2014 Food Microbiology Symposium Agenda

Thank You to the attendees, presenters and sponsors for making the 2nd Annual Food Microbiology Symposium a huge success!

 

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Monday, September 22, 2014

Noon - 5 p.m. Booth Set Up

Atwood Ballroom - SCSU Campus

6:00 - 8:30 p.m.

Early Registration & Social Hour
Kelly Inn - Downtown St. Cloud

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

8:00 - 8:45 a.m.

Buses to St. Cloud State University
Depart sponsored hotel lobby(s)

8:00 - 8:45 a.m.

Registration

Continental Breakfast

Exhibitor booths
Atwood Cascade/ Ballroom - SCSU Campus

8:45 - 9:00 a.m.

Introduction and Welcome

Dr. Devinder M. Malhotra, Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs, SCSU
Atwood Ballroom - SCSU Campus

9:00 a.m. - 1:45 p.m.

Session I: "What's New In Food Safety"

Moderator:

Kristin P. Gulrud, Ph.D., St. Cloud State University
Atwood Ballroom - SCSU Campus

9:00 - 10:00 a.m.

Keynote Speaker:

David Acheson, M.D., F.R.C.P., The Acheson Group

10:00 - 10:45 a.m.

Session Speaker:

"The Evils of False Positives and False Negatives"

Douglas Marshall, Ph.D., Eurofins Scientific

10:45 - 11:15 a.m. Break and Exhibitor Booths
11:15 a.m. - 12:00 noon

Session Speaker:

"Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance"

P.C. Vasavada, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin River Falls

12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Lunch and Exhibitor Booths

Atwood - SCSU Campus

1:00 - 1:45 p.m.

Session Speaker:

"Global Food Safety Initiative"

Michael Robach, B.S., M.S., Cargill

1:45 - 2:15 p.m. Break and Exhibitor Booths

2:15 - 5:00 p.m.

Session II: "New Technologies and Methods"

Moderator:
Andy Moreno, AME Certified Laboratories

Atwood Ballroom - SCSU Campus

2:15 - 3:00 p.m.

Session Speaker:

"A novel model of food borne listeriosis"

Sarah D'Orazio, Ph.D., University of Kentucky

3:00 - 5:15 p.m.

Industry Technology Panel: "New Technologies"

Panelists:

3M - Evan Henke, Ph.D.

bioMerieux - John Mills, B.S., M.N.S.

Douglas Scientific - Darren Cook

Neogen - Joe Heinzelmann

Roka Bioscience - Lisa Leier-Mchugh

Thermo Scientific - Lindsey Weldon

5:15 p.m.

Buses back to hotels

6:15 p.m.

Social Hour and Dinner

Ballroom, Kelly Inn, St. Cloud

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

8:00 - 8:45 a.m.

Buses to St. Cloud State University
Depart sponsor hotel lobby(s)

8:00 - 8:45 a.m.

Registration

Continental Breakfast

Exhibitor booths
Atwood Cascade/Ballroom - SCSU Campus

8:45 - 9:00 a.m.

Introduction and Welcome

Brad Goskowicz, Chief Executive Officer, Microbiologics
Atwood Ballroom - SCSU Campus

9:00 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.

Session III: "Emerging Threats"

Moderator:

Dan Edson, American Proficiency Institute (API)
Atwood Ballroom - SCSU Campus

9:00 - 10:00 a.m.

Session Speaker: "Emerging Threats"

Craig Hedberg, Ph.D., University of Minnesota

10:00 - 10:45 a.m.

Session Speaker:

"FSIS Listeria monocytogenes policy"

Gary Chihos, B.S., CSO/EIAO, USDA, FSIS

10:45 - 11:15 a.m. Break and Exhibitor Booths
11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Industry Safety Panel

Panelists:

General Mills, Scott Hood, Ph.D.

Cargill, Pamela Wilger, B.S.

Land O'Lakes, Inc., Ben Warren, Ph.D.

Gold'n Plump, Jill Stuber

Life Technologies, Amanda Manolis

12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

Lunch

Exhibitor Booths

Sponsor Presentation
Atwood Cascade/Ballroom - SCSU Campus

1:30 - 2:00 p.m. Walk to ISELF

2:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Session IV: "Laboratory Practices"

Concurrent Sessions
ISELF Building

2:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Case Studies in Food Safety

Click here for Case Studies Pre-Reading (word document)

Leaders:

Brad Pieper, B.S., M.B.A., Microbiologics

Karl Kolb, Ph.D., The High Sierra Group
ISELF Building

2:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Workshop "What is Real-time PCR"

Leader:

Kristin P. Gulrud, Ph.D., St. Cloud State University
ISELF Building

3:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Session A: ISELF Tours
ISELF Building

5:00 p.m.

Symposium Conlusion
ISELF Atrium

5:00 p.m.

Buses back to hotels

 

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