Call for Proposals

Call for IFT FIRST Proposals

Your area of expertise is needed at IFT FIRST. Learn more about our theme for 2024 and submit a proposal to be a Scientific & Technical Forum panelist or a individual session presenter.

The 2024 IFT FIRST Theme

Collaboration + Innovation: How Can Food Science and Technology Transform the Food System?

From novel processing techniques to sustainable food packaging, novel ingredients, genomic mapping or new health and nutrition breakthroughs, collaboration and innovation are essential for making the food system more safe, equitable, and sustainable.

IFT FIRST will bring together researchers, scientists, engineers and entrepreneurs from across the food value chain and from around the world to explore how the intersection of disparate perspectives, disciplines, or contexts sets the stage for transformative innovation.

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Call for Proposals – Scientific Sessions

Showcase your research and thought leadership, celebrate your accomplishments, and make connections with fellow subject matter experts by participating in IFT’s Call for Proposals process, open now through December 8th, 2023.

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