APEC PTIN Regional Workshop on Laboratory Capacity Building in Food Safety: Framework for Self-Assessment of Laboratory Capacity Building Needs and Prioritization

Date: December 12-13, 2013
Location: College Park, MD (USA) near Washington, DC

The APEC FSCF PTIN hosted the Laboratory Capacity Building Regional Workshop on December 12 and 13, 2013 at the University of Maryland in the United States. The topic of this year’s workshops was: Framework for Self-Assessment of Laboratory Capacity Building Needs and Prioritization. The objective of this year’s activities was to develop a process of prioritization of laboratory building needs, which will involve a countrywide or local self-assessment and will be applicable across the region. For further information on workshop presentations and outcomes please see the PTIN training page or: ifstl.jifsan.umd.edu/catalogue/course/APECLabCapacityWorkshop

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