Schedule of Presentations & Events

Tuesday, September 5

3:00 PM – 5:00 PM: Registration Open Hotel 1st Level Lobby
3:00 PM – 6:00 PM: Exhibitor Set-Up Grand Ballroom, Grand Hall & Lobby
6:00 PM: Evening Open for Individual Dinners

Wednesday, September 6

8:00 AM – 6:00 PM: Registration Open Hotel 1st Level Lobby
8:00 AM – 1:00 PM: Exhibitor Set-Up (Exhibits Open @ 1:00 PM) Grand Ballroom, Grand Hall & Lobby
1:00 – 4:30 PM: Event Officially Begins with Exhibits Open &
Exhibitor Showcases (4 Concurrent Rooms, 15 mins each)
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Grand Ballroom &
Riviera Theater (Across King St.)
4:30 – 6:30 PM: Networking Cocktail Reception Grand Ballroom, Grand Hall & Lobby
6:30 PM: Evening Open for Individual Dinners

Thursday, September 7

7:30 – 9:00 AM: Continental Breakfast Riviera Theater & Charleston Grille
9:00 – 6:30 PM: Exhibits & Registration Open Grand Ballroom, Grand Hall & Lobby
10:00 – 10:45 AM: Current Global Trends & Their Impact on the
Agrochemical Supply Chain

James E. Mann, Ph.D., Partner
The Context Network
Riviera Theater (Across King St.)
11:00 – 11:45 AM: Agrochemical Market Trends by the Numbers – What Does the Data Tell Us?
Kerry Hubbard, Senior Account Manager
AGDATA, a partner of BASF Crop Protection
Riviera Theater (Across King St.)

12:00 – 1:30 PM: Networking Buffet Luncheon Riviera Theater, Charleston Grille, 2nd Level Rooms
2:00 – 2:45 PM: Update on Mega-Mergers and the Impact on the Agrochemical Industry
Alex Polinsky, Tolling Consultant
Polinsky Chemicals (formerly with Syngenta Crop Protection),
Jim DeLisi, President
Fanwood Chemical
Riviera Theater (Across King St.)
3:00 – 3:45 PM: Are Herbicides and Herbicide-Tolerant Crops Enough?…New Technology Wanted!
Dr. Jerry Green, President
Green Ways Consulting
Riviera Theater (Across King St.)

4:00 – 6:00 PM: Networking Cocktail Reception Grand Ballroom, Grand Hall & Lobby
6:00 PM: Evening Open for Individual Dinners

Friday, September 8

7:30 AM – 9:00 AM: Continental Breakfast Riviera Theater & Charleston Grille
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM: Exhibits & Registration Open Grand Ballroom, Grand Hall & Lobby
10:00 – 10:45 AM: Future of Manufacturing in the United States & The Crucial Role of the Chemical Industry
Steven Hedrick, President and CEO
MATRIC | Mid-Atlantic Technology, Research & Innovation Center
Riviera Theater (Across King St.)
11:00 – 11:45 AM: The American Chemical Industry:
Economic Trends & A View to the Future

Dr. Thomas Kevin Swift, Chief Economist & Managing Director
American Chemistry Council
Riviera Theater (Across King St.)
11:45 AM – 1:00 PM: Organizer’s Thank You Reception
All Attendees Are Invited to Stay for Lunch Hors d’Oeuvres, Open Bar & Additional Networking
2nd Level Lobby & Outside Fountain