2019 Schedule of Events

Conference Schedule & Speakers

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Start Time End Time Agenda Item Location
11:00 AM 8:00 PM SOCMA’s 15th Annual Golf Tournament & Dinner
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Dunes West Golf & River Club
Mount Pleasant, SC
2:00 PM 5:00 PM Registration Open Hotel 1st Level Lobby
2:00 PM 5:00 PM Exhibitor Set-Up Grand Ballroom, Grand Hall & Lobby
5:00 PM   Evening Open for Individual Dinners  

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Start Time End Time Agenda Item Location
7:45 AM 9:00 AM SOCMA's Women's Coffee & Networking Pavilion Meeting Room (Access from 2nd Floor)
8:30 AM 5:30 PM Registration Open Hotel 1st Level Lobby
8:30 AM 1:00 PM Exhibitor Set-Up (Exhibits Open @ 1:00 PM) Grand Ballroom, Grand Hall & Lobby
9:15 AM 4:00 PM Industry Update & Exhibitor Showcase Presentations
(3 concurrent rooms, 15 minutes each)
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Riviera Theater
(Across King St.)
1:00 PM 6:00 PM Exhibits Open Grand Ballroom, Grand Hall & Lobby
4:00 PM 6:00 PM Opening Networking Cocktail Reception Grand Ballroom, Grand Hall & Lobby
6:00 PM   Evening Open for Individual Dinners  

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Start Time End Time Agenda Item Location
7:30 AM 9:30 AM Attendee Breakfast Riviera Theater & Charleston Grille
8:30 AM 5:30 PM Registration Open Hotel 1st Level Lobby
9:30 AM 6:00 PM Exhibits Open Grand Ballroom, Grand Hall & Lobby
10:00 AM 10:45 AM General Session #1
Agrochemical Business Update: Latest on Pricing, Regulations, Global Trade, Mergers & New Products
Alex Polinsky, Tolling Consultant, Polinsky Chemicals (formerly with Syngenta)
Jim DeLisi, President, Fanwood Chemical
Riviera Theater
(Across King St.)
10:45 AM 11:30 AM General Session #2
The Future of Glyphosate and Glyphosate-Tolerant Crop Systems
Dr. Jerry Green, President, Green Ways Consulting
Riviera Theater
(Across King St.)
11:45 AM 12:30 PM 1st Seating: Attendee Networking Luncheon Riviera Theater, Charleston Grille, Pavilion Room
12:45 PM 1:30 PM 2nd Seating: Attendee Networking Luncheon Riviera Theater, Charleston Grille, Pavilion Room
2:00 PM 2:45 PM General Session #3
Panel: Best Practices in Chemical Plant Safety
Barry Lassiter, Vice President, Operations, MFG Chemical
Chad Perry, Head of Safety, Health & Environmental, Archroma U.S.
Debra Pound, Head of Procurement NORAM , Archroma U.S.
Riviera Theater
(Across King St.)
2:45 PM 3:30 PM General Session #4
The American Chemical Industry:
Economic Trends & A View to the Future

Dr. Thomas Kevin Swift, Chief Economist & Managing Director
American Chemistry Council
Riviera Theater
(Across King St.)
4:00 PM 6:00 PM Networking Cocktail Reception
(Exhibits Conclude at 6:00 PM)
Grand Ballroom, Grand Hall & Lobby
6:00 PM   Evening Open for Individual Dinners  

Friday, September 6, 2019

Start Time End Time Agenda Item Location
7:30 AM 9:30 AM Concluding Breakfast Buffet for All Show Attendees 2nd Level Lobby & Meeting Room Hallway
8:30 AM 12:00 PM Exhibitor Breakdown
**NOTE**:
Companies can begin breaking down after 6:00 PM Thursday
Grand Ballroom, Grand Hall & Lobby

Mark Your 2019 Calendars for September 4 – 5

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