2018 OFPA Spring Technical Meeting - Registration Closed

All About Traceability


Thursday April 5, 2018 |  Mississauga Convention Center
75 Derry Rd West - (Google Map)


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7:00 - 8:00 AM Registration Desk and Breakfast Sponsored by Diversey & Lab Services U of Guelph
8:00 – 8:15 AM Introductions and announcements by Ananth Kasic, OFPA President OFPA Membership by Rocio Morales, OFPA Director
  Morning Moderator: Kristen Green, OFPA Director
8:15 – 9:15 AM KEYNOTE  PRESENTATION – April Hexemer, PHAC and Christine Kopko, CFIA Outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 infections in eastern Canada associated with romaine lettuce exposure, November and December 2017
9:15 – 9:45 AM SFC Act & Regulations – What is required when it comes to Traceability? by Mary Rutherford, CFIA
9:45 – 10:05 AM Clive Kingsbury Poster Competition-Students Present (2 minutes each)
10:05 – 10:30 AM Nutrition Break (Networking and Poster Competition) – Sponsored by Allergen Control Group; Maxxam Analytics; & Noraxx Inspections; & Orkin Canada
10:30 – 11:00 AM Pathogen Detection: from Petri to Infinity by Dr. Jeanine Boulter-Bitzer, Food Safety Science Unit, OMAFRA
11:00 – 11:30 AM "Introduction to Next-Generation Sequencing for Food Safety" by Mena Farag, Sr. Territory Account Manager, Illumina
11:30 AM  – 12:00 PM Leveraging Blockchain for Food Supply Chain Traceability by Dr. Rozita Dara, Associate Professor, U of Guelph
12:00 – 12:05 PM Diamond Sponsor Presentation – EUORFINS EXPERCHEM LABPORATORIES
12:05 – 1:20 PM Lunch/Networking(networking and poster competition) – Sponsored by Food Industry Consulting & AFCO/Zep
  Afternoon Moderator:Rupali Sanas, OFPA Director
1:20 – 1:50 PM What have they done about Traceability? by John Tentomas, President Nature’s Touch Frozen Foods Inc.
1:50 – 2:05 PM Presenting Winners of Poster Competition
2:05 –2:45 PM Panel Discussion – What have they done about Traceability? Representation from Industry, Retail, Government, and Academia Moderated by Rocio Morales, OFPA Director
2:45 – 3:00 PM Grand Prize & Closing Remarks

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Registrations Closed April 3, 2018

Early Bird Price Ended On March 28


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Ontario Food Protection Association
2018 Spring Technical Meeting & Clive Kingsbury Poster Competition
Thursday April 5, 2018

Sponsorship Registration Form Closed April 3, 2018

Early Bird Price Ended On March 28

With sponsorship, your corporate name will be included throughout the event.

Sponsorship includes one registration to event plus one exhibit table with one wireless internet connection.

All additional participants attending event need to pay full-day member registration. All registrants are entitled to participate in the various sessions as well as enjoy the meals, and nutrition breaks.

Tradeshow Table Registration Form Closed April 3, 2018

Early Bird Price Ended On March 28

You may display your company products or services on a 3’ by 8’ table. The trade show is available for the full day, in the same area as the presentations. The purchase of a table includes one registration. Additional participants attending event need to pay full-day member registration. All registrants are entitled to participate in the various sessions as well as enjoy the meals, and nutrition breaks.

Because of the size of the room, the number of tables is limited to 30. This is on a first come first serve basis with your paid registration or sponsorship. Any company that has not requested a table will have to wait until all the registered companies are set up before claiming a table. At that time, there is a possibility that there will not be any tables available. The tradeshow room has 5 electrical outlets available. Power cannot be provided to all displays. Positioning for tables are prioritized in this order of Sponsors – Diamond, then Platinum and then Gold & Silver on a first come first serve basis. Prior to set-up, please pick up your trade show registration confirmation from the main registration desk.

Each tradeshow table will include one wireless internet connection.

Door Prizes

Donated products and services will be displayed on the prize tables and when the prize is awarded the company will be formally identified. Please attach a business card or a label that is large enough for easy reading.

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