The workshop (May 24 to 25, 2017) will be held at the Chicago Marriott Southwest at Burr Ridge. The hotel is about 21 miles from the O’Hare international airport and 13 miles from the Midway international airport. To make a reservation at the hotel at a discounted rate, please visit the Hotel reservations link.Address of Chicago Marriott Southwest at Burr Ridge:1200 Burr Ridge PkwyBurr Ridge, IL 60527-0869
The short course (May 23, 2017) will be held at the “Institute for Food Safety and Health” (IFSH), the organizer of the short course and workshop. “The Institute for Food Safety and Health (IFSH) is a one-of-a-kind applied food science research consortium comprised of the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and the food industry. In collaboration with the FDA, we provide stakeholders with the opportunity to develop and exchange knowledge, experience, and expertise in the areas of food safety, food defense, food processing, and nutrition.” To know more about IFSH, visit www.ifsh.iit.edu. IFSH works on various nonthermal and advanced thermal technologies such as high pressure processing, pulsed light processing, cold plasma treatment, ultrasound treatment, and microwave processing.Address of Institute for Food Safety and Health:6502 South Archer RoadBedford Park, IL 60501
On Friday, May 26, 2017, an optional field trip (separate registration is required) will be organized to visit the various nonthermal food processing facilities at IFSH and a commercial high pressure processing toll facility. Transportation will be provided to the registrants of the field trip.
Conference Abstract Booklet
For complete event details, see the 2017 IFT-EFFoST International Nonthermal Processing Workshop and Short Course Flyer.