2023 Biennial Meeting

2023 Biennial Meeting
Houston, Texas | April 24 - 28, 2023

The 2023 Biennial Meeting is scheduled for April 24-28, 2023 at the Westin Galleria, 5060 West Alabama, Houston, TX 77056.

The pre-Biennial Meeting Virtual Workshop will be held on Wednesday, March 22 through Friday, March 24, 2023 from noon to 1:30 PM Eastern Time each day.


Access to ONLINE REGISTRATION is now available via this hyperlink to
CFP's membership and registration portal on WildApricot: CFPmemberportal.foodprotect.org

Click HERE for the most recent version of CFP's federal form W-9
(for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification)


  • Clifk HERE for a draft agenda of the 2023 Biennial Meeting.
  • The 2023 Biennial Meeting "INFORMATION BOOKLET" is now available with details regarding the full schedule of events and registration costs. This document should provide the details you need to make travel plans.

Click HERE for a PDF of this 10-page "Information Booklet" (updated 11/2022).

  • From the upper right hand corner of this page, click on the various gray colored buttons to learn more about different aspects of the 2023 Biennial Meeting.
  • Bookmark this page! Additional information will be posted as it becomes available.



Click HERE for information about Sustaining Sponsorship and Event/Service Donation
opportunities for the 2023 Biennial Meeting.



Current CFP membership is NOT required to register for the Workshop or Biennial Meeting!

Membership in CFP is included with your 2023 Biennial Meeting registration and remains valid until the day before the start of the next Biennial Meeting in 2025. Membership in CFP is NOT included with the "Virtual Workshop Only" registration option.

Membership in CFP is always valid for the period between each biennial meeting. Therefore, a new membership processed today will expire the day before the 2023 Biennial Meeting begins in Houston. If you are not able to register for the April 2023 Biennial Meeting and would like to participate in CFP during the 2023-2025 biennium, we recommend waiting until AFTER the 2023 Biennial Meeting to process your membership.

Membership fees for the 2023-2025 biennium are $100 and current membership is required to participate on a CFP Committee or to serve as a Council Member. Membership for the 2023-2025 biennium will be available immediately after the conclusion of the April 2023 Biennial Meeting.

Click HERE if you would like to submit a membership application for the current biennium with the understanding that this membership will expire on April 23, 2023.



An "Issue" is a topic submitted for consideration to the Conference by any interested party which addresses an identified concern related to retail food safety and offers a recommended solution to that concern.

Issues are accepted ONLY through an automated ONLINE process. To assist in preparing an Issue for submission, the "Issue Pre- Submission Form," "Terms and Conditions for Issue Submission," and the "Issue Preparation & Review Process and Checklist" are all available on the Conference website. Click HERE to learn more about the Issue submission process.


We look forward to your participation in the 2023 Workshop and Biennial Meeting!