Schedule

Schedule at a Glance*

Friday, June 20
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, June 21
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
IFT Certified Food Scientist Prep Course*†
 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.Workshop – Capturing Business Benefits from Traceability: Growing Global
Market Access and Reducing Food Waste*†
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Short Courses*†

8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Registration Open
1:00 – 2:45 p.mDivision Poster Competitions
3:00 – 4:15 p.m. 
Phi Tau Sigma (ΦΤΣ) and IFT Division Competition Awards Ceremony
4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
Fellows Reception
5:30 – 6:45 p.m.Awards Celebration 
6:45 – 8:45 p.m.
Welcome Reception (Mardi Gras World)
Sunday, June 22
6:45 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration Open
7:15 – 8:15 a.m. Sunrise Sessions
8:30 – 10:15 a.m.Opening General Session
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.Scientific Sessions
10:30 – 11:15 a.m.Fennema Lecture: Dr. Diane Ebert-May, Professor of Plant Biology, Michigan State University
12:00 – 2:00 p.m.Poster Sessions
12:00 – 5:00 p.m.IFT Food Expo
12:00 – 5:00 p.m. Career Center Networking Event
1:30 – 3:00 p.m.Scientific Sessions
3:00 – 5:00 p.m.Poster Sessions
4:00 – 4:45 p.m.Beacon Lecture
6:00 – 7:30 p.m.New Professionals Mixer (location TBD)
8:00 – 10:00 p.m.IFTSA Networking Party (Barcadia (601 Tchoupitoulas St, New Orleans, LA 70130)
9:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
Diamonds & Donations: IFT 75th Anniversary Celebration (Generations Hall)†
Monday, June 23
6:15 – 7:15 a.m. IFTSA & Feeding Tomorrow Fun Run/Walk (Audubon Park)†
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.Registration Open
8:30 – 10:00 a.m. Scientific Sessions
8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Career Center Formal Interviews
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.IFT Food Expo
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Scientific Sessions
11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Poster Sessions
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.A Filmmaker’s Perspective: FutureFood 2050 Panel Discussion
1:30 – 3:00 p.m. Scientific Sessions
2:30 – 5:00 p.m.
Poster Sessions
4:00 – 4:45 p.m.Beacon Lecture: Hod Lipson, Co-author of Fabricated: The New World of 3D Printing
4:45 – 6:15 p.m.Division Networking Reception
5:30 – 7:00 p.m. IFTSA Mixer*
7:00 – 11:30 p.m. IFTSA Closing Ceremony and College Bowl*
Tuesday, June 24
8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.Registration Open
8:30 – 10:00 a.m. Scientific Sessions
8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Career Center Formal Interviews
10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Poster Sessions
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. IFT Food Expo
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Scientific Sessions
1:15 – 2:45 p.m. Scientific Sessions
1:30 – 4:00 p.m. Poster Sessions
Wednesday, June 25
7:30 – 1:00 p.m. IFT Cares! Philanthropic Activity (location TBD)

 

* Held at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside
† Separate registration fee required