Sunday, October 28


1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Attendee Registration

12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
JUMP START Program

This innovative program is geared for first time attendees to the DSC.  Special programming is tailored for operational leaders on your team with a focus on providing warehouse and transportation supervisors and leaders with skills that they need to continue their development. This IFDA Members-Only program is limited to 50 participants and requires a separate registration from the Distribution Solutions Conference. A link to full program information and the registration form are available below.

Full JUMP START Program Info

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Attendee Orientation

5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Distributor Welcome Reception
 


Monday, October 29


7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Attendee Registration

7:00 a.m. - 7:45 a.m.
Women in Foodservice Power Breakfast

7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
General Attendee Breakfast

8:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
Opening General Session:
How to Manage Innovation in an Era of Accelerating Technologies

Speaker:
Ray Kurzweil

​9:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Concurrent Workshop Series 1

10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
​Concurrent Workshop Series 2

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
General Session:
Leadership and Management: Taking Command

Speaker:
Adm. William H. McRaven, USN (Ret.)
Retired four-star admiral, 37-year veteran of the United States Navy and best-selling author

​12:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
EXPO Hall Open

12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Lunch at the Expo

2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
EXPO Theater Session

3:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
EXPO Theater Session

​5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Expo Hall Happy Hour
 


Tuesday, October 30


7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Registration

7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
Breakfast

8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
General Session:
Foodservice Distribution: A C-Suite Perspective


9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
EXPO Hall Open

9:45 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
EXPO Theater Session

10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
EXPO Theater Session

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Lunch at the Expo

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
General Session:
Overcoming Obstacles to Achieve the Impossible


Speaker:
Sarah Thomas
NFL's First Female Official

​2:15 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Concurrent Workshop Series 3

3:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Concurrent Workshop Series 4

4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Networking Reception
 


Wednesday, October 31


10:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Ben E. Keith Facility Tour

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