Calendar of Meetings

2020-2021 CALENDAR
Dinner Meetings & Events

Dates are subject to change based on speaker and venue availability

Tuesday, November 17, 2020 (NYIFT)
“The Next Wave of Alternative Proteins”
Panel Presentation with Q&A  via Webinar

Lou Cooperhouse, President & CEO – BlueNalu, Inc.
Janet Collins, Vice President of Regulatory, Industry, and Government Affairs – Motif FoodWorks, Inc.

Wednesday, December 9, 2020
CNJIFT Holiday Party
Beer Tele-tasting for the Holiday Season
6:00 – 7:00 pm Eastern Time
Steve Hindy, Co-Founder – Brooklyn Brewery
Venue: Virtual Meeting via Zoom 
If you want to participate in the tele-tasting, please purchase the following beers, themed around the holidays:
Brooklyn Lager, Brooklyn Winter Lager, Brooklyn Defender IPA, and Brooklyn Black Ops OR Substitute Black Chocolate Stout
To find where you can purchase this beer near you, visit their Beer Finder Page here: 

Tuesday, January 26, 2021
Consumer Insights Post Covid-19
Lynn Dornblaser – Mintel
Alison Bodor, President & CEO – American Frozen Food Institute
Venue: Virtual Meeting via Zoom

Wednesday, February 10, 2021
Student Night
Venue: Virtual Meeting via Zoom

Thursday, March 11, 2021
How to Diminish Food Waste & Hunger in America Using Education and Technology
Gary Oppenheimer, Director –
Venue: Virtual Meeting via Zoom  

March 2021 (NYIFT Meeting)
Bryan Hitchcock, Executive Director – Global Food Traceability Center for IFT
Venue: Virtual Meeting via Zoom

Thursday, April 29, 2021
Joint NY & Nutmeg IFT Dinner Meeting

Venue: Virtual Meeting via Zoom

Monday, June 14, 2021
Venue: Cranbury Golf Club – Cranbury, NJ

Tuesday, September 14, 2021
NYIFT Suppliers Day Expo
Venue: Meadowlands Expo Center – Secaucus, NJ