AFDO Educational Conference presentations


Monday, June 11, 2018

Burlington, Vermont

8:15 am – 9:30 am

U.S. Food and Drug Administration Regulatory Affairs Update

Presenters

  • Melinda Plaisier, Associate Commissioner for Regulatory Affairs, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
  • Michael Rogers, MS, Assistant Commissioner for Human and Animal Food Operations, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
  • Erik Mettler, MPA, MPH, Assistant Commissioner for Partnerships and Policy, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
  • Alonza Cruse, Director, Office of Pharmaceutical Quality Operations, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
  • Armando Zamora, Acting Director, Office of Enforcement and Import Operations, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

9:30 am – 10:00 am

Hurricane Maria and Puerto Rico’s Response to Regulated Food and Drug Firms

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10:30 am – 11:14 am

FSIS Policy Update 

Presenters

11:15 am – 12:00 pm

Meet Irma and Harvey

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Food Breakouts

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Food Safety on the Little Screen

Presenters

  • Nancy Cohen, Ph.D., RD, FAND, Senior Planning Officer, Professor of Nutrition, University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • Kim Concra, Nutrition and Food Safety Specialist, Cape Cod Cooperative Extension, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
  • Charlie Kalish, Managing Member, Food Safety Guides

2:30 pm – 3:15 pm

What’s Ready-to-Eat? 

Presenters

3:45 pm – 4:30 pm

Listeriosis Prevention: It’s a Collaborative Effort

Presenters

  • Donna Garren, PhD., Executive Vice President, Science & Policy, American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI)
  • Mickey Parish, Ph.D., Senior Science Advisor, CFSAN, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Food Recovery Systems

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Retail Breakouts

1:30 pm – 2:45 pm

Investigators’ Discoveries: Digging Deeper for Food Safety

Presenters

  • Jennifer Pierquet, Program Planner, Iowa Department of Inspection & Appeals
  • Mark Speltz, Retail Program Lead/Training Specialist, Iowa Department of Inspection & Appeals

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Handouts

3:15 pm – 5:30 pm

Retail “Speed Dating” Session

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Improve Your Food Protection Program – It’s as Easy as P….T….V:

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Targeting Holding Time and Temperature

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A Two Front War on Risk Factors

Presenters

Mark Speltz, Chief Inspector, Iowa Department of Inspection & Appeals

Handouts 

“The Wheelhouse” offering a great selection at low-low prices (free) don’t reinvent the wheel – we already have the one you need:

Presenters

Gary Coggins, Environmental Health Manager, New River Health District, Virginia Department of Health

Pete Salsbury, Project Manager, CFSAN, Retail Food Partnerships, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

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UFE’s (Unattended Food Establishments) Do Exist!

Presenters

  • Adam Inman, Assistant Program Manager, Kansas Department of Agriculture
Recall Audit Check – Just in Time Training Module

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Links to Success….Violation Hyperlinks to Eliminate Hazards

Presenters

  • Catherine Feeney, MBA, RD, LDN, Chief, Center for Food Protection, Rhode Island Department of Health, Providence, Rhode Island

Drug & Medical Device Sessions 

10:30 am – 11:15 am

Using Artificial Intelligence to Advance Quality Operations

Presenters

11:15 am – 12:00 pm

FDA is Rethinking the Handling of Reports Corrections & Removals

Presenters

1:30 pm – 2:15 pm

Health Canada update on the Modernization of Regulations for Self-Care Products

Presenters

  • Matthew Bown, Senior Analyst, Consumer Health Product Modernisation, Natural and Non-Prescription Health Products Directorate, Health Products and Food Branch, Health Canada

2:15 pm – 3:00 pm

Industry and USP Perspective on Supply Chain Control

Presenters

3:30 pm – 4:15 pm

Structured Product Labeling and Product Labeling and Drug Supply Chain Integrity

Presenters

4:15 pm – 5:00 pm

Enforcement Trends in Drugs, Devices & Compounding Pharmacy Inspections

Presenters

  • Diane Amador-Toro, New Jersey District Director, Pharma Program Division I Director, Office of Regulatory Affairs, U.S. Food & Drug Administration
  • Maya Davis, Compliance Officer, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
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