2017 Food Defense/Crisis Management/Emergency Preparedness Management Course

Tuesday, June 20 (8am) - Wednesday, June 21, 2017 (5pm US/Eastern)
Food Marketing Institute
2345 Crystal Drive [map]
Suite 800
Arlington, VA 22202-4813

**The content of this session is targeted for suppliers.**

This two-day course will help you protect your company’s assets, employees , products and brand and help you prevent, mitigate and respond to a disaster, emergency or terrorist threat.

Course Overview:
-Food Defense Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow! What Would You Do?
-Understanding the New Face of Crime and Terrorism
-FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)
-Understanding Food Defense Audit Scheme Requirements Foreign Supplier
Verification Programs
-Developing Your Facility's General Security Plans and Mitigation Strategies
-Security Vulnerability and Risk Assessments
-Facility Vulnerability Assessment
-Brand Protection in the Age of Social Media
-Emergency Evacuations & Preparedness
-Supply Chain, Cargo & Transportation Security
-Crisis Management
-Workplace Violence
-Active Shooter Preparedness

For a more detailed course outline please visit the link below:

Course Instructor

Rod Wheeler
Founder and CEO, The Global Food Defense Institute, Senior Law Enforcement Contributor/Crime Analyst, Fox News Channel.

Homeland Security and Global Food Defense and Law Enforcement Expert Rod Wheeler is the founder and CEO of the Global Food Defense Institute which provides educational, training and certification programs for the food, agricultural and chemical industries to ensure confidence and protection and to guard against intentional contamination or sabotage. He is a former “all-star” Homicide Detective with the Metropolitan Police Department in Washington DC as well as an investigator for the State of Ohio Attorney General. Rod also serves as a Senior Crime/Law Enforcement and Domestic Terrorism Expert for the Fox News Channel since 2002.

Rod is a nationally recognized expert in criminal investigation, law enforcement, Food Defense (FSMA), Food Fraud and a motivational speaker. Rod is an active member of the American Society of Criminology, Association of Contingency Planning, National Association of Crime Analyst, National Blacks in Criminal Justice Association, The National Association of Investigative Specialist, The American Society of Law Enforcement Trainers, The International Public Safety Association and the past chairman of the Food Defense Security Council of ASIS International.

Rod has assisted dozens of US based company’s develop Global Security Plans and Procedures and training on these procedures. Recent clients has consisted of Starbucks, PepsiCo, RJ Reynolds Tobacco, Frito-Lay, ConAgra, Lifeline Foods and others. In 2010 Rod was presented with a high-level honor from the United States Army Veterinary service for providing guidance and training to over 200 military personnel for assisting the US Military develop Food Defense programs and guidelines for its vendors, suppliers and military bases around the world.

Additional Speakers

Joe Bottiglieri
Partner, Bonner Kieran
Specializes in Retail Supply Chain Law.

Morgan Wright
Cyber Security Analyst, Fox News Channel
Senior Fellow, Center for Digital Government

Officer Rich Ryan
Montgomery County Police, Active Shooter Training and Community Engagement for Businesses

Related Files:

Local Hotels in the Crystal City Area
Food Defense Course Outline

Registration Includes:

-Course Materials
-Certificate of completion
-Continental breakfast on both days and morning and afternoon snacks (lunch is on your own)

Who Should Attend:

Food Processors and Suppliers

Meeting Attire:

Business casual

Registration Fees:

These fees are available through 06/16/2017
Name Price
Registration Fee Retailer/Wholesaler $845.00  
SQF Suppliers and Stakeholders $845.00  
Non-Members $945.00  

Cancellation and Other Policies:

In order to receive a full refund, cancellations must be received in writing to Elizabeth Mackin (emackin@fmi.org) no later than 30 days prior to the event (May 22, 2017)

Travel Information:

FMI is located at 2345 Crystal Drive, Suite 800, Arlington, VA 22202