May 8-11, 2017

Rosemont, Illinois

Donald Stephens Convention Center

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At A Glance


Print Schedule-at-a-Glance

Monday, May 8

Certification Courses

Cert Courses detail

Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training
Seafood HACCP - Segment 2 
Preventive Controls for Animal Food
FSPCA Foreign Supplier Verification Programs Training
Professional Food Safety Auditor Training 
Preventive Controls for Human Foods


Tuesday, May 9

Tuesday Session detail

8:00am – 12:30pm

Workshop 1: The Latest in Listeria Control

1:30pm – 5:00pm

Workshop 2: Preventive Controls & Sanitary Food Transportation Act (SFTA): The Basics and Sustainment 
Workshop 3: A Guide to Success as a Food Safety Professional
Workshop 4: Integrated Food Safety System Update

5:00pm – 7:00pm
EXHIBIT HALL OPEN: Welcome Reception


Wednesday, May 10

Wednesday Session detail

8:00am – 9:00am

Session 1: Extending Your Community: Retail
Session 2: Extending Your Community: Foodservice
Session 3: Extending Your Community: Manufacturing
Session 4: Extending Your Community: Distribution
Session 5: Extending Your Community: Regulatory

9:15am – 10:30am
KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: Hot Topics in Food Safety
10:30am – 2:30pm
Solutions Stage Presentations 

12:00pm – 1:00pm

Lunch in Exhibit Hall

2:45pm – 4:00pm

Session 6: Foodborne Outbreaks 101: Introduction to Outbreak Investigation
Session 7: Are You Overlooking Physical Hazards in Your Hazard Analysis?
Session 8: The Food Code: What It Is and What It Can Be
Session 9: Responding to the Food Industry's 2AM Call - Food Safety Crisis Communications Planning and the Use of Social Media

4:15pm – 5:30pm

Session 10: My New FSMA Inspection Is Coming: Expectations On Both Sides
Session 11: The Importance of the Environmental Component of Foodborne Illness Outbreak Investigations
Session 12: How Strong Food Safety Systems Enable Food Rescue Programs to Reduce Food Waste 
Session 13: Food Defense Perspectives Within a Food Protection Landscape

5:30pm – 7:00pm
Food Safety Summit Gives Back Networking Reception
Sani AwardsTM


Thursday, May 11

Thursday Session detail

8:00am – 9:00am

Session 14: FSMA Produce Safety Rule
Session 15: Home Delivery - A Growing Market On the Horizon Which Brings New Challenges
Session 16: When FDA Comes Knocking: How the Pathogens in Your Drain Could Lead to Criminal Charges
Session 17: How Food Can Be Contaminated with Allergens

9:15am – 10:30am
TOWN HALL: A Candid Conversation with Top Regulators
NSF Food Safety Leadership Awards
10:30am – 2:30pm
Solutions Stage Presentations 

12:00pm – 1:00pm

Lunch in Exhibit Hall

2:45pm – 4:00pm

Session 18: Using 2nd Party Audits for FSMA Compliance Successfully
Session 19: Supply Chain Management - Copacker, Global, Local Sourcing, Metrics
Session 20: Food Fraud and Vulnerability Assessment
Session 21: Federal Menu Labeling Requirements and Claims

4:15pm – 5:30pm

Session 22: Never Say Never: Case Studies from Recent Foodborne Illness Outbreaks That Blindsided Us All