Travel Scholarships: 2017 Integrated Foodborne Outbreak Response & Management Conference

NACCHO has several travel scholarships for food safety leaders to attend the Integrated Foodborne Outbreak Response and Management (INFORM) Conference 2017. The conference is held on November 6-9, 2017 in Garden Grove, CA.This four-day event convenes nearly 500 international attendees representing federal, state, and local public health, food, and environmental regulatory agencies. Attendees will explore topics related to surveillance and outbreak detection of enteric diseases, focusing on illness caused by contaminated food, water, and animals.

The scholarship is intended for travel related items (e.g., flight, hotel, per diem, and ground transportation) and will include a reimbursement of up to $1,400 after travel is completed. Individuals eligible for this scholarship include local health officials who routinely work with foodborne disease surveillance and outbreak response or environmental health investigations/assessments.

Interested individuals are asked to please email by September 15, 2017. Please include the applicant’s name, agency, position, and how the applicant and their agency will benefit from attending the conference.

2 thoughts on “Travel Scholarships: 2017 Integrated Foodborne Outbreak Response & Management Conference

  1. September 6, 2017 at 6:25 pm

    Hi: I’m interested to apply for sponsor NACCHO scholarship to attend “Integrated Foodborne Outbreak Response and Managment (IFORM) conference scheduled in November 2017. Unfortunately, I’m unable to open the “ site.

    I’m John Tagabuel-Director of Bureau of Environmental Health for Commonwealth Northern Mariana Islanda (US Teritory).

    1. Anastasia Sonneman
      September 7, 2017 at 12:09 pm

      Hello John,

      Thank you for your interest in NACCHO’s travel scholarship for the upcoming Integrated Foodborne Outbreak Response and Management (INFORM) conference. NACCHO’s Food Safety team would be happy to assist you with this request. Our Food Safety Program Analyst, Amy Chang, will be in contact with you this week via the email linked to your original comment []. If you prefer another email or have any additional questions in the meantime, please replay to this comment or contact Amy directly at

      Thank you again for your interest and for visiting the Healthy People, Healthy Places blog.

      -NACCHO Food Safety Team

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