2017 IFSH Meeting Materials

2017 IFSH Annual Meeting Agenda

September 26 - 27, 2017
Chicago Marriott Southwest at Burr Ridge,

Burr Ridge, Illinois

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

WELCOMING REMARKS AND IFSH UPDATE
Robert Brackett, Ph.D., Vice President, Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) and Director, Institute for Food Safety and Health (IFSH)

CFSAN UPDATE
Susan Mayne, Ph.D., Director, FDA Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN)

FSMA IMPLEMENTATION 
Robert Brackett, Ph.D., IIT VP and IFSH Director
Larry Lichter, VP-Global Quality and Food Safety CoE, McCormick & Company Inc.

INVITED KEYNOTE PRESENTATION
Scientific Excellence and Integrity in Research

INDUSTRY PRESENTATIONS/TECHNOLOGY SHOWCASE/ENGAGEMENT

IFSH TASKFORCE UPDATE SUMMARY

IFSH AWARDS

RECEPTION at Eddie Merlots

Wednesday, SEPTEMBER 27, 2017

201 Bridewell Dr, Burr Ridge, IL 60527
Wednesday, September 27, 2017

IFSH PLATFORM HIGHLIGHTS

Food Processing Platform

Foodborne Pathogens in Low-moisture Food Systems
Susanne Keller, Ph.D., Research Microbiologist, FDA CFSAN DFPST

Food Microbiology Platform

Ongoing Sequencing Projects at IFSH
Kristin Schill, Ph.D., Research Microbiologist, FDA CFSAN, DFPST

Food Chemistry and Packaging Platform

Polymer/Noble Metal Nanocomposites: A Model System to Assess Exposure to Nanotechnology-enabled Food Packaging Materials
Rebecca Weiner, Ph.D., Research Chemistry Fellow, FDA CFSAN, DFPST

Nutrition Platform
Britt Burton-Freeman, Ph.D., Director - Center for Nutrition Research, IIT IFSH

Proficiency Testing and Method Validation Platform
Ravinder Reddy, Ph.D., Senior Microbiologist, FDA CFSAN DFPST

Achieving ISO 17043 Accreditation:  Significance and Lessons Learned
Matthew Kmet, M.S., Microbiologist, FDA CFSAN DFPST

POSTER SESSION OVERVIEW
Jason Wan, Ph.D., IFSH Associate Director, IIT IFSH

POSTER VIEWING

EMERGING ISSUES IN FOOD SAFETY AND HEALTH

FDA/IFSH Taskforce on Low Acid Beverages & Juices

Retail Food Safety

Produce Safety

INVITED INDUSTRY KEYNOTE PRESENTATION
The Power to Prevent and Protect:  Leveraging Data to Identify Valid Controls

CLOSING REMARKS AND ADJOURNMENT

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