Diversey Care to Offer Scholarships to Attend 2014 APIC Conference

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

STURTEVANT, Wisc. –19 March 2014 – Sealed Air’s Diversey Care Division today announced it will offer fifteen $1,000 scholarships to infection preventionists to attend the 2014 Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) Conference. The conference takes place on 7-9 June in Anaheim, Calif. More than 5,000 people attend the annual conference, including more than 2,500 clinical professionals. The deadline to apply for the Diversey Care scholarship is 18 April and winners will be notified by 25 April.

“The APIC conference is an outstanding event for infection preventionists, but many potential attendees may have to forego the trip due to budget cuts within their organisations,”†said Carolyn Cooke, Vice President of Healthcare in North America, Diversey Care. “We’re excited to provide these scholarships so that more dedicated professionals can expand their knowledge, collaborate and build relationships in order to advance patient safety initiatives.”

To be selected, nominees must be currently working in the field of Infection Prevention. As part of the process, nominees must share details of their engagement in a project or programme that has contributed to preventing infection or improving patient safety. Winners will have the opportunity to experience the benefits of the conference, including educational sessions, networking with other professionals, and learning about the latest ideas and innovations in the field.

To apply, please visit www.diversey.com/apic-scholarship, or contact Jas Kaur with questions at jaspreet.kaur@sealedair.com. Diversey Care is a division of Sealed Air Corp., a leader in food safety and security, facility hygiene and product protection. For more information about Diversey, please visit www.diversey.com, or follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter. Diversey Consulting is an independent consulting group of Diversey Care, specialising in risk management and brand protection solutions. To learn more about Diversey Consulting, please visit www.diversey.com/consulting.

Contact: 

Rafael Echevarria

Corporate Communications Director

Rafael.echevarria@sealedair.com