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  • Introduction to Systematic Reviews for Food and Feed Related Topics

  • GoFood 2017 in Lund-Copenhagen: The 2nd Global Food Safety & Technology Forum

    • Date May 31, 2017 – June 2, 2017
    • Time 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
    • Location Lund University, Sweden and the National Food Institute - Technical University of Denmark
    • Website

    Organized by Lund University, the National Food Institute - Technical University of Denmark, the Honk Kong Polytechnic University and the University of Bologna.

    Please register by May 2, 2017.

  • Meta-Analysis in Systematic Reviews for Food and Feed Related Topics

  • Certified Food Safety Manager Review and Exam

  • IDDBA 17 (International Dairy Deli Bakery Association)

    • Date June 4, 2017 – June 6, 2017
    • Time 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
    • Location Anaheim, California
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  • Food Safety Supply Chain Conference

  • Fundamentals of Food Science Short Course

    • Date June 5, 2017 – June 8, 2017
    • Time 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
    • Location Penn State University, Dept. of Food Science, University Park, PA
    • Website
  • FSMA vs. GFSI: Changes Necessary for Compliance (Combo with PCQI)

  • FSPCA Preventive Controls for Human Food (PCQI)

  • Reshaping your HACCP Plan with Preventive Controls

    • Date June 6, 2017 – June 8, 2017
    • Time 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
    • Location Dallas, TX
    • Website

    Sponsored by Food Safety Net Services (FSNS)

  • FSMA vs. GFSI: Changes Necessary for Compliance

  • Implementation in Cosmetics Products - 2017

    Overview: Since July 2013, Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 on Cosmetic Products of the EU has been fully implemented and represents a modern regulatory framework grounded on state of the art of cosmetic science and product technology. It is structured in regulatory modules, which include the safety assessment and the Cosmetic Product Safety Report (CPSR), Product Information File (PIF), Responsible Person (RP), label information, cosmetovigilance, substance regulations, claims, etc. The legislator's existing goal is assurance of the safety for the ingredients and for the cosmetics products in use of consumers. In-market control is assigned to EU Member State competent authorities. The flow of information between countries is interlinked by the Cosmetic Product Notification Portal (CPNP), which is fed with the information by the demand for pre-market notification of cosmetic products and by ongoing cosmetovigilance procedures put in place with the respective provisions in the CPR. The central role in cosmetovigilance applies to the Responsible Person while the access to manufacturers and responsible persons is assured by product labeling provisions. During the workshop the provisions depicted as regulatory modules will be presented and explained with including the latest developments and research results. On the basis of the knowledge gained from this introduction, alleys towards compliance will be depicted, which will use practical examples and experiences made upon performing the necessary compliance steps before and while marketing of cosmetics products in the EU. Why should you attend: The European Union's (EU) Cosmetics Products Regulation (CPR) 1223/2009 represents a newly re-casted piece of legislation, fully implemented since July 2013, and putting in place demanding provisions for those seeking compliance. Affected by the challenges of meeting compliance are the players in the world's biggest cosmetic market, the EU's internal market, as such similarly EU and non-EU manufactures of cosmetics as well as the suppliers of cosmetic ingredients requested to provide data on their chemicals. Areas Covered in the Session: • Animal Testing Ban • Roles & Responsibilities in the Supply Chain • Product Information File (PIF) • Safety Assessment • Criteria for Claims • Cosmetovigilence • Substance Regulations • Product Labeling • Borderline Industry Legislation Who will benefit: Worldwide members of the Cosmetic products industries • Managers in Cosmetics, Personal care and Consumer Health Product Industries • Managers in Ingredient Suppliers, fine Chemicals Companies • Managers in Regulatory Affairs, R&D, Formulators • Government officials, KOLs • International Sales & Marketing Representatives Speaker: Dr. Annelie Struessmann Technical Director, CONUSBAT Dr. Annelie Struessmann is the Technical & Regulatory Director with CONUSBAT Regulatory Services, a provider of internationalization compliance services for Cosmetics, Personal Care, Fine Chemicals and Borderline Industries: In 2003, she joined the firm and, based on many years of experience gained while working with the international industry, she established the service area for regulatory affairs. Focussing on the European regulatory frameworks for cosmetic products and for chemicals (REACH), she is servicing industry clients in providing compliance strategies, safety assessments, registrations, notifications, direct representations: Cosmetic Product Responsible Person (RP), REACH Only Representative (OR). Also, Annelie publishes with various recognized journals in her area of expertise and provides workshops on a worldwide scale. Location: Zurich, Switzerland Date: June 8th & 9th, 2017 and Time: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM Venue: Hilton Zurich Airport Address: Hohenbuhlstrasse 10, 8152 Opfikon-Glattbrugg, Switzerland. +41 44 828 50 50 Price: Price: $1,695.00 (Seminar Fee for One Delegate) Register for 5 attendees Price: $5085.00 $8,475.00 You Save: $3390.00 (40%)* Until April 30, Early Bird Price: $1,695.00 from May 1 to June 6, Regular Price: $1,895.00 Quick Contact: NetZealous DBA as GlobalCompliancePanel Phone: 1-800-447-9407 Fax: 302-288-6884 Email: Website: Registration Link - Follow on LinkedIn:
  • Pathogen Analysis in Fresh Produce

  • Food and Airborne Fungi and Mycotoxins Short Course

    • Date June 20, 2017 – June 22, 2017
    • Time 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
    • Location Rodney A. Erickson Food Science Bldg., Penn State, University Park, PA
    • Website http://agsci.psu/edu/fungi-mycotoxins

    This short course provides insight into the most recent developments of foodborne pathogens, toxins, and contaminants that may occur in a food plant environment. Delivered in classroom and laboratory environments, this course includes a mixture of theory, demonstrations, and practical sessions on the fundamentals of food microbiology and food safety.

  • Foreign Supplier Verification Programs (FSVP)

  • 21 CFR Part 11 compliance for software validation and SaaS/Cloud - seminar at Brazil

    Overview: • This interactive two-day course explores proven techniques for reducing costs associated with implementing, using, and maintaining computer systems in regulated environments. • Many companies are outsourcing IT resources and getting involved with Software as a Service (SaaS) and cloud computing. These vendors are not regulated and therefore regulated companies must ensure compliance for both infrastructure qualification and computer system validation. It is the regulated company that wants to avoid FDA form 483s and warning letters. The seminar is intended for regulated companies, software vendors, and SaaS/Cloud providers. • The instructor addresses the latest computer system industry standards for data security, data transfer, audit trails, electronic records and signatures, software validation, and computer system validation. • Today the FDA performs both GxP and Part 11 inspections, the Europeans have released an updated Annex 11 regulation that expands Part 11 requirements and companies must update their systems and processes to maintain compliance. • This seminar will help you understand the specific requirements associated with local and SaaS/cloud hosting solutions. • Nearly every computerized system used in laboratory, clinical, manufacturing settings and in the quality process has to be validated. • Participants learn how to decrease software implementation times and lower costs using a 10-step risk-based approach to computer system validation. • Finally, the instructor reviews recent FDA inspection trends and discusses how to streamline document authoring, revision, review, and approval. • This course benefits anyone that uses computer systems to perform their job functions and is ideal for regulatory, clinical, and IT professionals working in the health care, clinical trial, biopharmaceutical, and medical device sectors. It is essential for software vendors, auditors, and quality staff involved in GxP applications. Course Objectives: • Understand what is expected in Part 11 and Annex 11 inspections • Avoid 483 and Warning Letters • Learn how to buy COTS software and qualify vendors. • Implement a computer system using risk-based validation to gain maximum productivity and reduce cost by as much as two thirds • Requirements for local, SaaS, and cloud hosting • How to select resources and manage validation projects • "Right size" change control methods that allows quick and safe system evolution • Minimize the validation documentation to reduce costs without increasing regulatory or business risk • Write test cases that trace to elements of risk management • Protect intellectual property and keep electronic records safe Who will benefit: • QA, IT, management • all GxP system users Agenda: Day 1 Schedule Lecture 1: Introduction to the FDA • How the regulations help your company to be successful • Which data and systems are subject to Part 11 Lecture 2: 21 CFR Part 11/Annex 11 - Compliance for Electronic Records and Signatures • What Part 11 means to you, not just what it says in the regulations • Avoid 483 and Warning Letters • Explore the three primary areas of Part 11 compliance: SOPs, software product features, and validation documentation • How SaaS/cloud computing changes qualification and validation • Ensure data integrity, security, and protect intellectual property • Understand the current computer system industry standards for security, data transfer, and audit trails • Electronic signatures, digital pens, and biometric signatures • SOPs required for the IT infrastructure • Product features to look for when purchasing COTS software • Reduce validation resources by using easy to understand fill-in-the-blank validation documents Lecture 3: The Five Keys to COTS Computer System Validation • The Who, What, Where, When, and Why of CSV Day 2 Schedule Lecture 1: Ten-Step Process for COTS Risk-Based Computer System Validation • Learn which documents the FDA expects to audit. • How to use the risk-based validation approach to lower costs. • How to link requirements, specifications, risk management, and testing. • Document a computer system validation project using easy to understand fill-in-the-blank templates. • Based on: "Risk-Based Software Validation - Ten Easy Steps" (Davis Horwood International and PDA -, 2006). Lecture 2: How to Write Requirements and Specifications • Workshop for writing requirements and then expanding them for specifications Lecture 3: How to Conduct a Hazard Analysis/Risk Assessment-Exercise • Step-by-step instructions for performing and documenting a risk assessment, and how to use the results to reduce validation documentation. Lecture 4: Software Testing • Reduce testing by writing test cases that trace to elements of risk management. • How to write efficient test cases Lecture 5: System Change Control • How to manage a validated system with minimal documentation Lecture 6: Purchasing COTS Software • How to purchase COTS software and evaluate software vendors. Lecture 7: Cost Reduction Without Increasing Regulatory or Business Risk • How to save money • How to increase quality • How to increase compliance with less documentation Speaker: David Nettleton FDA Compliance Specialist Computer System Validation's principal, David Nettleton is an industry leader, author, and teacher for 21 CFR Part 11, Annex 11, HIPAA, software validation, and computer system validation. He is involved with the development, purchase, installation, operation and maintenance of computerized systems used in FDA compliant applications. He has completed more than 260 mission critical laboratory, clinical, and manufacturing software implementation projects. His most popular book is Risk Based Software Validation - Ten easy Steps, which provides fill-in-the-blank templates for completing a COTS software validation project. Services are available to guide companies to create and maintain the systems and procedures required to pass regulatory inspections: product features, vendor audits, software validation, SOPs, training, gap analysis, remediation plans, and project management. Projects involve: medical devices, blood bank, clinical trial, corrective action, document control, electronic data capture, Excel spreadsheets, laboratory instruments, laboratory information management (LIMS), manufacturing, enterprise resource planning, toxicology systems, and VMWare. David Nettleton is also the co-author of: • Managing the Documentation Maze - Answers to Questions You Didn't Even Know to Ask (Wiley - 2010 • Electronic Record Keeping; Achieving and Maintaining Compliance with 21 CFR Part 11 and 45 CFR Parts 160, 162, and 164 (Interpharm/CRC -, 2004) • Commercial Off-the-Shelf (COTS) Software Validation for 21 CFR Part 11 Compliance (Davis Horwood International and PDA -, 2003). Location: Sao Paulo, Brazil Date: June 22nd, 23rd, 2017 and Time: 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM Venue: WILL BE ANNOUNCED SOON Price: Price: $1,095.00 (Seminar Fee for One Delegate) Register for 5 attendees Price: $3,285.00 $5,475.00 You Save: $2,190.00 (40%)* Until May 10, Early Bird Price: $1,095.00 From May 11 to June 20, Regular Price: $1,295.00 Quick Contact: NetZealous DBA as GlobalCompliancePanel Phone: 1-800-447-9407 Fax: 302-288-6884 Email: Website: Registration Link - Follow on LinkedIn:
  • Food Defense Workshop

  • Fourth Annual Rapid Detection for Food Safety - Advances in Microbial Detection, Characterization and Process Validation

  • Introduction to Systematic Reviews for Food and Feed Related Topics

  • Implementing the BRC Global Standard for Food Safety - Issue 7/Internal Auditing

    • Date June 27, 2017 – June 29, 2017
    • Time 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
    • Location Columbus, OH
    • Website

    Sponsored by Food Safety Net Services (FSNS)