2021 Equipment Manufacturers

Conference 

Nov. 3-5, 2021
Omni Royal Orleans 
New Orleans, LA
 

Agenda

Exceeding the Standard: Food Safety and Biosecurity


Wednesday,  November 3, 2021

7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Golf Tournament (additional fee required)
6:00 – 7:30 p.m.  Registration and Welcome Reception
7:30 – 11:00 p.m.  Hospitality Suite

Thursday,  November 4, 2021

7:00 – 8:00 a.m. Breakfast
8:00 – 8:15 a.m. Welcome – Andrew Ellsworth, Committee Chair
8:15 – 9:00 a.m. Inside Washington Update – Constance Cullman, AFIA
9:00 – 10:15 a.m. The Future of Food Safety and Biosecurity in the Design of Equipment and Process – Gerardo Morantes Ph.D., Buhler
10:15 – 10:30 a.m.

Break

10:30 a.m. – Noon

Panel Discussion on Food Safety and Biosecurity Practice in Feed Manufacturing

Tim Lease – WL Port-Land Systems 

Richard Obermeyer – Aviagen (invited) 

Gerardo Morantes PhD – Buhler

Noon – 1:00 p.m. 

Lunch 

6:00 – 9:00 p.m.               

Group Dinner (additional fee required) 

Friday,  November 5, 2021

7:00 – 8:00 a.m. Breakfast
8:00 – 8:30 a.m. Welcome – ISO-TC-293 Update – Gary Huddleston, AFIA  
8:30 – 9:15 a.m. My, How the Industry Has Changed! – Arlette Sambs, Former Sr. Account Services Manager for Feed & Grain Magazine
9:15 – 9:45 a.m. EMC Scholarship Fund Update – Mike Schuster, Laidig Systems
9:45 – 10:00 a.m.

Break

10:00 – 11:30 a.m. Developing a Food Safety and Biosecurity Culture in Your Organization – Gary Davis, Dorrier Underwood
11:30 – 11:45 a.m. 2022 Preview – Terry Medemblik, Committee Chair
11:45 – 12:00 p.m.   Wrap-up, Golf Awards – Gary Huddleston/Mike Schuster

*Times/Topics are subject to change

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Contact Us

 

Veronica Rovelli     (703) 558-3563     vrovelli@afia.org

Contact Veronica, senior director of meeting and events, for any questions regarding registrations, travel, hotel accomodations and event expectations.

Gary Huddleston   (703) 666-8854     ghuddleston@afia.org

Contact Gary, director of feed manufacturing and regulatory affairs, for any questions regarding conference agenda, committee questions and event expectations.