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Past Event Presentations

Past Event Presentations

Virtual Speakers Week


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  • COVID-19 and the Food Supply Chain's Response

    Lowell Randel, Vice President, Government & Legal Affairs, Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA)

    Top tips for changing an existing company culture; communication methods and training tools

    Saied Rad, Quality Assurance, FGF Brands

    Examining how whole genome sequencing is being used to trace the source of pathogens

    Emily Griep, Manager, Food Safety, United Fresh Produce Association

    ACCESS Day 1 presentationS

  • Cannabis, food safety risks and regulations Dan Anglin, CEO, CannAmerica Brands
    Panel debate: Best practice allergen procedures to minimize risk and ensure confidence Michael Cramer, Senior Director, Food Safety & Quality Assurance, Ajinomoto Foods; Daniel Herzog, Vice President, Corporate Compliance - Food Safety, Gonnella Baking Co.; Jessica Burke, Senior Manager, Technical Services, BRCGS Americas

    Access Day 2 Presentations


  • International food fraud update John Spink, Director and Assistant Professor, Food Fraud Initiative, Michigan State University
    How to prevent the top 10 audit non-conformances, and Global Standard for Food Safety Issue 8 updates John Figgins, Technical Specialist, BRCGS
    Food safety audit schemes and initiatives Mekisha Cunningham, Chief Warrant Officer 3
    Deputy Director, Field Operations, Food Analysis & Diagnostic Laboratory, US Military

    Access Day 3 Presentations

  • Detailing the new Ethical Trade and Responsible Sourcing Standard Mike Wilson, Global Head - ETRS, BRCGS
    Examining the different impacts of packaging on food safety Weldon Williams, Senior Director, Quality Assurance, Packaging - Global Lead, HAVI
    Panel session: Sustainability, ethics and food safety: balancing competing demands Mike Wilson, Global Head - ETRS, BRCGS; Weldon Williams, Senior Director, Quality Assurance, Packaging - Global Lead, HAVI

    Access Day 4 Presentations 

  • Professional development in a changing world Rob Moss, Professional Scheme Manager, BRCGS; Michelle Tindale, Global Head of Training and Events, BRCGS, Ed Monk, CEO, Learning Performance Institute
    Developing a food defense plan: preparing for the FSMA Intentional Adulteration Rule Frank Pisciotta, President and CEO, Business Protection Specialists, Inc

    Access Day 5 Presentations