Today’s hottest start-up companies are developing new technologies that will advance the fresh foods industry. Hear from eight featured FutureTEC Zone companies as they share a glimpse of their latest ...
12:00 PM
  1. FreshTEC X-Change
    30 mins
    FreshTEC X-Change allows attendees to participate in small group conversations on critical industry topics. Engage with content experts as they trigger discussion theories and ideas for you to explore ...
12:30 PM
  1. FreshTEC Learning Center
    45 mins
    FDA’s Foreign Supplier Verification Program and comparable Supply Chain Program in the Preventive Controls rule are shaking up the way supply chains function today. Implementation is onerous and liabi ...
1:00 PM
  1. FreshTEC X-Change
    30 mins
    FreshTEC X-Change allows attendees to participate in small group conversations on critical industry topics. Engage with content experts as they trigger discussion theories and ideas for you to explore ...
1:30 PM
  1. FreshTEC Learning Center
    45 mins
    With new delivery methods and retail platforms, consumers’ interaction with fresh produce is ever-evolving. Whether it’s an innovative new product package, or a fresh-cut solution in need of a longer ...
2:00 PM
  1. FreshTEC X-Change
    30 mins
    FreshTEC X-Change allows attendees to participate in small group conversations on critical industry topics. Engage with content experts as they trigger discussion theories and ideas for you to explore ...
2:30 PM
  1. FreshTEC Learning Center
    45 mins
    Whether your personal email has been hacked, your company Facebook compromised, or your automation system put into hibernation, cyber security is a real and omnipresent threat today. Prepare for the w ...