Issues • Education • Networking


The National Grain & Feed Association and Grain Journal Magazine invite all facility managers and key employees in the grain handling, processing, milling, and feed industries to a day and a half conference Aug. 2-3 at the Omaha Hilton in Omaha, NE. The conference will focus on key safety, health and grain quality issues, education, and networking.


Attendee List
(as of 8/1/16)


Exhibtor Attendee List
(as of 7/28/16)

 



Tuesday, August 2


5:00 -7:00 pm - Reception in Trade Show area


Wednesday, August 3


7:00-8:00 am - Hot Buffet Breakfast in Trade Show area


7:00 am - Registration


8:00 - 8:45 am - How Grain Quality and Safety Intersect

Nick Friant | Business Unit Food Safety Leader, Cargill Inc., Wayzata, MN (Chair of NGFA Grain Grades and Weights Committee)

Greg Hansen | VP Regional Operations Manager, Perdue AgriBusiness LLC, Chesapeake, VA

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8:45 - 9:30 am - Mock OSHA Inspection - Opening Conference and Walkaround

Eric J. Conn | Partner, Conn Maciel Carey PLLC, Washington DC (Chair, OSHA Practice Group)

Doug Fletcher | President, Fletcher Safety Consulting, Inc., Omaha, NE

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9:30 - 10:00 am - Break in Trade Show area


10:00-10:45 am - Mock OSHA Inspection (cont.) - Employee Interview, Document Production and Closing Conference

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10:45 -11:30 am - Panel Discussion on Incident Investigation

Matt Shurtliff | Dir. of Safety and Environmental Issues, J.D. Heiskell & Company, Elkhorn, NE

Corey Hopkins | Safety Director, Ag Partners LLC, Albert City, IA

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11:30 - 1:30 pm - Buffet Lunch in Trade Show Area


Breakout Sessions

1:30 - 2:15 pm

Grain Quality | Fumigation: A Piece of The Safety Puzzle

Dr. Carol Jones, PhD, PE | Associate Professor, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK

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Safety | Traffic Struck-by

Rod Doerr | VP Safety and Chief Safety Officer, Union Pacific, Omaha, NE

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2:15 - 3:00pm

Grain Quality | Grain Grading 101

Dave Reeder | President/Owner, Fremont Grain Inspection Department, Fremont, NE

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Safety | Physical Capacity Profile® Post-Offer and Fit-For-Duty Testing Protocols

Chris Curtis | Business Development Manager, Occupational Performance Corporation, Salina, KS

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3:00 - 3:30 pm - Break in Trade Show area

3:30 - 4:15 pm

Grain Quality | Grain Storage Best Practices Panel Discussion

Mike Anderson | Sr. Project Manager, Scoular Company, Overland Park, KS

Jeff Mesick | Operations Manager, Gavilon Grain LLC., Omaha, NE

Moderator: Bill Lyster | President, Lyster Consulting, Sutherland, IA

Michael Phillips | Director Special Projects, Perdue AgriBusiness LLC, Salisbury, MD

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Safety | Fall Protection

Jeff Springer | Business Development Mgr., Process Marketing Group, Fremont, NE

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4:15 - 5:00 pm

Grain Quality | Managing Dryer Performance = Making Money

Bob Marlow | President, Operations Professional Services, Walton, IN

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Safety | Air and Noise Monitoring

Randy Milbrath | Senior Industrial Hygienist, CIH, Terracon Consultants, Inc., Omaha, NE

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5:00 pm - 7:00 pm - Reception in Trade Show area


Thursday, August 4


7:00-8:00 am - Hot Buffet Breakfast in Trade Show area

8:00 am-9:00 am

OSHA and NFPA Update

Jess McCluer | VP Safety and Regulatory Affairs, NGFA, Washington, DC

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Susan Bershad | Senior Chemical Engineer, Industrial and Chemical Engineering Div., National Fire Protection Association, Quincy, MA

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9:00 am-9:45 am

Improving Workplace Culture Through Safety Leadership

Donald Groover | Sr. VP, DEKRA Insight, Baldwin City, KS

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9:45 am-10:15 am - Break in trade show area


10:15 - 11:00 am

Safety Culture | Panel Discussion

Don Wray | Regional Operations Manager, The Andersons, Maumee, OH

Chris Potts | Safety Director, Perdue AgriBusiness LLC, Salisbury, MD

Donald Groover | Sr. VP, DEKRA Insight, Baldwin City, KS

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11:00 - 11:45 am

FSMA - Impacts on Grain and Feed Industries

Dave Fairfield | Senior VP of Feed Services, NGFA, Atlantic, IA

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11:45 am - Adjourn





WiFi



Padfolio





Mobile App





Lanyards



Name Badge Contest



Pens



Registraion Desk





Tuesday Evening Reception







Wednesday Breakfast



Wednesday Morning Break





Wednesday Lunch







Wednesday Afternoon Break







Wednesday Evening Reception







Thursday Breakfast



Thursday Morning Break






EXHIBITORS




4B Components Ltd.



Alimak Hek Inc.



AgriDry LLC



AgriSphere



American Hoist & Manlift, Inc.



BarnesCo Inc.



BinMaster Level Controls



Brock Grain Systems



Bolivar Contracting



CCS Group, Ltd.



Central Life Sciences



Central States Enterprises / The Safety Quip Co.



Chief Agri Industrial Div.



CMC Industrial Electronics



CommodityCRM



Control
Stuff Inc




CR Mfg. Co.



CTECAG



CTEC Electrical/Mechanical



DEKRA Insight



Degesch America, Inc.



Drake Inc.



Electro-Sensors, Inc.



Examinetics



Extron Company



Food Protection Services



Foss



Green Galvanized Stairs



GSI



Hoffmann Inc.



Intersystems



JMI Covers LLC.



Kasa Companies & Automation



KC Supply Co., Inc.



Lewis Goetz & Co.



LiftCo



MEGA DRYERS



McPherson Concrete Storage



M&M Specialty Services, LLC



Mole-Master Services Corp.



National Fire Protection Assn.



North American Equipment Co.



Pepper Maintenance Systems, Inc.



Roadway Worker Training



Rolfes@Boone



Safe-Grain/Maxi-Tronic Inc.



Safety-Reports



Safety Made Simple



Schlagel Inc.



Sioux Steel Co.



Sukup Manufacturing Co.



TG Technical Services



The Arnold Company



The Industrial Fumigant Company



The Lakeland Companies



Thompson Specialty Services



Tri-States Grain Conditioning, Inc.



Warrior Mfg.



Wellman Enterprises LLC



West Side Salvage