IFT18 For professionals involved in the science of food, this is the single most important professional development and trade show of the year.

  • IFT18
  • July 15-18, 2018
  • McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois
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    IFT Premier Member advance registration begins February 27. 
    All other attendee advance registration opens March 1, 2018. 
    Advance registration rates end June 1, 2018.

    IFT18 is where the most creative minds in the science of food—including industry, government, and academia—come together with purpose and vision to share and challenge one another with the latest research, innovative solutions and forward thinking topics in food science and technology.  If you’re serious about advancing your career, business, research, or the science of food and technology profession, then you can’t afford to miss IFT18.

    • Choose from among 100+ best-in-class education sessions
    • Exchange insights with more than 20,000 food professionals and super-charge your professional network
    • Discover the latest research, global trends, and newest innovations

    At IFT18 you can share and be challenged, question and taste, break boundaries and redefine—the future of food depends on it.

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