The 2023 Consumer Food Safety Education Conference (CFSEC) hosted by the Partnership for Food Safety Education takes place March 1-3, 2023. Register by January 2, 2023 to take advantage of the early bird registration — a $50 savings off the standard rate.
The 2023 CFSEC is the place for health educators and public health professionals to focus exclusively on how they can best support consumers with actionable steps to reduce the risk of foodborne illness. CFSEC will equip health and food safety educators from all sectors to be prepared for the future of food safety education and orient educators to national goals such HealthyPeople 2030 and the Core Element 4.3 of the New Era of Smarter Food Safety.
- Focused discussions on topics ranging from health equity to the effect of climate change on food safety led by:
- Dr. Cynthia Baur, endowed chair and director, Horowitz Center for Health Literacy, University of Maryland
- Dr. Devlon Jackson, assistant research professor, Behavioral and Community Health, University of Maryland
- Dr. Ellen Evans, research fellow at the ZERO2FIVE Food Industry Centre, Cardiff Metropolitan University
- Dr. Ian Young, associate professor in the School of Occupational and Public Health, Toronto Metropolitan University
- Erin the Food Science Babe, food scientist and social media influencer (@foodsciencebabe)
- The opportunity to network and collaborate with health and food safety educators from government agencies, non-profit organizations, higher education, and the food industry
- Access to tools and resources that address the biggest food safety challenges of today and tomorrow
- Pre-Conference Workshops on developing strategies to effectively communicate food safety risks
- A dozen poster sessions exploring the latest food safety research and innovations
Five reasons to attend
- Participate in the only conference in the U.S. dedicated to consumer food safety education.
- Gain insights into how to change consumer behavior to improve food safety practices.
- Connect with the health and food safety community — your peers and colleagues from across the country.
- Collaborate with a planning partnership of federal, non-profit, higher education, and industry professionals.
- Advance your knowledge at a solution-based program addressing today’s critical food safety challenges