BC FOOD PROTECTION ASSOCIATION
BCFPA 2022 Virtual Annual General Meeting
Date: February 28, 2023
Time: 5:00-6:30 pm
Location: Zoom (Virtual)
Registration: Free for members
Produce Safety (TBA)
Speaker 1: Michelle Danyluk, Professor and Extension Specialist of Food Safety and Microbiology, Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, University of Florida
Speaker Bios: Dr. Michelle Danyluk is a Professor and Extension Specialist of Food Safety and Microbiology in the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition at the University of Florida (UF). Michelle’s current research and extension interests include microbial food safety and quality, emphasizing the microbiology of fresh fruits, vegetables, nuts and juices. Her primary research focuses on bacterial pathogens in produce, including production, packing and processing environments, its movement and mitigation within these environments, and the subsequent implications for public health. Michelle’s extension program includes teaching programs related to FSMA, HACCP, GAPs and other specialized food safety programs. Michelle was elected a member of the International Commission on Microbiological Specifications for Food (ICMSF) in 2016 and to the International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) Executive Board in 2019, where she currently serves as President.
Thomas Guy, bio TBA
We highly encourage you to register, come and participate at our AGM. There will be opportunities to network and catch up with your fellow BCFPA colleagues and listen to your BCFPA board members as they go through the 2022 AGM Report and other business.
We will also be announcing the 2022 BCFPA Scholarship Award Recipients.
We are accepting nominations to run in our 2023 Executive Board. If you are interested in volunteering, please talk to us in person or send us an email! We are always looking for volunteers!
2022 AGM Report - TBA, will be uploaded in the coming weeks
5:00-5:05 pm - Opening Remarks
5:05-5:20 pm - IAFP Presentation
5:20-6:00 pm - Speaker #1: Michelle Danyluk - Produce Safety (TBA)
6:00-6:10 pm - Q&A
6:10-6:25 pm - AGM Business + Announcing Scholarship Awards
6:25-6:50 pm - Speaker #2: Thomas Guy - topic TBA6:50-7:00 pm - Q&A
7:00-7:05 pm - Closing Remarks
7:05-7:30 pm - Networking (Optional)
For more information and to register, visit our website: https://www.bcfoodprotection.ca
Registrants are welcome to send in their questions to our webinar speakers ahead of time - you can email your questions to us at firstname.lastname@example.org or post your questions in the chat during our virtual Zoom webinar!