The Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA) presented the list of sessions that will make up the PROCESS EXPO U educational program as part of this year's PROCESS EXPO, taking place October 8-11, 2019 at Chicago's McCormick Place. This technical program will take place on the PROCESS EXPO show floor and has been designed to address critical areas such as:

  • Key Automation Technologies
  • Turning Data into Information
  • Creating the Secure Digital Factory
  • Sustainability Topics in Processing and/or Packaging
  • Alternative Forms of Production
  • Innovative Technologies Coming to Manufacturing Facilities
  • Labor Saving Improvements in Food Processing
  • Balancing Capital Investment with Sustainability Goals
  • Energy Savings in Food Production and Packaging

A full listing of the courses can be found on

Also released are the sessions that the Food Safety Summit is sponsoring at PROCESS EXPO, as part of its partnership with the event. These courses include:

  • What Food Processors Need to Know to Protect Their Brand
  • How Food Processors Should Be Working with their Local Food & Drug Officials
  • Food Safety Transportation Act and the Impact for Food Processors
  • Microbial Intervention in Food Processing
  • Food Safety Tips for Produce Processors
  • Food Fraud and Intentional Adulteration

"The educational program at PROCESS EXPO is the perfect complement to any attendee's day at the show," said Jarrod McCarroll, Chairman of the Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA) and President of Weber, Inc. "This program includes such a wide variety of topics in processing and packaging technology and appeals to all different industry segments, just like the show floor exhibits. 

Once again, we have placed the educational theaters conveniently on the floor and will set the schedule to make it easy for our customers to slip in between booth visits and other show floor activities to see the sessions they are interested in."

"This year's program brings together a host of subject matter experts that provide a unique perspective on these important topics," said David Seckman, President & CEO of the Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA). "From university professors to cutting edge food industry entrepreneurs and suppliers to the industry, our speakers are prepared to discuss some of today's biggest issues and help food and beverage processors better understand these challenges, their potential solutions and what we can expect in the near future."

For more information on attending the show or to register please visit For more information regarding exhibiting at PROCESS EXPO 2019 contact Brent Ausink at or (757) 268-2021.

Source: FPSA