Sunday, September 12

Time Slot Tentative Title Chair(s)
1-2:30pm TDLM Roundtable: Identifying and Mitigating Risk in Life Science Laboratories Roger Brauninger, A2LAWorkPlace Training
3-4:30pm Workshop on Preparation of New Types of Reference Materials Håkan Emteborg, EC-JRC & Joe Konschnik, Restek Corporation

Monday, September 13

Time Slot Tentative Title Chair(s)
1:30-3pm Wiley Award Symposium Brendon Gill, Fonterra Co-operative Group Ltd.
1:30-3pm Establishing Standards for Color Additives from Natural Sources Bhakti Petigara Harp, FDA
1:30-3pm Tools for Quality Assurance of Quantitative PCR for Microbiological Method Tetsuhisa Goto, Central Scientific Commerce, Inc. & Scott Leppanen, Agilent Technologies
3:30-5pm Seafood Decomposition: Sensory and Chemical Test Methods Lisa Newberry, FDA & Heather Hawk, FDA
3:30-5pm Botanical Identification Goes Mobile Adam Kuszak, NIH, Silva Babajanian, Herbalife Nutrition, & Yanjun Zhang, Herbalife Nutrition
3:30-5pm Quality by Design (QbD) in Analytical Method Development: Sample Preparation Challenges and Solutions Xun Yan, Amway & Aihua Liu, Dyad Labs

Tuesday, September 14

Time Slot Tentative Title CHAIR(S)
8:15-9:45am Hot Topic Symposium  
8:15-9:45am The Power of High Resolution Mass Spectrometry – The “Leatherman” in Analytics Arne Dübecke, Tentamus Global Center for Food Fraud & Aihua Liu, Dyad Labs
8:15-9:45am Probiotics Identification and Quantitation Deborah McKenzie, AOAC, Silva Babajanian, Herbalife, & Quanyin Gao, Herbalife
10:15-11:45am Elemental Analysis in Food and Beverages as Markers for Food-Safety, Nutritional Benefits, and Authenticity Kevin Kubachka, FDA & Eve Kroukamp, PerkinElmer
10:15-11:45am Advances in Assessment of Dietary Protein Quality from Different Sources for Nutritional Labeling and Other Benefits Sneh Bhandari, MerieuxNutriSciences & Chris Marinangeli, Pulse Canada
10:15-11:45am Working Groups, Expert Review Panels and Method Validation: The Role of Reference Materials in the AOAC Process Patrick Bird, PMB BioTek Consulting
3-4:30pm Novel Methods for Contaminants Markus Obkircher, MilliporeSigma
3-4:30pm Ergot Alkaloids: Analytical Considerations for Up and Coming Regulated Mycotoxins Sheryl Tittlemier, Canadian Grain Commission & Mark Sumarah, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
3-4:30pm What is the Problem for PCR Quantification? A Solution and New Application Tetsuhisa Goto, Central Scientific Commerce, Inc. & Frank Spiegelhalter, Eurofins GeneScan

Wednesday, September 15

Time Slot Tentative Title Chair(s)
8:15-9:45am Methods for the Determination of PFAS by Federal Agencies Michael Wichman, FDA
8:15-9:45am Analytical Characterization of Dietary Supplements for Public Health Research Adam Kuszak, NIH
8:15-9:45am Food Allergen and Gluten Analysis on the Fly Linda Monaci, CNR & Carmen Diaz Amigo, FOCOS
10:15-11:45am Tackling Food Fraud, International Approaches David Hammond, Eurofins & Michael McLaughlin, FDA
10:15-11:45am Analytical Strategies to Characterize Products Intended for Inhalation After High- Temperature Vaporization Matthew Noestheden, Supra Research and Development
10:15-11:45am Challenges in Setting Probiotic Quality Standards Charles Budinoff, DuPont
1-2:30pm Student Award Symposium  
1-2:30pm Novel Methods for Cannabis and Botanicals Rob O’Brien, Supra Research and Development
1-2:30pm Beyond Presence and Absence: How Innovative Technology, such as MALDI-TOF and NGS, are Rewriting Industry’s Data Needs Ramin Khaksar, Clear Labs & Patrick Bird, PMB BioTek Consulting
3-4:30pm Good Food, Feverages and Chemometrics James Pyke, Agilent Technologies
3-4:30pm The Landscape of CBD/Hemp Testing: Ensuring Harmonization of Standards and Methods from Seed to Sale Erin Crowley, Q Laboratories
3-4:30pm Salmonella Re-Emergence: What are the Plans for Better Control? Emilio Esteban, USDA & Christophe Cordevant, ANSES