The NGFA-PFI Feed and Pet Food Joint Conference is an annual collaboration between the National Grain and Feed Association (NGFA) and the Pet Food Institute (PFI), designed specifically for the feed and pet food sectors. The conference addresses pressing policy, regulatory and operations issues that companies face in today’s environment.
Thank you for attending the 2017 Feed and Pet Food Joint Conference in Louisville, KY. Presentations can be found below.
We look forward to seeing you for the 2018 Feed and Pet Food Joint Conference, to be held September 17-19 in St. Louis, MO. Registration information will be made available in Spring of 2018.
Speakers & Presentations
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PAST JOINT CONFERENCE DETAILS2016 Joint Conference
- FDA’s Feed and Pet Food Agenda for 2017 – Jenny Murphy, Consumer Safety Officer, Office of Surveillance and Compliance, FDA Center for Veterinary Medicine
- The Ingredient Approval Process – Where Are We Headed? – Dr. George Burdock, President, Burdock Group *Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for access to Dr. Burdock’s presentation.*
- Effective Audits – More Than Just a Snapshot in Time – Robert Prevendar, Global Managing Director, Supply Chain Food Safety NSF International
- AAFCO Priorities for 2016 and Beyond – Stan Cook, Sr. Board Director, Association of American Feed Control Officials; Program Administrator, Missouri Department of Agriculture
- Shifting the Paradigm: Succeeding in the Face of Regulatory Challenges and New Media – Denise Dewar, Senior Consultant, Vanto Group
- FSPCA – Preventive Controls and More – Dr. Kim Koch, Feed Production Center Manager, Northern Crops Institute
- International Trade Update, Canada – Marty Wilder, Executive Director Pet Food Association of Canada
- Benefits of Industry Research – Michele Sayles, Director of Food Safety and Quality Diamond Pet Foods
- Benefits of Industry Research – David Meeker, Research Chairman Fats and Proteins Research Foundation
- FDA’s Veterinary Feed Directive – Questions & Answers – David Fairfield, Senior Vice President of Feed Services National Grain and Feed Association,
- Conducting Effective Hazard Evaluations – Catherine Alexander, DVM, MPH, Dipl ACVPM, Veterinary Medical Resident Center for Animal Health & Food Safety, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota
- Sanitary Transport of Human and Animal Food – Jon Samson, Executive Director, Agricultural and Food Transporters Conference, American Trucking Association
- Preventive Controls for Animal Food-Supply Chain Requirements – Jenny Murphy, Consumer Safety Officer, Office of Surveillance and Compliance, FDA Center for Veterinary Medicine
Purina Animal Nutrition LLC
The Peterson Company
Watt Global Media
- FSMA: The Move from Rulemaking to Implementation – Dr. Dan McChesney, Director, FDA Center for Veterinary Medicine Office of Surveillance and Compliance
- FSMA: Preparing for Compliance – Scott MacIntire, Director, FDA Division of Enforcement, Office of Enforcement and Import Operations
- AAFCO Priorities for 2016 – Richard TenEyck, President, AAFCO
- Role of the States in FSMA Implementation – Bob Ehart, Senior Policy & Science Advisor, NASDA
- Product Safety from Varied Perspectives: A Culture, Systems and Legal Approach – Michele Evans, Executive Director of Food Safety and Quality Assurance, Diamond Pet; Ryan Brown, Global Supplier Process Manager, Cargill Animal Nutrition; Brian Waldman, Partner, Arent Fox
- Evaluating Food/Feed Ingredient Suppliers – How We Do Business in the Supply Chain – Rosalind Zils, Director, External Supply Chain Quality, Land O Lakes
- Consumer Confusion on Pet Food Labels and How We Can Fix It – Jim Barritt, Government and Regulatory Manager, Mars Pet Care US
- Emerging Techniques for Pathogen Control – Siobhan Reilly, Owner and Food Microbiologist, Log10
- Antimicrobial Resistance and the Veterinary Feed Directive – Dr. Dan McChesney, Director, FDA Center for Veterinary Medicine Office of Surveillance and Compliance
- OSHA’s Revised Hazard Communication Standard – Impacts on the Feed and Pet Food Industries – David Fairfield, Vice President, Feed Services, National Grain and Feed Association