The food industry is one of the largest employers by sector in the United States. Food contamination can occur anywhere along the food production process, from the "farm to fork."

Sponsored by:
Georgia Institute of Technology
University of Georgia
Agricultural Technology Research Program - Georgia Tech Research Institute
Center for Food Safety - College of Agricultural Sciences, University of Georgia

Presentations From The Workshop

For your convenience, several of the presentations from the workshop, in PDF format:

Goals for this workshop

  • Stimulate innovative approaches for improving food safety through advanced sensing and novel sampling methods.

  • Highlight cutting-edge research in micro/nanotechnologies being applied to food safety sensing.

  • Explore technological research strategies, opportunities, approaches and solutions.

  • Provide a forum for scientists and engineers to discuss synergies in current research.

  • Enable the cross-pollination of ideas and stimulate the development of collaborative multidisciplinary teams.

  • Facilitate a dialog between industry, regulatory agencies and the scientific community.

  • Advance the field of micro/nanotechnology-based sensing for improved food safety.

Who should attend

  • Food Safety Microbiologists
  • Biochemists
  • Immunologists
  • Chemical Engineers
  • Electrical Engineers
  • Mechanical Engineers
  • Nanotechnology Specialists
  • Biotechnology Reearchers
  • Material Scientists
  • Biosensor Experts
  • Agency Researchers
  • Sensor R&D and Manufacturers
  • Food Industry Experts
  • Graduate Students