The Westin Chicago River North
The Westin Chicago River North, 320 N Dearborn St, Chicago, IL 60654, USA

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Event Date Mon Mar 2 CST - Tue Mar 3 CST (almost 2 years ago)
In your timezone (EST): Mon Mar 2 8:45am - Tue Mar 3 5:30pm
Location The Westin Chicago River North
320 N Dearborn St, Chicago, IL 60654, USA
Region Americas

Industry-leading case studies on food safety, quality & manufacturing

The 2020 agenda covers subjects like:
• Establishing a food defence plan
• Dealing effectively with product recalls
• Risk assessment of the supply chain
• Tools for achieving compliance with food safety laws and regulations
• Achieving, maintaining and improving quality
• Engaging with workforce in a culture of safety and quality


2020 Speakers

Anne Sevier
Head of Copack and Supplier Quality, Kraft Heinz

April Bishop
Senior Director of Food Safety, TreeHouse Foods

Catherine Bouchard
Director of Food Safety and Quality Assurance, Home Chef

Christopher Young
Intelligence Analyst, FBI Chicago

Darrell Portz
Global VP Food Safety & Quality, Griffith Foods

David Abney
Vice President of Quality Assurance, Sonic Drive-In

Dawn Pickett
Corporate Senior Director of Food Safety, Smithfield Foods

Doug Davis
Senior Director Global Food Safety, Marriott International

Fabien Robert, Ph.D.
Director NQAC zone America, Nestlé Quality Assurance Centre (NQAC) Dublin

Gary Nowacki
CEO, TraceGains

Glenn Mott
VP Compliance, Gerber Poultry, Inc.

Jennifer Yezak
Vice President, Global Quality,ASR Group

Jerold Schlegel
Director of Food Safety and Quality, Weston Foods

Lolita Brumfield
Investigator, United States Department of Agriculture - Food Safety Inspection Service

Marc Oshima
Co-Founder & Chief Marketing Officer, AeroFarms

Michael Ciepiela
Food Safety & Quality Assurance Manager, Italian Rose Garlic Products

Miriam Maxwell
CFS, Sr. Principal Regulatory Scientist, Ocean Spray Cranberries Inc.

Reid Ivy, Ph.D.
Director, Food Safety, Ferrara USA

Susan Bond
Vice President, Regulatory & Scientific Affairs, Kerry, Inc.

Joe Gerstl
Director of Digital Product Management, GE Digital

Randy Kohal
VP of Food Safety and Reliability, Nexcor Food Safety Technologies

Sponsors & Partners

2020 Partners

• GE Digital
• Ashton Potter
• Tracegains
• Safefood 360
• Kleanz
• Spirax Sarco