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May 5, 2022 Annual Meeting in NJ


456th Meeting of The Society of Flavor Chemists, Inc.

Thursday, May 5, 2022

Newark Liberty International Airport Marriott

1 Hotel Road, Newark, NJ 07114


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

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

9:00 – 4:00 pm                 Chemical Sources Association Roundtable

 Separate registration required.  Buffet lunch included.

Interactive sensory sessions and demonstrations by 26 vendors to the Flavor and Fragrance industries.

Visit http://www.chemicalsources.org for additional information and registration details.

3:00 – 5:00 pm                SFC Meeting and Dinner Registration

4:00 – 5:00 pm                SFC Business Meeting (members only) – In person and via Zoom

                                                          Election of Officers for 2022-2023

                                                                        Chairperson – Chris Williams

                                                                        President – Cathianne Leonardi

                                                                        Vice President – Bill Aslanides

                                                                        Treasurer – Justin Kozlowski (2nd Term)

                                                                        Secretary – TBD (1st Term)

5:00 – 6:00 pm                 Cocktail Reception for guests registered for dinner

6:00 – 8:00 pm                  Dinner

7:00 – 7:30 pm                 Presentation by 2022 Jogue Scholarship Award Recipient

Gabriela Rodriguez Suazo from Louisiana State University

Gabriela is a third year PhD student in Nutrition and Food Science.  Prior to academic studies at LSU, Gabriela received a BS degree in Food Science and Technology at Zamorano University in Honduras.  Gabriela was then hired as an instructor in the Food Science Laboratory at Zamorano before relocating to LSU where she now collaborates for the Flavor and Color course and volunteers at the LSU AgCenter Food Innovation Institute.  At the Food Innovation Institute, Gabriela assists entrepreneurs with technical assistance in the development of new products. Through the PhD research, Gabriela has developed a stronger love for flavors and aroma molecules and has focused research on identifying, quantifying and extracting terpenes from natural sources, specifically sweet potatoes.  Gabriela’s career goal is to become a Senior Flavorist.

7:30 – 7:45 pm                  Presentation of Awards and Closing Remarks by the President

  • 25-year membership
    • Steve Askew
    • Belayet Choudhury, Ph.D.
    • Margaret Dvoretsky
    • Usha Manduru
    • Harshad Patel
    • Alpa Roman
    • Samuel Tharpe
    • Angel Tse
    • Douglas West
    • John Wright
    • Marie Wright
  • 50-year membership
    • Carl Holmgren
    • Marion Sudol

7:45 – 8:00 pm                    Presentation of Golden Blotter Award


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 April 29, 2022.

VIRTUAL: Stream of SFC events only register here on ZOOM

Meeting/Hotel:  Newark Liberty International Airport Marriott, 1 Hotel Rd, Newark, NJ 07114

A limited number of rooms are available at a discounted group rate of $173 plus tax, per night.  Please book by April 29, 2022. Call for reservations 1(800)-228-9290 or (973)-623-0006. When making the reservation, please identify yourself as part of The Society of Flavor Chemists group.

Transportation:   From Newark Airport, go to baggage claim and use the courtesy phone for the hotel shuttle.

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