Exploring the Intersection of Science and Society: The National Press Club Hosts the IAFNS’s Fourth Annual Summer Science Symposium on June 4-5, 2024

Keynote Speaker from FDA Deputy Commissioner at IAFNS Fourth Annual Summer Science Symposium

In Washington, D.C., on June 4-5, 2024, the National Press Club will be hosting the Institute for the Advancement of Food and Nutrition Sciences’ (IAFNS) Fourth Annual Summer Science Symposium. This year’s symposium promises to be a valuable and insightful event for those working in the fields of nutrition and food science.

The event will bring together scientific and regulatory experts from government, industry, academia, and media organizations. The Keynote presentation on Tuesday, June 4 will be delivered by U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Deputy Commissioner of Human Foods, Jim Jones.

The diverse range of topics covered at this symposium includes artificial intelligence (AI) in food safety and nutrition, food and mood, food classification systems, heavy metals in foods, dry sanitation, global stances on sweeteners, and more. Additionally, there will be a discussion on how media professionals and other science communicators can help showcase and promote scientific advancements with talks from experts and a panel of journalists.

In addition to the informative sessions held throughout the day, there will also be an evening reception on June 4 for attendees to network with colleagues in the field over refreshments.

Overall, this Fourth Annual Summer Science Symposium offers a unique opportunity for professionals to collaborate with one another while staying current on the latest advancements in their respective fields through engaging discussions and networking opportunities that are sure to benefit them moving forward.

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