CANCELLED - IFS Focus Day - Los Angeles, CA, USA - November 7, 2019

This event has been cancelled due to the interruption of services in California.



Meet the IFS team, Stephan Tromp, Pius Gasser and Cheryl Sullivan, to learn about the IFS and how they support packaging suppliers through the implementation of the IFS PACsecure Standard requirements.


Learn about chemical migration in packaging; FSMA and how it relates to packaging; how to perform effective and efficient risk assessments.


Hear first hand from an IFS PACsecure certified packaging supplier why he chose IFS and the benefits the company has enjoyed since achieving certification.

Our Partners


Silgan Plastics

Kestrel Management

Kestrel Management

GCP Consulting

GCP Consulting

1st Solution CTC

1st Solution CTC

Network with industry peers, IFS representatives, consultants, and IFS PACsecure auditors.

This day is for you if you are a:

  • packaging supplier considering a packaging safety certification, already certified with IFS, or in the process of implementing the IFS PACsecure Standard.
  • brand owner wanting to learn about how the IFS packaging Standard can reduce your packaging supplier audits, improve quality, and keep your products safe.
  • retailer looking for certifications that will ensure the safety and traceability of your products through the entire supply chain.


8:30 a.m.     Registration

9:00 a.m.     Morning Sessions

        • Welcome and introductions
        • IFS North America - Stephan Tromp, Managing Director, IFS (bio)
        • Chemical Migration in Packaging - Dr. Andrea Niemann-Haberhausen, 1st Solution CTC (bio)
        • The IFS PACsecure Experience - Patrick Suban, Director Quality, Silgan Plastics (bio)

Noon            Lunch (to be provided)

12:45 p.m.   Afternoon Sessions

        • FSMA in Relation to Packaging - Bill Bremer, Principal, Kestrel Management (bio)
        • Risk Assessments Explained - Pius Gasser, IFS Technical Project Manager, North America (bio)
        • Q&A Open Discussion

3:00 p.m.     Wrap Up and Adjourn


DATE:  November 7, 2019
TIME:  8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.


Hilton Los Angeles Airport
5711 West Century Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA  
Phone: (310)410-4000


IFS CONTACT:  Cheryl Sullivan
PHONE:  1-604-996-8880

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