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.

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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

Time Management Session- Merlin Mann, San Francisco, CA "Where'd My Day Go? Time and Attention in an Always-Available World" http://www.merlinmann.com/speak/

Meeting Information

Letter of Invitation Request Form

IAFP Foundation Silent Auction Information - new for 2015 African Photo Safari Package!!

Annual Meeting App

Plan your meeting itinerary, view program and exhibitor information and explore Portland with the IAFP 2015 Annual Meeting App.  Download on your mobile device:



Online Personal Scheduler

2016 Calls

IAFP 2016 Call for Abstracts

IAFP 2016 Call for Symposia and Roundtable Proposals

IAFP 2016 Call for Workshop Proposals

Registration Information

Registration is located at the Oregon Convention Center in the lower level.  Pick-up your badge and conference materials during the following hours.

Registration Hours:

Friday, July 24, 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Saturday, July 25, 8:30 am - 9:00 pm

Sunday, July 26, 7:30 am - 5:30 pm

Monday, July 27, 8:00 am - 5:30 pm

Tuesday, July 28, 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

TriMet Transit Pass:

All registered attendees will receive a TriMet pass when they check-in at registration.  The pass is valid on MAX light rail, streetcars and busses in the city of Portland.  Click here for more details.