Technical Forum 2017

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Please join us for the PTNPA Technical Forum 2017, being held at The Westin O'Hare from July 17 to 18, 2017. The event will feature industry leaders, educational speakers, and opportunities to learn and network with technical experts and scientific solution providers. 

Hotel Details

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The Westin O’Hare | 6100 N River Rd | Rosemont, IL 60018

PTNPA Member Rate: $189/night

Discounted rate available until June 30th

 

 

Registration

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Includes breakfast, lunch, general session meetings, refreshments (for 2 days) and Monday evening PTNPA Networking Reception.

 

Regular Registration | May 1 to June 30- $500/person
Starting July 1st- $575/person

 

Cancellation Policy: Technical Forum registrations cancelled by May 15, 2017 will be fully refunded, upon request. Registrants who cancel after May 15th will be eligible for a 50% refund, upon receipt of a written request to the PTNPA. All Registrations cancelled after June 1st are not refundable. Attendees who register after June 30th, 2017 will be charged a $75 processing fee. Thanks in advance for your understanding.

 

 

Sponsorships

Limited availability! To secure your sponsorship contact trish@ptnpa.org or call 301-365-2521

 

 

Technical Supplier Exhibiting

 

Exhibit Booths | $750 per company

Includes table top booth, opportunity for brief “2-minute solution speed presentation” and detailed company description on Technical Forum Event APP, along with an ad in the printed program

DETAILS HERE

Limited number of booths available, only 6 remaining! 

 

 

Program | Day 1

SUNDAY, JULY 16

 

5:30 - 7:30pm | Registration and Cocktail Reception

 

MONDAY, JULY 17

 

9 - 10am | Registration and Breakfast

9am - 5pm | Exhibit Hall Open

10 - 10:30am | Welcome, Overview and Technical Forum Objectives

10:30am - 12:30pm | Preventive Controls - Hogan Lovells

12:30 - 1:30pm | NETWORKING Lunch & Learn

1:30 - 2:30pm | Harmonization of GFIS/HAACP/FSMA – John Kukoly

2:30 - 3:30pm | Risk and Recalls: Mitigation and Preparation - Bill Marler

3:30 - 4pm | Solutions: Power 1/2 Hour – Exhibitors

4 - 5pm | Whole Genome Sequencing – Speaker TBD

6 - 8pm | PTNPA Networking Reception at Carlucci's Restaurant (Open to ALL PTNPA Members in addition to those attending the Technical Forum)

   

Program | Day 2

 

TUESDAY, JULY 18

  

8:30 - 9am | Continental Breakfast and Networking

8:30am - 3pm | Exhibit Hall Open

9 - 10am | Environmental Monitoring – Haley Oliver, Perdue University

10am - 12pm | Best Practices: Workshop/Case Study Breakout Sessions

12 - 1pm | NETWORKING Lunch & Learn

1 - 2pm | International Standards/FSVP - Hogan Lovells

2 - 3pm | Forum Overview & Observation / Participant & Panel Discussion and Q&A

3pm | Wrap-Up and Closing Remarks

 

 

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