GEAPS Exchange is free for students and accompanying faculty!
Student Day at GEAPS Exchange 2022
GEAPS welcomes students interested in careers in the grain industry to attend GEAPS Exchange Sunday, March 27!
We are so excited to welcome young people back to Student Day at GEAPS Exchange. Student Day, scheduled for Sunday, March 27, is a special day of Exchange programming tailored for folks interested in careers in the grain handling and processing industry.
We encourage attendees, exhibitors and sponsors to invite young people to this event. Whether you work with students interested in our field, you have an intern at your facility eager to learn or you have a family member interested in learning more about career opportunities, we encourage you to invite them along!
Student Day is designed to help students learn more about the industry and make connections to help them prepare for their career. Exchange is the biggest and best show in the grain industry, with a massive expo and attendees from around the world. It’s a great opportunity for your students to learn more about the industry and get a foot in the door.
The conference is FREE for students and accompanying faculty.
Registration for the event begins at 7:30 a.m. At 8 a.m., students will have an opportunity to hear the event’s keynote speaker. Shawn Ellis will present “Beyond Resilience: Making a Shift from Surviving to Thriving.”
The Idea Exchange follows at 9:45 a.m. Exchange’s most popular education session, the Idea Exchange features companies showcasing the latest technologies and innovations in the industry. Hear brief presentations and benefit from great ideas.
The Student Day Program begins at 9:30 a.m.
At 11:15, GEAPS leaders will lead a panel discussion focusing on the future of the industry. Speakers include Bren Hanson from Sukup, Jeff Jones from MKC and Mark Avery from Grain Journal. Matthew Schmidt, Keene, will serve as moderator.
Come to enjoy a free lunch at 12:15, then stay for the Expo. Students are encouraged to spend the afternoon exploring. There will 300 exhibitors will be at the Expo. Be sure to stop by the Grain Entrapment Rescue Demonstration in the Expo Hall!
We will regroup at 3:30 p.m. and, finally, continue the socializing at 6:30 p.m. for the Student Day Networking Event.
If you or any of your colleagues have students who are interested in participating in Student Day during GEAPS Exchange 2022, please contact Deb Most at (763) 999-4302 for more information or to register.
Student Day Schedule
7:30 a.m. – Welcome
8 a.m. – Keynote Speaker: Shawn Ellis will present Beyond Resilience: Making a Shift from Surviving to Thriving
9:45 a.m. – Idea Exchange: GEAPS Exchange’s most popular education session. It features companies showcasing the latest technologies and innovations in the industry.
11:15 a.m. – Student Day Program: GEAPS leaders will lead a panel discussion focusing on the future of the industry. There will be opportunities to network and learn about the industry.
12:15 a.m. — Lunch and Expo Hall: Head to the Expo Hall to enjoy free lunch explore 300 exhibitor booths. View a live Grain Entrapment Rescue Demonstration in the Expo Hall
3:30 p.m. – Regroup
6:30 p.m. Student Day Social Networking Event