ABOUT

Welcome to North America’s Premier Conference dedicated to leveraging technology as a competitive advantage in food and beverage safety!

Join us at our Food Safety Technology Strategies Summit, the only North American event that marries the use of different technology to ensure safety and quality in our food supply. Connect with hundreds of fellow food industry professionals, suppliers, buyers and distributors to discuss the latest innovations leading the way in food safety.

You already know that the FDA’s New Era of Smarter Food Safety Blueprint launched in July. It covers utilizing technology to enhance traceability, responding more quickly and effectively to outbreaks, and other major factors affecting the food industry.

Don’t miss out on your chance to be a part of this important conversation. FDA Deputy Commissioner for Food Policy and Response Frank Yiannas said, “The New Era of Smarter Food Safety Blueprint outlines the approach the FDA will take over the next decade to encourage more effective and modern food safety processes.” Make sure you plan, prepare and perfect your approach to this new direction.

Examine and revitalize your current food safety processes, these trying times provide an extraordinary opportunity to innovate and forge ahead. Join us for two days of fresh, engaging learning and high-level networking. See for yourself that the future of food and beverage safety is eye-opening and vital!

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OUR STORY

The Food Safety Technology Strategies Summit has been specially designed to answer all of your questions regarding the latest technological innovations across the food and beverage supply chain.

As a 2-day virtual offering, this year’s inaugural conference is expected to attract a broad audience, showcasing all aspects of technology used in food safety and quality. In addition to our comprehensive sessions, take part in countless networking opportunities including one-on-one meetings, private roundtable discussions and virtual supplier exhibits. Join us and stay connected while working from home!

Strategy Institute has been in business for 25+ years, produced more than 450 conferences and catered to more than 50,000 attendees. We act as an independent conference organizer, with an emphasis on high quality research and lead generation to meet the needs of our customers.

OUR COMMUNITY

Ever attend an event where you feel like you’re lost in the crowd? Yes, it can even happen online! Not at our Food Safety Technology Strategies Summit — we deliberately design our program to encourage networking among like-minded people throughout the event. And with the added advantage of technology, you’ll have the opportunity to do so at a number of small working groups, peer-led breakouts, roundtables and much more!

 

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS


When will the presentations be available, and how do I get them?

Presentations will be available during the conference, shortly after the presentation has taken place. You will receive an email from our customer care team with the login details. Please be aware that not all speakers are able to release their presentation due to confidentiality reasons.



Can I stay for the whole conference?

Yes, you are very welcome to attend the whole conference. It’s one of the benefits of speaking!


When is my presentation due?

Please, send your presentation to us 2 weeks before the conference, even if it is still in draft form. This will allow us to check it on the event laptop in advance, and let you know if there are any issues. Please email your final version to the event manager and bring a back-up on a usb stick.


What aspect ratio should my slides be?

Please, select ‘standard’ in Microsoft office – the aspect ratio is 4:3


Is there a speakers’ green room?

No, we find our speakers enjoy networking with delegates and other speakers and sponsors in the exhibition hall, which is open throughout the conference. Hot and cold drinks are typically available in the exhibition hall all day, and seating is provided if you need to do some work or make calls.



What forms of payment do you accept?

We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express Electronic Funds Transfer or Cheque for Canadian Currency and American Currency.


What is your cancellation/refund policy for paid invoices?

A full refund less $495 administrative charge will be given for cancellations received in writing up to 14 days prior to the conference date; refunds will not be available after this date


My credit card was charged with a foreign transaction fee, how do I get that amount paid for?

Strategy Institute is not liable for any additional charges levied by a credit card company, including but not limited to American Express currency conversion charges.



I want to distribute handouts, can you make that happen?

Yes! Please give them to the event manager when you arrive for set-up. If you want to distribute an electronic handout please send this to your event manager at your earliest convenience.


EVENT


When will the presentations be available, and how do I get them?

Presentations will be available during the conference, shortly after the presentation has taken place. You will receive an email from our customer care team with the login details. Please be aware that not all speakers are able to release their presentation due to confidentiality reasons.


SPEAKERS


Can I stay for the whole conference?

Yes, you are very welcome to attend the whole conference. It’s one of the benefits of speaking!


When is my presentation due?

Please, send your presentation to us 2 weeks before the conference, even if it is still in draft form. This will allow us to check it on the event laptop in advance, and let you know if there are any issues. Please email your final version to the event manager and bring a back-up on a usb stick.


What aspect ratio should my slides be?

Please, select ‘standard’ in Microsoft office – the aspect ratio is 4:3


Is there a speakers’ green room?

No, we find our speakers enjoy networking with delegates and other speakers and sponsors in the exhibition hall, which is open throughout the conference. Hot and cold drinks are typically available in the exhibition hall all day, and seating is provided if you need to do some work or make calls.


PAYMENT


What forms of payment do you accept?

We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express Electronic Funds Transfer or Cheque for Canadian Currency and American Currency.


What is your cancellation/refund policy for paid invoices?

A full refund less $495 administrative charge will be given for cancellations received in writing up to 14 days prior to the conference date; refunds will not be available after this date


My credit card was charged with a foreign transaction fee, how do I get that amount paid for?

Strategy Institute is not liable for any additional charges levied by a credit card company, including but not limited to American Express currency conversion charges.


SPONSORS


I want to distribute handouts, can you make that happen?

Yes! Please give them to the event manager when you arrive for set-up. If you want to distribute an electronic handout please send this to your event manager at your earliest convenience.