July 16-19 IFT FIRST – Future-proofing the food system against crises


IFT FIRST means Food Improved by Research, Science and Technology

In this show professionals from all aspects of the global food system gather to explore bold new ideas and collaborate on innovations that provide safe, abundant food.  The conference theme this year is Innovation in a Time of Crisis: Can We Future-Proof the Food System?  

McCormick Place, Chicago, IL

Look for InsightsNow’s CEO Dave Lundahl in the Fireside Chat area on Monday and Tuesday afternoons where he’ll lead panel discussions around the topic of “The Sustainability Playbook”

– Part 1: Avoiding Greenwashing and Hushing to build trust  Monday, July 17 1:00 PM – 1:20 PM CST

Part 2: Building environmental resilience through food product innovation    Tuesday, July 18 • 3:00 PM – 3:20 PM CST

Location: McCormick Place, South Hall Booth S2283

Greg Stucky, Chief Research Officer has two titles in the Scientific Sessions.  The pre-recorded session will be available a week before the conference.

Do Consumers Know Plant-Based Is Sustainable?

Pre-Recorded presentation   View the Trailier!

 Please come for the panel discussion –

Look for the session

How Do We Operationalize Sustainability?
Tuesday, July 18  9:45 AM – 11:00 AM CST