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Due to space limitations, online registration has now closed. To register for this course please call the Conference Registration office at 413-577-8102.

This course covers the fundamentals of HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point) taught by certified International HACCP Alliance instructors. This particular course will have an emphasis on fresh-cut produce, beverages (including juice and cider), baked goods, and dairy products. The concepts will be reinforced by breakout group activities in which participants will have the opportunity to prepare a HACCP plan. All participants will receive an International HACCP Alliance certificate issued through the University of Massachusetts upon successful completion of the course.

Course topics will include:
HACCP overview Prequisite Programs Overview of the Seven Principles Sanitations and SSOPs Biological, Physical, and Chemical Hazards Conducting a Hazard Analysis Determining Critical Control Points Establishing Corrective Actions Establishing Monitoring Establishing Verification & Validation Procedures Documentation Practices & Record Keeping Regulatory Issues  Auditor Expections

 Conference Registration*

Early-Bird Registration 

 UMass Strategic Research Alliance Member


 Professional Registration


 *Conference registration includes program fees, continental breakfast on Tuesday & Wednesday, lunch on Tuesday & Wednesday and proceedings.

Conference Location

This course offering will be held at the University of Massachusetts Amherst Campus Center. Directions to the campus can be found be following the link on the left, or by clicking here.

UMass Hotel
Rooms at the UMass Hotel can be booked using the link at the left (Group Code: HACCPC). To request a room in the reserved block at the special rate of $115 plus tax (per room, per night) you must reserve your room by November 4, 2013. Room availability is not guaranteed after this date. Rates of available rooms booked after November 4, 2013, are not guaranteed. The Hotel is NOT included in the conference registration fee.

Parking is available at the Campus Center Parking Garage. For GPS purposes, the garage is located at 1 Campus Center Way, Amherst, MA, 01003. After taking an entry ticket, proceed to Level 2 of the garage and enter the Campus Center using the marked walkway. Follow the signs to conference registration. At conference registration, you may obtain a discounted parking pass for the Campus Center Parking Garage. This pass must be given to the parking garage attendant upon exiting the garage and entites each conferee to a discounted parking rate of $5 a day. If you are staying at the UMass Hotel at the Campus Center you will receive one complimentary parking pass per room per day. Please only park in the garage: parking anywhere else on campus could result in unwanted ticketing and towing.

Refund/Cancellation Policy
Those wishing to cancel their registration prior to November 26, 2013 will be refunded registration fees paid, less $100 for administration and processing. There will be no refunds for cancellations received after November 26, 2013. The University reserves the right to cancel or postpone any event due to insufficient enrollment or other unforeseen circumstances. If an event is canceled or postponed, the University will refund registration fees but cannot be held responsible for other costs, charges, or expenses, including cancellation/change charges assessed by airlines or travel agencies. 

This event is sponsored by the UMass Department of Food and Science and Covance®.