Call for Presentations

Submit a speaker proposal to be considered for the 2025 Food Safety Summit.

The Food Safety Summit, produced by Food Safety Magazine, is searching for food safety and quality assurance subject matter experts to present at its 27th annual event, taking place May 12-15, 2025 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL.

If you have groundbreaking information on new insights, research, trends, solutions, or applications related to food safety, we invite you to submit an abstract for presentation at the Food Safety Summit. This is your chance to set yourself apart by sharing your knowledge and expertise!

Deadline to submit a proposal: Monday, August 12, 2024

Submit Your Proposal

Our Audience:

The Summit brings together thousands of food safety professionals from across the entire supply chain including production, manufacturing, packaging, distribution, retail, foodservice, and regulatory agencies. Attendees are looking for "solutions for today and planning for tomorrow."

Topics Covered at the Food Safety Summit Include:

  • Allergens
  • Chemicals (e.g. PFAS)
  • Culture and Leadership
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Food Defense
  • Foreign Material
  • FSMA
  • Intervention
  • Labeling
  • Microbiological
  • Recall/Crisis Management
  • Regulatory Updates
  • Risk Assessment
  • Sanitation
  • Science
  • Social Accountability
  • Social Media
  • Sustainability (including Climate Change)
  • Technology for FSQA Personnel
  • Traceability
  • Transportation/Distribution

We Are Looking For:

  • Subject matter experts who can offer "how-to" lessons that provide attendees with new skills and ideas 
  • Information that can be immediately implemented in the workplace
  • Case studies about new technologies and processes from an end user
  • The ability to engage the audience with a strong speaking ability and in-depth knowledge of the subject matter

Those Chosen to Present at the Food Safety Summit Receive:

  • One complimentary full-conference registration (a $975 value)
  • Opportunity to present yourself as an industry expert in front of a knowledgeable audience of food safety professionals
  • Support to market your involvement—our education program is promoted through a robust marketing campaign including email, online ads, social media, and more!

Please Do Not Submit:

  • Product pitches
  • Topics that require the use of your organization's product*
  • Niche topics that would only be relevant to a small audience

Final acceptance will be based on the course's ability to meet submission standards, overall program or track specifications, and industry need. Additionally, the Food Safety Summit Educational Advisory Board will review the proposed topics for relevancy and industry feedback.

*The Food Safety Summit does not allow vendors to speak in the education program. However, there are sponsorship opportunities for the sessions, live streaming, and on the show floor in the Solutions Stages, Tech Tents, and Podcast Theater Live. Reach out to one of our sales representatives for more information.


Submit your topic proposal by August 12, 2024 for consideration in the educational program.

To be considered as a speaker, submit your presentation details online now!