The International Association for Food Protection 2020, A Virtual Annual Meeting will feature a “U.S. Regulatory Update on Food Safety,” from Frank Yiannas, FDA Deputy Commissioner for Food Policy and Response and Mindy Brashears, Deputy Under Secretary for Food Safety of the USDA.

From 9 to 10 a.m. EDT on Oct. 27 Yiannas and Brashears are scheduled to provide insight into the latest information from the Food and Drug Administration and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. As usual, the popular session will include a question and answer period with the audience.

Registration is still open for the IAFP 2020 event, “A Virtual Annual Meeting,” scheduled for Oct. 26-28. Anyone who has already registered for the annual conference and meeting and plans to attend the online event in October will automatically be registered for the new dates. Early rates end Oct. 2, 2020. Register here.

Attendees will join thousands of food safety professionals from around the world for three days of remote sharing, learning and networking.

In a usual year, the IAFP Annual Meeting is attended by more than 3,800 of the top industry, academic and governmental food safety professionals from six continents. The event is known for 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.

The IAFP says it is committed to producing a high-quality program in the virtual setting, including presentations, general sessions, exhibits and award recognitions. After-hours options are being planned to offer conversation and networking opportunities.

Registration Includes:

  • Program Book
  • Ivan Parkin Lecture
  • Technical Sessions
  • Poster Presentations
  • Symposia
  • Roundtables
  • Exhibits
  • Networking
  • John H. Silliker Lecture
  • Presentation of Awards

For more information on IAFP 2020 event, “A Virtual Annual Meeting,” visit their website.

(To sign up for a free subscription to Food Safety News, click here)