Technology for the now — technology you can understand, from the source you can trust.

At PMA's Tech Knowledge Symposium, attendees learned about groundbreaking technologies leading companies in the industry are deploying today with real-world results. They connected with tech partners and gained trusted information about tools that can manage labor, speed workflow and eliminate redundancies. 

Event highlights included:  

  • Futurist Patrick Schwerdtfeger explored technologies shaping our industry in his keynote, Leveraging Technology Trends
  • Mike Steep, Executive Director of Stanford’s Engineering Center for Disruptive Technology and Digital Cities led How to Get Ahead of Disruptive Technology Now—a session about navigating potential AI breakthroughs
  • Technology Tidal Wave: Is it New? - a panel featured industry leaders, Steve Church, Alec Leach and Vic Smith
  • Innovation in Tech: Evolution of Produce Buyers' Perspectives - featured Blue Apron and Walmart
  • Lightning Learning Labs spotlighted key technologies, process improvements and assessment tools to reinvent labor in our industry
  • Think Tank sessions on addressing critical business pain points, challenges and opportunities for growth
  • Ample time to network with peers in a casual setting

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One of the best conferences I have ever attended.

Drew McDonald, Church Brothers


Vonnie Estes

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