2020 Agenda

(as of 7/16/20)
SCHEDULE SUBJECT TO CHANGE

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Monday

9:00am – 12:00pm

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

EXHIBIT HALL OPEN
Tech Tent and Solutions Stage Presentations

2:30pm – 3:30pm

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

S4: How Hep A Prepared Us for COVID and May Help End this Hep A Outbreak
S5: Novel Processing Technologies – Validation, Application, Regulation
S6: Developing Easy to Implement Food Safety Disaster Plans

4:30pm – 5:30pm

NETWORKING EVENTS
Community Networking: Foodservice/Retail
Community Networking: Processors/Manufacturing


Tuesday

9:00am – 11:00am

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

11:00am – 12:00pm

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

12:00pm – 2:30pm

EXHIBIT HALL HOURS
Tech Tent and Solutions Stage Presentations

2:30pm – 3:30pm

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

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

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


Wednesday

9:00am – 11:00am

S19:Food Fraud Prevention – Introduction, Implementation and Management

11:00am – 12:00pm

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

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

S23:Part 2 of COVID Session


Thursday

9:00am – 11:00am

S24: Practice Improves Performance - Internal Audits for Food Processors

11:00am – 12:00pm

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

2:30pm – 4:30pm

S25: Managing Allergens & Sanitation in Food Processing Facilitiess

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

Sponsored by: Purell

12:00pm – 2:30pm
EXHIBIT HALL OPEN

See Exhibit Hall Highlights


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

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

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
Hal King, Ph.D., Public Health Innovations

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., MASM, Illinois Institute of Technology, School of Applied Technology

S7: Developing Easy to Implement Food Safety Disaster Plans

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Presenters:
Hal King, Ph.D., Public Health Innovations LLC
Steven Lyon, Ph.D. , Chick-fil-A
Kerry Bridges, Chipotle Mexican Grill
Bill Flynn, Deloitte & Touche LLP
Glenda Lewis, M.S.P.H, FDA/CFSAN/Office of Food Safety

Sponsored by: Purell


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

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Subject Matter Experts:
Jorge Hernandez, Wendy's
Mahipal Kunduru , Topco
Glenn Stolowski, HEB
Chirag Bhatt, CHB Food Safety Consulting

S9: Processors Community Group

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Subject Matter Experts:
Will Daniels, IEH Laboratories and Consulting Group
Oscar Garrison , United Egg Producers Association
Mary Lynn Walsh, Sysco

9:00am – 11:00pm
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


11:00pm – 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:
Sean Leighton, Cargill, Inc.
Prakash Santhana, Deloitte Transactions and Business Analytics LLP
Andrew Kennedy, Food and Drug Administration

S12: Foodborne Outbreaks in the News

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Presenters:
Stephanie Gretsch, Minnesota Department of Health
Jordan Mason , Wisconsin Department of Health Services
Polakshee Gogoi, MPH, Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP)
Laura Whitlock, MPH, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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:
Gina Frontino, Little Leaf Farms
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: Experiential Foods Trends

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Presenters:
Betsy Craig, MenuTrinfo, LLC
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
Steven Mandernach, AFDO

S18: Fresh to the Industry Professionals

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Subject Matter Experts:
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, The Military College of South Carolina


11:00pm – 12:00pm
Town Hall: 75 Minutes of Q&A with the Top Regulators

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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:
Joe Corby, Association of Food & Drug Officials (AFDO)
Dionne Crawford , McDonald's Corporation
Laurie Farmer, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

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

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

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 (invited)

3:30pm – 4:30pm
Session 23: Part 2 of COVID Session

4:30pm – 5:30pm
NETWORKING RECEPTION
Sponsored by: Instant Recall ELISA Technologies
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.

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11:00am – 12:00pm
Closing Session: S25: 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

Wednesday, October 21

11:00am-11:30am
Why collecting genomes and metadata matter?

Vik Dutta, Sr. Staff Scientist, BioMerieux Inc.
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Sponsored By: biomerieux


11:30am-12:00pm
NSF/H1 Food Machinery Lubricants: Understanding the Basics

Ellie Girard, OEM Marketing Analyst, LUBRIPLATE Lubricants Company
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Sponsored By: lubriplate


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

Sponsored By: foodlogiq


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

Sponsored By: traQtion2


1:00pm-1:30pm
Live Demo - How to Go Paperless & Automate FSQA with a Plant Management Platform

Eric Hansen, Vice President of Technical Solutions, SafetyChain Software
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Sponsored By: safetychain


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

Sponsored By: meritech


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

Sponsored By: mettler-toledo


Thursday, October 22

11:00am-11:30am
How Active Packaging Technology Can Revolutionize the Food Safety Risk in Fresh Cut Food

Angela Morgan, Ph. D., Director of Business Development, Aptar Food + Beverage – Food Protection
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Sponsored By: aptar


11:30pm-12:00pm
Delivering Consistent Value Through the Supplier Audit Process

Kimberly Onett, Associate Director, Global Supplier Assurance Audit Programs - Supply Chain Food Safety, NSF International
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Sponsored By: NSF


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

Sponsored By: jbs-logistics


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

Sponsored By: millipore-sigma


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

Sponsored By: controlant


1:30pm-2:00pm
Virtual Audits – a livestreaming solution for performing assessment audits remotely

Brett Gray, Digital Transformation Manager, DNV GL – Business Assurance
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Sponsored By: dnv-gl


2:00pm-2:30pm
Seed to Plate Traceability

Todd Sears, Ambassador, AGI SureTrack
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Sponsored By: agi-suretrack


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

Wednesday, October 21

10:45am-11:15am

Sponsored By: Inecta


11:45am - 12:15pm
CompuClean Sanitation Management System

Michael Fabian, Manager of CompuClean, Spartan Chemical Company, Inc.
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Sponsored By: Spartan Chemical


12:45pm - 1:15pm

Sponsored By: foodlogiq


1:45pm - 2:15pm
Automated Cooling Logs & Behavioral Based Inspections

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


Thursday, October 22

10:45am - 11:15am
My Story: the shift of trust from brands to products – how you can share your authentic product story

Brett Gray, Digital Transformation Manager, DNV GL – Business Assurance
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Sponsored By: dnv-gl


11:45am - 12:15pm
Artificial intelligence and DNA-based products for maximizing microbiological Food Safety

Rodrigo Malig Fuentes, Chief Product Officer, TAAG Genetics
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Sponsored By: TAAG


12:45pm - 1:15pm

TIME SLOT AVAILABLE


1:45pm - 2:15pm

TIME SLOT AVAILABLE


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