FREC 2016 Annual Meeting

2016 Annual Meeting

The Flavor Research and Education Center is proud to announce its 6th Annual Research Meeting, to be held October 24th and 25th, 2016 on the campus of Ohio State University.  This year’s meeting will provide FREC and our member companies the opportunity to review and discuss the Center’s ongoing research, and also for the FREC Team to showcase our new home – The College of Food, Agriculture, and Environment Science at Ohio State University.

The 2016 Annual Meeting will commence on Monday October 24th at 5 PM with a reception and poster session, to be immediately followed by dinner and keynote address.  Tuesday October 25th will include research project updates, discussion sessions, and strategic planning.  The meeting will wrap up at 5 PM on Tuesday (full agenda below).

**Please be sure to also book your lodging (it is separate from Annual Meeting registration).  Visit our 2016 Annual Meeting page for hotel information.

2016 Annual Meeting | Flavor Research and Education Center


Monday, October 24th

3:30 p.m. Tour of FREC Lab Facilities (Optional)
5:00 p.m. Networking Reception and Student Poster Session
6:30 p.m. Dinner
7:30 p.m. Dessert & Presentations
FREC Update: Devin G. Peterson, Director, Flavor Research and Education Center
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Gregory Yep, Executive Vice President, Chief Global Scientific & Sustainability Officer, International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.  "A Sustainable Flavor and Fragrance Future"
Tuesday, October 25th
7:00 a.m. Conversations and Continental Breakfast
8:00 a.m. Opening Remarks, Devin Peterson
8:15 a.m. Research Project Updates
10:15 a.m. Morning Break
10:30 a.m. Research Project Updates
12:30 p.m. Conversations and Lunch
1:30 p.m. General Questions / Discussion for all FREC projects
2:30 p.m. FREC at The Ohio State University
3:30 p.m. Afternoon Break
3:45 p.m. Future Research Directions & Discussion
4:45 p.m. Summary & Concluding Remarks
5:00 p.m. Meeting Concludes