- February 18th-22rd, 2024
- Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress – Orland, FL
- Up to $3,000 USD of travel, hotel, and food expenses covered (Additional coverage for international students available)
WHO WE ARE?
We are a group of professionals who are passionate about making consumer products around the world safer. Founded in 1993, the International Consumer Product Health and Safety Organization (ICPHSO – pronounced ICK – FA – SO) gathers the most influential people in product safety to learn, network, and share information. Our membership is composed of the largest manufacturers in the world, the largest retailers in the world, law firms, global regulators, testing labs, design firms, consultants, consumer advocates, and more. We work together to solve the biggest challenges in product safety, covering 1000s of product categories from children’s toys to furniture to appliances.
ICPHSO’s Annual Symposium is a great place to learn about a rewarding possible career path, build connections in the consumer products industry, and get a comprehensive crash course into product safety management. The event features expert led sessions on international trends and developments in product health and safety, discussions around best practices, and ample time for networking with the 800+ attendees from a wide range of companies. The mentorship program offers additional opportunities to learn and meet others, helping mentees to achieve their goals for the event.
WHO SHOULD APPLY?
If you are a junior or senior undergraduate, graduate, advanced degree, JD, PhD, or other impressive letter filled distinction, and have an interest in consumer products, apply! Successful applicants interested in consumer product safety may have backgrounds in the following: product design, engineering, manufacturing, policy, sociology, law, business, supply chain, statistics, logistics, human factors, medicine, epidemiology and more!
- Travel and Hotel included
- Direct mentorship from industry professionals
- Expert panel discussions
- Career center networking
- Virtual professional networking beyond
- Per diem for food/activities
- Access to Symposium materials and resources beyond
If you fit the description of who should apply, please complete the application via Jotform:
Application deadline is October 27th, 2023. Applicants will be notified by November 10th, 2023 regarding their acceptance to the program.