Call for Papers

More than ever before consumers want to know why your food product is good for them, not just from a nutrition standpoint, but from an environmental, agricultural, social, food safety, etc., standpoint too.

TRANSPARENCY is the theme of the 2018 Suppliers Symposium. We are looking for speaker submissions that can talk towards any of the topics listed below in relation to transparency.

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Potential Topics

  • Clean/lean Label
  • Business Practices
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Farmer Perspectives
  • Scientist Perspectives
  • Natural Flavors
  • Nutrition Standpoint
  • Animal Welfare
  • Supply Chain
  • Sourcing

Selection Criteria

  • Relevance of topic
  • Alignment to theme
  • Experience level of speaker
  • Wide appeal of subject matter and speaker
  • Technical (versus marketing)

We are looking for a variety of presentation types; case studies, panel discussions, and individual speakers.


May 17 - June 11: Call for Papers Open
July 12: Speakers Confirmed
August 1: Final Speaker Bio, Picture, and Paper Summary due
October 15: Presentation Due
November 1: Symposium - 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

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