2019 Agenda

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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)
 

AFDO  North Central Association of Food and Drug Officials Meeting

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Tuesday, May 7, 2019

8:30am – 11:30am

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

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

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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

Sani ProfessionalThe 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
S24: Active Managerial Control in a Foodservice/Retail Setting Sponsored by: GOJO
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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Certificate / Certification Courses

Includes breakfast, lunch and breaks, books/training material and certificate. Multi-Day course registration includes access to education sessions, exhibit hall, and networking functions during non-course hours.
 
1-Day Courses
Monday, May 6
9:00am – 5:00pm
IA Conducting Vulnerability Assessments Course
This course will provide participants with the information and skills necessary to conduct a vulnerability assessment that considers the three fundamental elements outlined in the IA rule.

Lead Instructor: Jon Woody, CAPT, USPHS, FDA
FSPCA

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Produce Safety Alliance Growing Training
This course is for fruit and vegetable growers and others interested in learning about produce safety, the FSMA Produce Safety Rule, Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs), and co-management of natural resources and food safety.

Lead Instructor: Don Stoeckel, Ph.D., Produce Safety Alliance
Produce Safety

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2-Day Courses
Monday, May 6
9:00am – 5:00pm
 
Tuesday, May 7
9:00am – 5:00pm
Professional Food Safety Auditor Training
This 2-day training is designed to strengthen and enhance the skills, knowledge, and critical thinking behaviors attributed to a qualified food safety auditor in the post-FSMA environment.

Lead Instructor: Kimberly Onett, NSF
NEHA

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Certified in Comprehensive Food Safety (CCFS)
The CCFS study course provides a strong core knowledge base for food safety professionals with a primary responsibility of overseeing the processing, manufacturing, and supply-chain environments of the U.S. and imported food supply.

Lead Instructor: TBA

NEHA

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Foreign Supplier Verification
This course is a standardized, training curriculum that will provide participants with an understanding of the requirements of the Foreign Supplier Verification Programs rule (FSVP) for importers of food for humans and animals.

Lead Instructor: Nancy Scharlach, FSMA International

FSPCA

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3-Day Courses
Monday, May 6
9:00am – 5:00pm
 
Tuesday, May 7
9:00am – 5:00pm
 
Wednesday, May 8
1:00pm – 5:00pm
HACCP Training
This course is a requirement for food safety professionals and HACCP Team members in processing facilities inspected by USDA/FSIS Inspectors, and for those FDA-inspected facilities that are required by their 3rd party audit company or by their customers to have a voluntary HACCP Plan

Lead Instructor: William Lachowsky, Ontario College of Teachers
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Seafood HACCP
This standard “live” 2.5 day Alliance training course is for the supply chain of the seafood processors including food distribution warehouses and those companies that make, transport or stores seafood

Lead Instructor: Donna Schaffner, Rutgers Food Innovation Center
AFDO

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Preventative Controls for Human Foods
This course, developed by the FSPCA, is the “standardized curriculum” recognized by FDA and successfully completing this course meets the FSMA requirements for a “preventive controls qualified individual”.

Lead Instructor: Eva Rodriguez-Szewczyk, Rutgers Food Innovation Center FSPCA

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Tuesday, May 7

8:30am – 11:30am
Session 1: How to Prepare for, Manage and Survive a High-Profile Food Safety Crisis

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PRESENTERS:

James Marsden, Chipotle (invited)
Lone Jespersen, Cultivate Food Safety (invited)
Will Daniels, IEH
Jay Ellingson, Kwik Trip
Oscar Garrison, United Egg Producers
Robert McNaney, Padilla
Shawn Stevens, Esq., Food Industry Counse

Sponsored by Alchemy

12:30pm – 2:30pm
Session 2: Partners with a Common Purpose

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PRESENTERS:

Mick Miklos, National Restaurant Association
Dionne Crawford, McDonald’s Corporation
Tara Paster, Paster Training
Courtney Mickiewicz, Virginia Dept. of Agriculture & Consumer Services
Joseph Corby, Association of Food & Drug Officials
Laurie Farmer, Food & Drug Administration

Session 3: Getting Back to Basics

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PRESENTERS:

Dane Bernard, Bold Bear Food Safety
Oscar Garrison, United Egg Producers
Hal King, Ph.D., Public Health Innovations LLC


3:00pm – 5:00pm
Session 4: Food Protection: Business Decision-Making for Intentional Acts including Food Fraud and Food Defense

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PRESENTERS:
John Spink, MSU
Gillian Kelleher, Wegmans Food Markets (invited)
Jacqueline Southee, FSSC (invited)
Alonso Capuchino, AIB (invited)

Session 5: Foodborne Outbreaks in the News

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PRESENTERS:

Matthew Wise, MPH, Ph.D., CDC
Art Liang, CDC
Laura Gieraltowski, MPH, Ph.D., CDC
Travis Irvan, MPH, Delaware General Health District of Ohio


5:00pm – 7:00pm
EXHIBIT HALL OPEN

Welcome Reception on Show Floor. Open to all registered attendees


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Wednesday, May 8

8:00am – 9:00am
Session 6: Foodservice/Retail Community Group

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PRESENTERS:

Chirag Bhatt, RS, CCFS, Buc-ee’s, Ltd.
Gillian Kelleher, Wegmans Food Markets
Mahipal Kunduru, Ph.D., Topco Associates
Steven Lyon, Ph.D., Chick-fil-A, Inc.
Craig Wilson, Costco Wholesale Corporation
John Zimmerman, First Watch Restaurants

 

Session 7: Manufacturing/Processor/Supplier Community Group

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PRESENTERS:

Will Daniels, IEH
Oscar Garrison, United Egg Producers
Joan Menke-Schaenzer, Van Drunen Farms/ FutureCeuticals

Session 8: Distribution Community Group

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PRESENTERS:

Mary Lynn Walsh, Sysco

Session 9: Regulatory Community Group

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PRESENTERS:

Steve Mandernach, Association of Food & Drug Officials
Dave Nicholas, NY State Health
D. J. Irving, Tennessee Department of Health
Randy Treadwell, Washington Department of Agriculture


9:15am – 10:30am
Keynote Presentation: What Will Drive Future Food Safety Progress
Michael Taylor, Co-Chair of the Stop Foodborne Illness Board
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NSF Food Safety Leadership Awards

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NSF Awards

10:30am – 2:30pm
EXHIBIT HALL OPEN

See Exhibit Hall Highlights


2:45pm – 4:00pm
Session 10: Industry and Regulatory Perspectives on Produce Safety in 2019

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PRESENTERS:

Glenda Lewis, M.S.P.H., FDA
Will Daniels, IEH

Session 11: Validation and Verification of Processes

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PRESENTERS:

Dr. Purnendu C. Vasavada, University of Wisconsin-River Falls
Alvin Lee, Ph.D., Illinois Institute of Technology
Larry Keener, International Product Safety Consultants

Session 12: Innovative Social Media and Digital Tools to Reduce Risks

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PRESENTERS:

Steven Lyon, Ph.D., Chick-fil-A, Inc.
Davis Addy, Chick-fil-A, Inc.
Dan Tew, YUM!
Lauren DiPrete, MPH, REHS, Southern Nevada Health District

Session 13: Playing Nice in the Sandbox

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PRESENTERS:

Chirag Bhatt, RS, CCFS, Buc-ee’s, Ltd.
Mary Lynn Walsh, M.S., R.D., Sysco Corporation


4:15pm – 5:30pm
Session 14: Whole Genome Sequencing: How Is It Being Used? Is it Revolutionizing Food Safety?

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PRESENTERS:

Matthew Wise, MPH Ph.D., CDC
Joan Menke-Schaenzer, Van Drunen Farms/FutureCeuticals
Will Daniels, IEH
Henk C. den Bakker, Ph.D., Center for Food Safety, University of Georgia

Session 15: Proposition 65 – The Confusion, Chaos and Conflict made Clear

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PRESENTERS:

Shawn Stevens, Esq., Food Industry Counsel
Al Baroudi, Ph.D, CFS, The Cheesecake Factory
Craig Wilson, Costco (invited)

Session 16: Difficult-to-Inactivate Microorganisms: Challenges and Strategies

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PRESENTERS:

Lee Ann Jaykus, Ph.D., North Carolina State University
Chip Manuel, Ph.D., Diversey
Alvin Lee, Ph.D., Illinois Institute of Technology

Sponsored by Sani Professional
Session 17: Food Allergens and their Control in 2019 – Where Are We Now?

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PRESENTERS:

Jenny Scott, CFSAN, FDA
Glenda Lewis, M.S.P.H., FDA

Sponsored by Elisa

5:30pm – 7:00pm
Networking Reception

Open to all registered attendees


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Thursday, May 9

8:00am – 9:00am
Session 18: Where Are We Now? FSMA Food Safety Plans in 2019

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PRESENTERS:

Danielle Clemmons, MPH, MFRPS, NJ DOH
Debbie Kane, M.S., J&J Snack Foods
Donna Schaffner, Rutgers Food Innovation Center
William Lachowsky, B.A., B.Ed., B.Sc., M.Sc., Ontario College of Teacher

Session 19: Ensuring Effective Food Safety Programs with Your Co-Packer

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PRESENTERS:

Dr. Don Jones, Atkins Inc.
Brian Perry, TreeHouse Foods

Session 20: Blockchain Technology for Food Safety

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PRESENTERS:

Sean Leighton, Cargill
Angela Fernandez, Food Logistics
Andy Kennedy, IFT Global Food Traceability Center
James Mitchell, Bitwise

Session 21: Microbial Interventions What Technical Things Do People Want to Know About?

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PRESENTERS:

Alvin Lee, Ph.D., Illinois Institute of Technology
Brendan Niemira, Ph.D., USDA-ARS Eastern Regional Research Center


9:15am – 10:30am
An Interactive Town Hall with Regulatory and Advisory Groups

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Paul Kiecker, AUSDA
Steven Mandernach, AFDO
Dr. Robert Tauxe, CDC
Frank Yiannas, FDA

MODERATOR: Gary Ades, Ph.D., G&L, Consulting Group

The Sani Awards™

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Sponsored by: Sani

10:30am – 2:30pm
EXHIBIT HALL OPEN

See Exhibit Hall Highlights


2:45pm – 4:00pm
Session 22: The “Who”, “What” and “How’s” of the Sanitary Transportation Food Act (STFA)

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PRESENTERS:

Mary Lynn Walsh, M.S., R.D., Sysco Corporation
Gary Ades, Ph.D., G&L Consulting

Session 23: Lessons Learned — FSMA Third Party Audits and Voluntary Qualified Importer Program

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PRESENTERS:

Reinaldo Figueiredo, American National Standards Institute
Sharon Mayl, FDA (invited)
Kathy Wybourn, DNV Certifications Inc.

Session 24: Active Managerial Control in a Foodservice/Retail Setting

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PRESENTERS:

Hal King, Ph.D., Public Health Innovations, LLC.
John Zimmermann, First Watch Restaurants, Inc.
Shannon McKeon, Fairfax County Health Department
Chirag Bhatt, RS, CCFS, Buc-ee’s Ltd

Sponsored by Purell
Session 25: Raw Agricultural Commodity vs. Ready to Eat – Blurred Lines?

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PRESENTERS:

Will Daniels, IEH
Suresh DeCosta, Lippman Produce (invited)
Samir Asar, FDA CFSAN (invited)


4:15pm – 5:30pm
Session 26: Hot Topics: What’s Keeping Food Safety Professionals Up At Night?

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PRESENTER:

Joan Menke-Schaenzer, Van Drunen Farms/FutureCeuticals


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Solutions Stage

Wednesday, May 8

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, May 9

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

Sani Professional

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

 

 
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 2

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

Eurofins

 

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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