The schedule below reflects Eastern Standard Time.

COMING TOGETHER FOR FOOD SAFETY

As the premier food safety event, SQF Unites gathers a dynamic community of food producers, retailers, leaders, and service innovators across a wide range of food safety operations and job functions, including compliance, quality, training, regulatory, audit and technical areas.

Discussion Groups
General Session/Keynote
Learning Sessions
Meals
Social Events
SQF Unites Expo

Sunday, November 6, 2022

5:00 PM 6:30 PM
WELCOME RECEPTION

Ready to mingle and enjoy the Florida sunshine?! Join friends and colleagues old and new as we welcome back our community of food safety professionals in an open-air setting.

Monday, November 7, 2022

8:00 AM 9:30 AM
Grab ‘n Go Breakfast

Enjoy a light breakfast prior to joining the professional development workshop (registration and additional fee required) or heading to the SQF Unites Expo.

8:00 AM 12:00 PM
Professional Development Workshop (additional fee required – limited space available)

In this year’s update, we’ll share recent updates to the SQF program including the SQF Code Edition 9, current results from the Compliance and Integrity Programs, new and existing implementation solutions, enhancements to the SQF assessment database, a GFSI benchmarking status report for key modules, the status of key SQF documents, and a peek at upcoming training and events. Participants will gain a deeper understanding of SQFI expectations for registered SQF Professionals and ways to enhance the assessment, implementation, and maintenance of an SQF System.

Registration and additional fee required.

9:00 AM 12:00 PM
SQF Unites Expo

In the SQF Unites Expo, you’ll find 40+ companies with everything you need to move your food safety practice forward.

12:00 PM 1:00 PM
Buffet Lunch
1:00 PM 1:10 PM
Let’s Get It Started!

Back by popular demand, emcee, Rachel Sheerin will kick off the conference in her signature style.

1:10 PM 2:00 PM
Opening Keynote
2:00 PM 2:30 PM
SQF Unites Expo & Refreshment Break

In the SQF Unites Expo, you’ll find 40+ companies with everything you need to move your food safety practice forward.

2:30 PM 3:30 PM
Knowledge Swaps

Join one of 20+ food sector category focused discussion groups to get ideas, swap best practices and share your successes and challenges with your food safety peers.

3:30 PM 4:15 PM
SQF Unites Expo & Refreshment Break

In the SQF Unites Expo, you’ll find 40+ companies with everything you need to move your food safety practice forward.

4:15 PM 5:00 PM
Ask the Experts

Take your pick of a wide range of food safety topics and join industry experts as they lead a Q&A session in small discussion groups.

5:00 PM 6:30 PM
Happy Hour in the SQF Unites Expo

Tuesday, November 8, 2022

7:00 AM 8:00 AM
Grab ‘n Go Breakfast

Grab a bite to eat and join our sponsor partners to hear their thought leadership on a variety of timely topics.

7:15 AM 7:45 AM
Breakfast Bites

Grab a bite to eat and join our sponsor partners to hear their thought leadership on a variety of timely topics.

8:15 AM 9:15 AM
General Session
9:15 AM 10:00 AM
SQF Unites Expo & Refreshment Break

In the SQF Unites Expo, you’ll find 40+ companies with everything you need to move your food safety practice forward.

10:00 AM 10:45 AM
Learning Sessions
10:45 AM 11:15 AM
SQF Unites Expo & Refreshment Break

In the SQF Unites Expo, you’ll find 40+ companies with everything you need to move your food safety practice forward.

11:15 AM 11:15 AM
Post-Session Dialog

Continue the conversation and make new connections as we explore the learning session topics in more depth during group discussions.

12:00 PM 1:30 PM
Lunch Buffet & SQF Unites Expo
1:30 PM 2:15 PM
Learning Sessions
2:15 PM 2:45 PM
SQF Unites Expo & Refreshment Break

In the SQF Unites Expo, you’ll find 40+ companies with everything you need to move your food safety practice forward.

2:45 PM 3:30 PM
Post-Session Dialog

Continue the conversation and make new connections as we explore the learning session topics in more depth during group discussions.

3:45 PM 4:45 PM
Five by Five: Five Slides in Five Minutes

This fast-paced session, brought to you by our sponsor partners will introduce you to a variety of industry topics in a 5 x 5 format (5 slides in 5 minutes)

6:00 PM 9:00 PM
Social Event

Take a break from cerebral activities and join your peers for an evening of festivity and fun. More details coming soon!

Wednesday, November 9, 2022

7:00 AM 8:00 AM
Breakfast & SQF Unites Expo
8:00 AM 9:30 AM
Ask SQFI Anything (Town Hall) & SQFI Excellence Awards

You have questions, we have answers. Join us for an interactive Q&A session with the SQFI technical team. We’ll also recognize this year’s nominees for the SQF Excellence Awards and the winners of the FMI Foundation Food Safety Auditing Scholarships.

9:30 AM 10:00 AM
SQF Unites Expo & Refreshment Break

In the SQF Unites Expo, you’ll find 40+ companies with everything you need to move your food safety practice forward.

10:00 AM 10:30 AM
Ask the Experts

Join SQF Unites speakers as they lead a Q&A session in small discussion groups.

10:45 AM 11:45 AM
Learning Sessions
12:00 PM 1:00 PM
Closing Session & Lunch