The International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) is currently accepting nominations for its awards, extending the invitation to both members and non-members to recognize outstanding professionals in the field. The awards encompass various categories, and nominees need not be IAFP members. Additionally, IAFP encourages its members to apply for travel awards, facilitating attendance at the IAFP Annual Meeting.

The IAFP Annual Meeting is scheduled for July 14-17, 2024, in Long Beach, California. This gathering serves as a global platform, attracting over 3,500 industry, academic and governmental food safety professionals from six continents. The meeting focuses on providing valuable insights into current and emerging food safety issues, featuring the latest scientific advancements, innovative solutions and opportunities for networking among professionals worldwide. The full list of 2023 IAFP award recipients can be found here.

Nominations for the various awards and travel scholarships are currently open, with a deadline of Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2024, for most award categories. Notably, the deadline for the Student Travel Scholarship is Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2024. Students, industry experts and professionals in health or agricultural departments can apply for these accolades, contributing to the recognition of excellence within the food safety field.

For more information and to submit nominations, click here.

About  IAFP 2024 Annual Meeting
The IAFP Annual Meeting has established itself as the premier food safety conference globally, offering a dynamic program that covers diverse topics, showcases cutting-edge technologies through exhibits and features renowned experts as speakers. The meeting is renowned for acknowledging the outstanding contributions of professionals and students to the field of food safety, adding a special dimension to the event’s success.

For those interested in attending the IAFP 2024 Annual Meeting, registration details can be found on the association’s website.

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