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Sunday, June 10, 2018

8:00 am - 9:00 am - Endowment Foundation 

8:00 am - 9:30 am - Food Protection & Defense Committee 

Emergency Response Guide Reveal

Charges Review

Genomics as a Countermeasure to Food Defense

  • Robert Hanner, PhD, Associate Professor, Biodiversity Institute of Ontario, University of Guelph

FDA IA Rule Update

  • Colin Barthel, Office of Food Defense, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

9:00 am - 10:00 am - Industry Associate Membership Committee 

9:00 am - 10:00 am - Administrative Committee 

9:30 am - 11:00 am - Foodborne Outbreak & Emergency Response Committee 

Welcome & Committee Update

New CORE Director Introduction

  • Dr. Stic Harris, CORE Director, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

CORE Updates

  • Karen Blickenstaff, Team Lead, CORE, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

RRT Updates

  • Priscilla Neves, Consumer Safety Officer, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Cottage Foods & Norovirus

  • Alida Sorenson, Response and Recall Coordinator, Minnesota Department of Agriculture

FoodSHIELD Update

  • Penny Norquist, Program Manager, Food Protection and Defense Institute

10:30 am - 12:00 pm - Drugs, Devices, & Cosmetics Committee

Dermal Abyss: Tattoos as medical condition monitors

  • Ali K. Yetisen, PhD, Principal Investigator, The University of Birmingham

10:30 am - 11:30 am - Laboratory, Science and Technology Committee Meeting

NYSDAM/FDA Mutual Reliance Pilot Update

  • Maria Ishida, Director of Division, Food Laboratory, New York Department of Agriculture and Markets
  • Ron Pace, District Director, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

11:00 am - 12:00 pm - Professional Development Committee 

11:30 am - 12:30 pm - Seafood Committee

Welcome and Updates

  • Rita Johnson, Biological Scientist IV, Division of Food Safety, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
  • Courtney Mickiewicz, Regional Manager, Food Safety & Security Program, Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

Control of Pathogens in Ready-to-Eat Seafood Products: Introduction to Industry Manual

  • Lisa Weddig, Vice President, Regulatory and Technical Affairs, National Fisheries Institute

Updates from U.S. Food and Drug Administration

  • Steven Bloodgood, Chief, Seafood Processing & Technology Policy Branch, Division of Seafood Safety, CFSAN, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm - Cannabis Committee 

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm - Laws & Regulations Committee 

Regulating Alcoholic Beverages in Minnesota

  • Katherine Simon, Assistant Division Director, Food & Feed Safety Division, Minnesota Department of Agriculture

12:30 pm - 3:30 pm - Body Art Committee

Update on Body Art Committee Activities

  • Ken Coleman Stevenson II, VP Regulatory Affairs, Ceutical Laboratories, Inc

Inspection Basics for Body Art Establishments

  • Sarah Robbin, AFDO Body Art Committee Chair,
  • Laurel Arrigona, Regulatory Affairs Associate, Ceutical Laboratories, Inc
  • Steve Joyner, Legislation and Regulatory Affairs, Association of Professional Piercers
  • Matt Bavougian, Legislation and Regulatory Affairs Committee Member, Association of Professional Piercers

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm - International & Governmental Relations Committee 

Guest Speaker/Presentation:

An Overview of International Recognition Systems

  • Mark Abdoo, Acting Deputy Commissioner for Global Regulatory Operations and Policy, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

System’s Recognition Implementation Panel

  • Office of Regulatory Affairs (ORA) perspective - Bruce Ross, Supervisor, International and Federal Engagement Office of Partnerships, ORA, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) perspective 

          • Nicole Bouchard-Steeves, Executive Director, Operations Modernization Project Office, Canadian Food Inspection Agency 

Audit Program 

  • Ellen Buchanan, Audit Director, Office of Human and Animal Food Operations, ORA, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Mutual Recognition for Pharmaceuticals

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm - Partners with a Common Purpose 
        • Joe Corby, Executive Director, Association of Food and Drug Officials
        • Mark Miklos, Program Director, Member Engagement, National Restaurant Association
        • Courtney Mickiewicz, Regional Manager, Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
        • Jessica Badour, Recall Outreach Specialist, Food Safety Division, Georgia Department of Agriculture
        • Dionne Crawford, Food Safety Manager, US Supply Chain Management, McDonald’s USA, LLC
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm - Alumni/Professional Development Committee 


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