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As a member of IFT you are part of a community of scientific scholars, innovators, visionaries, and achievers all passionately dedicated to the advancement of the science of food and food technology.

IFT membership is critical to ensuring that the science of food profession is strong, relevant, and influential. By joining IFT you’re not only making a commitment to yourself and your career, but you’re also making a difference in your community and a personal investment to the future of food science and technology regionally, nationally, and globally. As an IFT member, you have access to a breadth of programs, events, resources, networking opportunities, and services year round all created with the goal of helping you to become a stronger science of food professional and better positioned to become a vital contributor to the future of food.

Join IFT ‘s vision of a world where science and innovation are universally accepted as essential to a safe, nutritious, and sustainable food supply for everyone.


Belong today and save big on your IFT18 registration fee!
IFT members are able to take advantage of considerable savings on IFT annual event registration fees. Visit the registration page to learn more.

At IFT18 you will be inspired, refueled and ready to tackle complex challenges with a renewed sense of purpose and confidence. Intensive scientific sessions, preeminent guest speakers, access to the latest products and trends, networking and social activities all await you at IFT18.