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WLA 2015 Educational Conference:

September 16 and 17, 2015
Crowne Plaza, Madison, WI

A brief agenda of the day is:

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

7:30-8:15 am Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:15-8:30 Welcome WLA President
8:30– 9:00 Keynote Address Charles Brokopp–Director State lab of Hygiene
9:00- 10:00 Writing SOP’s Mary Ann Baumgart– MVTL
10:00-10:30 Break - Supplier Networking
10:30-11:15 Chemical Safety UW-Madison Safety Department
11:15-12:00 FDA Lab Issues Update Leah Ziemba– Michael Best & Friedrich LLP
12:00-1:00 pm Lunch and Supplier Networking
1:00-2:00 Cronobacter sakazakii Iryna Sybirtseva/Niraj Shrestha- Northland Laboratories
2:00-2:30 Break– Supplier Networking
2:30-3:00 NCIMS Update Laura Traas-WDATCP
3:00-3:30 Pilot Program—Plant Swab Update Steve Ingham-WDATCP
3:30-4:15 Spoilage Troubleshooting Adam Borger– Food Research Institute
4:15-5:30 WLA Annual Business Meeting– All Members invited to attend
6:00 pm Reception And Banquet

Thursday September 17, 2015

8:00-8:30 am Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30-10:30 Managing Conflict while Managing Your Brain Laura Page– UW Madison Dept. of ContinuingStudies
10:30– 11:00 Break - Supplier Networking
11:00-12:00 Internal Audits Mary Boeslager– NEW Quality Management Systems
12:00-12:45 pm Lunch
12:45-1:30 Working with a Proficiency Supplier Heather Daniels- American Proficiency Institute
1:30-2:30 FMSA Update P.C. Vasavada-Emeritus Professor UW River Falls
2:30 Conclude WLA Conference

Members and Non-Members can pay by mailing the registration form (found in the workshop brochure below)
and send payment via check to:

WLA c/o Randy Daggs
P.O. Box 177
Sun Prairie, WI 53590

Click here for the workshop brochure.

Or pay here via PayPal

ON-LINE Registration closes September 12, 2015


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Hotel Information:

Crowne Plaza Hotel

Conference Room Rate:
$119/night single


Room Rate will be available until
August 26, 2015

*Mention WLA when making reservations for room rate. Credit card number required to guarantee reservation.*

If you have any questions, contact Randy Daggs at rdaggs01@gmail.com