FSDF Cold Storage Conference 2019 Last Chance To Book


Last chance to book your place at the FSDF Cold Storage Conference next Thursday 14th March at the National Conference Centre, Solihull.

We have a compelling agenda, broken down into 3 sessions: Strategy, Technology and Regulation covering market trends and the changing consumer landscape, digitisation and block chain in the supply chain plus climate change considerations and refrigeration compliance.

Registration is at 09:15 with the conference starting at 09:45.

Conference agenda:

09:45 Session 1: STRATEGY  – Harnessing opportunity and meeting challenges facing the future of cold storage businesses

09:45    Leading the Industry – introduction to the day – Shane Brennan – FSDF CEO

10:00    Meeting the needs of a changing frozen and chilled food consumers  – Ed Sibley, Commercial Director H.I.M.  

10:20    Scanning the horizon – the industrial property market – Nick Hardie, BNP Paribas Real Estate

10:40    Facing the future – Tim Moran – Managing Director, Yearsley Logistics and Lineage UK

11:00    Discussion – Q&A

11:15    Coffee Break

11:45 Session 2: TECHNOLOGY – The innovations that are changing our industry 

11:45    Harnessing the Potential of the Digitisation of the Supply Chain – Nick Eades – Chief Marketing Officer – Wincanton

12:05    Blockchain unblocked – Kati Arndt IBM

12:25    Innovations in Cold Store Automation – Mike Vernon – Head of Innovation– Kuehne+Nagel

12:45    Discussion & Q+A

13:00    Lunch

13:45 Session 3: REGULATION   – What you need to know

13:45    Climate Change and the Cold Chain – JACOBS – Claire Chaffer and Peter von Lany

14:30    Minimising Food Waste in the Cold Chain – Sally Wake – Company Shop

14:45    Discussion & Q+A

15:00    Refrigeration Systems Staying Safe Staying Legal – Dr Dermot Cotter – Star Technical Services

15:30    Compliance Q+A Panel

16:00    Close & Refreshments


Craemer UK Ltd


GMS Group



Narrow Aisle / Flexi



Cold Clad

Fen-Bay Services

I’m sure you’ll agreed this is a key event for cold storage businesses and if you are unable to attend yourself, please do invite a colleague(s) to come in your place.

To book either contact the office on info@fsdf.org.uk 

or book online with a credit card click here.