Feed and Pet Food Joint Conference, October 7-9, 2014, Omaha, Nebraska
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NGFA-PFI Feed and Pet Food Joint Conference Program 

Tuesday, Oct. 7:

10a.m.–4p.m.
PFI Regulatory Affairs Committee 


Noon–4p.m.
NGFA Committee Meetings
Biofuels and Co-Products Committee
Feed Legislative and Regulatory Affairs Committee
Feed Manufacturing and Technology Committee

4–5p.m.
Keynote Address:  Congressman Lee Terry, R-Nebraska Second District 


5–7p.m.
Welcome Reception in Trade Show


Wednesday, Oct 8:

7–8: 30 a.m.
Continental Breakfast and Trade Show

8:30–8:45a.m.
Conference Welcome Remarks: Duane Ekedahl, President, PFI; Randy Gordon, President, NGFA 

8:45–9:15a.m.
The Future of the Food Industry

9:15–10 a.m.
FDA’s Feed and Pet Food Agenda: Dr. Daniel McChesney, Director, Office of Surveillance and Compliance, FDA Center for Veterinary Medicine 

10–10:30a.m.
Break

10:30–10:50a.m.
AAFCO Priorities for 2015 and Beyond: Mark LeBlanc, President-Elect,  Association of American Feed Control Officials 

10:50–11:30a.m.
Practical Approaches to Sanitary Transportation: Sharon Clark, Senior Vice President Transportation and Regulatory Affairs, Perdue AgriBusiness 

11:30–12:15p.m.
GMO Answers - Building Greater Consumer Acceptance of Biotechnology: Dr. Cathleen Enright, Executive Vice President, Biotechnology Industry Organization 

12:15–1:45p.m.
Lunch in Exhibit Hall

1:45–2:15 p.m.
Distributors and the Feed and Pet Food Industries: Steve King, President, 
Pet Industry Distributors Association 

2:15–3 p.m.
The Renewable Fuel Standard – Impacts on Feed and Pet Food: Marty Ruikka, Principal, The ProExporter Network 

3–3:30p.m.
Break

3:30–4:30p.m.
Sustainability and Consumer Preferences – What’s the Right Approach?

4:30–5p.m.
Top Policy Issues for Feed and Pet Food: David Fairfield, Vice President, Feed Services, NGFA; Peter Tabor, Vice President, Regulatory and International Affairs, PFI  

5–6:30 p.m.
Reception in Trade Show 

Thursday, Oct. 9:

7:30–8:30a.m.
Continental Breakfast

8:30–11:30a.m.
Food Safety Modernization Act Workshop - Practicing Preventive Controls: A Hands-on Exercise: Jennifer Cleveland McEntire, Ph.D., Vice President and Chief Science Officer, The Acheson Group; Anne Sherod, Director of Food Safety, The Acheson Group 

11:30a.m.
Workshop Adjourns 

 

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