2024 InFORM Conference Open for Registration

The 2024 Integrated Foodborne Outbreak Response and Management (InFORM) Conference is now open for registration to the network of public health officials involved with foodborne and enteric disease outbreak response. This year’s conference will be held January 22-24 in Washington, DC. The theme is “The State of Enterics: Capitalizing on Opportunities.”

Participants include public health colleagues from local, state, tribal, or federal agencies and departments involved in enteric disease surveillance and outbreak response. This includes but is not limited to: 

  • Environmental health specialists involved in enteric disease outbreak investigations
  • Epidemiologists who investigate local or multistate enteric disease outbreaks
  • Health communicators involved in enteric disease outbreaks, prevention, and food safety education
  • Laboratory scientists who are a part of the PulseNet Network or who are interested in learning more about PulseNet

The InFORM Conference is hosted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in partnership with the National Environmental Health Association.


Advance registration is required. Early bird rates are available until December 1, 2023.

A limited number of scholarships are available for travel support to staff at local, state, or tribal health departments who work in enteric disease surveillance and outbreak response activities. Students are also eligible to apply. Travel scholarship applications close on October 20, 2023.


The following awards to recognize exceptional individuals who investigate outbreaks of foodborne and enteric diseases will be presented at 2024 InFORM. Please follow the submission instructions listed in each form. All award nominations are due by December 1, 2023.    


Contact inform@cdc.gov if you have any questions regarding the 2024 InFORM Conference or need a letter of support for travel.