Travel Scholarships: Integrated Foodborne Outbreak Response and Management (InFORM) 2017 Conference

Travel scholarships are currently available for the Integrated Foodborne Outbreak Response and Management (InFORM) 2017 Conference. Scheduled for November 6-9, 2017 in Garden Grove, CA, this event will convene food safety professionals from across the country to discuss surveillance and outbreak detection of enteric diseases, focusing on illness caused by contaminated food, water, and animals.The InFORM conference is coordinated by the CDC’s Enteric Diseases Laboratory Branch and Outbreak Response and Prevention Branch, Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA’s) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).

Travel funds are intended for state and local public health officials (i.e.,Epidemiologists, Environmental Health and Laboratory PulseNet Staff) without access to ELC or EIP funding. To apply for a travel scholarship, please complete this form and email it to the attention of Precious Kolawole at Foodsafety@aphl.org by COB September 8, 2017Click here to find out more about the inFORM 2017 conference.

About Anastasia Sonneman

Anastasia Sonneman serves as a Communications Specialist at NACCHO. Her work includes promoting local health departments' best practices, as well as partner tools and resources, in environmental health, health and disability, and preparedness through NACCHO's communications channels, storytelling, and outreach to various audiences.

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