Agenda 2017-04-26T08:43:43+00:00

Day 1


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2017 Agenda:

(Agenda subject to change.)

7:00am-8:00am: Registration

8:00am: Welcome

8:10am: Keynote Speaker, Current Trends in Food Safety Dr. David Acheson, The Acheson Group

9:00am: My Food Safety Battle with Gwyneth Paltrow (and other stories from Barf Blog) Dr. Ben Chapman, North Carolina State University

10:00am-10:30am: Coffee Break and Exhibitor Expo

10:30am: Retail HACCP Greg Biggers, Executive Chef, Sofitel Chicago Water Tower

11:30am: Scholarship Award

11:40am-1:00pm: Networking Lunch

1:00pm-4:30pm Concurrent Tracks (with Afternoon Break and Exhibitor Expo):

Toxin Screening, Industrial Labs
3:00pm-3:30pm: Break
3:30pm-4:30pm: Marine Toxins, Chris Brooks, FDA

When is it a Food Facility Hazard? Marijuana Products
Commander James Henning, Denver Police Department
1:40pm-2:20pm: Mark Rudolph, Denver Fire Department
2:20pm-3:00pm: Kara Lavaux, Denver Environmental Health
3:00pm-3:30pm: Break
3:30pm-3:45pm: Food Safety Inspections in Retail Marijuana Products Manufacturing Facilities, Steven Chevalier, Tri-County Health Department
3:45pm-4:15pm: Regulatory Laboratory Perspective on Colorado’s Cannabis Industry, Keith Wegner, Colorado Department of Agriculture
4:15pm-4:30pm: Regulatory Panel Discussion

4:30pm: Closing Remarks

4:30pm-6:30pm: Industry Sponsored Networking Reception

Day 2


7:00am-8:00am: Registration

8:00am: Welcome to Day 2 

8:10am: Approved Source? Meet the nose behind Imported Food Inspections, Federal Imports Dog

9:00am: Global Food Defense Jason Brashura

10:00am-10:30am: Novel Outbreaks: A Look at Unique Pathogen-Vehicle Pairings Allison Wellman, FDA

11:30am-12:45pm: Networking Lunch

12:45pm: Functional Food Trends: Edible Insects Wendy Lu McGill, Rocky Mountain Micro Ranch

2:00pm: Sustainable Food Manufacturing Derek Boer, Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment

2:35pm: Afternoon Truffle Break and Exhibitor Expo

3:15pm: CRISPR Dr. Greg Graff, Colorado State University

4:30pm: Closing Remarks, See you in 2018!

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2016 Conference