The 7th Annual Food Safety Summit and Expo will focus on the latest developments in protecting the nation’s food supply from being compromised by any potential food safety or food security incidents, including everything from E.coli to salmonella to intentional contamination by terrorists, according to organizers.

More than 1,800 food manufacturers, food processors, restaurant executives and food retailers are expected to attend the Summit at the Washington DC Convention Center.

More than 70 speakers will discuss solutions for the industry with real world QA strategy for commercial companies during the three-day event. Attendees at the Food Safety Summit include executives in quality control, food safety, plant operations and sanitation as well as top leaders from the processing, restaurant and retail food industry, representatives from Capitol Hill, the White House and key regulatory officials.

In addition to the conference program, attendees will be able to visit the exhibit area where over 200 booths of several brand new technologies, including the new food security simulation exercise, will be on display.