GEAPS Exchange Call for Speakers

GEAPS is currently accepting presentation proposals for the annual conference, GEAPS Exchange, February 24-27, 2024.

GEAPS is currently accepting presentation proposals for the annual conference, GEAPS Exchange, February 24-27, 2024 at the Kansas City Convention Center, Kansas City, Missouri.

The Exchange Educational Programming Committee (EPC) has built an agenda of industry-leading, emerging topics. GEAPS is looking for dynamic speakers to share their new ideas, products or services to the grain industry.

Topics of interest include:

  • Maintenance
    • Proactive/Predictive Planning
    • Digital Maintenance Solutions
  • Employee Development
    • Careers in the Industry
    • Personal and Leadership Growth
    • Project Management
    • Employee Retention
  • Safety
    • Grain Quality Management
    • Electrical Safety
    • Rail Safety
    • Barge Safety

International Grain Operations
Looking for international presenters who would like to share industry related information to the United States grain operators.

Important Dates

>> Call for Speakers Campaign Begins
June 2023

>> Applications Accepted Until
September 15, 2023

>> Conference Dates for Exchange 2024
February 24-27, 2024

Exchange 2024 Education Opportunities

Concurrent Education Sessions

Varied length presentations based on GEAPS core competencies and conference themes. See above themes.

Core Competencies Include:

  1. Grain Quality
  2. Facility Maintenance and Design
  3. General Industry Operations
  4. Risk Management
  5. Human Resources

Idea Exchange

The Idea Exchange features 12 to 15 participants delivering approximately five minute presentations. The program includes two segments:

“Small Changes….Big Impact!” highlights ideas that grain operations managers and workers put into practice to improve safety or efficiency at their facilities or enhance environmental awareness, company culture or community involvement.

“What’s New?” includes new products and services developed for grain operations during the past year.

Expo Hall Innovation Stations

The most interactive learning opportunity at the Exchange, Innovation Stations, offer hands-on learning opportunities in the Expo Hall. Designed for groups of up to 60 attendees these sessions feature interactive presentations and equipment demonstrations. Presentations include hands-on time and question-and-answer sessions. If you have a new technology to share or would like to participate in some hands-on maintenance training we invite you to apply today.

To fill out a Presentation Form, visit