February 16, 2023 East Coast Meeting, Philadelphia, PA


460th Meeting of the Society of Flavor Chemists, Inc.

Thursday, February 16, 2023

Science History Institute

315 Chestnut Street

Philadelphia, PA 19106



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

       10:00 – 12:00 pm                SFC Board and Committee Chairs Meeting

       11:00 – 12:00 pm                Meeting Registration

       12:00 –   1:00 pm                Lunch


       Meeting Theme:  Flavors & History


1:00 –   1:30 pm        SFC Business Meeting – In person and via Zoom

1:30 –   2:00 pm       CSA Presentation: Thomas Lauzurica, Sr. VP Business Development, Berje

2:00 –   2:45 pm       George Southworth, Executive Director, & Christie Harman, Scientific Director, FEMA

2:45 –   3:00 pm        BREAK

3:00 –   3:45 pm        Speaker, Science History Institute (SHI)

SHI Session 1:

3:45 –   4:30 pm        Sam Tharpe, SFC Library Chairman, McCormick & Company, Inc.

SHI Session 2:  The Harmony of Taste from the 18th Century Perspective

Sam Tharpe is a Principal Flavorist at McCormick & Company, Inc. based in Hunt Valley, Maryland. He develops harmonized flavors for the beverage industry.  He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Science History Institute representing the Society of Flavor Chemists.

4:30 –   5:30 pm        Happy Hour Reception



Meeting Registration:

Virtual meeting registration on Zoom

Online in-person registration is open now.

Please click HERE to register.

$100.00 Member / Non-member

$50.00 Retired/Emeritus/Student w/ID                                            

Deadline for online registration is February 10, 2023.

Meeting Venue:    Science History Institute, 315 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106

Hotels:   Link for pdf list of nearby hotels within walking distance.

Parking:   Link for pdf list of nearby parking facilities.