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IFT 2017 Leadership Nominations are Open!
Be a part of the exciting changes and growth of your professional organization by nominating yourself or a colleague for IFT President-Elect or the IFT Board of Directors. Each of these volunteer leadership positions plays a critical role in determining the strategic direction of IFT and ensuring our future success. Learn more, and be sure to submit your nomination by September 30!

IFT17 Call for Proposals
Do you have new research, insights into emerging trends, or a novel technology about which fellow food science professionals would benefit from learning? Submit a proposal for consideration to present at IFT17.

Become a Certified Food Scientist (CFS)
Give your career a key ingredient for success! The CFS designation recognizes the applied scientific knowledge and skills of global food professionals. For employers, the certification provides a universal way to identify, cultivate, and retain top talent.  Commit now to taking the Certified Food Scientist (CFS) exam in the next testing window. Several resources, including the online prep course, are available to help you study and prepare for the exam with confidence. Visit ift.org/certification for details.

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September 13, 2016 - CNJ/NYIFT Joint Dinner Meeting
Newark, New Jersey | September 13, 2016
September 15, 2016 - NCIFT Fall Dinner Meeting
Pleasanton, California | September 15, 2016
September 18, 2016 - NYIFT New Professionals Champagne Brunch
Cranbury, New Jersey | September 18, 2016
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