A visit to the Innova Market Insights pavilion (booth 2884) is a must for showgoers. Daily presentations on trending topics of marketplace significance will be featured at the Innova Market Insights Taste the Trend Pavilion.
The 2016 Fennema Lecturer is Tyler DeWitt, an educator, research scientist, and digital content creator who is committed to changing current approaches to science education.
The Teaching & Learning sessions, which will be held in room S401AB of McCormick Place, have been planned to provide academics with practical examples of effective teaching practices as well as opportunities to network with fellow faculty members.
Want to stay up to speed on some of the most current topics related to food technology, food science research, and future trends, often while gaining a global perspective? If so, then Hot Topics sessions are for you.
Get a sneak peek of several film clips from the completed documentary Food Evolution, and hear from panelists including academy-award nominated Director, Scott Hamilton Kennedy and author, environmental activist, and fellow at Cornell Alliance for Science who is featured in the film, Mark Lynas.
A panel of Chicagoland consumers will join the stage to reveal their opinions about products currently on the shelves, and what they’d like to see in the future.
Join Bev Postma in her general session “Taming Dragons in the Age of Pseudoscience” as she explores how scientists learn how to tame their social media dragons and ride them into the heart of public debate.
In this general session—”Telling the Story of Science in an Age of Misunderstanding”—Ben Goldacre charges through the history and magic of evidence based science, using examples of bad science … to explain how good science really works.
In this general session—”Science Versus Sensationalism and Soundbites: How Can Consumers Make More Informed Choices?”—Jacques Rousseau will share his perspective on the reasons why people fear innovation, and how to better equip consumers with the scientific knowledge and resources to assist them in making more informed decisions.
The Food Technology Summit & Expo México (Booth 4084), the leading event for the food and beverage industry in Mexico and Central America, will present the unique session in Spanish during IFT16—Chemophobia: Fact, Fiction and Communication.
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.