Schedule of Events

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2022 Schedule of Events

Omni Fort Worth Hotel

1300 Houston Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76102
Phone: (817) 535-6664

Monday, February 28, 2022

Start Time End Time Agenda Item Location
    Travel to Fort Worth  
9:00 AM 12:00 PM SOCMA Board of Governors Meeting Stockyards 1
11:30 AM 7:00 PM Registration Open (Lunch on your own) Texas Foyer
    Educational Sessions | View Full Session Descriptions Fort Worth Ballroom
1:00pm 2:00pm 1001: Supply Chain Resiliency - A Tactical Approach to Designing Structural Flexibility 
Phillip Bales
, Genesis Custom Chemical Blending
Patrick Bower, Aceto
Jason Tutrone, Thompson Hine
1002: When No Comment is Not an Option – A Practical Guide on Communicating an Incident at Your Facility
Bill Atkins, Ascensus Specialties 
Leonard Greenberger, AKCG 
Mark Henriques, Womble Bond Dickinson
Todd Pickard, McGriff
Moderator: Kate Donahue, Hampford Research
2:00pm 3:00pm 2001: It Just Makes ‘Cents’: How to Get Superfund Tax Recoveries for Your Manufactured Chemicals
Matthew Anderson, Charter Brokerage
Alessandra Mediago, Charter Brokerage

2002: Leveraging New Tools to Grow Business Connections
Peter Brown, Notch Communications

Ken Zrebiec, Johnson Matthey
Moderator: Paul Hirsh, SOCMA

3:00pm 3:30pm Networking Coffee Break    
3:30pm 4:30pm 3001: Catalyzing Innovation in the Chemical Industry by Utilizing Tax Incentives
Panelist: Yair Holtzman, Anchin
3002: Passing the Baton - Leveraging Generational Differences to Improve Culture and Grow Your Company
Ashley Brown, Ingevity
Alan Dyke, Boulder Scientific Company
Mara Gliozzi, McGean
Larry Ito, Halliburton
Will Mullen, Nation Ford Chemical
Moderator: Alyse Keller, SOCMA
4:30pm 5:30pm 4001: Managing the Global Supply Chain: Avoiding Disruption
Robert Kiefer, REACH24H
LiHong Yu, PHT International
Moderator: Irina Vaysfeld,

4002: Cultivating a Sustainability Journey Utilizing an EcoVadis Assessment: A Case Study
Panelist: Dave Mielke, ChemDesign
Moderator: Sandy Cernick, Pressure Chemical

5:30 PM 7:00 PM Cowboys & Gals Networking Reception
Pack your jeans & boots! Cowboy attire encouraged!
Sponsored by Anchin
Fort Worth Ballroom

Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Start Time End Time Agenda Item Location
8:00 AM 5:30 PM Registration Open Texas Foyer
8:00 AM 1:30 PM Exhibitor Setup (Exhibit Floor Opens @ 2:00 PM) Texas Ballroom and Foyers
8:00 AM 8:55 AM SOCMA Member & Guest Networking Coffee
Learn about SOCMA and how we can help your company grow through programs, resources and membership benefits!
Stockyards 1
9:00 AM 2:00 PM Exhibitor Showcase Presentations 
(3 concurrent rooms)
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Fort Worth Ballroom 3, 4, 5
12:00 PM 12:30 PM Light Lunch Texas Foyer
2:00 PM 5:30 PM Exhibits Open (2:00 PM) &
Opening Networking Reception (4:00 PM)
Texas Ballroom and Foyers
6:30pm 7:30pm Exhibit Hall & Meeting Space Sanitation  
    Evening Open for Individual Dinners  

Wednesday, March 2, 2022

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 Stockyards 1
9:00 AM 9:30 AM SOCMA Performance Improvement Awards Presentations Fort Worth Ballroom
8:30 AM 5:30 PM Registration Open Texas Foyer
9:30 AM 5:30 PM Exhibits Open Texas Ballroom and Foyers
9:30 AM 5:30 PM SOCMA Zone Booth 610
10:00 AM 10:45 AM General Session #1: Market Trends Panel: COVID’s Impact on M&A and Unpacking Private Company Valuation
Bob Girton, Edgewater Capital Partners
Kevin Yttre, Grace Matthews
John Zuppo, Synalloy
Fort Worth Ballroom
11:45 AM 12:30 PM 1st Seating: Attendee Networking Luncheon Fort Worth Ballroom
12:45 PM 1:30 PM 2nd Seating: Attendee Networking Luncheon Fort Worth Ballroom
2:00 PM 2:45 PM

General Session #2: Buyer/Toller Panel: Dealing with Disruption in Toll & Contract Manufacturing
Keith Edwards,
Sam Pathak, BASF
Jessie Walters, Evonik

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

Thursday, March 3, 2022

Start Time End Time Agenda Item Location
8:00 AM 11:00 AM Grab & Go Breakfast Fort Worth Ballroom
8:00 AM 11:00 AM Private Meetings  
6:00 AM 11:00 AM Exhibitor Breakdown Texas Ballroom and Foyers

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