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  1. 1. June 2–3, 2009 | Washington, DC 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM EST You Will Learn: Newly created regulations and guidelines at all levels of food distribution Standards for food safety detection, surveillance, and response Proactive approaches to innovative food safety techniques 1
  2. 2. Food Safety Policy and Innovation Brief About Day One: Tuesday, June 2, 2009 this Event: 8:30 Continental Breakfast & Certification Registration Process Improvement is an 9:00 integral part of any organization’s Lean Six Sigma White Belt Certification performance management strategy. Our one day intensive White Belt Certification program is a basic course allowing Having a strong understanding of corporate executives to understand the underlying concepts, methods and tools needed process improvement methodologies for Lean Six Sigma deployment. These individuals will gain a solid understanding can help your organization eliminate of the Lean Six Sigma methodology and how it can be applied to various projects. waste and improve efficiency in Attendees will learn how to utilize the key tools and techniques needed for a Lean Six everyday practices. Earning a Lean Sigma deployment. Each attendee will be required to take a 30 minute examination Six Sigma White Belt is an essential at the conclusion of the course to make sure they have a working knowledge of the first step in leaning your organization’s information provided. After completion of the course, they will receive their Lean Six processes. With the Lean Six Sigma Sigma White Belt Certification. White Belt, you can begin taking Key Learning Objectives: steps to effectively and efficiently • Understand the history and background of Lean Six Sigma implement process improvement standards that are essential to food • Evaluate the core concepts of Lean and Six Sigma safety. Rather than wait for additional • Maximize your understanding of the Lean Six Sigma methodology (focus on DMAIC government involvement, you can – Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control) use process improvement and quality • Hear how to develop a project charter control innovations to self-regulate and • Learn how to identify non-value added steps in your processes avoid problems that can tarnish your • Develop the skills needed to manage the culture change brand long-term. • Understand how to use data property to effectively measures, analyze, improve and control performance To help you comply with regulations • Evaluate Voice of the Customer (VOC) techniques and learn how to implement • Examine the Cost of Poor Quality (CPQ) techniques to become a leader in • Learn key data collection strategies food safety, The Performance Institute • Receive basic statistics, graphical analysis and Statistical Process Control (SPC) training invites you to the Food Safety Policy Charis Grossman and Innovation Brief. In addition Six Sigma Black Belt to the Lean Six Sigma White Belt Process Improvement, LLC Training, this one-day event will highlight new policies and innovations 12:00 to improve food safety, and what your Lunch Break business needs to know to comply with these changes. Attend this 1:00 forum to stay up-to-date with new Lean Six Sigma White Belt Certification Continued federal guidelines on food safety 4:00 standards, reporting requirements Certification Adjourns and preventative controls. 2
  3. 3. Food Safety Policy and Innovation Brief Who Day Two: Wednesday, June 3, 2009 Should Attend: 8:30 Event Registration and Continental Breakfast • Professionals involved 9:00 Understand New Policies for Improved Food Safety in food and safety In light of food safety issues coming to the forefront of public concern, federal food safety processing responsible standards are being updated. Changes in food sources, production and consumption are all being addressed. Hear the latest on government legislation and regulation and for leadership and how it will affect your business. decision making in • Identify changes and modifications in federal regulations to ensure compliance • Discuss new legislative requirements and trends to maintain a high-level of food quality safety, quality, and • Recognize and review safety standards specific to all levels of the food supply and compliance distribution chain • Explore expanded registration requirements for food facilities under FDA standards 12:00 What Lunch Break You Will Learn: 1:00 Utilize Innovative Approaches Towards Food Safety Hear a case study on how one organization benefited from a proactive approach to food safety. Understand how your organization can stay ahead of government policy • Newly created and take voluntarily steps towards ensuring a safer food product. Through the imple- regulations and mentation of innovative practices in food safety, your company can take an ethical and cost-conscious approach towards organizational excellence. guidelines at all levels of • Identify new food tests that ensure food quality and safety throughout the supply chain food distribution • Learn about equipment available for food industry suppliers • Implement innovative supply chain management systems that adapt to the nation’s • Standards for food safety current economic situation • Discover new surveillance networks that guarantee optimal food protection detection, surveillance, and response 4:00 • Proactive approaches to Event Adjourns innovative food safety techniques 3
  4. 4. Food Safety Policy and Innovation Brief Logistics & Registration REGISTRATION Venue 1. ONLINE at Food Safety Policy and Innovation Brief will be held at The 2. VIA FAX to 703-894-0482 Performance Institute Training Center in Arlington, VA. A public parking garage is located inside of the building for 3. VIA PHONE to 703-894-0481 $10/day. Continental breakfast and refreshments will be 4. VIA MAIL to 1515 N. Courthouse Road, Sixth Floor provided for delegates on each day. Arlington, VA 22201 The Performance Institute Yes! Register me for Food Safety Policy and Innovation Brief 1515 North Courthouse Rd., Suite 600 Please call me. I am interested in a special group discount for my team Arlington, VA 22201 703-894-0481 Delegate Information Hotel and travel costs are not included in tuition. Name Title Tuition White Belt Certification $699 Office Organization Policy Brief $399 For more information contact Dave Yerks at 858-866-9381 or at Address Cancellation Policy City State Zip The Performance Institute will provide a full refund less $50 administrative fee for cancellations four weeks before the event. If cancellation occurs within two weeks prior to conference start date, no refund will be issued. Registrants who fail to attend and do not cancel prior to the meeting will be charged the entire registration fee. Telephone Fax All the cancellation requests need to be made online Your confirmation email contains links to modify or cancel registrations. Please note that the cancellation is not final until you receive a written confirmation. Payment must be secured prior to the conference. If payment is not received by the conference start date, a method of payment must be presented at the time of registration in order to guarantee your participation at the event. Email Quality Assurance The Performance Institute strives to provide you with the most productive and effective educational experience Payment Information possible. If after completing the course you feel there is some way we can improve, please write your comments on the evaluation form provided upon your arrival. Should you feel dissatisfied with your learning Training Form/Purchase Order experience and wish to request a credit or refund, please submit it in writing no later than 10 business days Check (accepted by mail only) after the end of the training to: The Performance Institute: Quality Assurance Credit Card 1515 N. Courthouse Road, Suite 600 Arlington, VA 22201 Note: As speakers are confirmed six months before the event, some speaker changes or topic changes may occur in the program. The Performance Institute is not responsible for speaker changes, but will work to ensure a comparable speaker is located to participate in the program. Credit Card Number Billing Zip Exp. Date If for any reason The Performance Institute decides to cancel this conference, The Performance Institute accepts no responsibility for covering airfare, hotel or other costs incurred by registrants, including delegates, sponsors and guests. Name on Card 3-Digit Verification # Discounts • All ‘Early Bird’ Discounts must require payment at time of registration and before the cut-off date in order to Please make checks payable to: The Performance Institute receive any discount. • Any discounts offered whether by The Performance Institute (including team discounts) must also require payment at the time of registration. Priority Code: P719-WEB • All discount offers cannot be combined with any other offer. • Discounts cannot be applied retroactively 4