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October 24-25, 2014, Traverse City
Hagerty Center
"Good Food Gone Bad"

If you have already registered or submitted an abstract and you do not see your name under Abstracts Received or Registrations Received, please contact [email protected] with this information.

Friday, October 24
4:25 pm Load Shuttles at Bayshore Resort Bayshore Resort
4:30 pm Leave for Black Star Farms Black Star Farms
5:00 pm Tour Black Star Farms  
6:00-7:00 pm Friday Plenary Session Conference Room

Purnendu C. Vasavada, PhD (more info) (website) (video)
"Food Safety Trends: Emerging Pathogens and Contemporary Food Safety Issues"
Professor Emeritus
University of Wisconsin, River Falls

7:00 pm Student Mixer Hearth and Vine Restaurant, Black Star Farms
7:00 pm Board Dinner  Black Star Farms
9:30 pm Load Shuttle back to Bayshore  
10:00 pm Arrive Bayshore Resort  
Saturday, October 25
7:45 - 8:45 am Breakfast and Registration Hagerty Conference Center
8:50 - 9:00 am Introduction and Welcome  
9:00 - 9:50 am Plenary Session 1 Hagerty Conference Center
  Doris H. D’Souza, PhD (more info) (website) (video)
"Human Noroviruses and Food"
Associate Professor
Department of Food Science and Technology
University of Tennessee
9:50 - 10:50 am Poster/Vendor viewing
Coffee Break
10:50 - 11:50 am Student Speakers 1-4 (video) Hagerty Conference Center
11:50 - 1:05 pm Lunch and Business Meeting  
1:05 - 1:55 pm Plenary Session 2 Hagerty Conference Center

Omar A. Oyarzabal, PhD (more info) (website) (video)
"Challenges in Isolating Campylobacter spp. From Foods"
Associate Professor
University of Vermont Extension

1:55 - 2:10 pm Student Award Presentations and Board Announcements  
2:10 - 3:00 pm Plenary Session 3 Hagerty Conference Center

Francisco Diez-Gonzalez, PhD (more info) (website) (video)
"Salmonella in Low Water activity Foods"
Department of Food Science and Nutrition
University of Minnesota

3:00 - 3:45 pm Roundtable  
3:45 pm Meeting Adjourns  
3:45 - 4:30 pm Board Meeting Bayshore Resort

Planning Committee: Christopher Snabes, MS, CFS, American Proficiency Institute
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