BR> Sunday, May 5
8:15-9:30 a.m. -- Speaks 2002, Grand Ballroom, Speaker: Michael Sansolo, senior vice president, Food Marketing Institute
4:00-5:00 p.m. -- Jump Start Your Business Brain, Grand Ballroom, Speaker: Doug Hall, founder and CEO, Eureka! Ranch
Monday, May 6
8:15-9:30 a.m. -- 5 Things About the Food Business Everyone Knows but Seldom Does, Grand Ballroom, Moderator: Michael Sansolo, senior vice president, FMI. Speakers: Stew Leonard Jr., president and CEO, Stew Leonard's; Jim Meyer, president and CEO, Spartan Stores
9:45-10:45 a.m. -- Turning Change Into Opportunity, Grand Ballroom, Speakers: Bill Benzing, IGA; Archie McGregor, Archie's IGA Plus; Lou Jardin, IGA Distribution, IGA Australia; Gary Peacock, Covington Foods IGA
8:15-9:30 a.m. -- Sale-ing in Still Wind, Room S105, Speaker: James Donald, chairman, president and CEO, Pathmark Stores
8:15-11:15 a.m. -- Learning Lab, Loyalty Marketing: Making the Data Work for You, Room S103, Speaker/Moderator: Glen Hausfater, Partners In Loyalty Marketing
8:15-11:15 a.m. -- Learning Lab, Creating Branded Environments for Supermarkets, Room S106, Speakers: Kevin Kelley, AIA, co-founder, Shook Design Group; Eureka! Ranch representatives (tentative); Kevin Coupe, MorningNewsBeat.com
8:15-11:15 a.m. -- Learning Lab, Perishables Marketing: Leveraging Best Practices to Increase Sales and Profits, Room S102, Speaker: Bruce Axtman, president and CEO, Perishables Group
3:45-5:00 p.m. -- Are the Tables Turning? Recapturing the Food Dollar, Grand Ballroom, Speaker: Harold Lloyd, president, H. Lloyd & Associates
3:45-5:00 p.m. -- Putting the "Super" Back in Supermarketing, Room S105, Speakers: Wendy Liebmann, WSL Strategic Retail; George Fiscus, Bashas'; Ray Stewart, Hy-Vee; Chris Darmody, Shaw's Supermarkets; Ed Rakoskie, Weis Markets
Tuesday, May 7
8:15-9:30 a.m. -- Navigating the Global Economy: Managing in a Time of Uncertainty, Grand Ballroom, Speakers: Lou Dobbs, host and producer, CNN's Moneyline; Michael Sansolo, senior vice president, FMI
10-11:15 a.m. -- How the Best Get It Done, Grand Ballroom, Speaker: Carl E. Steidtmann, director and chief economist, PricewaterhouseCoopers
8:15-9:30 a.m. -- Next Generation Logistics, Room S105, Moderator: Pat Walsh, director of industry relations, FMI. Speakers: Danny Wegman, president, Wegmans Food Markets; manufacturer representative
10-11:15 a.m. -- Best Practices in Ethnic Merchandising: How to Get Your Share of This Fast-Growing Opportunity, Room S105, Moderator: Bill Bishop, president, Willard Bishop Consulting. Speaker: Terry Soto, president, About Marketing Solutions. Panelists: Bobby Ukrop, president and CEO, Ukrop's Super Markets; Ric Jurgens, president, Hy-Vee Food Stores; Scott McClelland, chief merchandising officer, H.E. Butt Grocery Co.; Thomas Tseng, director of marketing, Cultural Access Group
8:15-10:15 a.m. -- Protecting the Nation's Food Supply, Room S106, Speakers: Tim Hammonds, president and CEO, FMI; Don Faketty, Harris Teeter; Rhona Applebaum, National Food Processors Association; Chuck Miller, FMI; Jill Hollingsworth, DVM, FMI
8:15-11:15 a.m. -- Learning Lab, Petroleum Marketing: Another Industry Fad?, Room S102, Speakers: Joe Leto, president, Energy Analysts International; Tom Kloza, publisher, Oil Price Information Service; Lou Scudere, vice president of research/site development, K-VA-T Food Stores
8:15-11:15 a.m. -- Learning Lab, Retail Management: Executing the Basics at Store Level, Room S103, Speakers: Jim Sullivan, Sullivision; Frank Gambino, Western Michigan University
3:45-5 p.m. -- Speaks II, Grand Ballroom, Speaker: Michael Sansolo, senior vice president, FMI
Include 75-minute "super sessions": fast-moving, broad in scope, global in application and in tune with current market realities. Signature "Speaks" presentations will open, close education program.
A series of category-specific workshops held on the exhibit floor of the North and South halls. Sessions are intended for smaller groups to concentrate in-depth on industry topics.
A new addition to the education program, learning labs will offer a detailed, intensive approach to contemporary industry issues. Limited to 150 persons each. Includes a guided tour on the exhibit floor.