Training & Events

Tools & Resources from Georgia & other State Task Forces:

Upcoming Conferences and Events:

  • May 22-24,2018: The Food Defense Conference 2018, Minneapolis, MN Engage with leaders in government, industry and academia on food defense policy, emergency response and technology. The full event schedule, including information about the additional pre-event Food Defense Certification Training Course May 21-22 is available online.
  • June 9-13, 2018: The AFDO Annual Education Conference will be held from in Burlington, VT. Thisyear's theme will be "Pathways to Global Unity." Check out the draft agenda, visit the registration page and book your room for the conference using their hotel Information.
  • June 27-29, 2018: The Georgia Environmental Health Assocation’s Annual Education Conference will be held at The DeSoto Hotel in Savannah, Ga., (for more details visit
  • July 18-19, 2018:
    2018 FSPCA Annual Conference, Chicago, IL This year’s conference will provide stakeholders with an in-depth analysis of the latest information on FSMA implementation and networking opportunities with food safety professionals from around the globe. Leading food safety experts from industry, academic and state/federal government will present on a variety of relevant and timely FSMA topics. For more information, download the information packet here.

Other Conferences and Events:


Several upcoming Produce Safety Alliance Trainings are being offered throughout the state in 2018, hosted by UGA Extension and the Ga. Dept. of Agriculture (GDA). As the PSA trainings are scheduled, they will be listed on the UGA Food Science site and the GDA Farm Safety site.

Local/Regional Conferences and Events:

Additional Training Resources: