September 11-14, 2022
This was an in-person event, open to any and all food safety professionals and policymakers in local/state/federal government, industry and academic sectors.
The Park Vista – a DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel
705 Cherokee Orchard Road
Gatlinburg, TN 37738
View the 2022 Annual Educational Conference agenda here.
- AFDO Update
- FDA Office of Partnerships Update
- RRT Panel – Infant Formula Outbreak
- New Platform of Virtual Trainings & Meetings
- Algal Blooms
- 2022 MFRPS Changes
- MFRPS Mentoring
- SC/GA Environmental Sampling
- COVID-19 in Wastewater
- Cannabis Update
- COVID-19: Restaurant Impacts
- Plant-Based Food Products
- Produce Safety – Outreach to Covered / Non-traditional Firms
Conference registration was available via our membership platform, Wild Apricot.
AFDOSS was granted Continuing Education Credits (CEUs) through NEHA. 2022 AEC attendees are eligible for 18.5 CEU contact hours.
Our 2022 Live Auction benefitting the Mary Logan Scholarship was able to raise $7,350 in winning bids and contributions!
A very special Thank You! to all who supported the scholarship fund; either by donating an item for auction, placing bids, or simply pledging a donation to the fund. Your generosity was vital to the overwhelming success of the auction!
Exhibitors & Sponsors
Another Thank You! to our gracious sponsor WinWam. Please head over to their website and pay them a visit!
And a HUGE THANK YOU! to AFDO. Their continued support to our association is integral to our success! Please check out their website and see the important work they are doing. Become a member of AFDO to gain access to even more benefits and resources.
Travel scholarships were available to state and local, food and drug regulatory personnel, to aid regulatory members in attending the AEC. AFDOSS awarded travel funding support to twenty-three conference attendees and speakers.
Funding for this conference was made possible, in part, by the Food and Drug Administration through grant 1 R13 FD007553-01. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does any mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organization imply endorsement by the United States Government.