AFDO Educational Conference presentations


Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Atlanta, Georgia

Joint Sessions

8:15PM – 9:00AM

The Poison Squad: One Chemist’s Single-Minded Crusade for Food Safety at the Turn of the Twentieth Century

Presenters:

  • Deborah Blum, Director, Knight Science Journalism Program at MIT and Publisher, Undark Magazine

9:00AM – 10:00AM

Using Cannabis from a Medical Perspective

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Food Sessions

10:30PM – 11:00AM

U.S. Food and Drug Administration Update on Food Policy & Response

Presenters:

  • Frank Yiannas, Deputy Commissioner for Food Policy and Response, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

11:00AM – 11:30AM

Improving the Control of LM in Retail through Surveillance and Partnerships

Presenters:

  • Carl-Martin Ruiz, Deputy Assistant Administrator, Office of Investigation, Enforcement and Audit, Food Safety and Inspection Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture
  • Download presentation by Carl-Martin Ruiz

11:30AM – 12:00PM

Hurricanes from an Industry Perspective

Presenters:

  • Tracy Johnstone, McDonald’s Restaurant Owner Operator
  • Michael Roberson, Director, Corporate Quality Assurance, Publix Super Markets, Inc.

1:30PM – 2:30PM

Regulatory and Industry Partnerships

Presenters:

  • Courtney Bidney, Director, Global Scientific and Regulatory Affairs, General Mills
  • Jessica Badour, Recall Outreach Specialist, Georgia Department of Agriculture
  • Patrick Kennelly, Program Director, Manufactured Food Regulatory Program Alliance, Association of Food and Drug Officials

2:30PM – 3:00PM

FDA’s Strategy for the Safety of Imported Food

Presenters:

  • Donald A. Prater, DVM, Associate Commissioner for Food and Veterinary Medicine, Office of Food and Veterinary Medicine, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

3:30PM – 4:30PM

Reducing Food Waste: Industry and Regulatory Perspectives on Food Recovery Systems

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4:30PM – 5:30PM

Advocating for Food Safety with Policy Makers

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Drug & Device Sessions

10:30AM – 11:15AM

CDRH’s New Direction in ProductClearance and Compliance: Four New Initiatives that will Affect Industry

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11:15AM – 12:00PM

Using Real World Evidence to Speed Medical Device Innovation: An FDA Perspective

Presenters:

  • Douglas Dumont, Office of Surveillance and Biometrics, Center for Devices and Radiological Health, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
  • Adam Saltman, M.D., Ph.D. Medical Officer, Office of Compliance, Center for Devices and Radiological Health, U.S. Food & Drug Administration

12:00PM – 1:30PM

DDC Working Lunch Presentation – Handling FDA Inspections: What to Do When

Presenters:

  • Nancy Singer, President, Compliance-Alliance, LLC
  • Julie Larsen, Principal, Director of Inspection Readiness BioTeknica
  • Courtland Imel, CEO, Ceutical Labs
  • Anne Johnson, District Director, Philadelphia District Office, Program Division Director, Bioresearch Monitoring Division, Office of Bioresearch
  • Monitoring Operations, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
  • Adam Saltman, M.D., Ph.D. Medical Officer, Office of Compliance, Center for Devices and Radiological Health, U.S. Food & Drug Administration
  • Ballard Graham, Retired, U.S. Food & Drug Administration

1:30PM – 2:10PM

What You Need to Know About Promoting Quality with a Proactive CAPA System

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2:10PM – 3:00PM

Getting Ready to Implement the New EU Device Regulation

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3:30PM – 4:10PM

CDC Update Fungal Meningitis Outbreak: a CDC perspective/Burkholderia Cepacia Multi-State Outbreaks Related to Drugs, Devices and Cosmetics Used in Healthcare Settings

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4:10PM – 4:50PM

Working Together: Learn How You Can Participate in FDA/Industry Training Partnerships

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4:50PM – 5:30PM

Compliance Panel – Get Your Questions Answered

Presenters:

  • Alonza Cruse, Director of the Office of Pharmaceutical Quality Operations, U.S. Food & Drug Administration
  • Adam Saltman, M.D., Ph.D. Medical Officer, Office of Compliance, Center for Devices and Radiological Health, U.S. Food & Drug Administration
  • Anne Johnson, District Director, Philadelphia District Office, Program Division Director, Bioresearch Monitoring Division, Office of Bioresearch Monitoring Operations, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
  • Captain Jane Kreis, Training Officer, Pharmaceuticals, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Retail Sessions

1:30PM – 3:00PM

2019 Risk Factor Study Learning Lab: Connect the Dots and Using Collaboration to Reduce Risk Factors

Presenters:

  • Chris Smith, Director, Retail Food Protection Branch III, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
  • Andre Pierce, Director, Division of Environmental Health & Safety, Wake County Government, North Carolina
  • Jason Reagan, Program Manager, Gwinnett, Newton & Rockdale Counties, Georgia
  • Mark Speltz, Bureau Chief, Food and Consumer Safety Bureau, Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals
  • Download presentation on Risk factor study learning lab

Handouts:

3:30PM – 4:15PM

Food Safety Management Systems

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4:15PM – 5:30PM

When Food Science Meets Behavioral Science: Changing Behavior for Good

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