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Schedule at a Glance

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We are currently working on an exciting program line-up guaranteed to provide you the best annual event experience yet! Below is a high-level overview of programs, sessions and networking opportunities waiting for you at IFT19.

Looking for Sessions? The IFT19 Online Planner and Mobile App will be released mid April. In the meantime, you can search, browse and view Sessions by track:

Note: Schedule is subject to change.

Friday, May 31

2:00 p.m.

Emerging Leaders Network (Separate registration required)

Saturday, June 1

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 

Short Courses*

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 

Emerging Leaders Network (Separate registration required)

Sunday, June 2

7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Registration Open (attendee and exhibitor)

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Short Courses*

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 

Emerging Leaders Network (Separate registration required)

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

IFT Central Booth Open

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Division Innovation Lab

8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. 

Section Leadership Forum*

1:00 – 3:00 p.m. 

Division Poster and Oral Competitions

3:30 – 4:20 p.m. 

Phi Tau Sigma/Division Competition Awards Ceremony 

3:30 – 4:30 p.m. 

IFTSA First Timers Session for Students

4:00 – 5:30 p.m. 

Fellows Recognition Forum*

6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Awards Celebration

7:00 – 8:00 p.m. 

Welcome Reception

Monday, June 3

6:30 a.m. – 7:30 a.m.

Fun Run + Fitness

6:45 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Registration Open

7:45 – 8:45 a.m. 

Primer Sessions 

8:30 – 5:00 p.m. 

IFT Central Booth Open

9:00 – 10:15 a.m.

Featured Session

10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Expo Open

10:30 a.m.  – 12:30 p.m

Poster and ePoster Sessions

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Scientific and Applied Sessions

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Marcel Loncin Lecture

11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Council of Food Science Administrators Meeting

12:00 – 5:00 p.m

Career Center Live Networking Event

12:15 – 1:45 p.m.

Division Luncheons

2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Featured Session

3:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Poster and ePoster Sessions

3:30 – 5:00 p.m.

Scientific & Applied Sessions

5:15 – 6:00 p.m.

Emerging Leaders Network and Graduation and Alumni Reception

6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

New Professionals Mixer

Tuesday, June 4

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Registration Open

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

IFT Central Booth Open

8:30 – 10:00 a.m. 

Featured Session

8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Career Center Live Scheduled Interviews

10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Expo Open

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Scientific & Applied Sessions

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Poster and ePoster Sessions

12:30 – 2:00 p.m.

Scientific & Applied Sessions

2:15 – 3:45 p.m.

Scientific & Applied Sessions

3:00 – 5:00 p.m.

ePoster/Poster Sessions

4:45 – 6:15 p.m. 

Division Networking Reception 

5:30 – 7:00 p.m.

IFTSA & Feeding Tomorrow Student Celebration

7:00 – 9:00 p.m. 

IFTSA Closing Ceremony 

10:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m. 

Student Networking Party

Wednesday, June 5

8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Registration Open

8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

IFT Central Booth Open

8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 

Career Center Live Scheduled Interviews 

8:30 – 10:00 a.m. 

Scientific & Applied Sessions

10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Expo Open

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Poster Sessions

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Scientific & Applied Sessions 

1:15 – 2:45 p.m.

Scientific & Applied Sessions


* Separate registration fee or invitation required