2015 Fall Meeting
SAVE THE DATE!!! The Georgia Association for Food Protection 2015 FALL Meeting is Thursday, September 24, 2015. The meeting will be held at The Classic Center in Athens, GA. Registration will be a little later and will start at 9:30 am until 10:00 am and we will start the meeting at 10:00 am and will adjourn at 4:00 pm We will send out an agenda as soon as we have the speakers and topics confirmed. The Registration Form for the meeting is HERE.
GAFP Fall Meeting
We are very excited to have our 2015 GAFP Jim Ayres Student Travel Scholarship Award Winners at the fall meeting presenting their research. Please, join us in congratulating:
2015 Spring Meeting
The 2015 spring meeting of the Georgia Association for Food Protection was hosted by the Kroger Company on May 13 at their Atlanta headquarters. Forty-four people attended the meeting and heard presentations on a wide range of food-safety and related topics. For more details, click here.
Speakers (L to R): Jennifer Cannon, Tom Ford, Ynes Ortega, Wendy White. Not pictured – Jack Spruill
New GAFP president Steven Fuller (center) recognizes retiring GAFP webmaster Ed Giera (left) and outgoing president Wendy White (right).
Dr. Jim Ayres Young Investigator Award
The Georgia Association for Food Protection would like to congratulate the 2015 Dr. Jim Ayers Young Investigator Award winners! This intense competition showcased the wonderful talent that is coming from the UGA Food Science Department. Each award winner receives a travel scholarship to the 2015 IAFP Annual Meeting in Portland, Oregon. In addition to presenting their research at the IAFP meeting, this year the winners will be providing a short presentation of their research at the GAFP Fall Symposium, where we will be able to learn more about their research.
Our entire membership wishes all the applicants of the Dr. Jim Ayers, Young Investigator Award “good luck” in their continued research and pursuit of graduate degrees. This program serves as a continuous means of acknowledging and supporting our future quality practitioners. These students are truly the future leaders in the food safety arena. Please join the GAFP Board in offering congratulations to our winners and all the Georgia students who will travel to the IAFP Annual Meeting this year to present their research.
Papers for next year's competition must be submitted by May 1, 2016.
David Fry Regulator
2015 Annual IAFP MeetingThis year's meeting will be held July 25-28 (Saturday - Tuesday) at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Oregon.
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