Registration

Upcoming Classes

Classroom Courses Dates Price Registration Deadline
Overview of Risk Analysis June 5, 2017 $550 May 29, 2017
Risk Management June 6-8, 2017 $1,320 May 30, 2017
Qualitative Risk Assessment June 9 & 12-13, 2017 $1,320 June 2, 2017
Risk Communication June 14-16, 2017 $1,320 June 7, 2017
Epidemiology for Risk Analysis June 19-21, 2017 $1,320 June 12, 2017
Quantitative Risk Assessment June 26-30, 2017 $2,640 June 19, 2017

 

Registration will open soon! Contact Cara Wychgram at cwych@umd.edu for questions. 

Core Program Discount - The Core Track Program includes Overview, Risk Management, Qualitative Risk Assessment, and Risk Communication. The cost is $4,200 or a $310 savings off the regular course pricing.                                                                              

Early Bird Discount - Register for the Core Track Program by March 31, 2017 and save an additional 10%. 

Overview of Risk Analysis

June 5th, 2017
Price: $550
Registration Deadline: May 29th, 2017
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.

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Risk Management

June 6th - June 8th, 2017
Price: $1320
Registration Deadline: May 30th, 2017
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.

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Qualitative Risk Assessment

June 9th - June 13th, 2017
Price: $1320
Registration Deadline: June 2nd, 2017
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.

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Risk Communication

June 14th - June 16th, 2017
Price: $1320
Registration Deadline: June 7th, 2017
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.

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Epidemiology for Risk Analysis

June 19th - June 21st, 2017
Price: $1320
Registration Deadline: June 12th, 2017
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.

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Quantitative Risk Assessment for Food Safety

June 26th - June 30th, 2017
Price: $2640
Registration Deadline: June 19th, 2017
Instructor: Mr. Greg Paoli , Dr. Emma Hartnett

This one week course will cover basic modeling concepts, including both deterministic and probabilistic modeling approaches. Participants will be taught how to build risk assessment models using Excel with one of the more commonly-used commercial software packages (@RISK) as well as using the online FDA-iRISK® tool.

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