Key Themes

Join leaders in food manufacturing, safety and quality from across North America to examine the critical issues affecting the industry. Topics for discussion will include:


Lean, OpEx and Cost Reduction

• Implementing continuous improvement in manufacturing
• Launching and sustaining lean initiatives
• Producing a high quality, safe product cost effectively
• Scaling up production successfully
• Working with your partners to optimize operations

Food Safety

• Complying with the U.S. Food Safety Modernization Act
• Understanding what the Safe Food for Canadians Act (SFCA) means for production and how it differs from the FSMA
• Selecting packaging with safety in mind
• Creating an effective allergen control program
• Harnessing robotics and automation to improve safety

Food Quality

• Utilizing your OpEx program to improve quality in the supply chain
• Developing a world-class, risk-based quality program
• Analyzing the pros and cons of outsourcing
• Clarifying what a great quality program looks like
• Ensuring American food manufacturing is the best in the world


To be part of the 2014 program, please contact Chris Chapman at: +44 20 7202 7588  or E-mail [email protected]