Schedule

Schedule at a Glance*

Friday, July 10
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Short Courses*†
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.IFT Certified Food Scientist Prep Course*†
Saturday, July 11
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
IFT Certified Food Scientist Prep Course*†
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.Short Courses*†
8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Registration Open
1:00 – 3:00 p.mDivision Poster Competitions
3:30 - 4:20 p.m. Phi Tau Sigma & Division Competition Awards Ceremony
4:30 – 6:00 p.m.
Fellows Reception†
6:00 – 7:00 p.m.Awards Celebration 
7:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Welcome Reception
Sunday, July 12
6:45 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration Open
7:15 - 8:15 a.m. Primer Sessions 
8:30 – 10:00 a.m. Scientific & Applied Sessions
10:30 – 11:30 a.m.General Session Panel
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.Scientific & Applied Sessions
12:00 – 2:00 p.m.Poster Sessions
12:00 – 5:00 p.m. Expo Open
12:00 – 5:00 p.m. Career Center Networking Event
1:30 – 3:00 p.m.Scientific & Applied Sessions
3:00 – 5:00 p.m.Poster Sessions
4:00 – 4:45 p.m.Featured Lecture
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.New Professionals Mixer
Monday, July 13
6:15 – 8:30 a.m. IFTSA & Feeding Tomorrow Fun Run/Walk† (Grant Park)
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.Registration Open
8:30 - 9:30 a.m. Opening Keynote
8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.Career Center Live Scheduled Interviews
10:00 – 11:30 a.m. Scientific & Applied Sessions
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Expo Open
11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.Poster Sessions
12:30 – 2:00 p.m. Scientific & Applied Sessions
2:15– 3:45 p.m. Scientific & Applied Sessions
2:30 – 5:00 p.m.
Poster Sessions
4:00 - 4:45 p.m. Featured Lecture
4:45 – 6:15 p.m.Division Networking Reception
Tuesday, July 14
8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.Registration Open
8:30 - 10:00 a.m. General Session Panel
8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Career Center Live Scheduled Interviews
10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Poster Sessions
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Expo Open
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Scientific & Applied Sessions
1:15 - 2:45 p.m. Scientific & Applied Sessions
1:30 – 4:00 p.m. Poster Sessions
Wednesday, July 15
7:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. IFT Cares! Philanthropic Activity† (location TBD)

* Held at the Hilton Chicago
† Separate registration fee required