The International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) 2022 Annual Meeting is set for July 31-Aug. 3 in Pittsburgh, PA. 

Organizers of the Annual Meeting have released some important information for those attending.

When you arrive:

Take a photo ID to registration. Print or save your QR code to your electronic device to expedite your check-in onsite! If you are not able to bring this confirmation, you will still be able to check-in.

The IAFP Registration Desk is located on the 2nd Floor Concourse at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center. Enter the building through the East Lobby doors. Badges must be worn at all times and are required for access to the Convention Center (Monday through Wednesday). Luggage storage will be available Sunday through Wednesday at the Convention Center.

Download the IAFP 2022 Mobile App:

For fast access to the most up-to-date program schedules, attendee and exhibitor lists, download the IAFP 2022 App.

Registration Hours:

Saturday, July 30, noon – 7:00 p.m.

Sunday, July 31, 8 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Monday, August 1, 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Tuesday, August 2, 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Wednesday, August 3, 8 a.m. – noon.

Conference Venue:

David L. Lawrence Convention Center,

1000 Fort Duquesne Blvd.,

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222

Exhibit Hall Hours:

Sunday, July 31, 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Monday, August 1, 10 a.m. – 6:15 p.m.

Tuesday, August 2, 10 a.m. – 6:15 p.m.

Conference Dress Code:

Business casual. Convention Center meeting rooms tend to be cool.

About IAFP

The IAFP annual conference provides 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. Set in various locations throughout North America, this event has grown over the years to become the leading food safety conference worldwide.

In a usual year, the IAFP Annual Meeting is attended by about 4,000 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.

IAFP officials say the non-profit organization is committed to producing a high-quality program, including presentations, general sessions, symposia, poster exhibits and award recognitions. The event also includes a trade show for businesses, governmental and non-gonvernmental entities, and academic institutions.

For a better idea of what the event is like, watch the 2021 IAFP video below.

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