2013 SQF Information Days

General Agenda | Key Benefits | Who Should Attend | Registration & Cost | Contact Us

OVERVIEW

Download and print the SQF Information Day program flyer

The SQF Information Day is a day-long, in-person informational seminar designed to introduce food suppliers at all levels of the food chain to the benefits of food safety and quality certification. Over the span of 5 months, SQF will host 11 Information Days in 6 different countries increasing program awareness globally.

An ideal outlet for new business, Information Day attendees will leave with new insights, connections, and a clear understanding of how they can implement a food safety and quality program.


The 2013 SQF Information Days are segmented into four separate tours, as demonstrated below. The United States, Canada, and Mexico Information Day tours for 2013 have taken place.

To view remaining Information Day tours, view the schedule below.

UNITED STATES

CANADA

MEXICO

ASIA-PACIFIC

Chicago, IL  Vancouver Mexico City Sydney, Australia
Sacramento, CA Montreal Guadalajara Melbourne, Australia
Dallas, TX     Tokyo, Japan
Philadelphia, PA      

 

 

 

 

 


SCHEDULE

From April to September, the SQF Institute will host 11 Information Days. Please find the remaining 2013 Information Day program schedule below.

CITY

DATE

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA

SEPTEMBER 10, 2013

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA

SEPTEMBER 12, 2013

TOKYO, JAPAN SEPTEMBER 18, 2013

 

 

 

 


GENERAL INFORMATION DAY AGENDA

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  • MORNING | 8:30am - 12:00pm (8:30 - 12:00)

    • Opening Remarks
    • The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Overview
    • What is SQF & How Does it Work?
    • How to Choose a Consultant
    • Basics of a Facility Audit
  • NETWORKING LUNCH | 12:00pm - 1:30pm (12:00 - 13:30)

  • AFTERNOON | 1:30pm - 5:30pm (13:30 - 17:30)

    • SQF Systems
    • SQF Training
    • SQF Panel - A Certification Body (CB) Perspective
    • SQF & the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)
    • Conclusion

KEY BENEFITS

  • Gain insight on the SQF certification program
  • Critical updates on food safety certification issues
  • Industry peer collaboration
  • Connect with potential partners who can help implement your program
  • Face-to-face interaction
  • Create new relationships

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

  • Food producers, manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors, and retailers
  • Food safety and quality experts, consultants, trainers, auditors, and service providers
  • Food organizations and officials from federal and state government food safety programs

REGISTER FOR AN INFORMATION DAY

ASIA-PACIFIC

COST

Information Day Rate

Standard Rate (online, prior to Information Day)  $50 USD
Onsite Rate (at Information Day)  $100 USD

 

 

Need help registering for an SQF Information Day? Click here.

 

CANCELLATION POLICY

Refund of the registration fee will be made for any cancellation received via email to info@sqfi.com no later than one week prior to the registered Information Day. Any cancellations received the week prior to the registered Information Day will not be refunded.

Please note: registrations can be transferred to another company employee at any point prior to the Information Day. Information Day rates include breakfast and lunch. Rates do not include hotel accommodations or travel expenses.

CONTACT US

PLEASE NOTE: For general questions about the SQF program, please call 202-220-0635 or email info@sqfi.com.

General Information Day Questions/Program/Logistics/Registration
Ryan Cury
202-220-0660
rcury@sqfi.com

Sponsorships
Ryan Cury
202-220-0660
rcury@sqfi.com

John Schulz
202-220-0668
jschulz@sqfi.com

 

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