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Chicago Meeting – Oct 20, 2022 11:30am-6:00pm CST

October 20, 2022 @ 11:30 am - 6:00 pm

458th Meeting of The Society of Flavor Chemists, Inc.

Thursday, October 20, 2022

Chicago Marriott Northwest

4800 Hoffman Boulevard, Hoffman Estates, IL 60192


Proposed Agenda


8:00 – 10:00am               SFC Board of Directors Meeting

10:00 – 11:45am              SFC Board and Committee Chairpersons Meeting

Noon – 1:00pm                Buffet Lunch

1:00-1:30pm                     CSA- Jaime Gleason, Global Head of Flavors & Fragrance Ingredients at Millipore Sigma

1:30- 2:15pm                     CSA- Grant DuBois PhD, Chief Scientific Officer at Almendra                                                                                                  Presenting “Novel Flavors with Modifying Properties and Their Use in Foods and Beverages”

2:15 – 3:00pm                  SFC Business Meeting (members only) – In person and via Zoom

3:00-3:15pm                     Break

3:15-3:45pm                      Dr. Brianne Linne PhD, Postdoctoral Researcher (University of Pennsylvania) &  Dr. Christopher Simons, Associate Professor, Sensory Science (The Ohio State University)- Presenting on Mouthfeel Perception (joining via zoom)

3:45-4:30 pm                    Cesar Contreras, Business Development Manager at Domino Foods                                                                                      Presenting ASR Distillates as Taste Modulators: Neuroscience, Technologies and Applications Distillates                                                                    

4:30-5:00pm                    Mike Kostyo, Trendologist & Associate Director at Datassential                                                                                               Presenting “Flavor & Ingredient Trends: What’s Winning & What To Watch For”

5:00-6:00pm                   Cocktail Reception


Attendee Information

Meeting Registration:             

In Person: Online registration open now on Eventbrite HERE

$80.00 Member / Non member $40.00 Emeritus / Unemployed / Student

Deadline for online registration is October 19, 2022

Virtual: Zoom Registration HERE  

Meeting/Hotel:   Chicago Marriott Northwest 4800 Hoffman Boulevard, Hoffman Estates, IL 60192

  • Call for reservations – T: 847-645-9500 or book directly via the link: 


  • Last day to book with the $130/night discounted rated: Monday, October 3rd


  • Complimentary On-Site Parking
  • 450 available spaces


*** Special Notice For Members ***

  FLAVORCON We have a discount for all SFC members! See below for details. SFC members can click this link to register and after they select “New Registration,” their unique code: FLVR200SFC will pre-populate.  Then enter your email address and select “Full Conference” as the registration category. Please note the code is not valid on an Expo Hall Only registration. If SFC members register before Oct. 15th, they will receive $200 off the early-bird rate to receive the best price for their registration! If you or any members have questions about registering, please contact our Registration Manager, Marissa Esposito at mesposito@allured.com


October 20, 2022
11:30 am - 6:00 pm