2021 Agenda

SCHEDULE LISTED IN CENTRAL TIME

Monday, May 10

9:00am – 5:00pm

Certification Course: Intentional Adulteration: Conducting Vulnerability Assessment


Tuesday, May 11

8:00am – 10:00am

W1: “State of the Industry” –Effects of COVID-19 on Current and Future Management Practices

10:00am – 11:30am

GENERAL SESSION
KEYNOTE:
The New Role and Responsibilities of the Food Safety Professional in the COVID-19 World

11:30am – 2:30pm

EXHIBIT HALL HOURS
Solutions Stage & Tech Tent Presentations

2:30pm – 3:30pm

S1: Managing COVID-19 across the Food Industry: We Can’t Mandate until We Educate
S2: How Ventilation can Reduce Disease Transmission
S3: Restaurant Policies and Practices Related to Norovirus Outbreak Size and Duration

3:45pm – 4:45pm

S4:Virtual Auditing- Understanding The Positives and Negatives
S5:Let’s Not Forget: Physical, Chemical, Biological Hazards
S6:Pivoting the Message to fit Today’s Concerns


Wednesday, May 12

8:00am – 10:00am

W2:RoadMap to Food Safety Culture

10:00am – 11:30am

GENERAL SESSION
TOWN HALL: A Conversation with Top Regulators


11:30am – 2:30pm

EXHIBIT HALL HOURS
Solutions Stage & Tech Tent Presentations


2:30pm – 3:30pm

S7:What information to use, and what to communicate during the COVID-19 Crisis
S8:How to Effectively Work with Departments in Your Company
S9:The New OSHA: Enforcement Under the Biden Administration – What Food Safety Managers Should Expect


3:45pm – 4:45pm

S10:Food Safety Leadership: How to Integrate It into the Business Functions of the Company

S11:Mutual Reliance

S12:Food Safety Challenges with Plant-Based Foods in Response to Refrigerated Storage, High Pressure Processing, and Pan Frying


Thursday, May 13

8:00am – 10:00am

W3: What Does Traceability Mean for Me and My Business?


10:00am – 11:30am

GENERAL SESSION
BEYOND COVID:
Let’s Work the Problem People - A Guide to Flexible Crisis Planning


11:30am – 2:30pm

EXHIBIT HALL HOURS
Solutions Stage & Tech Tent Presentations


2:30pm – 3:30pm

S13:Local Public Health – Navigating Conflicting Information

S14:Retail and New Business: What Should the Future Look Like?

S15:How Climate Affects the Safety of the Food Supply Chain

3:45pm – 4:45pm

S16:How to Take Care of Yourself, Each Other, Employees, and Communities

S17:Managing Unintended Consequences during a Crisis

S18: International Impact on Food Supply – Imports

9:00am – 5:00pm
Certification Course:
Intentional Adulteration: Conducting Vulnerability Assessment

This course will provide participants with the knowledge to implement the requirements of conducting a vulnerability assessment under the Mitigation Strategies to Protect Food Against Intentional Adulteration (IA) regulation of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This regulation is one of a number of regulations and guidance that implement the provisions of the 2011 Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), which focuses on safe food practices.

This course developed by the FSPCA is the “standardized curriculum” recognized by the FDA; successfully completing this course is one way to meet the requirements for a “food defense qualified individual” responsible for conducting an Intentional Adulteration vulnerability assessment.

Course registration includes the VIRTUAL FULL CONFERENCE PASS for no additional charge. Materials for the class will be send electronically. Registration for this course closes on Thursday, May 6th.

8:00am – 10:00am
W1: “State of the Industry” –Effects of COVID-19 on Current and Future Management Practices

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Presenters:
Oscar Garrison, United Egg Producers Association
Craig Henry, PhD, Food Safety Consultant
Jennifer McEntire Ph.D., United Fresh Produce Assn
KatieRose McCullough, PhD, MPH, North American Meat Institute

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10:00am – 11:30am
GENERAL SESSION
KEYNOTE: The New Role and Responsibilities of the Food Safety Professional in the COVID-19 World

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Craig Wilson, Vice President, GMM, Costco
Moderator: Stacy Atchison, Publisher, Food Safety Magazine

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11:30am – 2:30pm
EXHIBIT HALL OPEN

Solutions Stage & Tech Tent Presentations


2:30pm – 3:30pm
S1: Managing COVID-19 across the Food Industry: We Can’t Mandate until We Educate

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Presenters:
Joan Menke-Schaenzer, Van Drunen Farms/ FutureCeuticals
Lori White, Apex Quality Resources, Inc.
Moazzam Chaudhry, Van Drunen Farms/FutureCeuticals
Matt Jenkins, McDonald's US Supply Chain

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S2: How Ventilation can Reduce Disease Transmission

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Presenters:
Adam Kramer, ScD, MPH, RS, CDC
Ginger Chew, ScD, MSPH, CDC
Kenneth Mead, Mead, Ph.D., PE , NIOSH Division of Field Studies and Engineering
Stephen Martin, Ph.D., CDC’s National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health

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S3: Restaurant Policies and Practices Related to Norovirus Outbreak Size and Duration

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Presenters:
Lee-Ann Jaykus, PhD, North Carolina State University
Hal King, PhD, Public Health Innovations LLC
Glenda Lewis, MSPH, FDA
Anita Kambhampati, M.P.H., CDC

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3:45pm – 4:45pm
S4: Virtual Auditing- Understanding The Positives and Negatives

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Presenters:
Shawn Stevens, Food Industry Council, LLC
Sean Leighton, Cargill

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S5: Let’s Not Forget: Physical, Chemical, Biological Hazards

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Presenters:
Alvin Lee, Illinois Institute of Technology, School of Applied Technology
Brendan Niemira, USDA, Agricultural Research Service

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S6: Pivoting the Message to fit Today’s Concerns

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Presenter:
Donna Schaffner, Rutgers University

8:00am – 10:00am
W2: RoadMap to Food Safety Culture

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Presenters:
Mary Lynn Walsh, Sysco
Shawn Stevens, Food Industry Council, LLC
John Forsythe, Deloitte Consulting LLP
Conrad Choiniere, Ph.D., FDA
Moderator: Hal King, Ph.D., Public Health Innovations LLC

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10:00am – 11:30am
GENERAL SESSION
TOWN HALL: Q&A with Top Regulators

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Presenters
Steven Mandernach, JD, Executive Director, AFDO
Sandra Eskin, Deputy Under Secretary for Food Safety, USDA
Robert Tauxe, MD, MPH, Director, Div. of Foodborne, Waterborne and Environmental Diseases, CDC
Frank Yiannas, Deputy Commissioner, Food Policy and Response, FDA
Sherri McGarry, Health Scientist Microbiologist, CDC Liaison to FDA for Food Safety
Moderator:Gary Ades, Ph.D., Chair of the Food Safety Summit Educational Advisory Board; G&L Consulting

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12:00pm – 2:30pm
EXHIBIT HALL OPEN

Solutions Stage & Tech Tent Presentations


2:30pm – 3:30pm
S7: What information to use, and what to communicate during the COVID-19 Crisis

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Presenters:
Jorge Hernandez, The Wendy's Company
Mahipal Kunduru, PhD, Topco Associates
Steven Mandernach, JD, Association of Food & Drug Officials
Tom Ford, Compass

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S8: How to Effectively Work with Departments in Your Company

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Presenter:
Sharon Beals, CTI Foods
Cindy Gillespie, Amy’s Kitchen, Inc.
Craig Bacon, Simmons Foods
David Norton, SYSCO Specialty Meat Companies
Katya Forsyth, Consulting by K

S9: The New OSHA: Enforcement Under the Biden Administration – What Food Safety Managers Should Expect

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Presenter:
Kenneth Kirschner, Hogan Lovells


3:45pm – 4:45pm
S10: Food Safety Leadership: How to Integrate It into the Business Functions of the Company

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Presenters:
Mary Lynn Walsh, Sysco
Shawn Stevens, Food Industry Council, LLC
John Forsythe, Deloitte Consulting LLP
Conrad Choiniere, Ph.D., FDA
Moderator: Hal King, PhD, Public Health Innovations LLC

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S11: Mutual Reliance

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Presenters:
Erik Mettler, FDA
Pam Miles, Virginia Dept. of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Deanna Copeland, RS/REHS, Harris County Public Health
Angela Montalbano, New York Department of Agriculture & Markets
Maria Ishida, New York Department of Agriculture & Markets
Moderator: Joseph Corby, Association of Food & Drug Officials

S12: Food Safety Challenges with Plant-Based Foods in Response to Refrigerated Storage, High Pressure Processing, and Pan Frying

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Presenters:
Dr. Anna Porto-Fett, USDA, Agricultural Research Service
John Luchansky, PhD, USDA, Agricultural Research Service

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8:00am – 10:00am
W3: What Does Traceability Mean for Me and My Business?

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Presenters:
John Spink, PhD, Michigan State University
Andrew Kennedy, FDA
Jennifer McEntire, Ph.D., United Fresh Produce Assn
Angela Valadez, Publix Super Markets
Kyle Tanger, Deloitte Consulting LLP
James Cascone, Deloitte Consulting LLP
Bryan Hitchcock, The Institute of Food Technologists (IFT)
Katherine Vierk, CFSAN/FDA
Tammy Switucha, Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Moderator:Faye Feldstein, Deloitte

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10:00am – 11:30am
GENERAL SESSION
Beyond COVID : Let’s Work the Problem People - A Guide to Flexible Crisis Planning

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Presenters:
Will Daniels, President, Produce Division, IEH
Mary Lynn Walsh, Sysco
Glenn Stolowski, HEB
Moderator:Gary Ades, Ph.D., G&L Consulting

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11:30am – 2:30pm
EXHIBIT HALL OPEN

Solutions Stage & Tech Tent Presentations


2:30pm – 3:30pm
S13: Local Public Health – Navigating Conflicting Information

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Presenters:
Ernie Julian, PhD, Rhode Island Department of Health
Scott Packard, Houston Health Department
Mac McClendon, Office of Public Health Preparedness & Response
Moderator: Chirag Bhatt, MyHealthInspector

S14: Retail and New Business: What Should the Future Look Like?

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Presenters:
Glenda Lewis, MSPH, FDA
Andreas Keller, FDA

S15: How Climate Affects the Safety of the Food Supply Chain

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Presenter:
Anthony Broccoli, Rutgers Climate Institute
Moderator: Donna Schaffner, Rutgers University


3:45pm – 4:45pm
S16: How to Take Care of Yourself, Each Other, Employees, and Communities?

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Presenters:
Deb Kane, J&J Snack Foods. Corp
Cal Beyer, CSDZ, a Holmes Murphy Company
Moderator: Joan Menke-Schaenzer, Van Drunen Farms/FutureCeuticals

S17: Managing Unintended Consequences during a Crisis

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Presenter:
Steven Mandernach, JD, AFDO

S18: International Impact on Food Supply – Imports

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Presenters:
John Spink, PhD, Michigan State University, FoodFraudPrevention.com
John Keogh, McGill University

Tuesday, May 11

11:30am - 12:00pm
Strategies for Improving Sample Clean-up During the Analysis of Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) by Gas Chromatography

Deyny Mendivelso-Pérez, Senior R&D Scientist, sample preparation, MilliporeSigma
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12:00pm - 12:30pm
Remote Monitoring Systems: Does One Size Fit All?

Glen Ramsey, BCE, Senior Technical Services Manager, Orkin, LLC
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12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Solutions Stage


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1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Powering Your Workforce: The ROI of an Effective Training Program

Laura Dunn Nelson, VP Food Safety & Global Alliances, Intertek Alchemy
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1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Increasing Value Cross-Functionally with FoodLogiQ Connect

Jason Brown, Quality Assurance Specialist, Dine Brands Global
Kirstin Meyerhoeffer, Director of Product and Revenue Marketing, FoodLogiQ
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2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Digital Transformation in Food Safety

Jack Payne, Solution Consulting Director, Food and Beverage, Aptean
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Wednesday, May 12

11:30am - 12:00pm
Proper Set up and Validation of Product Inspection Solutions

Robert Rogers, Senior Advisor Food Safety & Regulation, Mettler-Toledo Product Inspection Division
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12:00pm - 12:30pm
Heavy Metals in Baby Foods: Regulatory Updates and Analytical Solutions

Justyce Jedlicka, Food and Beverage Regulatory Liaison, North America, MilliporeSigma
Yanqi Qu, Ph.D., Food & Beverage Safety & Quality Technology Specialist, MilliporeSigma
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12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Integrating the Modern Control Tower into the Food Supply Chain

Jeremy Schneider, Food Safety and Quality Assurance Expert, Controlant
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1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Reliable and Robust Pathogen Detection Solutions

Dr. Nevin Perera, Research & Development Manager, PerkinElmer, Inc.
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1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
A Scientific Approach to Linking Package Integrity & Leak Rate Directly to Improving Shelf Life

Bill Burnard, Business Development Manager: Package Integrity – North America, INFICON
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2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Solutions Stage


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Thursday, May 13

11:30am - 12:00pm
Solutions Stage

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12:00pm - 12:30pm
Solutions Stage

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12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Solutions Stage

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1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Solutions Stage

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1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Solutions Stage

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2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Solutions Stage

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Tuesday, May 11

11:45am - 12:15pm
Learning how to Connect and Communicate with your Frontline Employees

Jeffrey Ozer, Executive, Beekeeper
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12:45pm - 1:15pm
Reduce Expense, Risk & Loss With New Refrigeration Monitoring Technology

Dan Parent, Chief Technology Officer & Executive Vice President, OneEvent Technologies
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1:45pm - 2:15pm
Case Study: How to use electronic records, real-time alerts and expert consultation to drive your FS&Q programs

Matthew Bayer, Sales Representative, We R Food Safety!
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Wednesday, May 12

11:45am - 12:15pm
FSMA 204: Preparing for Tech-Enabled Traceability with FoodLogiQ

Todd Dolinsky, Chief Product Officer, FoodLogiQ
Kirstin Meyerhoeffer, Director of Product and Revenue Marketing, FoodLogiQ
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12:45pm - 1:15pm
Live Demo - How to Go Paperless & Automate FSQA with a Plant Management Platform

Larry Homuth, Regional Sales Manager, SafetyChain Software
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1:45pm - 2:15pm
EcoClear’s Deep Cleaning and Disinfection Service for Protecting Your Facility

Ken Farmer, VP EcoClear Division, AFCO/Zep
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Thursday, May 13

11:45am - 12:15pm
Utilizing IFS’s Enterprise Resource Planning Software to Support Food Safety

Karin Rainesalo, Sr. Business Solution Consultant, IFS
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12:45pm - 1:15pm
Tech Tent

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1:45pm - 2:15pm
Tech Tent

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