Food Security Summit 2022 organizers release schedule for May event

The 2022 Food Security Summit is scheduled for May 9-12 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in the Chicago suburb of Rosemont, IL.

The annual event brings together over 1,000 attendees from industry, government and academia to discuss the current state of food safety and its future.

The summit includes certification courses, a stream of trade shows with academic, government, and industry organizations represented, and dozens of educational sessions. To register click here.

Overview of the 2022 Food Security Summit Agenda

All times are Central Daylight Saving Time

Certificate courses

Monday, May 9, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

  • Intentional Tampering — Vulnerability Assessments (IA VA)
  • Food Fraud Prevention
  • Environmental sampling for outbreaks in food retail establishments

Monday May 9 and Tuesday May 10, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Certified Professional – Credential in Food Safety (CP-FS) – (2 day course)

Monday May 9 and Tuesday May 10, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Wednesday, May 11, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

  • Exam
  • Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) Training (2.5 day course)

Tuesday, May 10 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

  • W2: Cybersecurity and what it means for the food safety professionalPart 1
  • W3: Internal audits, moving beyond a “tick the boxes” mindset

3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

  • W4: Cybersecurity and what it means for the food safety professional Part 2
  • W5: Communicate effectively with the regulatory community

5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

  • Welcome Reception on the Exhibit Hall Floor

Wednesday May 11

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

  • S1: What makes a good leader? Lessons, feedback and call to action from food safety leaders
  • S2: Food donations: how edible food waste can be used to reduce food insecurity
  • S3: Culture of food safety: from theory to daily actions
  • S4: Cost of foodborne illnesses and related impact

9:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

  • main presentation
    The Future of Food Safety Culture: Commitment and Collaboration

10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

  • Showroom hours
  • Solution Stage and Tech Tent Presentations

2:45 p.m. – 4 p.m.

  • S5: Development of Food Safety Management Systems (FSMS)
  • S6: Foodborne Outbreak Investigation 101
  • S7: Virtual tools for food safety assessments: lessons learned and best practices
  • S8: The new frontier of food safety in products: data-driven analytics and insights improving traceability and food safety

4:15 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

  • S9: Improving the future of reminders
  • S10: Food Safety for Small Operations – Wearing All Food Safety Hats at Once
  • S11: Moving forward after new outbreaks
  • S12:Microbial Challenge Studies: Putting the Pieces Together

5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.

  • Food Safety Summit Gives Back a Networking Reception

Thursday May 12

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

  • S13: Leadership through the lens of equity, diversity and inclusion
  • S14: Understanding risk assessment and interventions
  • S15: Improve the culture of food safety in YOUR work environment
  • S16: Traceability Made Easy by FDA Technology – Create Your Own Plan

9:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

  • TOWN HALL: An interactive session with regulators and advisory groups

10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

  • Showroom hours
  • Solution Stage and Tech Tent Presentations

2:45 p.m. – 4 p.m.

  • S17: Food safety as a supply chain management issue
  • S18: Modernization of the inspection process
  • S19: Managing COVID in the wake of post-pandemic life
  • S20: Food safety: it is a fundamental element of the company

4:15 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

  • S21: Closing session – In the trenches with remediation: challenges and key lessons learned from solving problems in the field

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