Schedule

Tuesday

TimeGeneral Sessions Speaker Information
8:00-8:35 Welcome to the 2017 FDA Central Region Seminar Gretchen Musicant, City of Minneapolis and Dr. Michael Dutcher, FDA
8:35-9:00 Opening Remarks Laurie Farmer, FDA
9:00-10:00 Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN) Yearly Report Robert Sudler, Jr., FDA
10:00-10:25 10:00-10:25 BREAK BREAK
10:25-11:15 Foodborne Illness Complaint Response and Coordination Dr. Craig Hedberg, University of Minnesota
11:25-12:00 Office of Training, Education and Development Updates Rebecca Caulfield, FDA
12:00-1:00 LUNCH LUNCH
1:00-2:00Intentional Food Tampering and the FBI’s Role in Food Defense Kevin Spradlin, FBI and Fred Stephens, FBI
2:10-2:55Office of Partnerships Updates: Retail Standards Funding Opportunities and Understanding Grants Maribeth Nelson
2:55-3:15BREAK BREAK
3:15-4:30 Risk Communication and Social Media: FoodSafetyTalk Podcast Dr. Ben Chapman, North Carolina State University and Dr. Don Schaffner, Ruttgers University

Wednesday

TimeRetail Food Standards

Meridian 1&2

Food Safety

Meridian 3&4

Water and Waster Water

Pathways

General Environmental Health

Think 4

8:00-8:40 Welcome & Announcements

Nicole Hedeen, MEHA President; Sharon Smith, NEHA Region 4 Vice President; David Dyjack, NEHA Executive Director

Combined with Meridian 1 Combined with Meridian 1 Combined with Meridian 1
8:40-9:30 Bouncing Back! Resilience

Dr. Bob Veninga

Combined with Meridian 1 Combined with Meridian 1 Combined with Meridian 1
9:30-9:55 BREAK BREAK BREAKBREAK
9:55-10:45 Benefits of Food Code Standardization

Kenya Moon, et. al.

NSF Refrigeration

Derek Deland

Community Gastro Illness

Trisha Robinson

Bed Bugs.

Dr. Stephen Kells, University of Minnesota

10:55-11:45 Reducing FBI Risks Consultative Assistance

Scott Holmes

Regulating to Risk - Special Events

Larry Stringer

Viruses in Groundwater

Anita Anderson

Legionnaire's Epidemiology & Investigation

Ellen Laine, MDH

11:45-12:45 LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH
12:45-1:35 Food Code Interpretations

Greg Abel

Norovirus in Ice Cream

Alida Sorenson & Amy Saupe

A Perspective of Two Septic System Inventories Around Recreational Development Lakes in Le Sueur County -

Amy Beatty, Le Sueur Country Environmental Services Department; Matthew Summers, Wenck Associates, Inc

Hoarding: A Collaborative Approach

Joe Jurusik, Hennepin County; Brittani Schmidt, Scott County; Louise Kurzeka, Everything's Together; Dale Fine, iHeartMedia

1:45-2:35 Retail Program Standard 9 Panel

Tracynda Davis, et. al

Ethnic Food Panel

Justo Garcia, et. al

Emerging Issues in Onsite Wastewater

Tom Fritts

GIS in Environmental Health

Jay Meehl, Hennepin County

2:35-3:00 BREAK BREAK BREAK BREAK
3:00-3:50 Combined with Meridian 2 Building Consensus: Regulatory/Industry

Jay Ellingson, et. al

Groundwater Protection - Onsite

Dave Gustafson

Breathing Life into Soil carbon sinks

James Doten, MDH

4:00-4:50 Combined with Meridian 2 Conflict Resolution & Communication

Jody Janati

Thursday

TimeFood Safety

Meridian Ballroom

Swimming Pools

Think 4

Sustainability

Pathways

8:00-8:50 Foodservice Chemical Sanitization

Dan Dahlman & Nick Popp

Recreational water Advisory Committee and Common Pool Problems

Chad Storley

Global Climate Change

Brenda Hoppe

9:00-9:50 Pathogens in Flour

Scott Hood

Water Parks in the Wisconsin Dells

Shayna Dye

Green to Go

Leslie Foreman, MDH and Cindy Weckwerth, MDH

9:50-10:20 BREAK BREAK BREAK
10:20-11:10 Whole Genome Sequencing

Martin Wiedmann

Sustainability - Commercial Pools

Marnie Lietz

Sustainable Energy

Kurt Anderson

11:20-12:20 Deadliest Enemy: Our War Against Killer Germs

Michael Osterholm

12:20-1:00 Central Region Meeting