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FOOD SAFETY & QUALITY

Chair’s Welcome Address and Opening Keynote: Dynamic Leadership: Rising to the Challenge
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Chair’s Welcome Address and Opening Keynote: Dynamic Leadership: Rising to the Challenge

Chair’s Welcome Address Clive Newton Former Chief Food Safety Officer Yum! Brands Inc. Clive Newton has a 30-year career history in the food industry that encompasses general management, supply chain, food safety and food innovation. Working predominantly in Asia Pacific and global roles, Clive’s focus has orientated towards formulation of organizational strategy and governance. As a former member of Yum!’s Compliance Oversight Committee, Clive was responsible for the definition and global deployment of Food Safety policy, standards and compliance programs across more than 130 countries with primary focus on new and developing markets. Prior to joining Yum! Brands Inc. in…

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QSR Food Safety Culture: Building an End to End Food Safety System and the Culture to Sustain
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QSR Food Safety Culture: Building an End to End Food Safety System and the Culture to Sustain

Strategies to embed food safety and quality standards across the supply chain Overcoming the challenges involved in building a responsible culture and how to navigate them Making the business case by Identifying long term benefits and how this journey will continue into the future — Steve Lutes VP, Global QA and Food Safety Domino’s Steve Lutes serves as Vice President, Global QA and Food Safety for Domino’s, the world’s largest Pizza company. Hired in March 2018 into this created global role, Lutes is responsible for leading the Quality Assurance team globally. Strategic initiatives he is leading include, driving culture change…

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Key Attributes of a Successful Quality Program
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Key Attributes of a Successful Quality Program

Breaking down the silos and integrating Manufacturing, Supply Chain and R&D into your Food Safety program Strategies behind maintaining an effective brand management plan with Quality at the forefront Exploring ways to maximize flexibility and agility as business models change — Darryl Riley SVP Food Safety, Quality & R&D Hostess Brands Darryl Riley is the SVP Quality/ Food Safety and R&D for Hostess Brands, LLC and serves on the senior leadership team. He directs the strategic plan and risk management for food safety and quality including policy, practices, and procedures. He also directs the R&D team with headcount and budget…

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How the Right Approach to Food Safety Delivers Visibility, Speed, and Revenue— Even in a Pandemic
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How the Right Approach to Food Safety Delivers Visibility, Speed, and Revenue— Even in a Pandemic

How do we make transformation happen as Food Safety leaders? Illustrating how gaining visibility and traceability increases speed, agility, and performance. How does this work in a COVID environment? Where do our people fit into this conversation? How to keep our people and consumers safe — Brian Perry SVP Food Safety & Quality Treehouse Foods Brian Perry is an award-winning food safety and quality expert with over 21 years of experience in large, multinational food corporations. Currently, Brian is Senior Vice President of Food Safety and Quality and leads Food Safety and Quality at TreeHouse Foods, a leader in private…

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From the Consumer’s Perspective
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From the Consumer’s Perspective

What do consumers understand about food safety? What is important to your consumer? Exploring effective communication strategies to convey food safety messaging to your consumer — Jim Rogers Director of Food Safety Research and Testing Consumer Reports James. E. Rogers, Ph.D. is the Director of Food Safety Research and Testing at Consumer Reports. He is responsible for leading the food safety and sustainability operations of the organization, including food testing, data analysis, and risk and safety assessments for various foods. Prior to joining Consumer Reports, Dr. Rogers held various positions at the USDA Food Safety Inspection Service. This includes serving…

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Building Upon a Legacy of Strong Stewardship
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Building Upon a Legacy of Strong Stewardship

Strategies in applying new and exciting trends to trusted legacy processes Sustainability and the bottom line: a commitment to food safety at each step Communicating with your consumers about quality and safety Techniques to keep your team engaged and get the buy-in you need — Mary Tarver VP, Quality, HSE & Sustainability Coca-Cola Mary O. Tarver is Vice President, Quality, Health, Safety, Environment & Sustainability of Coca‐Cola North America. In her current role, she leads a team of Leaders with expertise in Quality, Safety, and Environment and sets strategic direction, leverage & establish global best practices, and continue developing a…

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New Technology Helps Improve Food Safety, Reduce Risk and Transforms Pest Management
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New Technology Helps Improve Food Safety, Reduce Risk and Transforms Pest Management

IoT Connected devices monitor 24/7 inside and outside of facilities Enables immediate response and root cause analysis Enables more thorough pest inspection Provides service transparency and accountability Proactive vs. Reactive pest management Improves audit readiness and compliance — Peter Jardine Head of Marketing and Strategy Bayer Digital Pest Management In his career, Peter has focused on differentiating brands, creating new products and services. He has launched over 20 new products and services in numerous market segments including B2C and B2B. Peter gained pest management experience when he joined Orkin Pest Control as the Sr. Director of Strategy and Innovation and…

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