Trace Register To Host Second Annual Traceability Leadership Forum

Seattle, Wash.  – Trace Register, the global leader in food traceability, will host its second annual Traceability Leadership Forum from 8:30am to 4:00pm on Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at the History Colorado Center in Denver, Colorado. This year’s event will take place the day before the Food Marketing Institute’s 2015 Global Sustainability Summit.

Retailers, foodservice providers, and industry stakeholders are invited to learn about the latest developments in traceability with respect to helping companies improve the top and bottom line by reducing risk, reducing waste/shrink, and improving the consumer experience.

Attendees will also learn about how electronic traceability is being used to meet the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) and associated food safety requirements, overcome forced and trafficked labor challenges in seafood, and how Delhaize America is managing their sustainability program and reducing costs by using electronic traceability.

“We are bringing industry experts together to share how they are benefiting from traceability as well as hear about the latest developments from the Presidential Task Force on IUU Fishing and Seafood Fraud,” stated Phil Werdal, CEO of Trace Register. “Our speakers are not just knowledgeable about the issues, they are world leading experts in their fields.”

Interested retailers, foodservice providers, and industry stakeholders can view a list of speakers and topics and register for the Traceability Leadership Forum by August 11. For more information please e-mail [email protected] or call +1 (206) 621-1601 x1.


Featured Speakers (partial list)

Shawn K. Stevens, Global Food Safety Attorney,

Food Industry Counsel

A Safe Product Requires More Than Wishful Thinking:  The Real Consequences of a Food

Safety Failure


John Henderschedt, Director, Office of International Affairs and Seafood Inspection

NOAA Fisheries

Implementing Recommendations 14 and 15 of the Presidential Task Force on Combating IUU

Fishing and Seafood Fraud: Traceability Program


Katrina Nakamura, Chief Technical Officer

Resiliensea Group, Inc.

Forced and Trafficked Labor, and IUU Fishing:  What can we do?


George Parmenter, Manager of Sustainability

Delhaize America

Enhanced Traceability: The Crux of Seafood Sustainability


About Trace Register

Trace Register is the preferred traceability system for the global food industry. Trace Register's platform provides full supply chain tracking and tracing information about how food is harvested, raised, and produced.  The company’s Traceability Plus analytic software helps producers, distributors, and retailers confidently manage supply chain data to deliver consistently good food to consumers. This powerful platform also helps global supply partners reduce costs while ensuring food safety, authenticity, and customer loyalty.

Founded in 2005, Trace Register has more than 2,000 users in 40 countries. Trace Register is a privately held company headquartered in Seattle, Washington, with regional offices in South America and Asia. For more information, visit

Source: Trace Register