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CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER - FaBscaler: Operations & Organization 101
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CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER - FaBscaler: Operations & Organization 101

4/11/2019
When: Thursday, April 11, 2019
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Where: Society Insurance
150 Camelot Dr
Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin  54935
United States
Contact: Val Ratz

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Due to the impending inclement weather, this event has been cancelled.


Join us on April 11 at Society Insurance in Fond Du Lac for Operations & Organization 101
, one of five workshops comprising our FaBscaler Series. Our Ops & Org 101 workshop is a unique day designed to place a spotlight on how to optimize your operations and organization to drive profitable growth, proudly brought to you by our member Scaler Forum.

The FaBscaler Ops & Org 101 workshop will dive into seven areas of critical focus for any entrepreneur or owner looking to grow:

1.  Production & Supply Chain Optimization

2.  Packaging Options & Best Uses of Flexible Packaging

3.  Quality & Food Safety Management

4.  Inventory Management & FSMA Traceability

5.  Get Your Legal House in Order

6.  Managing Your Risk

7.  Developing a Winning Organization

Attendees can anticipate receiving industry-specific professional insights, important food business development templates, personal introductions, and peer networking to support your ambitions throughout the life of your business. 

The industry is complex ecosystem, and going from local farmers markets or area co-op to a regional or national grocer takes more than you might imagine. The FaBscaler Series of workshops is all about applying industry insider experience and providing you networking with purpose. You’ll get out of it what you put into it.

 

 

 
Food or beverage industry entrepreneurs and owners (targeting companies with 50 or fewer employees) and experienced professionals providing industry-specific technical or professional service support functions to support your growth plans.

This workshop will consist of two segments, with morning presentations on related subjects offered by experienced industry professionals and afternoon breakout discussions giving you the opportunity to go deeper into the various areas of expertise of most interest to you.



 
Morning presentations: Take in presentations on how to build a high-performance operation and organization

8:30 – 9:00 AM  ARRIVAL, NETWORKING, AND BREAKFAST

9:00 – 9:15 AM  WELCOME AND INTRODUCTIONS

9:15 – 10:45 AM  OPERATIONS: DELIVERING THE BEST QUALITY AND LOWEST COST WITHIN FOOD SAFETY REQUIREMENTS
  • Production Process Optimization by Jerry Thiltgen of WMEP
  • Packaging Options & Best Uses of Flexible Packaging by David Smith of Vonco Products
  • Quality & Food Safety Management by Peg Dorn of WMEP and Pat Werner of FaB Wisconsin
  • Production, Inventory & FSMA Compliant Tracking Management by Vivek Sharma of Quigistics

10:45 – 11:00 AM  BREAK AND NETWORKING

11:00 – 12:00 PM  DEVELOPING A HIGH-PERFORMING ORGANIZATION
Afternoon breakout review/Q&A sessions: Get deeper insights from the morning presentation speakers
(Signup sheet at entrance; session checklists to be provided during presentations for your questions)

12:00 – 1:00 PM  LUNCH

1:00 – 4:00 PM DEEPER DIVE BREAKOUT SESSIONS

Eight total small group subject matter deep dives with speakers. Coming solo? Take in up to five breakout rotations. Coming with your right hand or co-owner? Take in all eight.

1:00 – 1:30 PM  FIRST ROUND
  • Production Process Optimization by Jerry Thiltgen of WMEP
  • Quality & Food Safety Management with Peg Dorn of WMEP and Pat Werner of FaB Wisconsin
  • Flexible Packaging Options with David Smith of Vonco Products 
  • Production, Inventory & FSMA Compliant Tracking Management by Vivek Sharma of Quigistics
  • Developing a High Performing Organization by Frank Jimenez of EVOLVE Brands
  • Corporate Concerns: Answering Common Food and Beverage Legal Questions by Kate Westfall of Reinhart Boerner van Deuren
  • Risk Management with Matt Anderson of Society Insurance
  • Account Systems & Operations and Business Alignment with Eric Neuman of Chortek

1:30 – 1:40 PM  ROTATION BREAK

1:40 – 2:10 PM SECOND ROUND

2:10 – 2:20 PM ROTATION BREAK

2:20 – 2:50 PM  THIRD ROUND

2:50 – 3:00 PM  ROTATION BREAK

3:00 – 3:30 PM  FOURTH ROUND

3:30 – 3:40 PM ROTATION BREAK

3:40 – 4:10 PM FIFTH ROUND

4:10 – 4:30 PM  NETWORKING AND DEPARTURE







Food and beverage members and sponsors: $20
All other FaB members: $35
Non-members: $50










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