Feed your future
June 2-5, 2019 | New Orleans, LA

General Session

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W.K. Kellogg Award Lecture: Harnessing Food Technology to Improve Public Health and Nutrition

When: Tuesday, 06/04/2019 through Tuesday, 06/04/2019, 02:15 PM - 03:45 PM

Where: Ernest N. Morial Convention Center - 283-285

The presentation will describe how Food Technology has revolutionized nutrition over the decades. It will also highlight how new advances in both food technology and nutrition will impact on global public health. Using case examples, the presentation will illustrate future challenges and opportunities that the intertwining of food technology and nutrition offers for a better world.

When: Wednesday, 04/03/2019 through Wednesday, 04/03/2019, 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM


The Art of Science Translation Competition

When: Monday, 06/03/2019 through Monday, 06/03/2019, 10:45 AM - 12:10 PM

Where: IFT Central Booth

Translating science is critical to the success of any scientist. This means effectively communicating why you’re focusing on that specific work, how you gathered the information, and what it means for the larger science community. Come watch finalists compete in translating their science to the broader scientific community! A visual notetaker will be capturing their presentations, making a physical translation of their science.
Upcycled Ingredients: A Way to Reduce the Impact on the Planet, Fight Feed Insecurity, and Make Our Bodies Healthier

When: Wednesday, 06/05/2019 through Wednesday, 06/05/2019, 12:30 PM - 01:00 PM

Where: IFT Central Booth

The multi-year journey that the team at Planetarians has taken up to this point has taken many twists and turns. What started as a nutritional beverage became a popular snack chip before finally landing at the upcycled ingredient model. Along the way, the founder never took his eyes off his goal of improving the global food supply chain through his company. In this discussion, Aleh will take the audience through challenges and benefits of upcycling solid food waste into nutritions ingredients. Showcase current applications (like a black protein pasta and complete set of 2000 cal under $1) and invite everyone to take it further offering free samples.
Why You Should Become the Traceability Guru at Your Organization

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

Where: IFT Central Booth

Traceability is a rapidly developing area and hot topic in the science of food. Becoming a traceability subject matter expert within your organization can be instrumental in building your versatility, reputation, and ultimately your career. Join this session to explore ways of establishing yourself as a traceability guru and learn how traceability could be your calling.
Critical Experiences to Elevate Your Career

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

Where: IFT Central Booth

What experiences are critical in helping you advance your career? What is available and why should you care and take charge of your career plan?  Attend this interactive session to find out!
Adapting to Change in the Food Industry

When: Tuesday, 06/04/2019 through Tuesday, 06/04/2019, 10:45 AM - 11:15 AM

Where: IFT Central Booth

The food industry is in a constant state of evolving and changing. While this can create so many opportunities, it can be hard to adapt to the whiplash effect this has on day to day working. Come and learn new tools for adapting to the change and finding your flow in your career.
You Volunteered, Now What? Translating Volunteer Experiences Into the Workplace

When: Tuesday, 06/04/2019 through Tuesday, 06/04/2019, 12:20 PM - 12:50 PM

Where: IFT Central Booth

Volunteering is an excellent way to give back to a community, but these experiences can also serve as key opportunities for personal and professional development. Even still, understanding how skills gained through volunteering can be utilized in real life can be a challenge. In this panel discussion, leaders from across the science of food will discuss ways these experiences can be used to enhance, and even advance, your career.
Bringing Your Authentic Self to Work

When: Monday, 06/03/2019 through Wednesday, 04/03/2019, 01:35 PM - 02:00 PM

Where: IFT Central Booth

What happens when your drive to “be yourself” also competes with not wanting to stand out or be different from others? Studies show that humans have a desire to be authentic and can lead to higher rates of satisfaction and well-being. Learn how encouraging a sense of  inclusion on a broader scale can benefit you and your organization.
IFTSA Graduate Research Video Competition: Sponsored by Campden BRI

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

Where: IFT Central Booth

In this competition, developed in partnership with Campden BRI, graduate students submitted videos of three minutes or less describing their research in a fun and engaging way. The winner of the competition will receive a 10-day trip to visit Campden BRI in the United Kingdom and gain insight into the European food and drink industry. Join this session to see each of the finalist videos and ask questions of the finalists. The winner will be announced at Tuesday’s IFTSA Closing Ceremony.