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IAFP 2015 - 3,200 Attendees from 49 Countries
Held in Portland, Oregon, the three-day meeting concluded July 28, 2015 with a record-breaking international audience of more than 3,200 attendees from 49 countries. The meeting has earned recognition as the leading food safety conference.
The program featured more than 1,100 presentations, including 66 symposia, eight roundtables, more than 700 poster presentations, and more than 140 technical presentations. Representatives from 159 companies, including 33 new exhibitors, showcased equipment and the latest innovations in food safety services.
IAFP 2015’s Opening Session recognized two Fellow Award recipients, six Travel Award recipients from State or Provincial Health or Agricultural Departments, one Travel Award recipient from a Country with a Developing Economy, and 19 Student Travel Scholarship Award recipients.
The Ivan Parkin Lecture followed, featuring Dr. Rhona Applebaum, Vice President and Chief Science and Health Officer with The Coca-Cola Company in Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Applebaum spoke on “HACCP: Seven Effective Principles for Every Reason, Season and ‘Special Situation.’ ”
The next IAFP annual meeting will be held in St. Louis, Missouri July 31 - August 3, 2016
Date Published: 11th August 2015
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