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Get a first-hand look at the latest trends, the newest products, and the most recent innovations driving food science, and meet the people leading these advances — more than 23,000 top food science and technology professionals from more than 90 countries, representing the most prominent organizations in the global food sector. Join us to discover the industry's best science, strategies, and solutions to inform your work and improve your business. Registration is open, so register now to join us!

What's New...


New General Sessions Announced!

Take advantage of new daily General Sessions featuring speakers like futurist Mike Walsh, a CEO Panel, a Women in Food Science Business Panel, and more!

Plus, take a tour through a unique new experiential exhibit that lets you physically follow the path food takes through the human body.


Awards Celebration & Welcome Reception at the Field Museum

Join us at Chicago’s historic Field Museum for a celebration of achievements in food science, as well as an opportunity to mix and mingle with your colleagues.


Download the Advance Program

For an overview of all that this year’s event has to offer, including highlights of what’s new, details on our education offerings, and an overview of networking opportunities, download the advance program (PDF).

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