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Global Food Contact

Thursday, May 23- Friday, May 24 2024
Bethesda, MD | USA

Connect with Industry Leaders in Bethesda! 

Featuring experts from Instacart, Kroger, Health Canada, FDA, Exponent, and More.

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Global Food Contact is the must-attend event for anyone involved within the food contact materials supply chain! As the only food contact forum that covers all the latest food contact regulations and legislations on a global scale, this event brings together the entire food contact supply chain. Industry leaders and legislators from across the entire food contact supply chain gather to explore and exchange information regarding global food contact developments and initiatives, and forecast the future industry landscape.

2024 Agenda

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Session I: North America Focus: Food Contact Regulation
Session II: LATAM Focus: Food Contact Regulation
Session III: The Continued Importance of Food Safety
Session IV: Deep Dive into Packaging Sustainability
Session V: Innovations in Sustainability, Recyclability, and Compostability
Networking Reception
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Session VI: Food Safety Considerations for Food Delivery
Session VII: Asia Focus: Food Contact Regulation
Session VIII: European and UK Focus: Food Contact Regulation
Closing Remarks

2024 Speakers and Panelists

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Joshua Moskowitz - U.S Food and Drug Administration

Joshua Moskowitz

Regulatory Review Scientist, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, Office of Food Additives at U.S Food and Drug Administration
Caleb Holland - Steptoe & Johnson LLP

Caleb Holland

Associate at Steptoe & Johnson LLP
Sara Starck - Instacart

Sara Starck

Director of Regulatory Strategy, Operations and Compliance at Instacart
Cynthia Scholten - Health Canada

Cynthia Scholten

Scientific Evaluator, Health Product and Food Branch at Health Canada
Daniel Rubenstein - Steptoe & Johnson LLP

Daniel Rubenstein

Partner at Steptoe & Johnson LLP
Alastair Mak - Knoell USA

Alastair Mak

Toxicologist, Food and Food Contact Materials at Knoell USA

2024 Sponsors and Exhibitors

Food Contact Center
FoodChain ID
Aspen Research
Sevee & Maher Engineers

Advisory Board

Miriam Maxwell - Ocean Spray Cranberries, Inc.

Miriam Maxwell

CFS – Research Fellow, Global Scientific & Regulatory Affairs at Ocean Spray Cranberries, Inc.
Andrea G. Ferrenz - Campbell Soup Company

Andrea G. Ferrenz

Food Law Counsel, Legal Department at Campbell Soup Company
Catherine Cosby - Kroger

Catherine Cosby

Director Food Safety and Regulatory Compliance at Kroger
Kevin C. Kenny - FoodChain ID

Kevin C. Kenny

Senior Advisor at FoodChain ID
Dr. Alistair Irvine - Smithers

Dr. Alistair Irvine

Principal Technical Specialist, Food Contact Testing, Material Science and Engineering at Smithers