IAFP 2012 Call for Abstracts
Wednesday, November 9, 2011
DES MOINES, Iowa (November 9, 2011) The International Association for Food Protection is now accepting abstracts for IAFP 2012 to be held in Providence, Rhode Island July 22-25, 2012. The deadline for submissions is Tuesday, January 24, 2012. IAFP accepts abstracts online. Call for Abstracts (Submission Form, General Information and Instructions), Policy for Commercialism and information on the Developing Scientist Awards Competition are available at: www.foodprotection.org.
Poster or technical (oral) presentation formats are available. Abstracts are limited to 300 words and must report the results of original research pertinent to the subject matter. Papers may also report subject matter of an educational and/or nontechnical nature. The Program Committee will evaluate abstracts submitted for acceptance. Information in the abstract must not have been previously published in a copyrighted journal.
With a reputation for quality content, the IAFP Annual Meeting features over 600 technical, poster, and symposia presentations, detailing current information on a variety of topics relating to food safety. The quantity and quality of presentations provide information on the latest methods and technologies available. Top industry, academic, and government food safety professionals attend each meeting. This broad mix of more than 2,400 attendees includes professionals in quality control, processing operations, regulatory inspections, consulting groups, risk assessment, research and development, microbiological research, plant management, technical services, and HACCP management.
Questions regarding abstract submission should be directed to Terri Huffman, IAFP Program Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org or +1 515.276.3344; +1 800.369.6337.
The International Association for Food Protection is a non-profit educational association of food protection professionals. The Association is dedicated to the education and service of its Members specifically, as well as industry personnel. The Association provides Members with an information network and forum for professional improvement through its two scientific journals, Journal of Food Protection and Food Protection Trends, educational Annual Meeting, and interaction with other food safety professionals. Membership information can be obtained by calling 800.369.6337; 515.276.3344; fax: 515.276.8655; E-mail: email@example.com; or on our Web site at: www.foodprotection.org.
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.