2.18.15 Baltimiore, MD - The Summit is pleased to offer three dynamic plenary sessions which will be thought provoking, interactive and energetic. The event will kick off with a distinguished panel of industry leaders of operations to present the Keynote Session at the 2015 Summit. Donnie Temperley , VP of Operations at Hormel Foods, Keith Carango , Senior Vice President and COO of The Cheesecake Factory and Charlean Gmunder, former VP of Manufacturing at Chiquita Brands will share their passion and commitment as corporate leaders of operations. The keynote presentation will be moderated by Will Daniels, former Sr VP Operations of Earthbound Farms and the panelists will provide insights on how they work with their food safety professionals to ensure that the safest, highest quality products are reaching their customers and consumers. The Summit will be taking place at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, MD April 28 - 30, 2015 with the keynote taking place on Wednesday, April 29 at 9:30 am.