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In 1 Day, Get The Latest Case Studies From 30 Food & Drink Safety, Technical & Quality Directors For Proactive Food & Drink Safety

Proactive Food & Drink Safety - Practical, Realistic Approaches To Identify & Reduce Risks, Threats, Allergens, Microbial Contamination, Fraud & Vulnerabilities Across The Supply Chain & Business: Utilising Innovative Scientific Methods, Robust Risk Assessments & Technological Advancements To Protect Consumer Health & Brand Integrity In A Changing World Of Regulation & Political Uncertainty.

A One-Day, Brand-Led Conference & Networking Event, 18th September 2019, One Whitehall Place, London. PLUS! Don't Miss The Post-Conference Preventing Food Fraud Day Ensuring Integrity & Compliance, 19th September 2019, One Whitehall Place, Central London.

Fresh Perspectives & Practical Insights From 30 Key Manufacturers, Retailers & Regulators To Help You Identify & Reduce Risks, Threats & Vulnerabilities Across The Supply Chain & Business - Protect Consumer Health & Brand Integrity & Tackle Regulation Changes & Brexit Uncertainty

  1. Realistic Approaches To Holistic Supply Chain Management: Implement practical controls and risk assessments to maintain authenticity, integrity and traceability
  2. Proactive Allergen Controls, Clear Customer Communication: Prioritise consumer safety with the latest scientific methods to prevent incidents and restore confidence
  3. Microbial Testing Innovations: Developments in cost-effective rapid testing techniques to identify and eliminate microbial contamination
  4. Regulation Updates & Interpretations: Review the latest changes in global regulations and BRC 8 with fresh perspectives from key players
  5. Minimise Risks From Food Fraud & Emerging Vulnerabilities: An update on the most vulnerable ingredients and what we can learn from recent cases
  6. Technology-Enabled Food Safety: Enhance and streamline your food safety procedures with new technologies - from A.I. to blockchain to digitisation
  7. Managing The Impact Of Brexit: Maintain prosperity during times of political transition, plus practical considerations for multi-national
    businesses
  8. Embed Food Safety Cultures & Maintain Brand Reputation: Effective internal and external communication strategies to ensure cross-department commitment and customer confidence

PLUS! This Proactive Food & Drink Safety Conference Also Features:

  • 30 Food & Drink Safety Directors From Leading Manufacturers & Retailers Take To The Stage For 1 Compact, Time-Efficient Day
  • 2 Q&A Panel Discussion: "Allergens" & "Interpreting The Latest Regulation"
  • 5 Practical Breakouts: A) Contaminant Controls B) Incident Management
    C) Cleaning Validation D) Hygiene Rating Schemes E) Good Manufacturing Practices
  • Facilitated Knowledge-Exchange & Networking
  • Have Your Say With Peer Discussions & Q&A Sessions
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30 Senior-Level Food Safety Directors Speaking In 1 Compact Day: Supply Chain Authenticity & Traceability • Active Allergen Management • Microbial Testing Innovations • New Technologies • Regulation Updates & Interpretations • Food Fraud & Emerging Vulnerabilities • Brexit Impact• Communication & Culture


 

PLUS! Don't Miss The Separately-Bookable Preventing Food Fraud Day - Ensuring Integrity
Protecting End-To-End Product Quality & Safety Through Changing Supply Chains & Escalating Risks

Horizon-Scanning For Emerging Vulnerabilities, Testing For Adulteration & Tracing New Threats To Safeguard & Secure Production Processes & Boost Consumer Confidence In Product Authenticity. A One-Day, Brand-Led Conference & Networking Event, 19th September 2019, One Whitehall Place, Central London


 

Proactive Food & Drink Safety: Practical, Realistic Approaches To Identify & Reduce Risks, Threats, Allergens, Microbial Contamination, Fraud & Vulnerabilities Across The Supply Chain & Business

Utilising Innovative Scientific Methods, Robust Risk Assessments & Technological Advancements To Protect Consumer Health & Brand Integrity In A Changing World Of Regulation & Political Uncertainty. One-Day, Brand-Led Conference & Networking Event, 18th September 2019, One Whitehall Place, Central London

08.30 Registration & Coffee, Objective Setting

09.00 GIC Welcome, Interactive Voting Introduction & Chairs’ Opening Remarks Opening Remarks
Mark Armstrong, HSE & Technical Director, Compass Group

HOLISTIC SUPPLY CHAIN AUTHENTICITY & TRACEABILITY

09.15 Realistic Approaches To Supply Chain Management In A Global Context To Maintain Authenticity & Integrity
Antonio Nespoli, Global Quality & Food Safety Governance & Thermal Process Authority Director, Barilla

ACTIVE ALLERGEN MANAGEMENT - DOUBLE PERSEPECTIVE

09.35 Prioritise Consumer Safety With Stringent Allergen Controls & How To Clearly Communicate Allergen Risk To Consumers

09.35 Perspective One
Linda Cudjoe, Head of Food Safety & Technical, Harrods

 

 

 

09.55 Perspective Two
Rupi Zani, Quality & Safety Director, Pizza Express

ALLERGENS - PANEL DISCUSSION & Q&A

10.15 From Allergen Reduction To Exhaustive Labelling: Deliberating Different Strategies To Combat Allergen Risks, Product Recalls & Threat To Life

Anita Kinsey, Senior Technical Manager, Pret A Manger

 

 

Liz Ward, Director Global Quality Systems & Food Safety, McCormick

 

 

 

Dr Lisa Ackerley, Food Safety Advisor, British Hospitality Association

 

 

 

Nati Larrea Onaindia, External Supply Chain FSQ Manager, General Mills

 

 

 

Mark Armstrong, HSE & Technical Director, Compass Group UK & Ireland

 

 

 

10.45 Morning Refreshment Break With Informal Networking

INNOVATIONS IN MICROBIAL TESTING

11.15 Safety First! Horizon Scanning For New Rapid Testing Techniques & Microbial Risks To Protect Consumer Health

Gary McMahon, Company Microbiologist, Moy Park

RISK ASSESSING YOUR FOOD SUPPLY CHAIN

11.35 Emerging Best Practice In Assessing The Risks Present In Your Food Supply Chain

George Howlett, CEO, Safefood 360

TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCEMENTS FOOD SAFETY MANAGEMENT

11.55 Reviewing The Latest Technology & Trailblazers Shaping The Future Of Food Safety

Steven Oliver, R&D Director- Food Safety, PepsiCo

 

 

 

12.15 Bonus Session; Reserved For Exclusive Conference Partner. For more information on how to get involved, please call +44 (0)20 3479 2299 or email partner@foodsafetytrendsconference.com.

12.30 Lunch & Informal Networking

13.30 Afternoon Chair’s Opening Remarks

Rupi Zani, Quality & Safety Director, Pizza Express

INTERPRETING THE LATEST REGULATION - PANEL DISCUSSION & Q&A

13.45 Reflecting On The Latest Changes In Regulation, Examine How BRC Issue 8 Has Been Implemented & Its Place In A Global Context To Prepare Your Business For Future Updates

Geke Naaktgeboren-Stoffels, Director of Quality Assurance, FrieslandCampina

 

 

 

Dr Lalitha Sivasundara, Head of Technical, Taiko Foods

 

 

 

Leanne Duncan, Food Safety Compliance Manager, Scotmid Ltd

 

 

 

Paul Isherwood, Head of Technical & Quality, The SHS Group Drinks Division

 

 

 

Tom Æ Hollands, Innovation & Technical Director, Raynor Foods

EMERGING VULNERABILITIES - FOOD FRAUD

14.15 Spotlight On Herbs & Spices: Investigating Vulnerable Areas & Lessons Learned From Cases Of Fraud

Gary Ridgewell, Head of Technical, Sleaford Quality Foods

BREAKOUT: INFORMAL PEER-TO-PEER DISCUSSIONS

14.35 Informal Case-Study-Based Discussions

A) Incident Management

Dr Zeina Kassaify, Global Food Safety Director, Mars Petcare

 

 

 

B) Cleaning Validation

James Blair, Corporate Food Safety Lead, Cereal Partners

 

 

 

C) Contaminants

Deb Jayaprakash, Technical Manager, Artisan Du Chocolat

 

 

 

D) Hygiene Rating Schemes

Iain Ferris, Teaching Fellow, Food Safety & Standards, University of Birmingham

 

 

 

E) Dr. Jim Hartley, Associate Director - Global Sanitation, Mondelēz International

 

 

 

15.00 Bonus Session; Reserved For Exclusive Conference Partner. For more information on how to get involved, please call +44 (0)20 3479 2299 or email partner@foodsafetytrendsconference.com.

15.30 Afternoon Refreshment Break With Informal Networking

MANAGING THE IMPACT OF BREXIT

16.00 Future-Proofing In Uncertain Times: Advice On How To Maintain Prosperity & Integrity During Periods of Political Transition

Speaker to be announced; please check the website for details.

INNOVATION SNAPSHOT - CASE STUDY

16.20 Discover The Potential Food Safety & Sustainability Advantages Of Growing Ingredients In-House

Tom Æ Hollands, Innovation & Technical Director, Raynor Foods

COMMUNICATION, CULTURE & CUSTOMERS - DOUBLE PERSPECTIVE

16.40 Apply Effective Internal & External Communication Strategies To Improve Your Organisation’s Food Safety Culture & Maintain Positive Brand Reputation

16.40 Perspective One
Ash Stretton, Head of Technical, 2 Sisters Food Group

 

 

 

17.00 Perspective Two
Peter Wilcock, Safety, Quality, Security & Environment (SQSE) Manager – McVitie’s Cake Company, pladis

 

 

 

17.20 Afternoon Chair’s Closing Remarks & Official Close Of Conference

PLUS! Don't Miss The Separately-Bookable Preventing Food Fraud Day - Ensuring Integrity

Protecting End-To-End Product Quality & Safety Through Changing Supply Chains & Escalating Risks: Horizon-Scanning For Emerging Vulnerabilities, Testing For Adulteration & Tracing New Threats To Safeguard & Secure Production Processes & Boost Consumer Confidence In Product Authenticity
One-Day, Brand-Led Conference & Networking Event, 19th September 2019, One Whitehall Place, Central London

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  1. Maximise End-To-End Supply Chain Visibility In The Face Of Brexit: Review the impact of Brexit and hear how to strengthen traceability across the whole supply chain
  2. Practical Steps To Reinforce Trust In Your Supply Chain: Simplify supplier assurance programmes and boost supplier relationship building
  3. Determine The Integrity Of Raw Materials: Rapidly determine raw material authenticity with the latest testing methods and explore how to focus your vulnerability assessments
  4. Proactive Preparations For Emerging Threats: Realistic practices to prepare to combat emerging risks and to identify reliable information sources
  5. Utilise Cost-Effective Authenticity Methods: Discover cost-effective testing methods to facilitate routine testing and reduce incidences of fraud
  6. Consistently Counter Threats With Integrated Risk Assessments: Best practice tips to integrate protection of product quality in routine food safety risk assessments
  7. Defend Your Product, Staff & Consumers: Successfully create and implement food defence plans in the wake of BRC8 to counter deliberate tampering with products and production
  8. Define & Manage Evolving Regulation: Ensure compliance with clear definitions of HACCP, VACCP and TACCP
  9. Consumer Concerns & Fake News: Better communicate and present products through different media to counter false information online and prevent negative brand perception

08.30 Registration, Morning Coffee & Objective Setting

09.00 GIC Welcome, Interactive Voting Introduction & Chairs’ Opening Remarks

SUPPLY CHAIN TRACEABILITY & BREXIT

09.15 Maximising End-To-End Supply Chain Visibility To Eliminate Fraud Threats At Source & Proactively Counteract Potential Emerging Vulnerabilities As A Consequence Of Brexit

Speaker to be announced; please check the website for updates.

SUPPLIER ASSURANCE

09.45 Too Good To Be True? Practical Steps To Engender Trust In Your Supply Chain To Maintain Transparency, Product Integrity & Diligent Working Practices

Antonio Nespoli, Global Quality & Food Safety Governance & Thermal, Process Authority Director, Barilla

RAW MATERIALS, INGREDIENTS INTEGRITY & ADULTERATION

10.15 Determine Exactly What You’re Buying: Assessing Where Risk Lies To Accurately Test Raw Materials & Ingredient Integrity & Authenticity 

Gideon Ashworth, Head of Food Defence, Bart Ingredients     

                    

 

 

10.45 Morning Refreshment Break With Informal Networking

HORIZON SCANNING

11.15 Preparing For The Latest Threats, Emerging Issues & Business-Critical Vulnerabilities On The Horizon & What Proactive Steps Should We Be Taking Now?

Ron McNaughton, Head of The Scottish Food Crime & Incidents Unit, Food Standards Scotland

 

 

 

11.45 Bonus Session; Reserved For Exclusive Conference Partner. For more information on how to get involved, please call +44 (0)20 3479 2299 or email partner@foodfraudconference.com.

AUTHENTICITY TESTING

12.05 Targeted Authenticity Testing Approaches Which Ensure Product Safety & Quality

Clare Menezes, Director Global Food Integrity, McCormick & Company

 

 

 

12.35 Lunch & Informal Networking

13.35 Afternoon Chair’s Opening Remarks

INTEGRATION IN RISK ASSESSMENT

13.45 Substitutions Are Difficult & Expensive To Detect: Assess Risks To Determine When To Test For Fraud

FOOD DEFENCE

14.15 As BRC Version 8 Puts Food Defence Firmly On The Radar, How Can Organisations Prevent Deliberate Sabotage From Production To Purchase To Effectively Safeguard Consumers?

Speaker to be confirmed; please check the website for details.

14.45 Bonus Session; Reserved For Exclusive Conference Partner. For more information on how to get involved, please call +44 (0)20 3479 2299 or email partner@foodfraudconference.com.

15.05 Afternoon Refreshment Break With Informal Networking

REGULATION

15.35 Keeping Up-To-Date With Evolving HACCP, TACCP & VACCP, BRC V8 & Retailer’s Changing Standards To Remain Compliant In Food Fraud & Defence

  • Keeping abreast of BRC V8, HACCP, TACCP and VACCP and retailers’ standards to remain audit ready and provide authentic, safe products
  • How can you manage differing requirements – to what extent do you need to have separate assessments and how can you integrate them into your current food safety management systems?

Robert Philips
Audit & Investigation Manager
Food Safety Authority of Ireland

 

 

 

16.05 Bonus Session; Reserved For Exclusive Conference Partner. For more information on how to get involved, please call +44 (0)20 3479 2299 or email partner@foodfraudconference.com.

15.05 Afternoon Refreshment Break With Informal Networking

CONSUMER PERCEPTIONS AROUND FRAUD

16.25 Consumers Still Haven’t Forgotten About Horsegate – Neither Have We! How To Plan Proactively, Manage Recalls With Minimal PR Fuss & Protect The Business?

Atanasios Moschos, Director of Quality, Confiserie Leonidas S.A.

 

 

 

17.00 Afternoon Chair’s Closing Remarks & Official Close Of Conference Day

GET INVOLVED IN THE FOOD SAFETY CONFERENCE - COUNTER RISKS, PROTECT CONSUMERS!


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