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June 2-5, 2019 | New Orleans, LA

Awards & Competitions

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Fellows Recognition Forum

When: Sunday, 06/02/2019 through Sunday, 06/02/2019, 04:00 PM - 05:30 PM

Where: Ernest N. Morial Convention Center - 255-256

Join us to celebrate the 2019 Class of Fellows to honor their exemplary achievements and contributions to the food science profession.  IFT Fellow is a unique professional distinction conferred on individuals with outstanding, extraordinary qualifications and contributions to the food science and technology field.

Registration and Ticket required to enter the event.  We strongly encourage you to purchase your tickets in advance.  $45/person.
Click here to register for this event!
IFTSA Closing Ceremony

When: Tuesday, 06/04/2019 through Tuesday, 06/04/2019, 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM

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

The IFTSA Closing Ceremony will take place immediately following the Student Celebration. Student competition winners will be announced, the championship rounds of the College Bowl Competition will take place, and IFTSA leadership will be introduced.
Developing Solutions for Developing Countries

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

Where: Ernest N. Morial Convention Center - 343-345

The 2019 competition theme is: In 2015, the United Nations adopted 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. More information about the SDGs can be found here. Create a nutritious food product targeting a particular developing country and addressing at least TWO of the UN’s SDGs, excluding the ‘zero hunger’ SDG.
Smart Snacks for Kids Product Development Competition - Tasting (Closed)

When: Tuesday, 06/04/2019 through Tuesday, 06/04/2019, 01:00 PM - 05:00 PM

Where: New Orleans Marriott - Salon A (3rd floor)

The IFTSA Smart Snacks for Kids Competition challenges students to develop a fun and nutritious food or beverage product targeted at kids and/or teens. Teams are empowered to use their imagination in order to engage their chosen audience in the science and overall appeal behind a novel product of their creation. A crucial component of a winning product is the team’s ability to relay the food or beverage’s ”smart” qualities to both a technical AND a general audience. Winners will be announced during the IFTSA Closing Ceremony.
IFTSA Undergraduate Research Competition

When: Monday, 06/03/2019 through Monday, 06/03/2019, 01:30 PM - 03:30 PM

Where: Ernest N. Morial Convention Center - 356-357

Six undergraduate finalists will present their original research projects both orally and via poster, vying for first, second, and third place recognition in New Orleans. Winners will be announced at Tuesday’s IFTSA Closing Ceremony.
Smart Snacks for Kids Product Development Competition - Oral Presentation

When: Monday, 06/03/2019 through Monday, 06/03/2019, 03:00 PM - 05:00 PM

Where: Ernest N. Morial Convention Center - 343-345

The IFTSA Smart Snacks for Kids Competition challenges students to develop a fun and nutritious food or beverage product targeted at kids and/or teens. Teams are empowered to use their imagination in order to engage their chosen audience in the science and overall appeal behind a novel product of their creation. A crucial component of a winning product is the team’s ability to relay the food or beverage’s ”smart” qualities to both a technical AND a general audience. Winners will be announced during the IFTSA Closing Ceremony.
The 29th Annual IFTSA & MARS Product Development Competition - Tasting (Closed)

When: Tuesday, 06/04/2019 through Tuesday, 06/04/2019, 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM

Where: New Orleans Marriott - Salon B (3rd Floor)

Closed Event!  In this long-standing annual competition, each participating team develops a new food idea and carries the concept through production and marketing, similar to a commercial product development team. Winners will be announced during the IFTSA Closing Ceremony.
Awards Celebration

When: Sunday, 06/02/2019 through Sunday, 06/02/2019, 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM

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

Each year, you can join us for the IFT Awards Celebration to honor and celebrate recipients of the prestigious IFT Achievement Awards and newly elected IFT Fellows. At this coveted event where recipients will be recognized for their outstanding contributions to the field of food science and technology, outstanding scientific advancement, excellence in teaching, and research and commitment to IFT service.
IFTSA College Bowl Competition - Rounds 7-12

When: Tuesday, 06/04/2019 through Tuesday, 06/04/2019, 12:30 PM - 03:00 PM

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

Featuring eight regional team finalists, the College Bowl Competition will take place in multiple rounds of double elimination until a winner is crowned.  The final two-to-three rounds will be held during the IFTSA Closing Ceremony on Tuesday.
The 29th Annual IFTSA & MARS Product Development Competition - Oral Presentations

When: Monday, 06/03/2019 through Monday, 06/03/2019, 01:00 PM - 03:00 AM

Where: Ernest N. Morial Convention Center - 343-345

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