Day 1


2019 Agenda
(Subject to change.)
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7:30am: Registration & Breakfast

8:20am: Welcome

8:30am: Keynote Speaker-Communication Across Barriers
Dr. Donna Beegle 

9:30am: Break and Exhibitor Expo

9:45am: FDA’s Retail Food Risk Factor Study
Mario Seminara, Jr., US Food & Drug Administration

10:40am: Social Equity in Food Inspection
Marta Lema and Ali Omar, Seattle & King County Public Health

11:40am: Reflecting on My Food Safety & Public Health Career and Preparing the Next Generation
Linda Stratton, Wyoming Department of Agriculture

12:00pm: Scholarship Award & Networking Lunch

1:15pm: Establishing A Food Safety Culture with Active Managerial Control
Rebecca Wynne and Chris Legerski, Olive Garden, DARDEN

2:00pm: Infrastructure Protection and Food Security
Joseph O’Keefe, Department of Homeland Security

2:45pm: Break and Exhibitor Expo

3:15pm:Gut Health
Dr. Elizabeth Ryan, Colorado State University

4:15pm: Closing Remarks

Join us immediately following the conference for a networking reception at Kline’s Beer Hall, 7519 Grandview Ave., Arvada, CO  80002. Light appetizers sponsored by Revivid and Cash Bar.

Day 2


7:30am: Breakfast

8:15am: Cyclospora Update and Toxoplasmosis
Dr. Anne Straily, Center for Disease Control & Prevention

9:15am: What’s Up with Produce?
Dan Gorski, US Food & Drug Administration

10:15am: Break and Exhibitor Expo

10:45am: Sprouts & Microgreens: What are the Differences?
Dr. Marisa Bunning, Colorado State University

11:15am: CDPHE Hemp Update
Jeff Lawrence, Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment

12:00pm: Networking Lunch

1:00pm: The 5 Second Rule, 15 Minutes of Fame, and More than 15 Years of Research
Dr. Don Schaffner, Rutgers University

2:00pm: Pets are People Too
Sheila Hamlett, KLN Family Brands

3:00pm: Break

3:15pm: Bill Marler, Marler Clark

4:15pm: Closing Remarks, See you in 2020!

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2019 Conference

2018 Conference