February 2023 SFC Meeting  Philadelphia (#460)

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February 2023 SFC Meeting Philadelphia (#460)

460th Meeting of the Society of Flavor Chemists, Inc. Thursday, February 16, 2023 Science History Institute, Philadelphia, PA

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Science History Institute 315 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19106

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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
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8:00 – 10:00 am SFC Board of Directors Meeting

10:00 – 12:00 pm SFC Board and Committee Chairs Meeting

11:00 – 12:00 pm Meeting Registration

12:00 – 1:00 pm Lunch

Meeting Theme: Flavors & History

1:00 – 1:30 pm SFC Business Meeting – In person and via Zoom (zoom link to follow)

1:30 – 2:00 pm CSA Presentation: Thomas Lauzurica,

Sr. VP Business Development, Berje

Topic: TBD

2:00 – 2:45 pm George Southworth, Executive Director, & Christie Harman,

Scientific Director, FEMA

Topic: TBD

2:45 – 3:00 pm BREAK

3:00 – 3:45 pm SHI Session 1: SHI and Interactive Activity

3:45 – 4:30 pm Sam Tharpe, SFC Library Chairman, McCormick & Company, Inc.

SHI Session 2: The Harmony of Taste from the 18th Century Perspective

Sam Tharpe is a Principal Flavorist at McCormick & Company, Inc. based in Hunt Valley, Maryland. He develops harmonized flavors for the beverage industry. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the SHI representing the Society of Flavor Chemists.

4:30 – 5:30 pm Happy Hour Reception


Meeting Registration: Zoom virtual registration LINK HERE.Meeting ID: 872 3771 1051Passcode: 884998

Meeting Venue: Science History Institute, 315 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106

Hotels: CLICK HERE for list of nearby hotels within walking distance.

Parking: CLICK HERE for list of nearby parking facilities.

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