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Joint Institute for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (JIFSAN) Courses

The increasing emphasis on risk-based decision making and the increasingly global nature of the food supply have resulted in the use of risk analysis to systematically address food safety issues worldwide. This has created a need to educate food safety professionals about the principles of food safety risk analysis and the tools and techniques required to apply this approach. JIFSAN offers in classroom, online and customized training courses that meet your professional needs.



Online Courses &
College Park, MD

Joint Institute for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition


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National Orchestral Institute - Audition Registration

The National Orchestral Institute & Festival will be held May 29 - June 28, 2014 at the University of Maryland in College Park, MD. This four-week program of intensive study covers:

Orchestral Performance
Chamber Music
Professional Development
New Lights

Click here to view the 2014 Audition Schedule.



January - February, 2014


May 29 - 27, 2014
College Park, MD

University of Maryland School of Music



Smart and Sustainable Campuses Conference

Join your colleagues and take an in-depth approach toward defining, understanding and creating solutions to sustainability issues facing our campuses. Our past attendees have included directors from sustainability, facilities, health & safety, campus planning and business offices, as well as students, business partners and other education stakeholders

250 - 300

March 2 - 5, 2014

Hyatt Regency
Baltimore, MD

University of Maryland Extension


REGISTER NOW - Closes Feb 23

Treating Veterans and their Families in Primary Care Settings

Sponsored by the Maryland Veterans Resilience Initiative and the University of Maryland, University Health Center. This training's target audience is physicians, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, physical/occupation therapists, and other physical healthcare providers.


100 - 150

March 20, 2014

The Gathering Place
Columbia, MD

University of Maryland School of Public Health


Registration is no longer available due to high demand.

University of Maryland Extension Conference


200 - 250

March 25 - 27, 2014

Loews Annapolis Hotel
Annapolis, MD

Department of Environmental Safety

REGISTER NOW - Invitation Only

1st Annual Conference on Racial Identity Developement
OMSE 40th Anniversary Celebration

This unique one-day conference offers an invaluable opportunity to explore the multidimensional, evolving understanding of the human experience relative to racial identity and the various racial identity models. The conference will allow participants the opportunity to increase their understanding of various aspects of racial identity as a tool to support students, faculty and staff as well as constructively address racial challenges and interactions in institutions of higher education.


300 - 325

March 27, 2014

Stamp Student Union
University of Maryland
College Park, MD

Office of Multi-Ethnic Student Education


Ecological Society of America Mid-Atlantic Branch Meeting

The goal of the Mid-Atlantic Chapter is to encourage communication among professional ecologists of the metropolitan areas of the Mid-Atlantic and vicinity. This year's annual meeting theme is Ecological and Sustainable Solutions.

150 - 200

March 29, 2014

Stamp Student Union
University of Maryland
College Park, MD

Department of Environmental Science & Technology

Registration & Abstract Submission OPEN

Reliability Engineering 25th Celebration and Symposium

Join the Center for Risk and Reliability as they celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Reliability Engineering Education Program at Maryland with a special symposium and reception, "Promise of a Discipline: Reliability and Risk in Theory and Practice." Leading experts will offer their thoughts on promising directions that could revolutionize the field of Reliability Engineering.

150 - 200

April 2, 2014

Riggs Alumni Center
University of Maryland
College Park, MD

Department of Mechanical Engineering
Center for Risk and Reliability


Treating Behavioral Health Challenges of Women Veterans

Participants attending this training will learn to screen women veterans and family members for military status/history; identify service-related conditions unique to women veterans; use quick screening tools; and make appropriate referrals to the VA. Psychologists, social workers, marriage and family therapists, professional counselors, pastoral counselors/clergy, and other mental/behavioral health professionals are encouraged to attend.

150 - 170

April 4, 2014

The Gathering Place
Columbia, MD

University of Maryland School of Public Health

REGISTER NOW - Space is limited

2014 Leadership Conference
Campus Heroes: Recognizing & Harnessing Leadership

The Student Leadership Conference is open to student employees within the Department of Student Affairs at the University of Maryland and member institutions of the Association of Collegiate Conference & Events Directors - International (ACCED-I).


April 5, 2014

Van Munching Hall
University of Maryland
College Park, MD

Conferences & Visitor Services


50 Years of Quarks & Color


38 - 50

April 11 - 12, 2014

UMUC Marriott Inn & Conference Center
Hyattsville, MD

Department of Physics


JIFSAN 2014 Annual Spring Symposium

"The Case of Avoiding RISK: Truth or Consequences"
Session 1: Some say "To Avoid Risks, Buy and Eat Organic Food"
Session 2: Don't eat this, eat that: Don't eat that, eat this to meet your goal of zero risk- Risk of What?
Session 3: Marketing fear to consumers: The unintended consequences of communicating risk

100 - 125

April 24 - 25, 2014

Sheraton College Park North Hotel
Beltsville, MD

Joint Institute for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition


Institute of Advanced Law Enforcement Studies - DUI Institute

An intensive, advanced instructional program for Law Enforcement officers who desire a comprehensive understanding of impaired driving issues and are committed to taking a leadership role in DUI enforcement. The institute features a challenging university-level curriculum, incorporating a comprehensive instructional approach by examining all pertinent issues in DUI enforcement.

20 - 30

June 8 - 13, 2014

University of Maryland
College Park, MD

Department of Public & Community Health


International Conference on Atomic Physics

The 24th International Conference on Atomic Physics attracts participants from across the world, which creates a unique opportunity to present an outstanding program of invited speakers covering the most recent subjects in the field of atomic physics. This ongoing series of conferences, held biannually since 1968, is devoted to fundamental studies of atoms, broadly defined.

650 - 800

August 3 - 9, 2014

Mayflower Renaissance
Washington, DC

Joint Quantum Institute


Microgravity Workshop 60 -100

September 22 - 26, 2014

Embassy Suites
Baltimore, MD

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Mid-Atlantic Crop Management School

The school offers a 2 1/2 day format with a variety of breakout sessions. Individuals needing training in soil and water, nutrient, crop and pest management can create their own schedule by choosing from 5 session options. Emphasis is placed on new and advanced information with group discussion and interaction encouraged.

300 - 400

November 17 - 20, 2014

Princess Royal Hotel and Conference Center
Ocean City, MD

Department of Environmental Science & Technology
Smart and Sustainable Campuses Conference 225 - 300 April 2015 Department of Environmental Safety