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Current and upcoming speaking events


Keynote: The Herculean Efforts of Food Safety Leaders

Tuesday October 3, 2023: 8:45 - 9:45 A.M.

Join us for an inspiring keynote that will leave you feeling motivated to make a difference in the challenges faced by food safety leaders. Dr. Detwiler will take you on a journey through real-life cases that will make you realize the importance of food safety like never before. Discover the pivotal role that media coverage plays in driving workforce change and raising consumer awareness. Learn why swift reactions are crucial in the event of a food safety incident. You will hear how legacy approaches are evolving to meet new challenges and be inspired by the Herculean efforts of the unsung heroes who work tirelessly to protect our food supply.

NACS: Food Safety Forum
October 3, 2023 
Georgia World Conference Center
Atlanta, Georgia



To Be Announced

Food Safety Summit
May 8 - 11, 2023
Donald E. Stevens Convention Center
Rosemont, IL

S11 Lessons Learned from Jack in the Box - Past and Future


Wednesday May 10, 2023: 4:15 - 5:30

Hear from three people involved in the Jack in the Box outbreak as they provide a historic look of what happened 30 years ago. Learn about the regulatory impact including the creation of the FDA Food Code and HAACP, and how food safety has evolved from the science of chemistry to microbiology. In the second part of the session, leaders will discuss recent food safety outbreaks and the need for the industry to be transparent about root cause.

Annual Educational Conference & Exhibition

July 31 - August 3, 2023 
Hilton New Orleans Riverside 
New Orleans, Louisiana and Virtually


The Critical Ingredient in Food Safety

Thursday August 3, 2023: 9:00 - 9:50 A.M. - Grand Salon 7 & 10

How do we ask someone to take Herculean efforts to prevent another parent from living with a chair forever empty at the family table? Why does food safety hold different meanings for different stakeholders? After 30 years of working from a rather unique perspective,

Dr. Detwiler combines research with an emotional story that nobody else should ever be in a position to share.

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