Saturday, 16 December 2017

The Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA) will host the 21st GCCA European Cold Chain Conference, an event which brings together over 100 top temperature-controlled supply chain leaders from cold storage, transportation, logistics, distribution and construction to share experiences, network and learn operational best practices.

The conference will take place March, 14-16, 2018 in Antwerp, Belgium, and will focus on solutions and innovative approaches to cold chain management. Leading industry and business experts will share their thoughts, ideas, and solutions through keynote presentations and educational sessions.

The Advisory Committee is finalizing the educational program and speakers for the presentations below. The content will all focus on the key themes:

  • Administration & Human Resources
  • Innovation & Trends
  • Operational Excellence
  • Refrigeration & Energy

Recently, new officers and board members of the International Association for Cold Storage Construction (IACSC), a core partner of the Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA), were elected at the group’s recent Board of Directors meeting which was held in conjunction with the 37th Annual IACSC Conference & Expo (November 2017).

Tim Nguyen, ESI Group, Arlington, Texas, USA, was elected to serve as the 2017-2019 Chairman of IACSC. Vince Free, SubZero Constructors, Inc. Margarita, California, USA, was elected to serve as Vice Chairman and Marko Dzeletovich, Coldbox Builders, Concord, Ontario, Canada, was named Treasurer.

IACSC is strategically focused on three areas, developing talent management resources for member companies, creating content to enable members to continue to be experts in designing, building, renovating and maintaining temperature controlled facilities and achieving recognition for its members.

The organization will host the 38th IACSC Conference & Expo November 6-8, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. 

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