Calendar of Meetings

2022 – 2023 CALENDAR
Dinner Meetings & Events

Dates are subject to change based on speaker and venue availability

Thursday October 6, 2022 – Register Here!
NYIFT Dinner Meeting – In Person
Panel Presentation: Enzyme Fermentation Natural Preservatives – In Person
Zhen Ma, Ph.D – Ingredion
Joshua Britton, Ph.D – Debut 

Venue: McLoone’s Boathouse – West Orange, NJ

Monday October 17, 2022 – Register Here!
NYIFT & Rutgers Food Science Alumni
Early Talent Workshop & Networking through IFT 
Food Science Alumni-Student Networking Session
Venue: Rutgers University – Institute for Food, Nutrition and Health – George H. Cook Campus

Monday, November 7, 2022
Joint NY/CNJ IFT – In Person
Upcycling: Transforming waste streams into sustainable and innovative products
Susan Mayer, Innovation Advisor, Food & Agriculture Lead – RTI Innovation Advisors
Ben Stone – Sales & Operations Manager at Blue Stripes Urban Cacao 
Venue: The Grain House – Basking Ridge, NJ 

Thursday December 8, 2022
CNJIFT Holiday Dinner Meeting – In Person
Speakers TBA
Venue: Diamonds – Hamilton Township (Mercer County), NJ (BYOB event)

Wednesday January 18, 2023 
NYIFT Meeting  – Virtual Meeting
Topic to be determined
Lynn Dornblaser, Director of Innovation & Insights – MINTEL

CNJIFT Meeting 
Details to be determined 

Tuesday, March 21, 2023
NYIFT Dinner Meeting – In Person 
Topic to be determined 
Chris Downs, Ph.D. – IFT President
Venue: Mondel?z – East Hanover, NJ

Tuesday April 4, 2023
NYIFT Suppliers Day & Seminar  In Person 
Venue: NJ Expo Center – Edison, NJ – New Venue 

Thursday, April 27, 2023
Joint NY/Nutmeg IFT – In Person 
Topic to be determined 
Johanna Vazquez, Sr. Director Global Beverages R&D – PepsiCo 
Venue: PepsiCo – Valhalla, NY

Monday, June 12, 2023
CNJIFT Golf Outing 
Venue: Cranbury Golf Club – Cranbury, NJ 

July 16-19, 2023
IFT FIRST Annual Meeting & Expo 
McCormick Place, Chicago, IL