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Chicago Marriott Southwest at Burr Ridge

1200 Burr Ridge Parkway

Burr Ridge, IL 60527

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Tuesday, September 27, 2016

8:00 am – 12:00 pm Low Moisture Foods Taskforce Meeting

8:00 am – 12:00 pm Sprout Safety Taskforce Meeting

10:00 am – 11:00am New Member/New Delegate Orientation

10:00 am – 12:00 pm Hot Topics Session

11:30 am – 1:00 pm Registration and Lunch Available for Meeting Attendees

1:00 pm – 1:30 pm

WELCOMING REMARKS AND IFSH UPDATE

Robert Brackett, Ph.D., Vice President, Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) and Director, Institute for Food Safety and Health (IFSH)

1:30 pm – 2:00 pm

CFSAN UPDATE

Steven Musser, Ph.D., Deputy Director, FDA Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN)

2:00 pm – 2:30 pm

HOW RELIABLE ARE YOUR RESULTS? TESTING IN THE AGE OF FSMA

Palmer A. Orlandi, Ph.D., Chief Science Officer and Research Director, FDA Office of Foods and Veterinary Medicine

2:30 pm – 3:00 pm

USDA NIFA'S INSTITUTE OF FOOD SAFETY AND NUTRITION: PRIORITIES FOR 2016 AND BEYOND

Denise R. Eblen, Ph.D., Deputy Director, Institute of Food Safety and Nutrition, USDA NIFA

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm

INDUSTRY PRESENTATIONS | TECHNOLOGY SHOWCASE


3:30 pm – 4:00 pm

INDUSTRY KEYNOTE PRESENTATION

Balancing Perception and Compliance: Managing Chemicals in a Changing World

Steve Hermansky, Ph.D., V.P. Food Safety, ConAgra Foods


4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

MITIGATION STRATEGIES TO PROTECT FOOD AGAINST INTENTIONAL ADULTERATION

Jon Woody, Ph.D., Acting Director, FDA, CFSAN Food Defense and Emergency Coodination Staff


4:30 pm – 4:45 pm

IFSH AWARDS


5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

RECEPTION at Eddie Merlots | 201 Bridewell Dr, Burr Ridge, IL 60527

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

8:00 am ‒ 8:25 am

Continental Breakfast

8:25 am – 8:30 am

IFSH PLATFORM HIGHLIGHTS

Glenn Black, Ph.D., Associate Director for Research, FDA CFSAN Division of Food Processing Science and Technology

8:30 am - 9:00 am

Processing and Packaging Platform

Jason Wan, Ph.D., IFSH Associate Director, IIT IFSH

Enhancing Legacy Technologies for Pasteurization of Low Moisture Foods

Nate Anderson, Ph.D., Research Engineer, FDA CFSAN Division of Food Processing Science and Technology

9:00 am – 9:30 am

Food Microbiology Platform

Mary Lou Tortorello, Ph.D., Branch Chief – Food Technology, FDA CFSAN Division of Food Processing Science and Technology

Insights into the Microbial Diversity of Raw and Pasteurized Gouda Cheese using Metagenomic Analysis

Joelle Salazar, Ph.D., Microbiologist, FDA CFSAN Division of Food Processing Science and Technology

9:30 am – 10:00 am

Food Chemistry Platform

Lauren Jackson, Ph.D., Branch Chief – Food Process Engineering, FDA CFSAN Division of Food Processing Science and Technology

Factors Affecting Arsenic Levels in Juices Processed with Filter Aids

Zhengfang Wang, Ph.D., Chemist, FDA CFSAN Division of Food Processing Science and Technology

10:00 am – 10:30 am

Break

10:30 am – 10:45 am

Nutrition Platform Overview/Methods Diversity Assess the Impact of What We Eat

Britt Burton-Freeman, Ph.D., Director - Center for Nutrition Research, IIT IFSH


10:45 am - 11:00 am

FDA's Food Safety and Allergens Proficiency Testing Programs

Ravinder Reddy, Ph.D., Microbiologist, FDA CFSAN DFPST


11:00 am – 11:10 am

POSTER SESSION OVERVIEW

Jason Wan, Ph.D., IFSH Associate Director, IIT IFSH


11:10 am – 12:00 pm

POSTER VIEWING


12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Lunch


1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

HOT TOPICS IN FOOD SAFETY

Robert Brackett, Ph.D., Vice President, Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) and Director, Institute for Food Safety and Health (IFSH)


Controversies Surrounding Listeria monocytogenes in Frozen Foods

Mickey Parish, Ph.D., Senior Science Advisor, FDA CFSAN


More Comparable and Reliable Validations for New Technologies, Rapid Methods and Portable Devices

Microbiologiest Perspective | Tom Hammack, FDA CFSAN

Chemist Perspective | John Callahan, Ph.D., FDA CFSAN


Fresh-cut Produce Under FSMA - a Challenging Process Validation

Mary Lou Tortorello, Ph.D., Chief, Food Technology Branch, FDA CFSAN DFPST


2:30 pm – 2:50 pm

WHOLE GENOME SEQUENCING - BENEFITS TO THE INDUSTRY

Eric Brown, Ph.D., Director, Division of Microbiology, Office of Regulatory Science, CFSAN

View the IFSH Whole Genome Sequencing for Food Safety Symposium Program Here


2:50 pm – 3:00 pm

CLOSING REMARKS AND ADJOURNMENT

Robert Brackett, Ph.D., Vice President, Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) and Director, Institute for Food Safety and Health (IFSH)

HOTEL INFORMATION

Chicago Marriott Southwest at Burr Ridge
1200 Burr Ridge Parkway
Burr Ridge, IL 60527
Call 630-986-4100 to reserve your room(s)

Springhill Suites by Marriott Chicago Southwest
15W090 North Frontage Road
Burr Ridge, IL 60527
Call 630-323-7530 to reserve your room(s)

Contact: Cindy Koschetz at ckoschet@iit.edu or (708) 563-8152 for more hotel information.

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1200 Burr Ridge Parkway

Burr Ridge, IL 60527

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