IAFP 2015

Each year, the International Association for Food Protection hosts an Annual Meeting, providings attendees with information on current and emerging food safety issues, the latest science, innovative solutions to new and recurring problems, and the opportunity to network with thousands of food safety professionals from around the globe. Held in various locations throughout North America, this meeting has grown over the years to become the leading food safety conference worldwide.  IAFP 2015 will be held at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Oregon.  This year's meeting is Saturday, July 25 - Tuesday, July 28.

The IAFP Annual Meeting is attended by more than 2,800 of the top industry, academic and governmental food safety professionals from six continents. This renowned event owes its reputation and success to the quantity, quality and diversity of each year’s program; the quality and relevance of exhibits sharing the latest in available technologies; leading experts speaking on a variety of timely topics; and special recognition of outstanding professionals and students for their contributions in the food safety field.


Special Sessions

We are pleased to announce the following special sessions:

Ivan Parkin Lecture - Rhona S. Applebaum, Ph.D, VP and Chief Science and Health Officer, The Coca-Cola Company "Seven Effective Principles for Every Reason, Season and 'Special Situation'"

John H. Silliker Lecture - Francis (Frank) Busta, Ph.D, Director Emeritus of the National Center for Food Protection and Defense (NCFPD) "Challenging the Conventional"

U.S. Regulatory Perspective on Food Safety- Al Almanza, USDA and Mike Taylor, FDA

Motivational Speaker - Merlin Mann, San Francisco, CA http://www.merlinmann.com/speak/

IAFP 2015 Calls

The deadline for abstract submission was January 20, 2015.  Abstract authors will be notified of acceptance or rejection on or before March 18, 2015.