Schedule of Events

MRF Operations Forum 2019

Times, sessions and speakers are subject to change.

5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Registration Open
5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Attendee Meet & Greet
7:30 AM – 6:30 PM
Registration Opens (4th Floor Foyer)
7:30 AM – 8:30 AM
Welcome Refreshments (4th Floor Foyer)
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8:30 AM – 8:45 AM
Opening Comments (Marriott Ballroom - 4th Floor)
8:45 AM – 10:15 AM
Robots in Action: How They Work from a Supplier's View (Marriott Ballroom - 4th Floor)
10:15 AM – 10:45 AM
Robots in Action: How They Work from an Operator's View (Marriott Ballroom - 4th Floor)
10:45 AM – 11:15 AM
Networking Break (4th Floor Foyer)
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11:15 AM – 12:30 PM
Plant Optimization (Marriott Ballroom - 4th Floor)
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Networking Lunch (4th Floor Foyer)
1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Workshop: Solving Shared Problems (Marriott Ballroom - 4th Floor)

MRF operators face a number of challenges. In this interactive workshop, attendees will gather in preassigned roundtables to discuss one of the following topics:

  • Fire safety – What are you doing in your facility to prevent fires?
  • Labor – What are you doing to recruit people to work at your facility?
  • Screens – What are your plans to replace or modify your screens?
  • Capital funding – How do you make your case to find capital?

Facilitators will summarize roundtable discussions and share strategies with all attendees.

3:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Networking Break (4th Floor Foyer)
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3:30 PM – 4:00 PM
Career Advice: Managing vs. Leading (Marriott Ballroom - 4th Floor)
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Retrofit Case Studies (Marriott Ballroom - 4th Floor)
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Networking Reception (4th Floor Foyer)
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