Thank you to our sponsors!

Platinum: Peace River Citrus Products
Gold: ADM Nutrition/Florida Chemical Company
Silver: Brown International, J. Tech Sales, Odyssey FoodTrans, Rahal Foods
Bronze: Tree Top
Copper: Brown International, Directus, Evergreen Packaging, Food Partners, Givaudan, Graham Packaging, Guaranteed Transport Service, Indian River Transport, iTi Tropicals, JBT Corporation, Oakley Transport, Plastipak
Supporter: Directus, Food Partners

 

Agenda

NOTE: Attendees are encouraged to attend any or all committee meetings, with the exception of the Concord Grape Section. This agenda is preliminary and subject to change.

Saturday, April 6

3:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Registration Desk Open

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

JPA Chair's Networking Reception (All Attendees Welcome!)

Sunday, April 7

7:30 am - 11:30 am, 1:30 - 6:00 pm

Registration Desk Open

8:15 am - 9:15 am 

Breakfast

9:00 am - 10:00 am

JPA 101: An Introduction to the Juice Products Association

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Technical Affairs Committee (TAC)  

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Convention Committee  

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Legislative & Trade Initiatives (LTI) Committee  

2:15 pm - 3:00 pm

Leadership Development Committee  

3:15 pm - 4:35 pm

General Session

  3:15 pm - 3:30 pm: Chair's Welcome
  Andrew Taylor, JPA Chair
   
 

3:30 pm - 3:40 pm: JPA Scholarship Foundation (SF) Update

  J. Peter DeVito, Foundation Chair
   
 

3:40 pm - 4:35 pm: What's Next in the Drinks Industry: Major Themes and Trends for the Future of Beverages
Alexander Esposito, Research Analyst, Euromonitor International

   

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Networking Welcome Reception

Monday, April 8

7:30 am - 12:00 pm

Registration Desk Open

7:30 am - 9:00 am

Breakfast

8:00 am - 9:00 am

Food Chemistry Committee

8:00 am - 9:00 am

JPA Scholarship Foundation Board of Directors 

9:00 am - 10:00 am

Concord Grape Section (CGS): CGS Members Only

9:00 am - 10:00 am

JPA/NJPA Past Presidents & Chairs

9:00 am - 9:45 am

Associates Advisory Committee  

9:30 am - 10:30 am

Nutrition Committee  

9:30 am - 11:30 am Spouse Program  

9:45 am - 10:30 am

10:30 - 11:45 am

Futures Committee 

General Session

   
  10:30 am - 10:45 am: Call to Order
  Andy Taylor, JPA Chair
   
  10:45 am - 10:55 am: Treasurer's Report
 

Kelly Marx, JPA Treasurer

10:55 am - 11:05 am: Vote on Proposed JPA Bylaws Amendments

   
  11:05 am - 11:15 am: Membership Report
  Peter Hahn, JPA Membership Committee Chair
   
  11:15 am - 11:45 am: Sip Smarter Update
  Anna Sczepanski and Diane Welland, Kellen Communications
   

12:00 pm

Lunch on Your Own

12:00 pm - 5:30 pm

JPA Golf Tournament

12:15 pm - 2:45 pm

3rd Annual JPA Bowling Tournament

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Networking Reception

Tuesday, April 9

8:00 am - 9:00 am

Breakfast

8:00 am - 9:00 am

Membership Committee  

8:30 am - 3:30 pm Registration Desk Open

9:00 am - 10:00 am

Organic Committee 

9:30 am - 10:00 am

Networking Break

10:00 am - 11:35 am

General Session

10:00 am - 10:50 am: Trade Politics and the Juice Industry
Paul C. Rosenthal, JD, JPA International Trade Counsel

10:50 am - 11:35 am: Legislative & Regulatory Update
Martin J. Hahn, JD, JPA Legal Counsel

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Luncheon with Carl Bernstein

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm JPA Board of Directors Meeting

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Networking Break

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

General Session - Crop Reports

3:30 pm - 4:15 pm: Tropicals Panel: What's Selling Now and What's Next  
Moderator, Ted Holmes, ADM Nutrition
Don Giampetro, iTi Tropicals, Inc.
Alberto Gurdian, Florida Products, SA
Webb Tanner, Food Partners, Inc.

4:15 p5:00 pm: Florida Citrus Juice Outlook and Insights into the Demand Drivers for Orange Juice
Dr. Marisa Zansler, Florida Department of Citrus (FDOC)

6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Closing Dinner

Wednesday, April 10

8:00 am - 9:00 am

Grab n' Go Breakfast