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2019 OFPA Spring Technical Meeting & Clive Kingsbury Poster Competition

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

Event Sponsored By:

DIAMOND: Sani Marc Group

PLATINUM: AFCO/ZEP; Diversey Canada

GOLD: Nature’s Touch Frozen Foods; SQFI

SILVER: Abell Pest Control; Micronostyx; Centennial College and Agriculture; Food Laboratory U of Guelph

 --- Full Agenda ---

DIAMOND SPONSOR – Sani Marc Group
7:00 - 8:00 AM Registration Desk and Breakfast
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)
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 – 1:00 PM Lunch (Networking & Poster competition)
  Afternoon Moderator: Nadia Narine, OFPA Director
1:00 – 1:45 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
1:45 – 2:15 PM “Front-of-Package Nutrition Labelling” - Susan Van Ryswyk, Senior Project Manager, Food & Label Compliance, NSF International, Guelph, ON
2:15 – 2:45 PM “Health Eating Strategies Update” - Dr. William Yan, Director Bureau of Nutritional Science, Health Canada
2:45 - 3:00 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

3:00 PM Portable Snacks and Refreshments

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.

Registrations will be accepted until April 11, 2019

 

Clive Kingsbury FOOD SAFETY AND PROTECTION Poster Contest

Contest is Open to: Students Enrolled in University or College Programs relating to Sciences, Food Sciences, and Food Safety
Deadline to Submit: March 29th, 2019
 Submissions: Poster Abstracts should be submitted in the following format: Title, authors and affiliations, purpose, methods and results, conclusion, significance to industry with a maximum of 350 words should be e-mailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Content: Posters should address topics related to Food Protection and Safety
Notifications: A review committee will select the top 10 posters for display at the conference. Notification to the top 10 will be sent by e-mail by April 5th, 2019.
Finalists: The finalists should be present at the OFPA Spring conference on April 15th, 2019 where the announcement of the winning posters will be announced. Winners Names will be advertised on the OFPA Website. See our website for conference location and details.
Prizes:

There will be three prizes handed out for the top 3 posters:

1st Place - $300
2nd Place - $200
3rd Place - $100

Set Up and Removal: Prior to the start of the Conference, the student must be available to set up your poster approximately 3 feet x 4 feet (90 cm x 120cm) in size.
Display: Posters will be on display from 8 am to 3 pm throughout the conference
Removal: You can remove your poster after 3pm and take it home.

Information on Registration

If you require a receipt, or have questions please email at : This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

2019 OFPA Spring Technical Meeting & Clive Kingsbury Poster Competition  
Monday April 15, 2019

PLEASE NOTE:  ALL PARTICIPANTS & EXHIBITORS WILL HAVE ACCESS TO WIRELESS INTERNET AND WILL RECEIVE A PARKING VOUCHER (IF NEEDED)

Sponsorship

Diamond $2500.00

Platinum $1500.00

Gold $850.00

Silver $550.00

 

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

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

All additional participants wishing to attend this event must pay a 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

You may display your company products or services on an 8-foot or a 5-foot table. Prices vary according to size of table. Please indicate table size on the registration form. The trade show is available for the full day, in the same room as the meals and breaks. The purchase of a table includes one event registration. All additional participants wishing to attend this event must pay a 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 20. 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. There should not be any issues with getting access to electrical outlets.

 

Positioning for tables are prioritized in the following order of Sponsorship – 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.

Door Prizes

Donated products and services will be displayed on the prize table 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.

Silent Auction

OFPA will hold a silent auction at the event. Any donations to our silent auction are greatly appreciated and your company name will be displayed next to the donation on the auction table. The items donated can be industry or non-industry related (i.e. books, tickets, household items). If you have any item to donate to the auction, please indicate when you register or contact the OFPA office at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

OFPA/IAFP Member - $300.00 Non-Member (includes membership for 2019) - $360.00 8 FOOT Exhibitor Table (includes one registration) - $450.00 5 FOOT Exhibitor Table (includes one registration) - $400.00 Retired OFPA Member - $150.00 Student with Valid Student ID - $32.00
Diamond - $2500.00 Platinum - $1500.00 Gold - $850.00 Silver - $550.00

*Sponsorship includes one registration to event and one free 8 FOOT Tradeshow table.

 

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*Additional participants that are attending the event with a Sponsor or Exhibitor need to pay full-day member registration. This entitles all representatives to participate in the various sessions and workshops as well as enjoy the meals, and nutrition breaks.

 

**Number of tables is limited to 20**   

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Please Note: you can use any major credit card when paying with PayPal.

No need for Username or Password – just choose the second option “pay with debit or credit card”.

OR

Cheque made out to Ontario Food Protection Association and mailed to:

OFPA

P.O. Box 53128,

RPO Royal Orchard

Thornhill, ON

L3T 7R9

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Telephone: 647-573-4940

P.O. Box 53128
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Thornhill, ON   L3T 7R9

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