Certified Food Scientist (CFS) Prep In-Person Workshop
Certified Food Scientist (CFS) Prep In-Person Workshop
Food Health & Nutrition Food Sciences
July 13-14, 2024
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14.00 CH

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Meeting Details :

This workshop is designed to help those considering or preparing to take the Certified Food Scientist exam to earn their CFS credential. A “crash course” in all eight content areas covered on the exam, this workshop brings in experts from academia and industry to go over the key topics and concepts in their respective content area and share real-life examples to help attendees understand the application of the concepts. A resource for CFS candidates with various backgrounds and from many countries, this workshop attracts a broad audience of professionals looking to enhance their knowledge and demonstrate their understanding of the wide area of food science.


The workshop reviews the eight content areas covered on the CFS Exam:

1.       Sensory Evaluation & Consumer Testing

2.       Food Microbiology

3.       Food Safety

4.       Food Engineering

5.       Food Chemistry and Food Analysis

6.       Quality Assurance & Quality Control

7.       Regulatory

8.       Product Development



·       John Budin, PhD - Vice President, Product Safety & Quality at FONA International

·       Craig Llewllyn, PhD - Principal Scientist, Chemical Regulation and Food Safety at Exponent

·       Kathiravan Krishnamurthy, PhD - Assistant Professor at Illinois Institute of Technology

·       Amy Lammert, PhD - Associate Professor at California Polytechnic State University

·       Judy Lindsey - R&D Director at Sara Lee Frozen Bakery

·       Matthew Taylor, PhD - Associate Professor at Texas A&M University


Substitution Policy:
If you registered for the workshop but are unable to attend, please contact Maya Salazar at [email protected]g with the name and contact information of your replacement. Note that an additional fee may apply if the replacement’s membership status differs from yours.


Event Cancellation:
In the event of cancellation, IFT is not responsible for attendee reimbursement of any other costs associated with this workshop beyond refunding the full registration fee.

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