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96th Annual Conference

96th Annual NYSAFP Conference

September 17-19, 2019 Syracuse, NY DoubleTree Hotel

2019 Annual Conference Agenda

Tuesday Evening Reception (provided as part of the registration fee - must select during registration)

Wednesday
8:00-8:15 - Presidential Address - Casey McCue
8:15-9:00 - Food Safety and Quality Systems with a Focus on Building Food Safety Culture - Alejandro Mazzotta, Chobani
9:00-10:00 - Sustainability Throughout the Supply Chain - Lisa Watson, Social Responsibility Office: Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy, and Ronald Ohrel, Director of Community Outreach, Mid-Atlantic Dairy Association
10:00-10:30 - Break
10:30-11:15 - Sustainability Throughout the Supply Chain-Retail focused - Chris Foote, Wegmans
11:15-12:00 - Business Meeting
12:00-1:30 - Lunch (provided as part of the registration fee - must select during registration)
1:30-2:15 - New Microbiology Tests, What's Out There and What Questions to Ask - Martin Wiedmann, Cornell University
2:15-3:300 - HPP - What Research is Telling Us About its Application - Randy Worobo, Cornell University
3:00-3:30 - Break
3:30-4:15 - Food Fraud - Dianna Monica, FDA
4:15-5:00 - AFDO Food Emergency Regulator Guide - Jennifer Pierquet, AFDO

Wednesday Evening Reception (provided as part of the registration fee - must select during registration)

Thursday
FIELD SESSION
8:15-9:00 - Understanding Milk Cooling - Cooling Calculations, Target Temperatures and Capabilities - Chris Cherry, CIDEC LLC
9:00-9:45 - Milk Test Types - Interpretation & Troubleshooting - Rick Watters, QMPS
9:45-10:00 - Theodore Reich Award Presentation
10:00-10:30 - Break
10:30-11:15 - New Milking Equipment Technology - Chris Hylkema, NYS DAM
11:15-12:00 - FDA Update - David Pearce, FDA

LABORATORY SESSION
8:15-8:45 - NCIMS Laboratory Update - Cynthia Mangione, Food Laboratory Specialist 2, NYS DAM
8:45-9:15 - Laboratory Ergonomics - Peter Moles, Associate Industrial Hygienist, NYS Department of Labor
9:15-9:45 - Laboratory Safety - David Hill, NYS Department of Health
9:45-10:00 - Howard Marlatt Award Presentation
10:00-10:30 - Break
10:30-11:15 - Good Electrochemistry Practice (pH) - Neil Schaefer, Technical Applications Consultant
11:15-12:00 - Update on Campylobacter Detection in Foods - Dr. Omar Ozarzabal, University of Vermont

FOOD SESSION
8:15-9:00 - The Role of 3rd Parties for FSMA Compliance - Kelly Stevens, General Mills
9:00-9:45 - The Future of Cannabis Products - Lezli Engelking, FOCUS
9:45-10:00 - William Hickey Award Presentation
10:00-10:30 - Break
10:30-11:15 - Mobile Food Vending Regulation and Enforcement in New York City - James Middleton, NYC Department of Health
11:15-12:00 - Update on Foodborne Illness - David Nicholas, NYS Department of Health

Registration Options

Full Conference Registration $350 on or before 9/1/2019
$375 after 9/1/2019 Register Now!
Thursday Split Sessions Only $100 on or before 9/1/2019
$150 after 9/1/2019 Register Now!

Sustaining Members

Thanks to our Sustaining Members for your continued support of our organization!