2020 Virtual Agenda

(as of 8/26/20)
SCHEDULE SUBJECT TO CHANGE

ALL TIMES LISTED IN CENTRAL TIME

Monday

9:00am – 12:00pm CT

S1: COVID-19: The New Normal for the Food Industry (Includes a 2 hour session then 1 hour of moderated breakout groups)

12:00pm – 2:30pm CT

EXHIBIT HALL OPEN
Tech Tent and Solutions Stage Presentations

2:30pm – 3:30pm CT

S2: Food Safety Challenges of a Changing World
S3: Difficult to Detect Organisms: Management in the Face of Uncertainty
S4: How to Control Allergens – Bring Your Concerns and Leave with Solutions

3:30pm – 4:30pm CT

S5: How Hep A Prepared Us for COVID and May Help End this Hep A Outbreak
S6: Novel Processing Technologies – Validation, Application, Regulation
S7: Developing Easy to Implement Food Safety Disaster Plans

4:30pm – 5:30pm CT

NETWORKING EVENTS
S8: Community Networking: Foodservice/Retail
S9: Community Networking: Processors/Manufacturing
State of the Industry in Food Safety


Tuesday

9:00am – 11:00am CT

S10: What Am I Getting Into? Suppliers & Co-Packers Linked to Food Safety

11:00am – 12:00pm CT

KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: Back to Basics: Consumer-Focused Food Safety

12:00pm – 2:30pm CT

EXHIBIT HALL HOURS
Tech Tent and Solutions Stage Presentations

2:30pm – 3:30pm CT

S11: Supply Chain Traceability: Collaboration, Momentum and Food Protection
S12: Foodborne Outbreaks in the News
S13: Don't Be Labeled for Having Bad Labels

3:30pm – 4:30pm CT

S14:Indoor Farming – Review of the Safety of Hydroponic Products
S15: Risk Communications with Consumers During Outbreaks: A Research-Based Approach
S16: Kick FEAR to the Curb with Knowledge and Best Practices around COVID-19

4:30pm – 5:30pm CT

NETWORKING EVENTS
Community Networking: Regulatory Challenges with Non-Traditional Food
Community Networking: Fresh to the Industry Professionals


Wednesday

9:00am – 11:00am CT

S19:Food Fraud Prevention – Introduction, Implementation and Management

11:00am – 12:00pm CT

TOWN HALL: Q&A with the Top Regulators

12:00pm – 2:30pm

EXHIBIT HALL HOURS
Tech Tent and Solutions Stage Presentations

2:30pm – 3:30pm CT

S20: Partners with a Common Purpose
S21: Implementation of Preventive Controls for Human Food and other FSMA Rules – Where Are We Today?
S22: Meet the Editors – Discuss Hot Topics

3:30pm – 4:30pm CT

S23:Part 2 of COVID Session


Thursday

9:00am – 5:00pm CT
Certificate / Certification Course

Intentional Adulteration: Conducting Vulnerability Assessment

9:00am – 11:00am CT

S24: Practice Improves Performance - Internal Audits for Food Processors

11:00am – 12:00pm CT

GENERAL SESSION: Foodborne Illness Outbreak Mock Criminal Trial – A View from the Jury Box

12:00pm – 2:30pm

EXHIBIT HALL HOURS
Tech Tent and Solutions Stage Presentations

9:00am – 12:00pm
Opening Session: COVID-19: The New Normal for the Food Industry (Includes a 2 hour session then 1 hour of moderated breakout groups)

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Presenters:
Steve Mandernach, Association of Food & Drug Officials
Jorge Hernandez, The Wendy's Company
Craig Wilson, Costco
Joan Menke-Schaenzer,, Van Drunen Farms/FutureCeuticals
Glenn Stolowski, ,HEB
Lee-Ann Jaykus, PhD, ,North Carolina State University

Moderators
Gary Ades, PhD, G&L Consulting
Craig Henry, PhD, , Food Safety Consultant

Sponsored by: ELISA Technologies pathspot


12:00pm – 2:30pm
EXHIBIT HALL OPEN

2:30pm – 3:30pm
S2: Food Safety Challenges of a Changing World

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Presenter:
Jennifer van de Ligt, PhD, Integrated Food Systems Leadership Program, University of Minnesota

Sponsored by: Zebra
S3: Difficult to Detect Organisms: Management in the Face of Uncertainty

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Presenter:
Lee Ann Jaykus, Ph.D., North Carolina State University

S4: How to Control Allergens – Bring Your Concerns and Leave with Solutions

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Presenters:
Deb Kane, J&J Snack Foods Corp.
Tracie Sheehan, Mérieux NutriSciences
Betsy Craig, MenuTrinfo.com

Sponsored by: ELISA Technologies

3:30pm – 4:30pm
S5: How Hep A Prepared Us for COVID and May Help End this Hep A Outbreak

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Presenters:
Monique Foster, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Roslyn Stone, MPH, Zero Hour Health - A Corporate Wellness Company

Sponsored by: Purell

S6: Novel Processing Technologies – Validation, Application, Regulation

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Presenters:
Brendan Niemira, Ph.D., U.S. Dept. Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service
Alvin Lee, Ph.D.,, Illinois Institute of Technology, School of Applied Technology

S7: Developing Easy to Implement Food Safety Disaster Plans

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Presenters:
Mary Walsh, Sysco


4:30pm – 5:30pm
S8: Foodservice/Retail Community Group

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Subject Matter Experts:
Jorge Hernandez, The Wendy's Company
Mahipal Kunduru , Topco Associates
Glenn Stolowski, HEB
Al Baroudi, PhD, The Cheesecake Factory
Craig Wilson, Costco
Chirag Bhatt, MyHealthInspector.org

Sponsored by: Purell

S9: Processors Community Group

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Subject Matter Experts:
Will Daniels, IEH Laboratories and Consulting Group
Oscar Garrison , United Egg Producers Association
Joan Menke-Schaenzer, Van Drunen Farms/FutureCeuticals
Deb Kane, J&J Snacks
Mary Lynn Walsh, Sysco

State of the Industry in Food Safety

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Presenter:
Douglas J. Peckenpaugh, Group Editorial Director, Food Safety Strategies, BNP Media

9:00am – 11:00am
S10: What Am I Getting Into? Suppliers & Co-Packers Linked to Food Safety

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Presenters:
Deb Kane, J&J Snack Foods Corp.
Eva Szewczyk, Rutgers University Food Innovation Center


11:00am – 12:00pm
Keynote Presentation: Back to Basics: Consumer-Focused Food Safety
Will Daniels, President, Produce Division, IEH Laboratories and Consulting Group

Will Daniels encourages attendees to leverage the COVID-19 crisis to refocus their food safety programs for the benefit of the consumer. Read More   Sponsored by: Purell

 

NSF Food Safety Leadership Awards

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NSF Awards

12:00pm – 2:30pm
EXHIBIT HALL OPEN

See Exhibit Hall Highlights


2:30pm – 3:30pm
S11: Supply Chain Traceability: Collaboration, Momentum and Food Protection

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Presenters:
Suzy Sawyer, Cargill
Wendy Henry, Deloitte Transactions and Business Analytics LLP
Andrew Kennedy, Food and Drug Administration
Faye Feldstein, Deloitte

S12: Foodborne Outbreaks in the News

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Presenters:
Kelly Vilen, MPH, Minnesota Department of Health
Laura Gieraltowski, PhD, MPH , Center for Diseas Control and Prevention
Polakshee Gogoi, MPH, Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP)
Sarah Koske, DVM, MPH,Wisconsin Department of Health Services

S13: Don't Be Labeled for Having Bad Labels

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Presenter:
Jessica Stevens, Food Industry Counsel LLC


3:30pm – 4:30pm
S14: Indoor Farming – Review of the Safety of Hydroponic Products

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Presenters:
Chieri Kubota, The Ohio State University
Gina Frontino, Fresh Local Produce of Ohio
Omar Oyarzabal , University of Vermont Extension

S15: Risk Communications with Consumers During Outbreaks: A Research-Based Approach

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Presenter:
Aaron Lavellee, Administrator for the FSIS Office of Public Affairs and Consumer Education (OPACE)

S16: Kick FEAR to the Curb with Knowledge and Best Practices around COVID-19

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Presenters:
Betsy Craig, MenuTrinfo, LLC
Bill Moore, Eat’n Park Hospitality Group
Doug Davis , Marriott International


4:30pm – 5:30pm
S17: Regulatory Challenges with Non-Traditional Food Operations

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Subject Matter Experts:
Joseph Corby, AFDO
Angela Montalbano , NYS Agriculture & Markets; Division of Food Safety & Inspection
Steve Morris, Kansas Department of Agriculture
Elizabeth Nutt, Tulsa Health Department

S18: Fresh to the Industry Professionals

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Subject Matter Experts:
Ashley Miller, Mesa County Public Health
Glenda Lewis, M.S.P.H, FDA
Sharon Beals , CTI Foods
Joan Menke-Schaenzer, Van Drunen Farms/ FutureCeuticals

9:00am – 11:00am
S19: Food Fraud Prevention - Introduction, Implementation, and Management

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Presenters:
John Spink, Ph.D., Michigan State University
Roy Fenoff, Ph.D., The Military College of South Carolina


11:00am – 12:00pm
Town Hall: Q&A with Top Regulators and Public Health Leaders

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Frank Yiannas, Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Rob Tauxe, M.D., M.P.H., Division of Foodborne, Waterborne and Environmental Diseases, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, CDC
Paul Kiecker, U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS)
Steven Mandernach, Association of Food & Drug Officials (AFDO)
Moderator:Gary Ades, Ph.D., Chair of the Food Safety Summit Educational Advisory Board; G&L Consulting

12:00pm – 2:30pm
EXHIBIT HALL OPEN

See Exhibit Hall Highlights


2:30pm – 3:30pm
S20: Partners with a Common Purpose

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Presenters:
Dionne Crawford , McDonald's Corporation
Tara Paster, Paster Training

S21: Implementation of Preventive Controls for Human Food and other FSMA Rules - Where Are We Today?

Read More

Presenters:
Deb Kane, J&J Snacks
Donna Schaffner, Rutgers University Food Innovation Center
Steven Mandernach , Association of Food and Drug Officials (AFDO)

S22: Meet the Editors – Discuss Hot Topics

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Presenters:
Barbara VanRenterghem, Food Safety Magazine
Douglas Peckenpaugh, Food Safety Strategies
Coral Beach , Food Safety News
Amy Riemer, Food Safety Summit

3:30pm – 4:30pm
Session 23: Part 2 of COVID Session
9:00am – 5:00pm CT
Certificate / Certification Course

Intentional Adulteration: Conducting Vulnerability Assessment

9:00am – 11:00am
Session 24:Practice Improves Performance - Internal Audits for Food Processors

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Presenters:
Kara Baldus, Hydrite Chemicals
Joseph Meyer, Kerry Inc.

11:00am – 12:00pm
GENERAL SESSION: Foodborne Illness Outbreak Mock Criminal Trial – A View from the Jury Box

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Presenters:
Shawn Stevens, Food Industry Counsel LLC
Joel Chappelle , Food Industry Counsel LLC

12:00pm – 2:30pm
EXHIBIT HALL OPEN

See Exhibit Hall Highlights

Monday, October 19

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Innovating EHEC Testing: New Biomarkers Answer the Challenge

Vik Dutta, Sr. Staff Scientist, BioMerieux Inc.
Dr. Patrick Fach, Scientific Director, Anses
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Sponsored By: biomerieux


12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
How to Pass the Pest Control Portion of Your Food Safety Audit

Frank Meek, BCE, Technical Services Manager, Orkin LL
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Sponsored By: orkin


1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Why Having ERP is Essential for Food Safety and Quality Control.

Kory Lopez, Technical Sales Specialist, iNECTA

Sponsored By: inecta


1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Traceability Advancements in Grain Supply Chain Management

Jeff Fjelstul, Director of Sales, Strategic, AGI SureTrack
Brett Andricks, Strategic Sales, AGI SureTrack
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Sponsored By: agi-suretrack


2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Compass Group: Opening Doors and Breaking Down Barriers with FoodLogiQ Connect


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Sponsored By: foodlogiq

Tuesday, October 20


12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Why a 3PL? The Supply Chain: Your Final Defense for Quality Control

Sponsored By: jbs-logistics


12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Preparing for Blockchain in “A New Era of Smarter Food Safety

Kathy Barbeire, Marketing Manager, CAT Squared
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Sponsored By: cat


1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
FSMA 204 and Traceability: What You Need to Know and What You Can Start Doing Now


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Sponsored By: foodlogiq


1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Automated Cooling Logs & Behavioral Based Inspections

Brian Rosen, President, RiskLimiter by Gleason Technology
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Sponsored By: Gleason Technology


Wednesday, October 21

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
The Importance of Proper Set Up and Validation

Robert Rodgers, Senior Advisor Food Safety and Regulation, METTLER TOLEDO Product Inspection Division
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Sponsored By: mettler-toledo


12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Dining on Thin Ice: Strategies for Promoting Safer Indoor Dining and Reassuring Customers During Winter Months

Paul Medeiros, Managing Director, Consulting & Technical Services , NSF International
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Sponsored By: NSF


1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Environmental Monitoring Tools to Measure Microbiology Control in the Food Industry

Tim Cser , Senior Technology Specialist, MilliporeSigma
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Sponsored By: milliporesigma


1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
How Active Packaging Technology Can Revolutionize the Food Safety Risk in Fresh Cut Food

Christa Biggs, MFT, Manager of Business Development, Aptar Food + Beverage – Food Protection
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Sponsored By: aptar


2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
ISTOBAL Introduces the HW’INTRAWASH, A Fleet Cleaning + Sanitizing System for Trailer Interiors

Jed Rosenfeld, Heavywash Sales Manager, ISTOBAL USA
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Sponsored By: istobal


Thursday, October 22

12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Mobile and Advanced Sugar Testing Solutions in Food & Beverage

Yanqi Qu, Ph.D., Food and Beverage Safety and Quality Technology Specialist, MilliporeSigma
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Sponsored By: millipore-sigma


1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Pathogens in Poultry: Lower Your Risk Using New Process Control Methods

Wayne Miller , Business Development Manager, GeneDisc Food Applications, Pall Corporation
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Sponsored By: pall


1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Preparing Cold Supply Chains for the New Era of Smarter Food Safety: Setting the Groundwork for Technology Adoption

Jeremy Schneider, Business Develop Director - Food Safety and Quality Assurance, Controlant
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Sponsored By: controlant