2019 Agenda

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Schedule At A Glance

Monday, May 6, 2019

Certificate / Certification Courses

Professional Food Safety Auditor Training (2 days)
Certified in Comprehensive Food Safety (CCFS) (2 days)
Seafood HACCP (2.5 days)
HACCP Training (2.5 days)
Preventive Controls for Human Foods (2.5 days)
Foreign Supplier Verification Training (2 days)
Produce Safety (1 day)
IA Conducting Vulnerability Assessments Course (1 day)

North Central Association of Food and Drug Officials (NC AFDO) Meeting

Sponsored by: AFDO


Tuesday, May 7, 2019

8:30am – 11:30am

S1: How to Prepare for, Manage and Survive a High-Profile Food Safety Crisis

12:30pm – 2:30pm

S2: Partners with a Common Purpose
S3: Getting Back to the Basics

3:00pm – 5:00pm

S4: Food Protection: Business Decision-Making for Intentional Acts Including Food Fraud and Food Defense
S5: Foodborne Outbreaks in the News

5:00pm – 7:00pm

EXHIBIT HALL OPEN
Welcome Reception on the Show Floor


Wednesday, May 8, 2019

8:00am – 9:00am

S6: Foodservice/Retailer Community Group
S7: Manufacturer/Processor/Supplier Community Group
S8: Distributor Community Group
S9: Regulatory Community Group

9:15am – 10:30am

Keynote Presentation: : What Will Drive Future Food Safety Progress?
Michael Taylor, Co-Chair of the Stop Foodborne Illness Board, Former Deputy Commissioner for Food for the FDA

NSF Food Safety Leadership Awards

10:30am – 2:30pm

EXHIBIT HALL OPEN
See Exhibit Hall Highlights

2:45pm – 4:00pm

S10: Industry Regulations on Produce Safety in 2019
S11: Validation and Verification of Processes
S12: Innovative Social Media and Digital Tools to Reduce Risks
S13: Playing Nice in the Sandbox

4:15pm – 5:30pm

S14: Whole Genome Sequencing, How Is It Being Used? Is it Revolutionizing Food Safety?
S15: Proposition 65 – The Confusion, Chaos and Conflict Made Clear
S16: Difficult-to-Inactivate Microorganisms: Challenges and Strategies Sponsored by: Sani Professional
S17: Food Allergens and Their Control In 2019 – Where Are We Now? Sponsored by: ELISA Technologies

5:30pm – 7:00pm

Networking Reception


Thursday, May 9, 2019

8:00am – 9:00am

S18: Where Are We Now? FSMA Food Safety Plans in 2019
S19: Ensuring Effective Food Safety Programs with Your Co-Packer
S20: Blockchain Technology for Food Safety
S21: Microbial Interventions What Technical Things Do People Want to Know About?

9:15am – 10:30am

An Interactive Town Hall with Regulatory and Advisory Groups

The Sani Awards

10:30am – 2:30pm

EXHIBIT HALL OPEN
See Exhibit Hall Highlights

2:45pm – 4:00pm

S22:The “Who”, “What” and “How’s” of the Sanitary Transportation Food Act (STFA)
S23: Lessons Learned – FSMA Third Party Audits and Voluntary Qualified Importer Program Sponsored by: GOJO
S24: Active Managerial Control in a Foodservice/Retail Setting
S25: Raw Agriculture Commodity vs. Ready to Eat – Blurred Lines?

4:15pm – 5:30pm

S26: Closing Session – Hot Topics: What’s Keeping Food Safety Professionals Up At Night?

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Solutions Stage

Wednesday

11:00am-11:30am
Solutions Stage - Theater 1

bioMerieux

11:30am-12:00pm
Solutions Stage - Theater 2

lubriplateNSF/H1 Food Machinery Lubricants: Understanding the Basics

Using NSF/H1 registered food machinery lubricants is the new standard at food, beverage and pharmaceutical processing and packaging facilities. During this presentation, attendees will be provided with a background on the regulatory history of food machinery lubricants and details about each of the NSF lubricant product category codes. In addition, attendees will learn about the many features and benefits that NSF/H1 food machinery lubricants offer as well as discuss the importance and ease of converting to a 100% NSF/H1 lubrication program.

Ellie Girard, OEM Marketing Analyst, LUBRIPLATE Lubricants Company

12:00pm-12:30pm
Solutions Stage - Theater 1

12:30pm-1:00pm
Solutions Stage - Theater 2

traQtion2

1:00pm-1:30pm
Solutions Stage - Theater 1

NSF

1:30pm-2:00pm
Solutions Stage - Theater 2

Eurofins

2:00pm-2:30pm
Solutions Stage - Theater 1

ClorDiSys


Thursday

11:00am-11:30am
Solutions Stage - Theater 1

Sani Professional

11:30pm-12:00pm
Solutions Stage - Theater 2

Eurofins

12:00pm-12:30pm
Solutions Stage - Theater 1

Compliance Corps

12:30pm-1:00pm
Solutions Stage - Theater 2

siemens

1:00pm-1:30pm
Solutions Stage - Theater 1

1:30pm-2:00pm
Solutions Stage - Theater 1

METTLER TOLEDO

2:00pm-2:30pm
Solutions Stage - Theater 1

AVAILABLE

Learn how your company can participate, contact Kim Hanson hansenk@bnpmedia.com.

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Tech Tent

Wednesday

10:45am-11:15am

Inecta

11:45am - 12:15pm

Spartan ChemicalCompuClean Sanitation Management System
Overwhelmed by your third-party audits and the associated paperwork? Learn how CompuClean, Spartan Chemical Company Inc.’s proprietary sanitation management system can leverage mobile technology and cloud-based management to streamline sanitation reporting. Explore strategies for managing the Master Sanitation Schedule electronically and see our mobile-based inspection and corrective action systems in action.

Michael Fabian, Manager of CompuClean, Spartan Chemical Company, Inc.

12:45pm - 1:15pm

Safety Chain

1:45pm - 2:15pm

NSF


Thursday

10:45am - 11:15am

Red Zone

 

11:45am - 12:15pm

 

 

12:45pm - 1:15pm

 

 

1:45pm - 2:15pm

 

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Friday, March 22nd

8:00 am - 9:00 am

Breakfast


9:15 am

Facility Tour TBD

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Sponsorship Opportunities

Attendee Brochure


Press Releases