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Webinars

FPSA Members benefit from exclusive webinars from thought leaders in the industry.

These webinars focus on industry issues such as staffing and retention, industry trends, and upcoming events to prepare you and your company for maximum success in a fast changing food industry. These educational sessions are provided free to members. You can view past webinars in the members only section of the website.

Upcoming Webinars

How To … Prepare And Apply Your Remote Work Policy

Tuesday, August 11, 2020
Noon – 1:00 p.m. ET

As millions of employees have worked remotely in 2020 in a scenario that nobody planned, many of them are saying, “Hey, I’m being productive, I’d like to do more of this even after we’re back to normal.” Many employers see the benefits in more flexibility on remote work, not only in employee relations but in the ability to reduce space, parking, and other costs. This is another example of our focus heightening not because of new laws, but because of new circumstances around us.

This webinar will go through some of the key points to consider for employers who choose to have a remote work option.

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How to Be Your Best Self in a Male Dominated Industry and Still Give Yourself Some TLC

Thursday, August 27, 2020
2:00 – 3:00 p.m. ET

Lynn Watkins-AsiyanbiPresenter: Lynn Watkins-Asiyanbi
Deputy General Counsel
JBT Corporation

Women who want to be true to themselves and overcome their imposter syndrome, come prepared to discover some key takeaways on how to be your best self without mimicking someone else’s career success – define your own.

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Past Webinars

Despite the pandemic, FPSA has been busy providing members educational programming. Check out the webinars we’ve had the first half of 2020:

Technology Advancements

Innovation & Inspiration: High Pressure Processing – In 2015, Hiperbaric won the Edison Award in the Applied Technologies category for their leadership in manufacturing high pressure processing (HPP) machines for the food industry. HPP allows its customers bring safe products to market with a much longer life without changing nutritional characteristics. This technology has proven useful in meat products, seafood, juices, and avocado products. The Women’s Alliance Network’s Red Circle Honor recipient for Innovation & Inspiration speaks on this technology.

Speaker: Carole Tonello-Samson, Hiperbaric
Moderator: Matthew Hartman, Blentech
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21st Century Blast Freezing – QFM is the next innovation in Blast Freezing. Speakers discuss the details of the new Modular, Mobile, Smarter Quick-Freeze design and how this type of system will improve your facility’s freezing efficiency.

Speakers: Bob Tippman and Dan Tippman, Tippman Engineering
Moderator: Matt Steigmeyer
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Overcoming Reliability Challenges – No one can afford downtime as a result of equipment failure. Our panelists discuss the proactive ways to increase reliability – and extend the life – of your plant’s central equipment.

Speakers: Robert Champion, InnoFlex Solutions, Inc. and Frank Latino, Festo
Moderator: Kristin Joker, BNP Media – Packaging Solutions
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Sales & Marketing

Transformational Digital Sales & Marketing – During this challenging time the world is experiencing – when our traditional sales and marketing routes are on hold – learning and understanding new avenues to do our jobs is important. Your industry peers discuss why companies are shifting to digital marketing and sales, what the value is in doing so, and who this all benefits.

Speakers: Howard Deskin, Webstrategies, Inc.; Jennifer Fenimore, Rubber Fab; and Matthew Hartman, Blentech Corp.
Moderator: Nehemiah White, Deville Technologies
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Virtual Selling Playbook – Learn how the panelists are shifting gears and adjusting their sales “plays” accordingly remotely and effectively.

Speakers: Howard Deskin, Webstrategies, Inc.; Jennifer Fenimore, Rubber Fab; and Matthew Hartman, Blentech Corp.
Moderator: Nehemiah White, Deville Technologies
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