IAFP is Global Host to CIFSQ in Shanghai, China
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
DES MOINES, Iowa - The International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) is pleased to be the Global Host for the 8th Annual China International Food Safety and Quality Conference + Expo (CIFSQ) in Shanghai, China, November 5–6, 2014.
The CIFSQ Conference is an important top-level event that brings together more than 800 food safety professionals across China and from around the world for two intensive days of learning and networking. An educational program features a distinguished faculty of regulatory, scientific, academic and industry leaders who are putting food safety into action. The CIFSQ Conference program is also packed with useful information for developing new skills and discoveries about the latest food safety best practices, methods, trends, developments, products and services. It is also the year’s best networking opportunity, the ideal venue for exchanging ideas and cultivating new relationships.
Featured speakers at CIFSQ will include the following:
Michael Taylor, Deputy Commissioner for Food, U.S. Food & Drug Administration;
Al Almanza, Deputy Under Secretary for Food Safety, U.S. Department of Agriculture;
Ge Zhirong, Honorary Conference Chair; President, China Entry-Exit Inspection & Quarantine Association; Counselor of State Council;
Yan Zuqiang, Director General of Shanghai FDA, Deputy Director General, Shanghai Municipal Food Safety Committee, Secretary of the CPC Shanghai FDA Committee;
Zhang Zhiqiang, Deputy General, Division of Food Safety, China National Health & Family Planning Commission;
Xu Jinghe, Director General, Department of Legal Affairs, China Food and Drug Administration;
Camille Brewer, Director, International Affairs Staff, Office of Food and Veterinary Medicine & CFSAN, U.S. Food & Drug Administration;
Samuel Godefroy, Director General, Food Directorate, Health Canada;
David Tharp, IAFP Executive Director; and
Donald Shaffner, IAFP Past President, Distinguished Professor and Extension Specialist, Rutgers University
For more information, visit: http://www.chinafoodsafety.com/index.htm
About International Association for Food Protection
The International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) represents more than 4,300 food safety professionals committed to Advancing Food Safety Worldwide®. The association includes educators, government officials, microbiologists, food industry executives and quality control professionals who are involved in all aspects of growing, storing, transporting, processing and preparing all types of foods. Working together, IAFP members, representing more than 70 countries, help the association achieve its mission through networking, educational programs, journals, career opportunities and numerous other resources.