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Outlook 2020

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A virtual two-day educational experience

 

Outlook 2020 is the must-attend event for apple industry leaders. No other conference brings together this expert cohort of apple industry executives to discuss critical issues – from impacts of COVID-19 to production forecasts and more.

Date

AUGUST 20–21, 2020

Location

Online

Overview

Connect and collaborate with leaders from every area of the apple industry, including production, packing, processing, sales, marketing, and new product development. In addition, a specially-curated roster of speakers will take on the challenges and emerging trends facing apple industry businesses and prepare them for the unexpected changes they will need to implement to stay current.

2020 Speakers

Rene Alarcon

Doehler North America Fruits & Vegetables

Commercial Manager

Philippe Binard

World Apple & Pear Association

Secretary General

Jack Bobo

Futurity

CEO

Michael Choi

Zhonglu America Corporation

President

Nate Fulton

PayneWest Insurance

Ag Director

Darren Seifer

The NPD Group, Inc.

Food & Beverage Industry Analyst

Mark Seetin

U.S. Apple Association

Director, Industry Information

Frank Swanson

US Foods

Senior Manager, Produce Operations

Donald Werden

The Norfolk Fruit Growers’ Association

Sales/Logistics

Rene Alarcon

Doehler North America Fruits & Vegetables

Commercial Manager

Philippe Binard

World Apple & Pear Association

Secretary General

Jack Bobo

Futurity

CEO

Michael Choi

Zhonglu America Corporation

President

Nate Fulton

PayneWest Insurance

Ag Director

Darren Seifer

The NPD Group, Inc.

Food & Beverage Industry Analyst

Mark Seetin

U.S. Apple Association

Director, Industry Information

Frank Swanson

US Foods

Senior Manager, Produce Operations

Donald Werden

The Norfolk Fruit Growers’ Association

Sales/Logistics

Member | $350
Non Member | $550

Reserve your spot today by completing the online registration form here.

Attendees will each receive a complimentary copy of 2020 Production & Utilization Analysis Report. Sponsored by AgroFresh

THURSDAY, AUGUST 20

Why We Fear the Food We Eat
Jack Bobo, CEO, Futurity

Consumption in the Post-Outbreak Normal
Darren Seifer, Food & Beverage Industry Analyst, The NPD Group, Inc

2020 U.S. Apple Crop Outlook
Mark Seetin, Director, Industry Information, U.S. Apple Association

Apple Grower of the Year Award
Presented by American Fruit Grower

Roundtables – U.S. Regional Apple Crop Projections

FRIDAY, AUGUST 21

State of the Industry
U.S. Apple Association

Current Mergers and Acquisitions Trends in Tree Fruit
Moderator: Nate Fulton, Ag Director, PayneWest Insurance
Panelists: TBA

Frank Swanson, Sr. Mgr, Produce Operations, US Foods

2020 Apple Crop Outlooks

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