Cambridge ON, Canada
April 29th & 30th, 2020
Time to go to the boss for budget approval to register for this event
If you are the boss, you could register to attend or send one or more delegates.
Some discounts apply for group registrations.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for a 10% discount if registering 5 or more participants.
Registration for this event provides:
Access to practical "hands-on" learning about how to efficiently and successfully run your food safety and quality assurance programs beyond mere compliance
Opportunity to hear and be inspired by thought leaders in the food industry;
Access to attend all sessions;
Presentations on issues that are of direct and immediate concern to the food industry, and your operation;
50% discount for an electronic copy of the food Safety, Security & Quality Assurance (SSQA) Implementation Manual;
Lunch each day;
Opportunity for ongoing collaboration between interested participants and system/service/concept providers.
(subject to changes as additional technical presentations are confirmed)
"Advancing Food Safety, Security and Quality Assurance"
Themes of Keynote Speeches and Motivational Presentations:
Food safety and other Challenges Faced by the Food Industry;
Food Safety and Quality Assurance Obligations of Food Operations to Regulators, Customers and Consumers;
Food Industry Developments, Trends, Prospects and Opportunities.
Technical Presentations Themes:
Equipping Food Operations for Success
Strategies for Ensuring Consumer Safety & Customer Satisfaction
The Role of Science and Technology
Invited Participant Representation: Food producers, processors, manufacturers, industrial and institutional customers, retailers, food service operators, restaurants, consultants, industry trainers, academia, regulatory agencies, certification bodies, industry systems providers, instrumentation, tools, services, etc.
Agenda (subject to modification)
9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Arrival Desk
10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Welcome Remarks
10:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Keynote Speech
10:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Motivational Presentation
11:15 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Break
11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Customers' Food Safety and Quality Expectations
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Networking and Lunch Break
1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. Roundtable Discussion
Fraud Risk Assessment and Mitigation beyond "VACCP" and Global Database Search
1:45 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Technical Presentation
The use of in-house data for compliance and risk minimization
2:15 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Technical Presentation
3:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Break
3:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Technical Presentation
4:30 p.m. Adjourn for the day
DAY 2 Technical Presentations, demonstrations and Workshops
9:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Presentation/Workshop
By Neil Coole
10:15 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Technical Presentation
11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Networking Break
11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Presentation/Workshop
Application of the NODE strategy in Meeting Local and International Regulations
By Felix Amiri
This workshop will take you through hands-on exercises with a focus on meeting regulatory, internal and other external requirements.
12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. Networking and Lunch Break
1:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. Roundtable Discussion
Advancing Your Professional Status as a Credible Food Safety and Quality Assurance Force:
(Including a discussion about SSQA Facilitators for new and potential facilitators)
2:15 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Technical Presentation:
2:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Break
3:15 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Technical Presentation:
Establishing and maintaining an effective and successful food safety and quality assurance (FSQA) program without the added cost of annual re-certifications
By Felix Amiri
4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Closing Remarks
4:30 p.m. Workshops Close
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