Exhibitor Showcase Theater Schedule

Attend our FREE Exhibitor Showcase Theater presentations on the exhibit hall floor to hear subject matter epxerts educate on food safety issues and technologies and provide insight into potential solutions. Open to all registered attendees, no additional cost to attend.  

Wednesday, April 29

11:30AM - 12:00PM

H-1 Food Grade Lubricants & Their Relevance With HACCP & Eco-Green Requirements
Ellen Girard, OEM Analyst & Government Agency Liaison, LUBRIPLATE Lubricants Company

While reviewing the features and benefits of H-1 food grade lubricants, we will discuss the importance and ease of converting to a 100% NSF/H-1 lubrication program in consideration of the chemical hazard requirements for lubricants in HACCP programs & eco-green requirements. This presentation will also provide information on the regulatory history of H-1 food grade lubricants.

12:00PM - 12:30PM

Advanced Hygienic Design of Food Processing Equipment
Bill Sutton, Market Development Manager, Kollmorgen

The session will cover issues and challenges of design when applying drive train components in wash-down environments. We will review industry feedback concerning machinery needs and the journey of producing products that meet those real needs in the industry. We discovered a demand for the development of electrical motors, gearboxes and actuators that are functional, reliable and cleanable for wash-down areas.

12:30PM - 1:00PM

Matthews Marking Systems Session

Session description coming soon

1:00PM - 1:30PM

Sea Hawk Systems Session

Session description coming soon

1:30PM - 2:00PM

Best Practices in Implementing Hygienc Plastic Pallets in Food Plants
Curt Most, Global Account Manager - Plastic Pallets, ORBIS Corporation

Session description coming soon

2:00PM - 2:30PM

Modular Food Safety Laboratories – A Temporary or Permanent Solution
Dan Palmer, President, Art's Way Scientific Inc.

When time, quality, security and costs are critical, an Arts Way Scientific modular laboratory is the only Way to go. It’s a brilliantly designed, quickly built, research ready, modular laboratory for food related illnesses, public health, and biosafety requirements.

An Art’s Way Scientific modular laboratory is delivered in significantly less time than conventional design/build construction. With customer responsiveness and quality as key values, Art’s Way Scientific will custom design, manufacture, deliver and install your lab to meet your critical requirements.

It’s the food safety lab you need, the way you need it, when you need it. That is our promise.



Thursday, April 30

11:30AM -12:00PM

How to Use Limited Resources and Budgets to Develop World-Class Training, Coaching and Communication Programs
Lance Lee, Solution Consultant, Alchemy Systems

Employee engagement is one of the most critical aspects of improving operational metrics, while decreasing your risk of food and workplace safety incidents. By using a proven 3 pronged method, we'll discuss simple improvements that can be made in training and how to reinforce critical topics to your operation. We'll also focus on ways you can keep these topics top of mind 24/7, ensuring employees are learning a culture of safe habits in the workplace.

12:00PM - 12:30PM

Smart Pest Management – Leveraging Cutting - Edge Technology & Geo-Spatial Mapping
Aric Schroeder, VP of Sales, Copesan – Specialists in Pest Solutions

Take it to the next level – use sophisticated reporting, interactive action plan management and geo-spatial mapping to refine your pest management program. We’ll demonstrate Copesan’s new RapidTrax eLogbook solution and show how leveraging app-based technology can enhance your user experience as a client, giving you quick and easy access to your service data alongside trending tools to put your data in action and design a program that saves you time and money – exactly what you need in pest management, no more and no less. It’s cutting-edge technology with a practical purpose - real world, everyday improvement with greater efficiency and better program design.

12:30PM - 1:00PM

Roka Bioscience session

Session information coming soon

1:00PM - 1:30PM

Effective Foreign Material Detection for the Food Processing and Packaging Industry
Robert Rogers, Senior Advisor Food Safety & Regulations, Mettler Toledo

An introduction to the principles of metal detectors and X-ray systems providing an understanding of how they work. Factors affecting sensitivity and proper testing to provide an understanding of all the outside influences on MD and XR systems as well as proper testing and verification procedures to truly and completely challenge the systems to verify performance. Other items to consider that focus on system design highlighting the importance of controlling rejected product and determining root cause and corrective action.

1:30PM - 2:00PM

NAStar session

Session information coming soon

2:00PM - 2:30PM


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