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Upcoming Classes

Online Course Selection Dates Registration Ends
Risk Management Online APR 6-MAY 30 MAR 30
Risk Assessment Online SEPT 1-OCT 21 AUG 25
Qualitative and Quantitative Risk Assessment Online OCT 26-DEC 20 OCT 19
Classroom Course Selection Dates Registration Ends
Global Food Law and Regulation MAY 23-25 MAY 16
Overview of Risk Analysis MAY 31 MAY 24
Risk Management JUNE 1-3 MAY 25
Risk Communication JUNE 6-8 MAY 30
Qualitative Risk Assessment JUNE 9-10 & 13 JUNE 2
Epidemiology for Risk Analysis  JUNE 15-17 JUNE 8
Quantitative Risk Assessment JUNE 20-24 JUNE 13

2016 Classroom Course Package Discounts:

Core Program Discount - The Core Program includes Overview, Risk Management, Risk Assessment, and Risk Communication. The cost is $4,200 USD or a $310 savings off the regular course pricing.  Discounts will be applied at the verify screen of this online registration process.

For information on discounted hotel rates, contact Cara Wychgram at cwych@umd.edu. 

Global Food Law and Regulation

May 23rd - May 25th, 2016
Price: $1320
Registration Deadline: May 16th, 2016
Instructor: Dr. Clare Narrod , Dr. Robert L. Buchanan

Increased demand for safe food by households with rapidly rising incomes, technological improvements in measuring contaminants, and the increased media and consumer attention on the risks of food borne illness. In response, many food retailers and food service firms, particularly in developed countries, have adopted private protocols relating to residues, microbial pathogens, field and pack house operation, and traceability. Historically governments have responded with voluntary and occasional mandatory food safety programs yet with extensive changes in demand and increase reliance of products coming from abroad many countries like the US, Canada, EU are revamping their food safety approaches and laws to trying to prevent crisis.

Overview of Risk Analysis

May 31st, 2016
Price: $550
Registration Deadline: May 24th, 2016
Instructor: Dr. Charles Yoe

This one day course pulls together the basic principles of risk assessment, risk management, and risk communication. The target audience is newer members of the risk analysis community.

Risk Management

June 1st - June 3rd, 2016
Price: $1320
Registration Deadline: May 25th, 2016
Instructor: Dr. Charles Yoe

Risk Management in the context of food safety is the process of weighing policy alternatives to control risks as effectively as possible. Risk managers are the decision makers. Success in risk management means arriving at practical and useful solutions to problems that are often plagued by uncertainty. Risk managers begin and end all risk analysis activities, they are responsible for the risk analysis process.

Risk Communication

June 6th - June 8th, 2016
Price: $1320
Registration Deadline: May 30th, 2016
Instructor: Dr. William K. Hallman

Risk Communication is the interactive exchange of information and opinions about hazards and risks, risk-related factors and risk perception. This 3-day in classroom course presents the basics of risk communication as it is practiced in the U.S.A. with applications to food safety.

Qualitative Risk Assessment

June 9th - June 13th, 2016
Price: $1320
Registration Deadline: June 2nd, 2016
Instructor: Dr. Charles Yoe

This is the original flagship course of the JIFSAN food safety risk analysis curriculum. Food Safety Risk Assessment predicts the likelihood of harm resulting from exposure to chemical, microbial and physical agents in the diet. Our 3-day in classroom course introduces the range of risk assessment approaches across a wide spectrum of food safety hazards, providing hands-on experience with both qualitative and quantitative techniques.

Epidemiology for Risk Analysis

June 15th - June 17th, 2016
Price: $1320
Registration Deadline: June 8th, 2016
Instructor: Dr. Mary Torrence , Dr. Annette O'Connor , Dr. Jan Sargeant

This three day course provides a general overview of epidemiologic principles, methods, and approaches as they relate to food safety and risk assessment. There will be case studies focused on foodborne outbreak investigation and epidemiologic study design needed for food safety research hypotheses. The target audience is food safety professionals wanting to understand the different roles and synergies of epidemiology and risk assessment in regulatory decision making.

Quantitative Risk Assessment for Food Safety

June 20th - June 24th, 2016
Price: $2640
Registration Deadline: June 13th, 2016
Instructor: Mr. Greg Paoli

Quantitative Risk Assessment teaches participants the basics of building and understanding quantitative risk assessment models and provides participants with the opportunity to develop, scrutinize and present Monte Carlo simulation models.

Risk Assessment Online

September 1st - October 21st, 2016
Price: $1320
Registration Deadline: August 25th, 2016
Instructor: Dr. Charles Yoe

This is the original flagship course of the JIFSAN food safety risk analysis curriculum. Food Safety Risk Assessment predicts the likelihood of harm resulting from exposure to chemical, microbial and physical agents in the diet. Our 7-week online course introduces the range of risk assessment approaches across a wide spectrum of food safety hazards. This course provides the opportunity for hands-on experience with a wide variety of food safety risk assessment models while working with food safety professionals from around the world.

Qualitative and Quantitative Risk Assessment Online

October 26th - December 20th, 2016
Price: $1320
Registration Deadline: October 19th, 2016
Instructor: Dr. Charles Yoe

All food safety risk assessment models make extensive usage of qualitative and quantitative risk assessment tools, techniques and topics. This course introduces and explores some of the more useful topics, tools and techniques used by risk assessors. Joining with food safety professionals from around the world in group exercises you will gain hands-on experience with many of these methods.