Food Contact Training US (November) 2017

7th - 8th November 2017

Cleveland, OH

This training will provide you the knowledge and tools to meet your regulatory obligations today and plan for the regulatory landscape of tomorrow.

Training themes include:

  • Introduction to Food Contact
  • Considerations for Food Contact Approval
  • Supply Chain Considerations for Food Contact
  • Future Outlook for Food Contact Regulations

Overview

This training will provide you the knowledge and tools to meet your regulatory obligations today and plan for the regulatory landscape of tomorrow.

Training themes include:

  • Introduction to Food Contact
  • Considerations for Food Contact Approval
  • Supply Chain Considerations for Food Contact
  • Future Outlook for Food Contact Regulations

 

Stay tuned for more updates to the Food Contact Training agenda!

Agenda

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017 

Introduction to Food Contact

08.00     Coffee and Registration
09.00     Introduction to EU and US legislation: similarities and differences
09.30    Why do we regulate food contact and an overview of the pathways to clearance
10.00     US Regulatory Framework – Introduction to Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act, food additives
10.30     EU Regulatory  Framework and GMP
11.00     Refreshments and Networking break
11.30     GRAS and other FDA exemptions/pathways
12.00     Understanding NIAS and their role in EU food contact
12.30     Lunch

Considerations for Food Contact Approval

1.30       Other EU materials: Paper/Coatings and the relationship with national Regulations
2.00       EU Regulation 10/2011 the Plastics in Contact with Foods Legislation
2.30       Approval routes for plastics in Europe
3.00       Refreshments and networking break
3.30       FCN’s in the US: Why do they get all the attention?
4.00       The role of the US’s CFR – a big part of the story but not the whole story
4.30       Food Contact in the rest of the world (Asia, Latin America and other notable regions)
5.30       Networking reception

 

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Supply Chain Considerations for Food Contact

08.00     Morning refreshments

09.00     The role of supply chain communication in compliance
09.30     EU considerations for supply chain compliance (testing programs and GMP)
10.00     US considerations for supply chain compliance in light of FSMA and its FSVP
10.30     Not intended / transmitted chemicals from packaging to food - FSMA
11.00     Refreshment break
11.30     Fundamentals of product stewardship
12.00     Q&A on overcoming supply chain challenges
12.30     Lunch with guest speaker

  • Gain perspective from a food supplier directly
  • Lunch discussion including a Q&A session

Future outlook for food contact regulations

1.30       Current EU projects under consideration and future regulatory landscape
2.00        Current FDA plans and future regulatory landscape
2.30        Regulatory concerns with international markets and new regulations under the Trump administration
3.00        What we can expect from other regions
3.30        Wrap Up – Preparing yourself for current and future food contact regulations
4.00        Refreshments and dessert

Venue & Info

Hyatt Regency at the Arcade

Downtown Cleveland Hotel with Historic Architecture

Experience stunning historic architecture and newly renovated guestrooms at Hyatt Regency Cleveland at The Arcade. Located adjacent to the East Fourth Street Entertainment District and just two blocks from Quicken Loans Arena, this iconic hotel in the heart of downtown Cleveland is the perfect starting point to experience the best the city has to offer.

What Makes a Seamless Stay:

  • Newly renovated guestrooms: 293 beautifully updated guestrooms with all new modern furnishings, many offering views of the city or Arcade.
     
  • Central downtown location: Walking distance from Quicken Loans Arena, Progressive Field, FirstEnergy Stadium, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Playhouse Square, and Jack Casino.
     
  • Dining with a view: Savor a memorable meal at 1890 Restaurant or enjoy a local craft beer and appetizer at 1890 Lounge, both overlooking The Arcade.
     
  • Memorable gatherings: The spectacular setting of Hyatt Regency Cleveland at The Arcade makes it one of the most sought after venues for area meetings, social events, and weddings.

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Pricing

Early Bird Pricing: $999
Expires September 2nd

 

Standard/Final Pricing: $1,099
Expires November 8th