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Wednesday, February 8, 2023  |  9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Heldrich Hotel in New Brunswick, N.J.

Members: $95     Non-members: $125

Includes continental breakfast and a networking luncheon

Exclusive Program Sponsor $1000

Continental Breakfast Sponsor: $250 each
2 available

Luncheon Sponsor: $500 each
3 available

Predictions and Risk Mitigation for an Ominous 2023 Cybersecurity Landscape
presented by Karen Painter Randall, Partner and Cybersecurity expert with the law firm of Connell Foley

How Tastants
Affect the Flavor
of Wine
featuring Dolf DeRovira, President,
Flavor Dynamics

Karen Painter Randall is a partner and Certified Civil Trial attorney at Connell Foley LLP, where she chairs the Cybersecurity, Data Privacy and Incident Response Group. Considered a national thought leader, she has extensive experience advising clients on cyber risk management, cybersecurity, privacy laws and regulations, and incident response.  Connell Foley is proud to be designated an authorized Breach Coach® firm by NetDiligence®.

Karen provides counsel to organizations of all sizes on proactive measures to help identify,protect, detect, respond and recover from cyberattacks, with a focus on insider threats, ransomware and business email compromise. She drives strategic solutions on how to safeguard a business’s sensitive data, using security risk assessments, policies and procedures, security awareness training, incident response plans, tabletop exercises and cyber liability insurance. Importantly, Karen has handled hundreds of incident responsematters each year since 2010 for carriers and uninsured businesses. She leads the response effort by working with the client and leading vendors to contain/eradicate the attack, manage crisis communications, evaluate legal, contractual and regulatory notification requirements, manage internal workforce messaging, and prepare consumer notification with effective use of resources to reduce exposure. Karen’s clients span multiple industries, from financial services, to healthcare, public entities, education, transportation and retail, as well as lawyers and other licensed professionals.

In addition, Karen oversees Connell Foley’s 24/7 Breach Response Team, which provides immediate counsel designed for crisis management, preserving critical assets, mitigating harm to the business’s reputation, and limiting legal liability. She also oversees the firm’s recent designation as an authorized NetDiligence Breach Coach. Post-breach representation also includes defense of class action litigation, regulatory enforcement actions and investigations.

Karen received three presidential appointments to the American Bar Association’s Cybersecurity Legal Task Force, and was named the Task Force’s Private Sector Liaison. She founded and chairs the New Jersey State Bar Association Cybersecurity Legal Task Force and Institute, which educate the Bar and members of the judiciary on cyber risk. Additionally, Karen was selected by the University of South Carolina    School of Law to lead its Cybersecurity Legal Task Force and serve as Director of its annual National Cybersecurity Institute. She also chairs the USLAW Network Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Group. Among her many honors, Karen has been named by NJBIZ as a “Leader in Law” for Cybersecurity and as a “Digi-Tech Innovator,” and by ROI-NJ to its “Influencers: Law” list for E-discovery/Cyber.

Dolf DeRovira is a Flavor Chemist, President and Chief Executive Officer of Flavor Dynamics, Inc., a Flavor House in South Plainfield, NJ. Among his many duties, he remains active in the development of new flavor products, and continues his creative role in new product development, training and technical marketing concepts.

Dolf holds a joint patent with the Monell Institute in Philadelphia, and has taught courses on Flavor Descriptive Nomenclature, Sensory Evaluation, and Flavor Technology throughout the world.  He is past president of the Society of Flavor Chemists and Chemical Sources Association.  He serves on the Government Regulations Committee, the International Regulatory Affairs Committee, is on the Executive Committee of the Science Committee and is the Chairman of the Education and Training Committee of FEMA. He is currently on the board of directors of NAFFS, and the Co-chairman of the New Board Development Committee of the Research Chefs Association and a professional member of the Institute of Food Technologists.

Dolf is actively involved with education and training and chairs multiple continuing education courses including Food Technology – Rutgers University and Mercer College, Sensory Evaluation, Flavors – Introduction, Defintions and Use – Center for Continuing Education, Nerw Bruinswick, NJ and has taught Fundamentals of FSMA and HACCP courses at Rutgers University.

He has participated in the FDA-sponsored Food Safety Preventative Controls Alliance, is currently on the FSMA Taskforce at FEMA, and has taught FSMA and HACCP concepts at Rutgers University.

Mr. DeRovira has developed many innovative concepts for the industry including: The Chef Assistant, the Coffee Cupper’s Training Kit, and the Dynamic Flavor Profile Method, a Descriptive Profiling Technique.

Wiley Puiblishing is currently publishing the third edition of his book entitled The Dictionary of Flavors.


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See who's attending:

Ron Stark                   

Bell Flavors & Fragrances

Keith Trombly 

IFF Ingredients, Flavor & Specialty

Matt Pulskamp

Custom Flavors

Joel Longbons 

Doehler North America

David Pimentel 

Elan, Inc.

Arthur Kapp  

Elan, Inc.

Bill Scheiner  


Brian Briggs  


Abbie Hohman


Chris Williams 

MANE, Inc.

Martin von Paleske 


Matt Portis 


Michael Klass  

Independent Chemical Corporation

Mike Bloom 

Flavor & Fragrance Specialties

Pierre Hell 

Vigon, An Azelis Company

Karen Painter Randall 

Connell Foley

Dolf De Rovira  

Flavor Dynamics

Patrick McNamara          Scarinci & Hollenbeck, LLC

Bob Bauer                   NAFFS

Jennifer Romano               Bontoux, Inc.

Jim Kavanaugh           Bontoux, Inc.

Sal Mastriani             Advanced Biotech

Pia Henzi                    MCI Miritz Citrus Intercontinental LLC

Matt Monterosa          MCI Miritz Citrus Intercontinental LLC

Michael Monterosa         Bell Flavors & Fragrances

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