8:30 am - 1:00 pm


UMass Center
1500 Main Street, Springfield , MA, 01115

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A team of state/federal agencies and UMass programs is hosting a second workshop to help food and beverage manufacturers green their operations.

The workshop will highlight case studies of successful environmental improvements at food and beverage facilities, outline free technical assistance available to help make improvements at your facility, and provide an opportunity to share experiences with your peers.

Draft Agenda:

8:30   Refreshments and networking
8:45    Welcome and introductions
9:00   Panel discussion – John Marchildon from HP Hood, Chris Crowley from Polar Beverages
9:45    Self-assessment tool
10:15   Break
10:30  Group discussions on energy efficiency
11:15    Technical topic discussions based on participants’ interests (please indicate yours on registration form)
12:00  Next steps and evaluations
12:15   Lunch (provided) and additional networking

This workshop is free. Please register by Monday, November 14: