2020 Annual Meeting


The Flavor Research and Education Center is proud to announce its 10th Annual Research Meeting, to be held October 21rd and 22th, 2020 on the campus of The Ohio State University.

The 2020 Annual Meeting will commence on Wednesday October 21st at 2 pm with a member meeting, followed by a reception/poster session and dinner.  Thursday October 22nd will include research project updates, discussion sessions and strategic planning.  A tentative agenda is below.


Registration for the 2020 Annual Meeting IS FOR CURRENT MEMBER COMPANIES ONLY.

Meeting registration is SEPARATE from hotel accommodations. Please consult the detailed information below.  

Meeting Registration

Hotel Registration

FREC 2020 Annual Meeting The Blackwell Inn & Conference Center

Hosted by:  

The Blackwell Inn & Conference Center

2110 Tuttle Park Pl.

Columbus, OH 43210


FREC Member Company Registrants:

Each active member company may register up to 2 participants at no charge.  For additional representatives to attend please contact Julie Peterson by emailing peterson.910@osu.edu.

FREC meeting attendees will receive discounted room rates at The Blackwell Inn ($159.00 plus tax).  Valet parking is available for all guests and attendees, overnight rates are $25 and may be applied to your room. 

You must reserve your room by SUNDAY Sept. 20th to recieve the discounted rate.

Meeting Registration will be available soon.

Registration will close Weds October 14, 2020.

Hotel Registration will be available soon. 


    Tentative 2020 Annual Meeting  |  Flavor Research and Education Center

    Wednesday, October 21st

    3:00 p.m.
    Member Meeting, Pfahl 202 

    Director's update


    4:30 p.m.
    Networking Reception and Student Poster Session, Ballroom A/B/C
    6:30 p.m.
    7:30 p.m.
    7:30 a.m.
    Conversations and Continental Breakfast, Pfhal 202
    8:30 a.m.
    Research Project Updates
    10:15 a.m.
    Morning Break
    10:30 a.m.
    Research Project Updates
    12:00 p.m.
    Conversations and Lunch
    1:00 p.m.
    Research Project Updates
    3:00 p.m.
    Afternoon Break
    3:15 p.m.
    Research Project Updates
    4:30 p.m.
    Center Business, cont.

    New research projects discussion feedback

    Final comments

    5:30 p.m.
    Meeting Concludes