Meeting Program

Monday, May 1

General Session

Congress Avenue

Welcome and Introductions
Patricia Faison
ADS Director of Regulatory & Technical Affairs

Chair's Address
Paula Klassen
TreeHouse Foods
Executive Technical Board Chair

ADS Board Chair Address
Steve Dabrow
Chelten House Products, Inc.

The Seven Powers of Success
Charles Marshall
M Power Resources, LLC

Food Regulatory Update
Dr. Jeannie Perron
Covington & Burling
ADS Legal Counsel

Certification Audits 101
Paula Klassen
TreeHouse Foods

(Lunch Break)

New Products and Services Presentations
Moderator:  Marion Dalacker, Michael Foods, Inc.
ADS Supplier Members

Information Open House

Tuesday, May 2

General Session

The Non-GMO Project Verified
Annie Shannahan
Non-GMO Project

Sweeteners 101
Dr. Darrell Gerdes
Imperial Sugar Company

FSMA Foreign Supplier Verification Program
Marc Sanchez, Esq.
FDA Atty

Considerations for Implementing the New Nutrition Labeling Regulations
Michelle Wright
Michelle Wright Consulting, LLC

Packaging Design
Michael Krebsbach
Bemis North America

(Lunch Break)

Converting a Culinary Recipe to Production Ready Formulas Workshop
Moderator:  Tom McGirty, T. Marzetti Company
Converting a Culinary Recipe to a Production Ready Formula - Culinary Chef and R&D Perspectives: Chef Christopher Posner, Pinnacle Foods and Rob Beauseau, Ventura Foods
Sourcing Ingredients:  Vince Pasquale, Accurate Ingredients, Inc.  
Product Formula Scale-Up: Ben Rucker, CRB
Food Safety Review: Suzanne Mailman, Golden State Foods
Panel Discussion: Workshop Speakers