IFT20 (Virtual Event)

13 July - 15 July 2020
Online
Exhibition

Location

Online

Facts About the Expo

Each day attendees will be able to find inspiration and recharge their creativity through provocative panel discussions, fireside chats, virtual product solution presentations, and networking receptions in addition to accessing over 100 scientific presentations and 700+ research poster presentations! Below a schedule overview. A detailed schedule, expo directory, and online planner will be available mid-June. Schedule subject to change.

Schedule

Monday, July 13

9:30 – 10:30 a.m. KEYNOTE with April Rinne
10:30 – 11:00 a.m. Visit virtual expo showcase, browse on-demand scientific sessions and poster presentations 
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  
Panel: Building Food Security into Resilient Cities
Discussion with live Q&A
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
  
 
Expo Power Hour: Visit and explore virtual expo showcase
Browse and listen: Scientific sessions and poster presentations
Topical Division Luncheons with live speakers
1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Panel: Our food system is killing our earth. What are we going to do about it?
Discussion with live Q&A
2:00 – 4:00 p.m. Visit and explore: Virtual Expo Showcase
Browse and Listen: Scientific Sessions and Poster Presentations
4:00 – 5:00 p.m. Fireside Chat: Food Security in Light of COVID-19 and Post COVID-19
5:00 p.m.
  
Daily Wrap Up
Opening Virtual Reception

Tuesday, July 14

9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Panel: Stop Wasting Waste—Upcycling Our Future
10:30 – 11:00 a.m. Visit virtual expo showcase, browse on-demand scientific sessions and poster presentations
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Panel: Striving for Equitable Distribution of Nutrition
Discussion with live Q&A
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
  
  
Expo Power Hour: Visit and explore the Virtual Expo Showcase
Browse and listen: Scientific sessions and poster presentations
Topical Division Luncheons with live speakers
1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
  
Fireside Chat: Cellular Agriculture and Nomenclature Confusion
Discussion with live Q&A 
2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
  
Expo Power Hour+ :  Visit and explore the Virtual Expo Showcase
Browse and Listen: Scientific Sessions and Poster Presentations
4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
  
Special Guest: Frank Yiannas, Deputy Director for Food policy & Response, FDA
Future of Food Safety
5:00 p.m.
  
Daily Wrap Up
Social/Reception

Wednesday, July 15

9:30 – 10:30 a.m.

Panel: Data Revolution: Is Food Safety Sitting on the Side Lines?

10:30 – 11:00 a.m. Visit virtual expo showcase, browse on-demand scientific sessions and poster presentations
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Fireside Chat: The Potential of Artificial Intelligence to Transform the Food System
12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
  
  
Expo Power Hour+:  Visit and explore Virtual Expo Showcase
Browse and listen: Scientific sessions and poster presentations
Topical Divisions luncheons with live speakers
2:00 – 5:00 p.m. Hacking Millennial and Gen Z Tastes
New product development hackathon with Eve Turow-Paul
5:00 p.m.
  
Daily Wrap Up
Closing Reception

The following ABF Ingredients businesses will be exhibiting at the virtual IFT event in July. Find out more by clicking on the buttons below:

ABITEC

AB Enzymes

Ohly

PGP International