SQF Unites Horizontal

March 11-14, 2024
Hyatt Regency | New Orleans

Presented by 365 Elite Sponsors:

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Join the SQF community in New Orleans and help shape the future of Edition 10, gain valuable insights into the FDA Traceability Rule 204, and delve into the world of risk management and beyond.

  • “I loved that we had plenty of time to interact with the vendors, split into our specific groups and the social events were a great way to build new relationships.”

    - SQF Unites Attendee

Create Your Own SQF Unites Experience

SQF Unites offers a unique combination of educational formats and engagement activities that you can tailor to meet your company and personal goals. You’ll have multiple opportunities to engage and make valuable connections. Our volunteer program committee, consisting of SQF community members has worked diligently to develop an impressive lineup of topics and speakers. There will be plenty of expert-led education and conversations focused on business challenges and relationships in SQF certification deep dives.


Gain insights into investing in food safety culture, root cause analysis, internal auditing, corrective and preventative actions, risk assessments, and more.


A thoughtfully designed learning experience awaits with a multitude of opportunities to share ideas, get practical advice, discuss best practices and wind down with some fun community activities.


Engage with more than 40 sponsor partners who might just have the next needed time-saving solution or service. Schedule an appointment to hear their thought leadership ideas over a breakfast or lunch.

Program Highlights

You won't want to miss these exciting portions of our schedule.

SQF Excellence Awards

Theses awards celebrate the accomplishments and dedication of SQF professionals.


Food Safety Auditing Scholarships

These scholarships celebrate students who are passionate about the food industry and the auditing profession. 

Keynote Speakers

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Safeguarding Tomorrow: Confronting Risks, Adapting to the Unknown and Influencing Change Through Leadership in Food Safety 

In “Safeguarding Tomorrow”, Garrison will kick-off SQF Unites 2024 by exploring the dynamic landscape of food safety, risk awareness, the importance of adaptability and the power of leadership in influencing positive change. Through Garrison’s data driven stories, you'll gain ideas on how to make sure people value your opinion, respect your decisions, and quickly turn resistance into workable collaborations. Leave this session motivated and prepared to spend the next couple days focusing on resilience, adaptability and your pivotal role in shaping the future of food safety. 

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Charting Tomorrow: Navigating Priorities, Mitigating Risks and Fostering a Community of Food Safety 

Prepare to embark on a transformative journey as we conclude the conference with the eminent Daniel Burrus, a trailblazing futurist renowned for his insights into global trends and disruptive innovation. In an inspirational closing keynote, "Charting Tomorrow," Daniel will delve into the intricacies of future planning, the importance of prioritization and navigating potential risks, while emphasizing the value of fostering a strong community dedicated to ensuring the safety of our food. Reflect on your time at SQF Unites by exploring insights, strategies, and a shared commitment to advancing the standards of food safety for a healthier and more secure future.  

SQF365 Sponsors

Thank you to our sponsors for their generous support of SQF365. 

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