Schedule of Events

Tuesday, March 3rd

2:00pm – 5:00pm

Pre-Conference Session: Young Professionals in the Food Safety Industry
*Separate registration is required, and seating is limited. 


Wednesday, March 4th

8:30am - 10:30am

Pre-Conference Session: Building Effective Relationships with Regulators
*Separate registration is required, and seating is limited.


11:30am - 12:00pm

Welcome and Lunch


12:00pm - 1:00pm

Regulatory Update


1:00pm - 3:00pm

Research Updates: Pre-Harvest, Post-Harvest and Further Processing


2:30pm - 4:00pm

Afternoon Break - At Your Leisure


3:00pm - 4:00pm

“TED Talks” on Big Food Safety Ideas


4:00pm - 5:30pm 

General Session I: War Stories


5:30pm - 6:30pm

Reception 


Thursday, March 5th

7:00am - 8:00am

Breakfast


7:00am - 8:00am

BIFSCo Member Breakfast and Annual Meeting


8:30am - 10:00am

General Session II – Salmonella


10:00am - 10:30am

Morning Break


10:30am - 12:00pm

Breakout Session: Food Defense


10:30am - 12:00pm

Breakout Session: Consumer Myths and How to Address Them


12:00pm - 1:00pm

Lunch


1:00pm - 2:30pm

General Session III: Beef Harvest- ‘Process-In-Control’


2:30pm - 3:00pm

Afternoon Break


3:00pm - 4:30pm

General Session IV: Foreign Material


4:30pm - 5:00pm

Discussion & Wrap Up


5:00pm - 6:00pm

Reception