July 28, 2020 (All day) to July 29, 2020 (All day)
Virtual

Program and Schedule

All times listed are EDT, as this virual meeting will follow the time in Washington DC. Schedule subject to change.

TUESDAY, JULY 28, 2020

 

2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Welcome Remarks & GCCA Policy Forum Overview

Presenters:
Matt Ott, President & CEO, Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA)

Ron Buford, President & CEO, Premier Refrigerated Warehouse and Chairman, International Association of Refrigerated Warehouses (IARW)

Brian Beazer, General Manager & CEO, WCS Logistics and Chairman, World Food Logistics Organization (WFLO)

Lowell Randel, Senior Vice President of Government & Legal Affairs, Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA)

2:30p.m. - 3:15p.m.

Policies and Procedures for Meat and Poultry Export
Key issues to be dicusssed: Meat and Poultry Export Policies/Procedures, updates on PHIS, COVID Impacts, China

Presenter: Phil Bronstein, Assistant Administrator, Office of Field Operations, USDA Food Safety Inspection Service

3:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Food Safety Modernization Act: Enforcement and Implementation Update
Key issues to be discussed: FSMA enforcement trends/policies, COVID 19 impacts

Presenters:

Aparna Tatavarthy, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN), Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Kevin Smith, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN), Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Don Kautter, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN), Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

5:15 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Emerging Issues in Transportation Policy and Law
Key issues to be discussed: Transportation Policy/Legal Update

Presenter:  Shannon Cohen, Partner, Scopelitis, Garvin, Light, Hanson & Feary

5:15 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

GCCA Policy Forum Day One Wrap Up & Day Two Preview

Presenter: Lowell Randel, Senior Vice President of Government & Legal Affairs, Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA)

WEDNESDAY, JULY 29, 2020

 

10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

RMP Reconsideration Rule and National Enforcement Initiative Update
Key issues to be discussed: Update on the RMP Reconsideration Final Rule

Presenters:

Jim Belke, Chemical Engineer, Office of Emergency Management, Environment Protection Agency (EPA)

Craig Haas, Senior Environment Scientist, Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance, Environment Protection Agency (EPA)

11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

OSHA Enforcement Trends and Policy
Key issues to be discussed: Enforcement Update, Chemical National Emphasis Program, COVID enforcement and policy issues

Presenter: Jeff Wanko, Director, Office of Chemical Process Safety and Enforcement Initiatives, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

12:00 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.

Labor and Employment Policy in the Pandemic
Key issues to be discussed: HR/Labor issues in wake of COVID-19

Presenter:  Katharine Weber, Principal, Jackson Lewis

1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

GCCA Policy Forum Wrap Up
Presenter: Lowell Randel, Senior Vice President of Government & Legal Affairs, Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA)

2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

IRTA Board Meeting  *By invitation only
 

 

 

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