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June 2-5, 2019 | New Orleans, LA

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Start-Up Alley Showcase

When: Wednesday, 06/05/2019 through Wednesday, 06/05/2019, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Where: Ernest N. Morial Convention Center - IFTNEXT Stage

Get to know the the companies featured at IFT19's Start-Up Alley
AI for Innovation in Product Development

When: Tuesday, 06/04/2019 through Tuesday, 06/04/2019, 03:00 PM - 03:45 PM

Where: Ernest N. Morial Convention Center - IFTNEXT Stage

Artificial Intelligence is changing industries, fields, and the physical world. Now its creating new products that consumers will love. Join us to learn about the algorithms and technology behind Gastrograph AI, a specialized machine learning and artificial intelligence platform that works with human sensory perception to help shape food and beverage products for the consumer packaged goods industry.  Learn how AI/ML is taking big data and predictive analytics in to industries that have always had data on products, but couldn't quite optimize or quantify perception.  We can talk about specific issues within the world of food and drink in a town that appreciates both and bring some real world business cases to light.
Tapping Into Startup Communities for Blockchain Innovation

When: Tuesday, 06/04/2019 through Tuesday, 06/04/2019, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Where: Ernest N. Morial Convention Center - IFTNEXT Stage

Over the past few years, blockchain technology has been at the center of innovation. we have seen blockchain technology evolve and become readily available to transform different industries, especially for the food industry. Blockchain's capability of tracking ownership records and tamper-resistance can be used to solve urgent issues such as food fraud, safety recalls, supply chain inefficiency and food traceability in the current food system. Even more importantly, there's even higher stake in the potential of revolutionizing the trust system, transactions in marketplace and financing models. we see the urgency of connecting industries with the entrepreneur communities to further explore the potential application. During the short presentation, we'd like to take a deep look about the what's next through the lens of startups.
Formulating for All Ages: Creating Food and Drink as Ongoing Wellness Solutions

When: Tuesday, 06/04/2019 through Tuesday, 06/04/2019, 01:00 PM - 01:30 PM

Where: Ernest N. Morial Convention Center - IFTNEXT Stage

Now is the time to create food and drink for healthy aging - Based on the Mintel Food and Drink Trend “Through the Ages,” more food and drink companies can take inspiration from the beauty and personal care category and create products that help people prepare to live better for longer. Formulation opportunities include heart, bone and joint health as well as brain and eye health.
Engineers for Change: Insights from Fellowship Research in Sub-Saharan Africa

When: Monday, 06/03/2019 through Monday, 06/03/2019, 03:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Where: Ernest N. Morial Convention Center - IFTNEXT Stage

Learn how Feeding Tomorrow, the Foundation of IFT, are collaborating with several not-for-profit organizations to set up volunteer programs that leverage technical knowledge, in this case through Engineering graduate students to provide scalable, sustainable, safe and nutritious food technology solutions for people and regions in need. 
IFTNEXT Food Disruption Challenge™ LIVE Pitch Competition

When: Tuesday, 06/04/2019 through Tuesday, 06/04/2019, 08:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Where: Ernest N. Morial Convention Center - La Nouvelle Ballroom

This exciting live pitch competition will highlight the work of innovative, food-focused entrepreneurs. Designed as a fast-paced pitch event, the IFTNEXT Food Disruption Challenge™ will feature a select group of start-ups competing for a $25,000 cash prize. Audience members will also cast their vote to award a $5,000 People’s Choice Award. Finalists are chosen to share their innovations representing breakthrough solutions across food ingredient, packaging, agriculture, and processing applications.