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Virtual Short Courses

Until further notice, IFT short courses will be held in our new virtual format. They will be held live and or on-demand for a few hours on each scheduled day. You will get the opportunity to listen to lectures, participate in Zoom breakout rooms, and engage with other attendees!

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Currently scheduled 2021 courses include:

Plant Proteins from Novel & Upcycled Sources June 15-17
Cannabis Infused Foods – An Entrepreneur’s Primer June 15-17
Survey of Flavor Technology June 22-24
Food Science for the Non-Food Scientist June 22-24
CFS Preparatory Course July 27-Aug 26
Labeling Requirements August 3-5
Cannabis Infused Foods – An Entrepreneur’s Primer August 10-12
IFTNEXT: Design Thinking Tools to Uncover post-COVID Consumer Needs August 10-12
Fundamentals for Sensory Science Late August


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Complete these courses in your own time and at your own pace. The timeline for IFT online courses is completely within your control. An ideal solution for busy professionals looking to expand their knowledge and grow their expertise.

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20% Discount: Premier, Premier Early Career, and Emeritus members

10% Discount: Networking & Engagement members

60% Discount: Student members

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In addition to all of the great networking, publications, and career development benefits IFT members enjoy, they also receive webcast discounts with their annual IFT membership.

Premier, Premier Early Career, joint international, and Emeritus Members:

20% discount

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15% discount


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