Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting & Food Expo® Keynote Session

Leading economic experts Todd Buchholz and Jeffrey Rosensweig will discuss the economic and policy issues affecting the food industry at the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Annual Meeting and Food Expo keynote session, Sunday, June 7, 2009 in Anaheim, California.

Todd Buchholz is author of Market Shock: 9 Economic and Social Upheavals that Will Shake our Financial Future. He is a former economics teacher at Harvard University and former White House Economic Policy Director. Jeffrey Rosensweig is Director of the Global Perspectives Program and Professor of International Business and Finance at the Goizueta Business School of Emory University. He is also a noted media commentator for channels such as CNN and author of the book Winning the Global Game: A Strategy for Linking People and Profits.

This panel of experts will outline what companies can do to maintain their position and prepare for success in our changing economic and political environment. The session will be moderated by Mary Wagner, General Manager and Chief Technology Officer, Mars Botanical, and Jean Kinsey, Professor, Department of Applied Economics, University of Minnesota and Director of The Food Industry Center.

The IFT Annual Meeting & Food Expo is the world’s single largest annual scientific meeting and technical exposition of its kind, with more than 1,500 scientific sessions and 800 of the industry’s largest collection of ingredients, equipment and packaging suppliers all under one roof.

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About IFT

Founded in 1939, the Institute of Food Technologists is a nonprofit scientific society with more than 20,000 individual members working in food science, food technology, and related professions in industry, academia, and government. IFT serves as a conduit for multidisciplinary science thought leadership, championing the use of sound science through knowledge sharing, education, and advocacy.

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