February 27 – 28, 2018, Rockville, MD, Adulteration Workshop with DS and Foods
Adulteration and fraud in food ingredients and dietary supplements are major concerns for industry, consumers, and regulatory authorities. USP’s workshop brings together internationally recognized experts to discuss the current state of technologies for detecting economically motivated adulteration and minimizing supply chain risk. Speakers from Walmart, PepsiCo, the European Commission, as well as technical experts from the University of Guelph, FOCOS, and Fonterra will be included. An optional olive oil tasting session will be held at the conclusion of the workshop.
March 5 – 8, 2018, Tokyo, Japan, GFSI
The GFSI Global Food Safety Conference is a unique annual event bringing together over 1,000 leading food safety specialists from over 50 counties to advance Foods Safety globally. The Conference provides the opportunity to meet and network with industry peers, share knowledge, benefit from through-provoking presentations from internationally reputed industry experts and hear innovative ideas to implement in your workplace.
March 26 – 29, 2018, Washington, DC, GMA Science Form
The GMA Science Forum has consistently educated scientists and decision makers within the food, beverage and consumer products industry for nearly a decade. During this unique event, we'll examine the most newsworthy regulatory and legislative issues affecting manufacturers across the globe. In 2017, the GMA Science Forum will provide attendees with multiple views and actions to be taken in order to ensure policies, laws and regulations are based on sound, up-to-date science, and achieve compliance with the ever changing regulatory environment.
This event brings together a roster of acclaimed individuals to keep the science community abreast and ahead of emerging science, innovation, safety and legal requirements in a wide array of areas. We'll explore themes including food safety, government regulations, global issues, chemical ingredients, nutrition and labeling, biotechnology and more.
May 7 – 10, 2018, Rosemont, IL, Food Safety Summit
At the 20th Annual Food Safety Summit we will address the importance of food safety throughout the supply chain and how each community that makes up the ecosystem is connected. It is vital to understand not only your roles and responsibilities but also those in the rest of the process.
With case studies, educational sessions, peer-to-peer conversations, and new technologies, we will provide a wide range of applicable, real world solutions to identified needs and situations for the food community.
July 8 – 11, 2018, Salt Lake City, UT, IAFP Annual Meeting
Each year, the International Association for Food Protection hosts an Annual Meeting, providing 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. Held in various locations throughout North America, this meeting has grown over the years to become the leading food safety conference worldwide. IAFP 2018 will be held at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, Utah.
The IAFP Annual Meeting is attended by more than 3,600 of the top industry, academic and governmental food safety professionals from six continents. This renowned event owes its reputation and success to 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.
July 15 – 18, 2018, Chicago, IL, IFT 2018
IFT’s annual event brings together science of food professionals from around the globe—all converging with the intention to inspire and transform collective scientific knowledge into innovative solutions for the benefit of all people around the world. At IFT18 you will question and discover, break boundaries and redefine, be challenged and inspired—because the future of food depends on it.
August 26 – 29, 2018, Toronto, Canada, AOAC Annual Meeting & Expo
AOAC's Annual Meeting offers scientific sessions, roundtables, workshops, and poster presentations to meet a variety of analytical needs. Nowhere else can you find access to this level reliable knowledge. AOAC brings you science-based research from the top scientists in the world; technical information about changes and advances in methodology; and access to techniques and applications.