3-A SSI Announces the Opening of Registration for the 2014 Education Program and Annual Meeting

Publication date: 28.02.2014

Author: 3-A SSI

3-A Sanitary Standards, Inc. (3-A SSI) announces the opening of registration for the 2014 Education Program and Annual Meeting on May 12-15, 2014 at the Clarion Hotel & Conference Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. 

A full-day education program, ‘Achieving & Assuring Hygienic Design’, will be held on Tuesday, May 13.  The theme presentation by Larry Hanson (Johnsonville Sausage, LLC) will highlight the importance of a shared commitment among many professionals and organizations to help reach and maintain the integrity of a hygienic food processing operation.  Other topics and speakers for the program include:

- Thinking Inside and Outside the Box - Andy Timperley, Timperley Consulting

Perspectives on Achieving and Assuring Hygienic Design - Panel Discussion featuring Steve Sims, FDA/CFSAN, Carl Buell, Leprino Foods Co. and Terry Gardner, Alfa Laval

- The Keys to Project Success - Marco DiGino, E.A. Bonelli and Associates

- The FSMA and 3-A Equipment in Your Preventive Controls Plan - Allen Sayler, Center for Food Safety & Regulatory Solutions

- New 3-A Sanitary Standards General Requirements - Lyle Clem (ESC), Chair, 3-A Steering Committee

Hygienic Equipment Design in a Changing World - Knuth Lorenzen, President, European Hygienic Engineering & Design Group

3-A SSI will host a special networking reception following the education program on Tuesday.  A special introductory program and networking session will be available for all education program registrants on Monday, May 12, from 4:30 – 7:30 p.m.  3-A SSI for Beginners and the Basics of Sanitary Design will be an informal, fast-moving introduction to 3-A SSI and an overview of the elements of sanitary equipment design that distinguish 3-A Sanitary Standards. 

The 3-A SSI Annual Meeting will open on Wednesday morning, May 14, with reports on 3-A SSI programs and services and a forum on current issues in developing 3-A Sanitary Standards and 3-A Accepted Practices.  Work Group sessions will begin late Wednesday morning and continue through Thursday afternoon, May 15.

Registration is required for all events.  A registration fee applies to the education session on May 13 with a discount available until April 25.  No fee is required for the 3-A SSI Annual Meeting and Working Group meetings, which are open to all.

For complete program details, Working Group meeting schedules and a link to event registration, visit www.3-a.org and see News & Events. Sponsorship opportunities are also available.  Sponsorship represents a great opportunity to build recognition as supporter of the expanding education mission of 3-A SSI.  For sponsorship details, contact Tim Rugh at 3-A SSI.


Timothy R. Rugh, CAE
Executive Director
3-A Sanitary Standards, Inc.

6888 Elm Street
, Suite 2D
, VA 22101-3829

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