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Tuesday, October 8

10:00 am–10:30 am

From Field to Fork — What is Your Data Telling You?
Theater II — Booth 4568
Speaker:  Michael Simms, Columbus

Rate of Return for Hygienic Design with Liquid Desiccant Dehumidification Systems (LDDS)
Theater I — Booth 1677
Speaker:  Pat Leach, Alfa Laval

Where is Your Automation Goldilocks Zone?
Food Safety Summit Theater — Booth 468
Speaker:  Matt Hartman, Blentech Corporation

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11:00 am–11:30 am

Industry 4.0 and Smart Data Analytics:  Increase the Potential of All Production Plants with Data
Theater I — Booth 1677
Speaker:  Jagjit Singh, ProLeiT Corporation

Latest Trends in High Pressure Processing (HPP) Including Pet Food
Theater II — Booth 4568
Speaker:  Kevin Kennedy, Avure Technologies

State and Local Inspections and Investigations:  From Relationships to the CSI of Food Safety
Food Safety Summit Theater — Booth 468
Speaker:  Steven Mandernach, Association of Food & Drug Officials

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12:00 pm–12:30 pm

Wastewater in a Circular Economy:  Impacts and Opportunities
Food Safety Summit Theater — Booth 468
Speaker:  Christopher Dooley, DMP Corporation

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12:00 pm–12:45 pm

Cannabinoids as Functional Ingredients
Theater I — Booth 1677
Speaker:  Justin Singer, Stillwater Foods

Marketing and Rebranding for the Small and Mid-Sized Meat Processor
Theater II — Booth 4568
Speaker:  Tia Harrison, The Butcher's Guild

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1:00 pm–1:30 pm

How Valve Automation Improves Productivity — from Product to Process Time Savings
Theater II — Booth 4568
Speaker:  Jim LeClair, Alfa Laval

Profitable Food Production:  How to Unlock the Potential of Your Plant with Technology and Automation
Theater I — Booth 1677
Speaker:  Jim Wilson, Matrix Control Systems and Dave Detweiler SafetyChain Software

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1:00 pm–1:45 pm

How to Break into Legal Cannabis Edibles and Beverages Product Development
Food Safety Summit Theater — Booth 468
Speaker:  Mike Hennesy, Wana Brands

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2:00 pm–2:30 pm

Contracting with an Experienced Design‐Build Firm Early in an Automation Project Will Improve Your Bottom Line
Theater I — Booth 1677
Speaker:  Mark Livesay and Andrew Nelson, ESI Group

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2:00 pm–2:45 pm

The Future of USDA, FSIS Appendix A & B for Lethality and Stabilization
Theater II — Booth 4568
Speaker:  Dr. Jeff Sindelar, University of Wisconsin

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2:00 pm–3:00 pm

Food Safety Tips for Produce Processors
Food Safety Summit Theater — Booth 468
Speaker:  Will Daniels, President, Produce Division at IEH Laboratories and Consulting Group

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3:00 pm–3:30 pm

Put the Heat from Your Air Compressor System to Work for You
Food Safety Summit Theater — Booth 468
Speaker:  Wayne Perry, Kaeser Compressors

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3:00 pm–3:45 pm

The Need for New Leaders in the Food and Beverage Industry
Theater II — Booth 4568
Speaker:  Jennifer van de Ligt, Director of Integrated Food Systems Leadership Program, University of Minnesota

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3:00 pm–4:00 pm

Challenges in Improving Cleanability and Hygienic Design in Today's Food Packaging Equipment
Theater I — Booth 1677
Speaker:  TBD

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Wednesday, October 9

10:00 am–10:30 am

Evidence-Based Methods for Effective Automated Wet Cleaning in Spiral Systems and Beyond
Food Safety Summit Theater — Booth 468
Speaker:  Cari Rasmussen, Commercial Food Sanitation

How to Remove Artificial Preservatives From Your Baking Label
Theater I — Booth 1677
Speaker:  Dr. Lin Carson, BAKERpedia

The Effect Smokehouse Airflow Has on Product Yields and Consistency
Theater II — Booth 4568
Speaker:  Mike Maki, Fusion Tech

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11:00 am–11:45 am

How the Global Food System Must Change
Theater II — Booth 4568
Speaker:  Jennifer van de Ligt, Director of Integrated Food Systems Leadership Program, University of Minnesota

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11:00 am–12:00 pm

Food Fraud and Intentional Adulteration
Food Safety Summit Theater — Booth 468
Speaker:  Dr. John Spink, Food Fraud Initiative, Michigan State University

Implementing the Industrial Internet of Things
Theater I — Booth 1677
Speaker:  TBD

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12:00 pm–12:30 pm

FSMA, Technology, and Audits: How a Food Company Automated the Audit Process
Food Safety Summit Theater — Booth 468
Speaker:  Bridgette Krueger, Sokol and Company and Brian Sharp, SafetyChain Software

New Technology for Cooking and Freezing = Faster, Safer, More Efficient Food Processing
Theater I — Booth 1677
Speaker:  Steve Kelley, FPSA Food Process Solutions

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12:00 pm–12:45 pm

Meat Snacks:  Manufacture, Innovation, and Opportunity
Theater II — Booth 4568
Speaker:  Dr. Jeff Sindelar, University of Wisconsin

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1:00 pm–1:30 pm

Validation of Pre-Production and Packaging Material Sterilization of Aseptic Filler
Theater I — Booth 1677
Speaker:  Dr. Manoj Sawale, Purdue University

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1:00 pm–1:45 pm

Improving the Supply Chain for Development of Legal Cannabis Edibles and Beverages
Food Safety Summit Theater — Booth 468
Speaker:  Lindsay Wisener, WiseBev

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1:00 pm–2:00 pm

Euromonitor International
Premiumization in Pet Care:  An Evolving Industry Trend

Theater II — Booth 4568
Speaker:  Jared Koerten, Euromonitor

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2:00 pm–2:30 pm

Balancing Capital Investment with Sustainability Goals
Theater I — Booth 1677
Speaker:  Mark Piegay, Alfa Laval

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2:00 pm–2:45 pm

Growth and Opportunities in Alternative Protein
Theater II — Booth 4568
Speaker:  Rody Hawkins, Improved Nature LLC

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2:00 pm–3:00 pm

Microbial Intervention in Food Processing
Food Safety Summit Theater — Booth 468
Speaker:  Alvin Lee, Center for Processing Innovation, Illinois Institute of Technology

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3:00 pm–3:30 pm

The Future of Integrated End to End Extraction Technology
Theater I — Booth 1677
Speaker:  Matthew Anderson, Vanguard Scientific Systems

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3:00 pm–3:45 pm

Cargill’s Leadership Brand:  Lessons from a General Manager and Soldier
Theater II — Booth 4568
Speaker:  Traci Earls, Cargill

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Thursday, October 10

10:00 am–10:30 am

Digitally Developing the Next Generation of Manufacturers with Gamification and 3D Simulation
Food Safety Summit Theater — Booth 468
Speaker:  Samer Forzley, Simutech Multimedia

Realize the Value of Connected Services, Now!
Theater II — Booth 4568
Speaker:  Jason Macellaro, Alfa Laval

Wastewater in a Circular Economy:  Impacts and Opportunities
Theater I — Booth 1677
Speaker:  Christopher Dooley, DMP Corporation

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11:00 am–11:45 am

Challenges and Solutions for the U.S. Dairy Industry
Theater I — Booth 1677
Speaker:  Debra Schug

Trends and Tomorrow's Growth Opportunities in Food Processing
Theater II — Booth 4568
Speaker:  Chuck Treutel, Watson Marlow Fluid Technology Group

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11:00 am–12:00 pm

What Food Processors Need to Know to Protect Their Brand
Food Safety Summit Theater — Booth 468
Speaker:  Shawn K. Stevens, Food Industry Counsel

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12:00 pm–12:30 pm

Automated and Continuous Sampling Technology, Providing More Visibility in Pathogen Detection and Product Properties
Food Safety Summit Theater — Booth 468
Speaker:  John Powalisz, Sentry Equipment Corporation

Automated Bacon Processing at U.S. Facilities
Theater II — Booth 4568
Speaker:  Bill Heilshorn, Briltran

Energy Savings in Food Production Environmental Control with Liquid Desiccant Dehumidification Systems
Theater I — Booth 1677
Speaker:  Mark Piegay, Alfa Laval

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1:00 pm–1:30 pm

Hygienic Design Electrical Enclosures Help Make Food Safer While Reducing Maintenance Time and Cost
Theater II — Booth 4568
Speaker:  John Carnevale, Rittal North America

Industry 4.0 and Smart Data Analytics: Increase the Potential of All Production Plants with Data
Theater I — Booth 1677
Speaker:  Jagjit Singh, ProLeiT Corporation

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1:00 pm–1:45 pm

Unique QA/QC and Food Safety Considerations in Legal Cannabis Edibles and Beverages R&D
Food Safety Summit Theater — Booth 468
Speaker:  TBD

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2:00 pm–2:30 pm

Where is Your Automation Goldilocks Zone?
Theater I — Booth 1677
Speaker:  Matt Hartman, Blentech Corporation

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2:00 pm–2:45 pm

Achieving Food Safety for Dry and Semi-Dry Sausages
Theater II — Booth 4568
Speaker:  Dr. Jeff Sindelar, University of Wisconsin

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2:00 pm–3:00 pm

Food Safety Transportation Act and the Impact for Food Processors
Food Safety Summit Theater — Booth 468
Speaker:  Lance Roberts, Dallas Branch Manager, Becker Logistics

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3:00 pm–3:45 pm

Purdue Food Science Extension:  Bridging Gaps and Managing Expectations
Theater I — Booth 1677
Speaker:  Erik Kurdelak, Purdue University Food Science

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