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Future is Now at Upcoming IARW-WFLO and ECSLA Gatherings

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Jack Uldrich, a renowned global futurist, speaker, and author of 11 books, will keynote the 124th International Association of Refrigerated Warehouses (IARW) and World Food Logistics Organization (WFLO) Convention & Expo, to be held April 26-29, 2015, in Orlando, Florida.

ECSLA logo-1A month before the Florida event, on the other side of the Atlantic, the European Cold Storage & Logistics Association (ECSLA) will hold the 18th Cold Chain Logistics Conference & Trade Show March 25-27 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Jack Uldrich “No one can predict the future, but understanding rapidly emerging technological trends can help companies and their executives prepare for it,” says Jack Uldrich, who will serve as keynote speaker at the IARW-WFLO Convention.The main topic of discussion at the ECSLA Conference will be Everything is Going Digital! Opportunities & Challenges for the Temperature Controlled Logistics Provider. A facility visit and networking dinner will complement the program. Registration information and more details are available by visiting www.ecsla.eu.

Uldrich’s speech at the IARW-WFLO Convention, based on his book, Foresight 20/20: A Futurist Explores the Trends Transforming Tomorrow, will explore what the world of 2020 might look like and how cold storage operators can respond to the inevitable business changes that will occur. The keynote presentation will take place on April 27, 8:30-10:15 AM, during the opening general session.

Corey Rosenbusch, president and ceo of the IARW and WFLO, commented: “Our convention theme is Delivering Value, and Uldrich’s insights are critical to helping cold chain logistics companies ensure that they continue to provide value during the coming decade. We look forward to hearing this analysis of emerging trends and how our industry can prepare for them.”

WFLO- logo -1The IARW-WFLO Convention & Expo is the world’s largest public refrigerated warehousing and logistics gathering and regularly attracts approximately 700 attendees from around the world. The Expo trade show will be a major networking and gathering place throughout the event as nearly 100 companies display their products and services. To register or learn more, visit www.iarw.org/convention.