2024 ACPV Workshop 

April 14, 2024
Salt Lake City, Utah

Salmonella Outbreaks: Different Perspectives on Foodborne Pathogen Outbreaks

2024 ACPV Workshop Program

 Salt Lake City 

To Register

Registration Fees: 

ACPV member: $150.00 

Non-member: $225.00 

Student: $40.00 

To Make Your Reservation

Book your hotel room by March 15, 2024 to receive the group rate. Rates are $199 a night. 

Salt Lake City Marriott City Center 
220 South State Street  
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111

To Become a Sponsor

We hope you will consider supporting the 2024 ACPV Workshop. Sponsors will receive exposure in messaging before the workshop, at the live portion of the workshop and on the ACPV learning management site.


Regulations and Foodborne Outbreak Investigation Perspectives

8:00 AM-9:00 AM

Continental Breakfast

9:00 AM-9:05 AM

Introduction of First Session Speakers
Dr. Michelle Kromm, Food Forward LLC

9:05 AM-9:25 AM

Past, Present, Future of Food Safety Regulations
Dr. Emilio Esteban, Office of Food Safety, USDA

9:25 AM-9: 45AM

Past, Present, Future of Diagnostic Approaches to Food Safety
Dr. Heather Carleton, Enteric Diseases Laboratory Branch, CDC

9:45 AM-10:00 AM



Outbreak Communication

10:00 AM-10:05 AM

Introduction of Second Session Speakers
Dr. Bruce Stewart-Brown, Perdue Farms

10:05 AM-10:25 AM

How Interagency Communications Work
Dr. Matt Wise, Outbreak Response and Prevention Branch, CDC

10:25 AM-10:45 AM

Journalist’s Perspective on Food Borne Illness Outbreaks
Mr. Michael Grabell, ProPublica

10:45 AM-11:05 AM

Food Company’s Actions and Stakeholder Communication
Dr. Bob O’Connor, PurePath Dynamics LLC

11:05 AM-11:20 AM


11:35 AM-1:00 PM



Role of Litigation

1:00 PM-1:05 PM

Introduction of Third Session Speakers
Dr. Tim Johnson, University of Minnesota

1:05 PM-1:25 PM

Plaintiff’s Perspective
Mr. William Marler, Marler Clark

1:25 PM-1:45 PM

Defense Perspective
Ms. Alyssa L. Rebensdorf, Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

1:45 PM-2:00 PM

How Litigation has Influenced Food Systems’ Policy

Panel Discussion




How Do We Improve Human Health Outcomes

2:15 PM-2:20 PM

 Introduction of Fourth Session Speakers
Dr. Trisha Marsh Johnson, Eastman Chemical Company

2:20 PM-2:40 PM

Private/Public Partnerships are Possible- Case Examples
Dr. Randy Singer, University of Minnesota

2:40 PM-3:00 PM

Risk Assessment- Identification of the Next Outbreak Strain
Dr. Tim Johnson, University of Minnesota

3:00 PM-3:15 PM


3:15 PM-3:30 PM

Closing Comments


2024 ACPV Workshop Sponsors

The following companies have already contributed to the 2024 ACPV Workshop.

Cobb Genetics

Boehringer Ingelheim

Southern Poultry Research Group
Cal-Maine Foods

Peco Foods, Inc.
Fieldale Farms
Eggland's Best Eggs