Idea Exchange

When: March 10, 2019 @ 9:45 am – 11:00 am
Where: Convention Center – Theater A

The Idea Exchange is one of the most exciting educational opportunities at the Exchange. Each year a variety of companies and grain industry professionals give brief presentations on how their product or idea benefi ts the industry.[…]

Energy Supply Options for Grain Drying

When: March 12, 2019 @ 8:45 am – 9:45 am
Where: Convention Center – 295

Sometimes grain elevators with dryers have a limited allocation of natural gas if they are connected to a common gas line. An SNG system allows you to add an extra layer of capacity to run[…]

The Importance of Price Risk Management to the Grain Merchandiser

When: March 12, 2019 @ 8:45 am – 9:45 am
Where: Convention Center – 293

This interactive session helps all levels of grain elevator employees receive a comprehensive introduction to price risk management. Learn about your firm’s role in today’s challenging markets. How does your firm increase the grain flow[…]

How Tired is Too Tired? How Fatigue is Impacting Your Business

When: March 12, 2019 @ 8:45 am – 9:45 am
Where: Convention Center – 291

Fatigue is a factor in workplace productivity and increases the risk of employee incidents and injuries. One study found that 13% of workplace injuries were attributed to employees with sleep problems. Nearly every American worker[…]

Utilizing Laser Scanning with your Next Facility Project

When: March 12, 2019 @ 8:45 am – 9:45 am
Where: Convention Center – 290

Are you planning your next facility project? This session reviews the benefits of using technology and new planning approaches. The combination of 3D laser scanning and 3D equipment modeling allows for greatly improved designs and[…]

Saving Cost by Monitoring Fumigations

When: March 12, 2019 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
Where: Convention Center – 295

Fumigation can be one of the best ways to deal with pests in stored grain. Fumigants can also be costly, especially if they are not applied using standardized methods and monitored closely. Explore these commonly[…]

Farm to Flush

When: March 12, 2019 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
Where: Convention Center – 293

Prepare to think differently! Explore the complex and interdependent systems that make up the global food system. Learn about the impacts on agriculture, transportation, business, and other elements if any part of the system fails[…]

Human Performance Reliability in Relationship to Safety

When: March 11, 2019 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
Where: Convention Center – 293

Imagine if we knew the location of operational risk for human error, allowing us to proactively address critical situations and prevent harm to people or catastrophic events. A new applied-neuroscience approach allows for the delivery[…]