About the IAFNS 2023 Annual Summer Science Symposium

The IAFNS 2023 Annual Summer Science Symposium was held at The National Press Club (529 14th St NW, Washington, DC) - with an option for remote participation.

An Executive Summary of the symposium is here.

The IAFNS Annual Summer Science Symposium is a unique gathering of scientific and regulatory experts. The focus on science that supports credible decision making by government regulators, industry professionals and academic researchers. The conference offers an exceptional learning environment and brings together a range of experts, including food and nutrition researchers, healthcare professionals, opinion leaders, industry representatives, and government officials.

The Keynote address was delivered by Steven M. Musser, Ph.D., Deputy Center Director for Scientific Operations of  the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN) at the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

The scientific sessions explored:

    • Artificial Intelligence in Food and Nutrition
    • Food Packaging and Recycling Innovations
    • Heavy Metals in Food
    • Classification of Foods Using Processing Level and Formulation
    • Advances in Bioactive Science
    • Non-Chemical Protection of Food
    • Hazard, Risk, and Global Regulations
    • Science Communication