Feb 02, 2021

GEAPS Exchange Goes Virtual

Online conference goes live February 23-25 and will feature education, workshop and networking opportunities

Because of the global Covid-19 pandemic, the Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS) was forced to cancel its annual GEAPS Exchange in 2020 and reschedule GEAPS Exchange 2021 from February to March.

Due to the long gap between Exchanges, GEAPS has decided to launch the GEAPS Exchange Online Conference. The new conference will run from February 23-25 and registration starts at $50 for GEAPS members and $150 for non-members.

Education opportunities at the Exchange will include keynotes, interactive workshops, education sessions and the Virtual Idea Exchange. Calvin Stovall, CEO, ICONIC Presentations, will open each morning with a keynote address on working with an ICONIC Leadership Mindset.

Margi Simmons, director of Applied Improvisation, Brave New Workshop, will give an interactive workshop that will teach attendees the behaviors of improvisation and how to foster a Mindset of Discovery.

The Exchange will focus on the connection of industry members. A virtual trade show will allow attendees to view product demos, talk to industry equipment and service providers, and feature a scavenger hunt. Each day also ends with an hour-long networking lounge that will allow attendees to converse with each other.

GEAPS Exchange Online Conference Education Schedule

Tuesday, Feb. 23

Opening Keynote

9 – 9:20 a.m. BE! ICONIC OR BE! GONE — BE! UNIQUE

Interactive Workshop

9 – 11 a.m.

Change is Fuel: Fostering a Mindset for Maximizing Opportunities and Growth

Virtual Idea Exchange

1 – 1:45 p.m.

Education Sessions

2 – 3 p.m.

Leading During Uncertain Times; Gear Reducers and Bearings. Specifying for Reliability and Efficiency. Annual Pre-Season Inspection and Repair

Wednesday, Feb. 24

Opening Keynote

9 – 9:20 a.m.


Education Sessions

9:30 – 10:30 A.M.

Solving the Biggest Challenges in Agribusiness Through Innovation and Technology. Bucket Elevators: Set-up, Adjustments and On-going Maintenance.

Education Sessions

1 – 2 p.m.

Creating a Culture that Cultivates Leaders 2021 OSHA Update and Status of Walking Working Surface Standard

Thursday, Feb. 25

Opening Keynote

9 – 9:20 a.m.


Interactive Workshop

10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

How to Leverage the 4 Cs of an ICONIC Mindset

Education Session

1 – 2 p.m.

Challenges with Grain Storage and Quality Internationally

For more information or to register, visit the GEAPS Exchange Online Conference.

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