Industry Events

We have our winners for our survey contest!

On April 15th, 2021 the OFPA delivered our first virtual spring meeting. Many thanks to those who completed the online post event survey. We truly value the feedback received and this information will contribute to the overall success of our future events.

Congratulations to the winners of free passes to OFPA’s upcoming events!

September 2021 Social Mixer

Leonard Mapiye, CEO at Shah Trading Company

Arlene Larson, Technical Manager at Merieux NutriSciences

November 19th, 2021 Fall Meeting

Alan Grant, CEO at Alan Grant Consulting

Jill Varley, Sr. Manager, Quality Systems at McDonald’s Restaurants of Canada


Upcoming Industry Events are posted on this page.

Through our valued partnerships with the food industry and related organizations, the OFPA is sometimes able to offer exclusive registration discounts to our members. Please check this area often for updates. 

IAFP 2021

Each year, the International Association of Food Protection hosts an Annual Meeting, providing attendees with information on current and emerging food safety issues, the latest science, innovative solutions to new and recurring problems, and the opportunity to network with thousands of food safety professionals from around the globe. Held in various locations throughout North America, this meeting has grown over the years to become the leading food safety conference worldwide.  IAFP 2021 will be held In Phoenix, Arizona at the Phoenix Convention Center. 

The IAFP Annual Meeting is attended by more than 3,800 of the top industry, academic and governmental food safety professionals from six continents. This renowned event owes its reputation and success to the quantity, quality, and diversity of each year’s program; the quality and relevance of exhibits sharing the latest in available technologies; leading experts speaking on a variety of timely topics; and special recognition of outstanding professionals and students for their contributions in the food safety field.

Future Annual Meetings

IAFP 2022

    • July 31 - August 3
    • David L Lawrence Convention Center
    • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

IAFP 2023

    • July 16 - 19
    • Metro Toronto Convention Centre
    • Toronto, Ontario, Canada

IAFP 2024

    • July 14 - 17
    • Long Beach Convention Center
    • Long Beach, California