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CEO Panel

CEO Panel: A View From the Top

Three industry CEOs identify the issues that forward-thinking food companies must address now and going forward in the IFT15 CEO Panel session.

FutureFood film Documentary

Documentary to Bring Clarity to the Food Debate

The film will explore the issue of feeding 9+ billion people by 2050 and how to do it without harming the planet.

Mark Heiman presentation

Diverse Diet + Diverse GI Microbiome = Better Health

A diverse diet produces a diverse gastrointestinal (GI) microbiome, which leads to better health outcomes. Research on specific food components shows promise in treating diseases, such as Type 2 diabetes, obesity and bowel disorders.

Mike Walsh

Food = Intersection of Technology & the Human Experience

Futurist Mike Walsh posed a lot of questions to a packed room of attendees on Monday morning aimed to inspire everyone to think differently about the future and to begin to ask the “dangerous questions.”

Searching for Sustainability in Food Production

Speakers will explore several aspects of sustainability as it relates to food production, touching on the potential of edible insects, the latest in postharvest produce storage, resource-saving sanitation practices, and the concept of sustainable packaging.

MyPlate Logo

Improving Food and Nutrition Policy

Former members of the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee have some advice for the government.

Preparing Today’s Scientists to Create Tomorrow’s Foods

Food safety is becoming increasingly important to consumers, but this doesn’t mean that they don’t also expect creativity, quality, and innovation from what they choose to eat. With these demands growing, and as well as a desire for environmentally friendly and sustainable products, tomorrow’s class of food scientists may have even more to consider as they launch their careers.

Olive oil

Figuring Out Food Fraud: A Look at Resources

Economically motivated adulteration of food is a $10 billion problem for the industry. Experts identify some resources to help address it.

Michele Perchonok , Catherine Woteki, Sara Mortimore, Liz Myslik

Women Panelist Reflect on Leadership, Life, and More

Women with three powerful food industry careers shared stories about how they got where they are and what they have learned along the way in the Women in Food Science Business Panel.

Journal of Food Science

Publishing Research in a Peer-Reviewed Journal

This session leads attendees through all aspects of the peer-reviewed journal publishing experience and concludes with a panel discussion and Q&A with several journal editors.

Tomatoes

Need to Know Info About Foreign Supplier Verification Regulations

Experts provide an update on issues and challenges associated with the proposed Foreign Supplier Verification Program for imported foods.

Mintel

Mintel Intelligence Zone

The Mintel Intelligence Zone featured main stage product, trends, and food science presentations as well as the opportunity for attendees to interact with some of the world’s most successful and innovative products.

Sunday’s Primer Sessions

Designed to get attendees up to speed on key and/or complex topics that are affecting food science professionals and today’s rapidly evolving world. Offered on Sunday, July 12, from 7:15 to 8:15 a.m., these sessions aim to get your IFT15 Scientific Program experience off to a great start.

Innova Market Insights

Innova’s Taste the Trend Pavilion

Daily presentations on trending topics of marketplace significance will be featured at the Innova Market Insights Taste the Trend Pavilion in Booth 873.

Quinoa

Alternative Proteins

Plant-based proteins are a healthy alternative to animal-derived proteins.

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