AFDO Educational Conference presentations


Monday, June 24, 2019

Atlanta, Georgia

Joint Sessions

8:15AM – 10:00AM

U.S. Food and Drug Administration Regulatory Affairs Update

Presenters:

  • Erik Mettler, Assistant Commissioner for Partnerships and Policy, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
  • Ellen Morrison, Assistant Commissioner for Medical Products and Tobacco Operations, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
  • Michael Rogers, Assistant Commissioner for Human and AnimalFood Operations, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
  • Carol Cave, Director, Office of Enforcement and Import Operations, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

10:30AM – 11:00AM

How to Communicate Public Health Matters with Policy Makers Effectively

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11:00AM – 12:00PM

Chief Quality Officers – Redesigning the Field of Quality for the 21st Century

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Food Sessions

1:30PM – 2:30PM

Preventive Control Rule

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2:30PM – 3:00PM

Food Safety Considerations for Edible Insects

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3:30PM – 4:15PM

An Industry Perspective on Leading Practices in Supply Chain Management

Presenters:

  • Michael Roberson, Director, Corporate Quality Assurance, Publix SuperMarkets, Inc.
  • M.J. Shult, Senior Director, Quality Assurance and Food Safety, Brinker International

4:15PM – 5:30PM

Produce SafetyA Transition from Education and Regulation

Presenters:

  • Bob Ehart, Senior Policy and Science Advisor, NASDA
  • Joann Givens, Director, Office of Human and Animal Food Operations, West, U.S. Department of Food and Drug Administration
  • Natalie Adan, Division Director, Georgia Department of Agriculture

Drug & Device Sessions

1:30PM – 2:10PM

The Impact of ORA’s Strategic Initiatives: Is Industry Ready?

Presenters:

  • Alonza Cruse, Director of the Office of Pharmaceutical Quality Operations, U.S. Food & Drug Administration

2:10PM – 3:00PM

Avoiding Common Mistakes with Import/Exports – Getting Your Products In and Out of the Country

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3:30PM – 4:10PM

How Qualified Are You to be Part of Your Own Supply Chain?

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4:10PM – 4:50PM

Challenges with cGMP for 503b Compounding Facilities and Supply Chains

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4:50PM – 5:30PM

Are You Protecting Your Research Subjects and the Integrity of Your Data? FDA’s BIMO Program Explained

Presenters:

  • Anne Johnson, District Director, Philadelphia District Office, Program, Division Director, Bioresearch Monitoring Division, Office of Bioresearch Monitoring Operations, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Retail Sessions

1:30PM – 3:00PM 

Active Managerial Control in Atlanta!

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ASK A RETAIL FOOD SPECIALIST ANYTHING!

Presenters:

  • Cameron Wiggins, Retail Food Specialist, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
  • Diane Kelsch, Retail Food Specialist, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
HEY BOSS, I’M NOT FEELING TOO WELL THIS MORNING

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WHO’S THE BOSS?

Presenters:

  • Mandy Sedlak, Food Safety and Public Health Manager, Ecolab
  • Josephine Iacovone, McDonald’s Restaurant Owner Operator
UTILIZING COS FOR BUILDING ACTIVE MANAGERIAL CONTROL

Presenters:

  • Marilyn Tapia, Program Manager, Riverstone Health, Montana

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CREATING A FOOD SAFETY ADVISORY COUNCIL WITH STANDARD 7

Presenters:

  • Jason Reagan, Program Manager, Gwinnett, Newton & Rockdale Counties, Georgia
  • Jessica Badour, Recall Outreach Specialist, Georgia Department of Agriculture

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GET ON BOARD WITH FOOD SAFETY COMPLIANCE

Presenters:

  • Andre Pierce, Director, Division of Environmental Health & Safety, Wake County Government, North Carolina

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ADDRESSING STANDARD 1 AND CFPM

Presenters:

  • Morgan Lowder Retail Food Standards Coordinator, South Carolina Department of Health and EnvironmentalControl
  • Susan Best, Environmental Health Manager, South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control
  • Vetta Mills, Environmental Health Manager, South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control
  • N. Shannon Archie, Environmental Health Manager, South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control
GEEK SQUAD

Presenters:

  • Dionne Crawford, Manager of US Restaurant Food Safety, McDonald’s Corporation
  • Tracy Johnstone, McDonald’s Restaurant Owner Operator

3:30PM – 4:30PM

Employee Illness and Symptom Reports from an Industry Perspective

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4:30PM – 5:30PM

Food on the Roam – Not just your Average Hot Dog Vendor

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Body-Art Sessions

1:30PM – 2:15PM

Body Art Industry Through Collaboration with Artists and Regulators

Presenters:

  • Michael Crea, Body Art Educator & Executive Director, Florida Environmental Health Association
  • Carolynn Balcar, Environmental Consultant, Bureau of Environmental Health, Florida Department of Health

2:15PM – 3:00PM

Sterilization Principles and Protocols

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3:30PM – 4:10PM

Anodizing Metals and Different Quality Materials

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4:10PM – 4:50PM

FDA Tattoo Ink Inspection and Sampling

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4:50PM – 5:30PM

Panel Discussion

Presenters:

  • Kathleen Lewis, Senior Advisor, OCAC/CFSAN, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
  • Jodi Zimmerman, MPH, REHS, Registered Environmental Health Specialist II, El Paso County, Colorado
  • Aniya Strong, MPH, Senior Public Health Educator, Fulton County Board of Health
  • Cathy Montie, Owner, Absolute Tattoo Inc
  • Steve Joyner, Association of Professional Piercers, Board of Director, Legislation and Regulatory Affairs Committee
  • Sean Brown
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