FMI SHOW PREVIEW

SUNDAY, MAY 5 -- South Hall, Predict Your Consumers' Future Shopping Behavior by Understanding Their Attitudes Today, Speaker: Nicholas T. Sovillo, ACNielsen11:30 a.m. -- North Hall, Maximizing Front-End Labor With Self-Scanning Systems, Speaker: Doug Miller, Food Lion11:30 a.m. -- South Hall, The Impact of Shopper Attitudes and Satisfaction on Retailer Sales, Speaker: Kali Klena, Information Resources

SUNDAY, MAY 5

-- South Hall, Predict Your Consumers' Future Shopping Behavior by Understanding Their Attitudes Today, Speaker: Nicholas T. Sovillo, ACNielsen

11:30 a.m. -- North Hall, Maximizing Front-End Labor With Self-Scanning Systems, Speaker: Doug Miller, Food Lion

11:30 a.m. -- South Hall, The Impact of Shopper Attitudes and Satisfaction on Retailer Sales, Speaker: Kali Klena, Information Resources Inc.

12:30 p.m. -- North Hall, Supermarket/Utility Partnerships = Smart Energy Efficiency Programs, Speakers: John J. Seaberg, consultant/account executive, Energy & Environmental Services; Scott Moore, Albertson's

12:30 p.m. -- South Hall, The Emerging Hispanic Shopper, Speakers: David Morse, president, Cultural Access Group; Thomas Tseng, director of marketing, Cultural Access Group

1:30 p.m. -- North Hall, What Makes a Credible Financing Package for Independent Operators and How to Build It, Speaker: David Schoeder, principal, The Food Partners

1:30 p.m. -- South Hall, Consumer Evolution in the World of Organic and Natural Foods, Speaker: Laurie Demeritt, president, The Hartman Group

2:30 p.m. -- South Hall, New Product Trends 2002, Speaker: Valerie Skala, IRI

MONDAY, MAY 6

10:30 a.m. -- South Hall, In-Store Associates Fight BAC! Campaign, Speakers: Mei Mei Newsome and Stephen McCauley, Porter Novelli; Steve Hilton, Albertson's

11:30 a.m. -- North Hall, Immediate Customer Feedback: The Breakfast of Champions, Speaker: Harold Lloyd, president, H. Lloyd & Associates

11:30 a.m. -- South Hall, Principles of Collaboration: Buyers and Sellers ... Are You Up to the Task?, Speaker: Chris Woodward, Towers Perrin

12:30 p.m. -- North Hall, How to Maximize Your ROI Through Strategic Store Design, Speaker: Patrick Rodmell, vice president of global marketing, Watt International

12:30 p.m. -- South Hall, The Changing World of the Aging Boomer, Speaker: Phil Lempert, food trends editor, NBC News' Today Show

1:30 p.m. -- North Hall, Flexible Store Design: Plan Today for Tomorrow's Remodels, Speakers: Juan F. Romero, president and CEO, ArchitecturePlus International; Jim Womble, managing director, Envirovac; Pam Kohn, Stop 'N Shop

1:30 p.m. -- South Hall, Consumers of Specialty Food -- The Surprising Link to Total Profitability, Speakers: John Roberts, president, National Association for the Specialty Food Trade; Bill Skura, managing director, Wasa North America

2:30 p.m. -- North Hall, Reduced Space Symbology -- A Breakthrough in Bar Code Technology, Speakers: Greg Rowe, Uniform Code Council; David Piccirilli, Wegmans Food Markets

2:30 p.m. -- South Hall, Loyalty Marketing: Top Ten Ways to Keep Your Program Fresh, Moderator: Glenn Hausfater, Partners in Loyalty Marketing

TUESDAY, MAY 7

11:30 a.m. -- North Hall, Developing a Total Food Safety Management Program, Speaker: Tim Weigner, director of food safety programs, FMI

11:30 a.m. -- South Hall, Private Label Marketing: Building Store Brands to Optimize Sales and Profitability, Speaker: Don Watt, chairman, Watt International

12:30 p.m. -- North Hall, Alcohol Marketing: Making the Most of a High-Profit Category, Speakers: Mike Gorman, Miller Brewing Co.; Tom Fox, CM Profit Group; Jeff Schouten, Miller Brewing Co.

12:30 p.m. -- South Hall, Prepared Foods: Getting It Right at Retail!, Speakers: William Hale, The Hale Group; Perry Fri, The Hale Group

1:30 p.m. -- North Hall, Successful Ethnic Merchandising Begins With Really Understanding Your Customers' Needs, Speaker: Bill Bishop, president, Willard Bishop Consulting; Coca-Cola representatives

1:30 p.m. -- South Hall, "Sell Me, Don't Tell Me!" How Managers Can Improve Employee Communication and Performance by Thinking Like an Ad Agency, Speaker: Jim Sullivan, Sullivision