CONFERENCE AGENDA


Monday, September 17, 2018

1:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Registration
12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. NGFA Feed Committees Meeting
12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. PFI Committee Meetings
5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Welcome Reception in Trade Show

Tuesday September 18, 2018

7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Registration
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Buffet Breakfast in Trade Show
8:00 a.m. - 8:15 a.m. General Session | Conference Welcome
Randy Gordon,
President, National Grain and Feed Association
Dana Brooks,
President and CEO, Pet Food Institute

8:15 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. General Session | Welcome to St. Louis
Chris Chinn,
Director, Missouri Department of Agriculture
8:45 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. General Session | FDA Food and Veterinary Medicine Priorities
9:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. General Session | Preventive Controls and Animal Food
Jenny Murphy,
Consumer Safety Officer, Center for Veterinary Medicine, Office of Surveillance and Compliance, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Catch Up Break in Trade Show
10:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. General Session | Connecting with Consumers on Food Animal Production and Pet Food
Jayson Lusk,
Distinguished Professor and Head, Department of Agricultural Economics, Purdue University
11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. Networking Lunch in Trade Show
1:15 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. General Session | Human Food Preventive Controls Inspections – Lessons Learned
Dr. Ben Warren,
‎Director, Product Safety and Regulatory Affairs, Land O’ Lakes
2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. General Session | A Conversation with the AAFCO President
Stan Cook,
President, Association of American Feed Control Officials, Program Administrator Missouri Department of Agriculture
Dr. Angele Thompson, President, Thompson Pet Tech
2:30 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. General Session | Cyber Security for Today’s World
Geoff Jenista,
Cybersecurity Advisor, Office of Cybersecurity & Communications Department of Homeland Security
3:15 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Catch Up Break in Trade Show
3:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Breakout A - Pet Food Focus | What Can Industry-Led Research Initiatives Accomplish?
Dr. Michele Sayles,
Executive Director of Food Safety and Quality, Diamond Pet Foods
Dr. Ansen Pond,
Pilgrim’s Pride
AND

Insights on Consumer Opinion
Susan Schlueter, 
Director of Marketing, Nestle Purina PetCare
3:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Breakout B - Feed Focus | Pathogen Transmission and Animal Food - Emerging Issues
Dr. Cassandra Jones,
Associate Professor, Kansas State University
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Networking Reception in Trade Show

Wednesday September 19, 2018


7:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Registration
7:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Buffet Breakfast
8:00 a.m. - 8:15 a.m. PFI Annual Meeting
All PFI members are invited to address any questions to the PFI Board of Directors during this time.
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. PFI Board Meeting
8:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. General Session | “Having the Talk” Part 2: Compliance Inspections Under Subpart C and the Sanitary Transportation Rule
Matt Frederking,
Vice President of Regulatory Affairs and Quality, Mid America Pet Food
Dr. Cassandra Jones, Associate Professor, Kansas State University
Dr. Michele Sayles, Executive Director of Food Safety and Quality, Diamond Pet Foods
9:45 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Catch Up Break
10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. General Session | “Having the Talk” Part 2, continued
11:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Conference Closing Remarks