REGISTRATION OPEN – 61st Annual Food Safety Symposium & AGM – November 20, 2019 Learn More

 

2019 OFPA 61st Annual Fall Food Safety Symposium & Annual General Meeting

Registration Open!

Event Sponsored By:

DIAMOND: Diversey Canada Inc.

PLATINUM: TBD

GOLD: TBD

SILVER: TBD

 Food Safety Culture & Food Professional Industry Mentoring


Wednesday, November 20, 2019 |  Mississauga Convention Center
75 Derry Rd West - (Google Map)

 


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<!h5 style="text-align: center;">Diamond Sponsor – TBD

7:00 - 8:00 AM Registration Desk and Breakfast–Sponsored by TBD
8:00 – 8:15 AM Opening Remarks by Angela Bernoski, OFPA 2019 President OFPA Membership by Greg Vallee, OFPA Director
  Morning Moderator: Steve Boloudakis
8:15 – 9:00 AM KEYNOTE GUEST SPEAKER
Melanie Neumann - Cherney
Executive Vice President & General Counsel
Matrix Sciences International, Inc.
  Food Safety Culture
9:00 – 9:30 AM Measuring Food Safety Culture
Dr.Brita Ball, Principal Consultant and Coach
Brita Ball & Associates
9:30 – 10:15 AM Panel Discussion-Food Safety Culture - Panel Moderator: Laurie Sawyer
Panel: Brita Ball & Associates-Dr. Brita Ball
Embassy Ingredients Ltd.-Gwynne Sitsker
One panel spot-TBD
10:15 – 11:00 AM Nutrition Break (Networking and Exhibits) – Sponsored by TBD
11:00 – 11:10 AM Diamond Sponsor Presentation by Diversey Canada Inc. (Joe Myatt)
11:10 – 12:00 PM OFPA Annual General Business Meeting
12:00 – 1:30 PM Lunch – Sponsored by AFCO-Zep and Sanitation Pros
  Afternoon Moderator: Nadia Narine
1:30 – 2:00 PM Labelling Technology Traceability Innovations – Joe Sleiman, Owner & President,
Accu-Label Inc.
  Food Industry Professional Mentoring
2:00 – 2:30 PM Food Industry Professional Mentoring - Anthony Gene, Dr. Oetker
2:30 – 3:15 PM Panel Discussion-Food Professional Mentoring - Panel Moderator: Joe Myatt
Panel: Nicole Gallace, Food Safety Grads-Nicole Gallace,
Anthony Gene, Dr. Oetker
Allan Hills, CPExec
3:15 – 3:30 PM Silent Auction Winners by Nadia Narine, OFPA Director
Grand Prize Draw
Closing Remarks by 2020 incoming OFPA President – Joe Myatt
3:30 PM Meeting Close & Takeaway Snacks – Sponsored by AFCO-Zep and Sanitation Pros

 

Please note: Additional attendees must purchase a registration. For registration, please click green box.

2019 OFPA 16th Annual Golf Tournament & NSF Technical Session


Thursday June 27, 2019 |  Crosswinds Golf Course,
6621 Guelph Line, Burlington, ON L7P 0A6

Registration Closed

Thank You To Our Sponsors

EAGLE: Diversey Canada; Sani Marc Group.

PAR: Agriculture & Food Laboratory U of Guelph; NSF International; Meyer Service & Supply.

HOLE: Abell Pest Control; Agriculture & Food Laboratory U of Guelph; ChemStation Toronto; Diversey Canada; Farm Credit Canada; Hela Spice Canada Ltd.; Kerry Ingredients; Malabar Super Spice; Meyer Service & Supply; NSF International; Orkin Canada; Sani Marc Group.

2019 OFPA Spring Technical Meeting & Clive Kingsbury Poster Competition

Registrations Closed

Latest in Pathogen Control” and “Regulatory Updates

The Diamond Sponsor is “Sani Marc Group”

PLEASE NOTE: EVENT LOCATION HAS CHANGED

Centennial College Event Centre, Progress Campus - 937 Progress Ave, Toronto, ON

Photos From The Event

TRADESHOW/EXHIBIT TABLES SOLD OUT!!!

Event Sponsored By:

DIAMOND: Sani Marc Group

PLATINUM: AFCO/ZEP; Diversey Canada

GOLD: Nature’s Touch Frozen Foods; SQFI, Sanitation Pros

SILVER: Abell Pest Control; Micronostyx; Centennial College; Agriculture & Food Laboratory U of Guelph; Academy of Applied Pharmaceutical Sciences (AAPS) Inc.; Noraxx Inspections Inc.; BRC Global Standards; Bio-Rad Laboratories

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DIAMOND SPONSOR – Sani Marc Group
7:00 - 8:00 AM Registration Desk and Breakfast – Sponsored by AFCO/ZEP
8:00 – 8:15 AM Introduction – Angela Bernoski, OFPA President
OFPA Membership – Kristen Green, OFPA Director
2019 Golf Tournament – Greg Vallee, OFPA Director
  Morning: Latest in Pathogen Controls - Moderator: Rupali Sanas, OFPA Director
8:15 – 9:00 AM KEYNOTE PRESENTATION – "Current and Emerging Microbial Food Safety Issues" - Dr. Jeff Farber, Professor, Dept. of Food Science, Director, Canadian Research Institute for Food Safety (CRIFS), University of Guelph
9:00 – 9:30 AM “Environmental Monitoring for Listeria, Effectively” - Dr. Carol Jones, Director of Technical Services and Food Safety with Food & Beverage Division; Director of Quality Action Team at AFCO/ZEP
9:30 – 10:00 AM “The Science behind the new Listeria Analysis” - Dr. Preetha Biswas, Director of Microbiology, Research and Development, Neogen Corporation
10:00 – 10:40 AM Nutrition Break (Networking and Poster Competition) – Sponsored by SQFI
10:40 – 11:10 AM “Contamination Control in Food Manufacturing” - Savitri Subra, Microbiologist
11:10 – 11:40 AM “Insights into Shiga-toxin E. coli contamination of Romaine Lettuce” -
Dr. Jeri Barak, Professor, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison - Sponsored by Diversey Canada
11:40 – 11:50 AM Clive Kingsbury Poster Competition – Students Present (2 minutes each)
11:50 – 12:00 PM Diamond Sponsor Presentation
12:00 – 1:15 PM Lunch (Networking & Poster competition) - Sponsored by Nature’s Touch Frozen Foods
  Afternoon Moderator: Nadia Narine, OFPA Director
1:15 – 2:00 PM KEYNOTE PRESENTATION – “Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR) – Getting Started” - Melanie Nobre, Senior Policy Advisor, National Inspection Division, Operations Branch, CFIA and Mary Rutherford, Operational Manager, Food, Ontario Area, CFIA
2:00 – 2:30 PM “Front-of-Package Nutrition Labelling” - Susan Van Ryswyk, Senior Project Manager, Food & Label Compliance, NSF International, Guelph, ON
2:30 – 3:00 PM “Health Eating Strategies Update” - Dr. William Yan, Director Bureau of Nutritional Science, Health Canada
3:00 - 3:15 PM

Silent Auction Winners announced by Nadia Narine, OFPA Director

Clive Kingsbury Poster Competition Winners announced by Kristen Green, OFPA Director

Grand Prize Draw & Closing Remarks by Joe Myatt, OFPA Vice President

3:15 PM Portable Snacks and Refreshments – Sponsored by Sanitation Pros

Event Sponsorship

   2019 SPRING TECHNICAL MEETING Sponsorship Package

 

Diamond $2500

Platinum $1500

Gold $850

Silver $550

     

Full size logo included on one side of the participant kits (OFPA logo on the other side) or another promotional item agreed to by the OFPA.

     

Your company spokesperson allotted a 5-minute presentation during OFPA event.

     

Your company logo displayed on Name Badge / Lanyards.

     

Your one to five-page promo flyer to be inserted into each participant kit bag or opportunity to distribute /include your own promo item at the registration area. 

 

Your one-page promo flyer to be inserted into each participant kit bag or opportunity to distribute /include your own promo item at the registration area.

   

One free membership for 2019 (worth $65.00) – can be given to a client if you are a Sustaining Corporate Member.

One free membership for 2019 (worth $65.00) – can be given to a client if you are a Sustaining Corporate Member.

One free membership for 2019 (worth $65.00) – can be given to a client if you are a Sustaining Corporate Member.

 

 

One attendee registration.

 

One attendee registration.

 

One attendee registration.

 

One attendee registration.

 

One 8’ exhibit table.

 

One 8’ exhibit table.

 

One 8’ exhibit table.

 

One 8’ exhibit table.

Your company logo featured on the speaker's podium for the duration of the conference.

Your company logo featured on signage at the lunch station.

Your company logo featured on signage at nutrition break station for one break.

Your company logo featured on signage at nutrition break station for one break.

Your company logo displayed on the conference room projection screen for the duration of breaks and door prize draws.

 

Your company logo displayed on the conference room projection screen for the duration of breaks and door prize draws.

Your company logo displayed on the conference room projection screen for the duration of breaks and door prize draws.

Your company logo displayed on the conference room projection screen for the duration of breaks and door prize draws.

size: smallYour company logo on event materials as OFPA Diamond sponsor.

Your company logo on event materials as OFPA Platinum sponsor.

Your company logo on event materials as OFPA Gold sponsor.

Your company logo on event materials as OFPA Silver sponsor.

Your company logo displayed on the sponsor page as Diamond level sponsor on the OFPA website.

Your company logo displayed on the sponsor page as Platinum level sponsor on the OFPA website.

our company logo displayed on the sponsor page as Gold level sponsor on the OFPA website.

Your company logo displayed on the sponsor page as Silver level sponsor on the OFPA website.

First choice of location for your company's exhibit table during the Tradeshow portion of the OFPA event.

After the Diamond sponsor, you will have first choice of location for your company's exhibit table during the Tradeshow portion of the OFPA event.

After the Diamond and Platinum sponsor, priority status for choosing the location of your company's exhibit table during the Tradeshow portion of the OFPA event.

After the Diamond and Platinum sponsor, priority status for choosing the location of your company's exhibit table during the Tradeshow portion of the OFPA event.

Acknowledgement during the OFPA meeting.

Acknowledgement during the OFPA meeting.

Acknowledgement during the OFPA meeting.

Acknowledgement during the OFPA meeting.

 

Please Note:   Additional attendees must purchase a registration. For Registration and Poster Competition, please see below.

2018 Fall Food Safety Symposium & AGM: Celebrating Our 60th Anniversary - Registration CLOSED

Registration CLOSED

Event Sponsored By:

DIAMOND: Diversey

PLATINUM: Sanitation Pros; S C Johnson Professional; Piller’s Fine Foods; AFCO/ZEP

GOLD: Scigiene Corporation

SILVER: Maple Rich Financial Solutions; Orkin Canada; Prominent Fluid Controls Ltd.; Sani Marc; Maxxam Analytics; Maheu & Maheu Pest Management; BRC Global Standards; Food Processing Skills Canada; Global Food Safety Resources; Noraxx Inspections Inc.; Eurofins Experchem Laboratories Inc.; Agriculture & Food Laboratory U of Guelph; 24/7 Workforce Inc.

 The Power of Food Industry Training: Training Resources & Applications


Thursday November 22, 2018 |  Mississauga Convention Center
75 Derry Rd West - (Google Map)

 


Photos From The Event

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Diamond Sponsor – Diversey
7:00 - 8:00 AM Registration Desk and Breakfast–Sponsored by SC Johnson and Pillers Fine Foods
8:00 – 8:15 AM Opening Remarks by Ananth Kasic,OFPA 2018 President OFPA Membership by Rocio Morales, OFPA Director
  Morning Moderator: Joe Myatt
8:15 – 9:00 AM FEATURE PRESENTATION – Update on the SFCR and Including Training Needs For Industry by Tom Graham, VP of Regulatory Assurance Sofina Foods
9:00 – 9:30 AM Discover Quality Training with the Safe-Food Training Hub™–by Tina Brillinger, President and CEO, Global Food Safety Resource (GFSR)
9:30 – 10:00 AM Train Can Training Offerings by Jim Kostuch, President, Train Can
10:00 – 10:30 AM Nutrition Break (Networking and Exhibits) – Sponsored by Scigiene Corporation
10:30 – 11:00 AM Programs and Activities at Institute of Food Processing Technology (IFPT), Conestoga College by Luis Garcia, Chair of IFPT
11:00 – 11:30 AM Brand Reputation and Compliance (BRC) Global Standards by John Kukoly, BRC Global Standards
11:30 – 11:35 PM Diamond Sponsor Presentation by Diversey Canada Inc.
11:35 – 11:40 PM OFPA Awards
11:40 – 12:15 PM OFPA Annual General Business Meeting
12:15 – 1:15 PM Lunch – Sponsored by AFCO-Zep and Sanitation Pros
  Afternoon Moderator: Rocio Morales
1:15 – 2:15 PM Special Guest Motivational Speaker for the OFPA 60th Anniversary Celebration
2:15 – 3:00 PM OFPA 60th Anniversary Celebration – Cake; Beer and Wine Tasting Exhibits; Silent Auction (Payment by Cash or Cheque); etc.
3:00 – 3:10 PM Silent Auction Winners by Nadia Narine, OFPA Director
3:10 – 3:15 PM Closing Remarks by 2019 incoming OFPA President – Angela Bernoski

Registration CLOSED

 

Please note: Additional attendees must purchase a registration. For registration, please click green box.

2018 Annual Golf Tournament


Thursday June 14, 2018 |  Peninsula Lakes Golf Club,
Font Hill Ontario


The OFPA is partnering up with Food and Beverage Ontario to bring you the 2018 Golf Tournament!

 

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