2020 Schedule of Events

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Monday, February 10, 2020

Start Time End Time Agenda Item Location
    Travel to Fort Worth  
1:00 PM 4:00 PM SOCMA Board of Governors Meeting Stockyards 1
2:00 PM 5:00 PM Registration Open Texas Foyer
6:30 PM 9:00 PM
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River Ranch, Stockyards National Historic District
(10 mins. from Omni Hotel)
** Shuttle service provided, starting at 6:15 PM from Omni lobby.

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Start Time End Time Agenda Item Location
8:00 AM 5:30 PM Registration Open Texas Foyer
8:00 AM 1:00 PM Exhibitor Setup (Exhibits Open @ 1:30 PM) Texas Ballroom and Foyers
8:00 AM 9:30 AM SOCMA Breakfast & Presentation:**
Fireside Chat with Chemical Experts from Deloitte
**Price to Attend included with Monday Event Fee
Fort Worth Ballroom
10:20 AM 4:00 PM Exhibitor Showcase Presentations 
(3 concurrent rooms)
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Fort Worth Ballroom 3, 4, 5
1:30 PM 5:30 PM Exhibits Open (1:30 PM) &
Opening Networking Reception (4:00 PM)
Texas Ballroom and Foyers
1:30 PM 5:30 PM SOCMA Member Lounge Stockyards 1
    Evening Open for Individual Dinners  

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Start Time End Time Agenda Item Location
7:30 AM 9:30 AM Attendee Networking Breakfast Fort Worth Ballroom
8:00 AM 9:00 AM Women's Networking Coffee, SOCMA Member Lounge
(Open to All Attendees)
Stockyards 1
8:30 AM 6:00 PM Registration Open Texas Foyer
9:30 AM 5:30 PM Exhibits Open Texas Ballroom and Foyers
9:30 AM 5:30 PM SOCMA Member Lounge Stockyards 1
10:00 AM 10:45 AM General Session #1:
Global Trade Update – Around the World in 30 Minutes
Speaker: Jim DeLisi, President, Fanwood Chemical
Moderator: Matthew Moedritzer, SOCMA 
Fort Worth Ballroom
10:45 AM 11:30 AM General Session #2:
How Risk Factors into Evaluating a Toll/Contract Manufacturer
Panelists: Coming Soon
Moderator: Joe Dettinger, SOCMA 
Fort Worth Ballroom
11:45 AM 12:30 PM 1st Seating: Attendee Networking Luncheon Fort Worth Ballroom & Bob's Steakhouse
12:45 PM 1:30 PM 2nd Seating: Attendee Networking Luncheon Fort Worth Ballroom & Bob's Steakhouse
2:00 PM 2:45 PM General Session #3:
Talent Acquisition – Keys to Recruiting & Retaining Top Talent
Panelists: Kyle Johnstone, Boaz Partners
                  Jeana Beeland, CJB Industries
                  Owen Jappan, SOCMA

Moderator: Weslee Washington, Boaz Partners 
Fort Worth Ballroom
2:45 PM 3:30 PM General Session #4:
Best Practices for Outsourcing Custom & Toll Chemical Manufacturing
Panelists:
    Mike De La Cruz, Contract Mftg. Director,
        Ascend Performance Materials
    Don Joseph,
Toll Mftg. Manager,
        Ashland Specialty Ingredients
    Rob Levasseur,
Procurement Manager,
        BASF Corporation

Moderator: Owen Jappan, SOCMA 
Fort Worth Ballroom
4:00 PM 5:30 PM Networking Reception on Exhibit Floor Texas Ballroom and Foyers
    Evening Open for Individual Dinners  

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Start Time End Time Agenda Item Location
7:30 AM 9:00 AM Networking Breakfast Buffet for All Show Attendees Fort Worth Ballroom
8:00 AM 11:00 AM SOCMA Member Lounge Stockyards 1
9:00 AM 11:00 AM Exhibits Open Texas Ballroom and Foyers
11:00 AM 3:00 PM Event Concludes & Exhibitor Breakdown  

Mark Your 2020 Calendars for February 10–13

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