SALUMI 101 is a three-day, hands-on educational opportunity to learn about the production of safe and high quality artisan-style meats. Participants will have the chance to interact with industry and university professionals that specialize in this area of meat science. The class will be receiving instruction on and get involved with the crafting of various artisan products.

SALUMI 101 is sponsored by AMSA and supported by the University of Wisconsin-Madison, North Carolina State University, California State University-Fresno, and Pennsylvania State University.

Who should attend SALUMI 101?

Anyone with a passion for learning more about the art and science of crafting high quality artisan meat products will benefit from attending SALUMI 101.

Date & Location:

March 7-9, 2023 - Pennsylvania State University- University Park, PA

Registration closes March 2, 2023


The Penn Stater Hotel & Conference Center
215 Innovation Blvd
State College, PA 16803
Phone: 814.863.500 (please call to book your room)
Room Rate: $124/night plus tax
Group Code WORK23A

The hotel is about 1.5 miles from the Meat Lab and has an airport shuttle that can be reserved if anyone is flying in to University Park Airport (SCE). The airport is about 4 miles from the Meat Lab.

Registration: ​

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Registration for AMSA, AAMP, NAMI, SEMA, and SMA members is $950. Non-member registration is $1150.  For AAMP, NAMI, SEMA, and SMA members please contact Deidrea Mabry,, to receive the member discounted price. Registration is capped at 30 participants.

AMSA member - $950
Non-member - $1150 


• Meat Science Review
• Pork Carcass Fabrication
• Ingredient Usage
• Food Safety and HACCP
• Regulations for Dry Cured Meats
• Thermal and Non-Thermally Processed Salumi
• Dry Curing Whole Muscle Products
• Equipment Considerations
• Hands-on Demonstrations
• Meat Plant Tours