IAFP 2019 Meeting in Louisville


The 2019 annual meeting of the International Association for Food Protection will take place in Louisville, Kentucky July 21-24.  The opening session will include the Ivan Parkin lecture delivered by Dr. Barbara Chamberlin, Professor at New Mexico State University on The Power of Play: Using Media to Educate our Stakeholders.  The U.S. Regulatory Update on Food Safety will take place on Monday, July 22 featuring Frank Yiannas, Deputy Commissioner FDA and Dr. Mindy Brashears, Deputy Undersecretary for Food Safety, USDA.


The John H. Silliker Lecture will be delivered by Dr. Robert V. Tauxe, Director of the Division of Foodborne, Waterborne and Environmental Disease, CDC entitled, From Outbreak Catastrophes to Clades of Concern, How Whole Genome Sequencing can Change the Food Safety Landscape.


The meeting attended by more than 3,500 will include workshops, scientific sessions, posters, exhibitors and an awards banquet.


Information on registration is available from www.foodprotection.org/annualmeeting/registration