The 13th Annual Food Safety Summit will lead with a ServSafe Training and Certification program on April 18, 2011, at the Walter E Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. This year’s event seeks to offer an outstanding educational program that is timely, solutions focused and provides actionable takeaways from each session, according to a company statement.
The comprehensive 1.5-day ServSafe session will focus on the critical importance and role of food safety in an organization. The conference program will begin April 19, with half-day workshops followed by an opening night reception on the Expo Floor.
Keeping up with the momentum, the Summit will continue to offer four half-day workshops focusing on skills required to succeed. The workshops will focus on training for behavioral modification, effectively communicating with others in the company, the three pillars of a successful food liability program and conducting challenge studies.
Sessions throughout the day on Wednesday and Thursday will focus on the most important issues facing food service and food safety professionals on a daily basis. Topics such as traceability, media training, emerging and regulatory issues, allergens, food defense, sanitation, sampling, pest control and much more will be addressed. There will be a keynote speaker as well as the Food Quality Awards Presentation sponsored by DuPont. The conference sessions will end Thursday at noon followed by a “Lunch on the Go,” where attendees can grab lunch and head back to their offices or to the airport.