Tuesday, February 27
7:00am Breakfast
8:00am Using Surrogates to Test for Food Safety Jeffrey L. Kornacki, Ph.D., Kornacki Microbiology Solutions
9:00am Process Validation: Do I Have What it Takes? (USDA/FDA Perspective) Gary Acuff, Ph.D., Texas A&M
10:00am Break
10:30am Proactive Integrated Pest Management in a Food Facility Steve Romero, Industrial Fumigant Company
11:15am Hygienic Design: Highly Effective or Hardly Attainable? Kevin Lorcheim, ClorDiSys Solutions, Inc.
12:00pm Lunch
1:00pm A Real-World Discussion on CIP Dave Blomquist, DFB Consulting, LLC
1:45pm Biofilms: From Formation to Elimination Diane Walker, Center for Biofilm Engineering
3:00pm Break
3:30pm Dealing with Resident Strains using Chlorine Dioxide Gas Kevin Lorcheim, ClorDiSys Solutions, Inc.
4:15pm Decontamination as a Preventive Control Anna Jesus, Amy’s Kitchen
5:15-6:15pm Evening Reception