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9:00 am

9:00 am

Enter Networking Lounge, Connect with Your Industry Colleagues

  • Get a good start on the day and make connections with industry leadership
  • Join “drop-in” roundtables on most topical issues
  • Schedule 1-2-1 video meetings with peers
  • Gather essential content at virtual exhibit booths

10:00 am

10:00 am

Setting Today’s Plan from your Host

Gather your learning take-aways and key highlights of this event to map the current situation and help in achieving success from today’s event.

10:05 am

10:05 am

Keynote Address

Keeping the Regulatory System Current in Changing times

Stay up to date on the with regulatory changes at current times. Take-action to ensure food safety. Gain insight on how to:

  • Exceed standards and go beyond food safety expectations
  • Reduce the risk of non-compliance food safety procedures
  • Evaluate the impacts of a dynamic food safety landscape

Gain awareness on how the regulatory changes are impacting your company.

10:30 am

10:30 am

Panel Discussion

Build a Culture of Food Safety in Your Company to Minimize Risks

Food manufacturers face the same economic pressures as those in other sectors. They also have unique issues that defy a strict adherence to the bottom line, which require a different mentality to tackle successfully, especially at the time of the pandemic. Set your company on the path to establishing a culture of food safety by:

  • Understanding the different mentality that the most successful companies have adopted as the foundation of their food safety culture
  • Recognizing the signs and symptoms of a failed Food Safety Management System (FSMS)
  • Learning from real examples of success and failure based on the presence or absence of a food safely culture

Master the success factor of the most successful companies and establish a culture of food safety.

11:20 am

11:20 am

Visit Virtual Booths, Source Content and Engage in Demos with Industry Experts

  • Pose your biggest questions to leading industry vendor experts through 1:1 video conversations or chat.
  • Experience a live demo and understand your options. Source leading-edge content from virtual booths.
  • Walk away satisfied with solutions to your biggest challenges.

11:50 am

11:50 am

Strengthen your Internal Audit Program to Enhance Monitoring and Ensure Compliance

Auditing programs remain a core aspect of your food safety management system.   Master your internal audit system to bolster oversight and stay compliant.

Build a Roadmap to;

  • Improve the drafting of internal reports
  • Train your staff to identify nonconformity
  • Optimize your schedule for auditing

Improve your oversights with best of class internal auditing

12:10 pm

12:10 pm

Food Safety

Case Study

A Technology Approach to Supply Chain Risk Reduction

The supply chain presents many risks to food companies. Explore how technology can minimize the risks for your company. Gain insights on:

  • Employ technological innovations to reduce risks
  • Managing required supplier and raw material documentation
  • Better manage compliance issues

Leverage technology to reduce your risks in the supply chain.

12:30 pm

12:30 pm

Build Relationships, Network and Experience Unparalleled Peer-to-Peer Learning

Expand your network and engage in-depth learning with your peers. Take advantage of any format to further build your knowledge and networking base:

  • “Drop-in” virtual Roundtable chats with up to 15 fellow delegates
  • Cozy 3-4 person discussion
  • Engage in 1:1 video conversation with peers or vendors
  • Vendor solution roundtables

1:00 pm

1:00 pm

Industry Expert

Stay Ahead of the curve with a Preventative Focus on Food Safety

Although we enjoy one of the safest food supplies in the world foodborne illness remains common. Learn how you can stay ahead of the cube with preventative focus on food safety.
Create an environmental monitoring program that considers:

  • An integrated approach
  • Risk analysis
  • Risk management
  • Risk communication

Take away experienced perspectives to help you build and embrace your environmental monitoring program

1:20 pm

1:20 pm

Panel Discussion

Driving New Business Growth with the Legalization of Cannabis Edibles

The Canadian cannabis industry enjoyed the legalization of edibles, extracts, and topicals. With a change in cannabis regulations that occurred in October 2019, this has effectively opened up the legal market to dozens of new products. Understand the challenges the industry is currently facing in regards to:

  • The regulations around the production and preparation of edibles and other cannabis-infused products
  • Modified labeling and packaging requirements and the timelines of implementation
  • Limits on additional ingredients added to cannabis edibles.

Learn how the legalization of edibles has impacted the food industry.

1:50 pm

1:50 pm

Key Take-Aways and Summary of Day One from your Host

Hear the key solutions and take-aways from today’s sessions. Source a summary of actions points for you to implement. Learn about the key highlights and content for tomorrow.

2:00 pm

2:00 pm

Networking Extravaganza and Virtual Happy Hour!

  • Meet informally with fellow delegates in “Drop-in” virtual roundtable chats.
  • Engage in 1:1 video conversation with peers or vendors.
  • Connect with fellow delegates as “recommend matches” based on similar interests and business objectives.

2:30 pm

2:30 pm

Conference Day 1 Adjourns

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