Call for Presentations

The International Association of Color Manufacturers will hold the leading conference for the food color industry on September 24-26 at the Hilton Arlington National Landing in Arlington, VA.

The sixth biennial Global Color Conference & Biotechnology Symposium will present over a dozen experts relating to the theme “Colorful Consciousness: Navigating a Transforming Market.”  The program will feature insights in the key areas driving the future of the industry including media, supply chain, regulations, research and product innovation.

IACM wishes to make the 2024 Global Color Conference a memorable event and is seeking proposals for excellent sessions and speakers. IACM invites all interested parties to share your expertise in the color industry by submitting a proposal for consideration.

We will consider proposals on the key areas listed above that provide context to the conference theme of Colorful Consciousness: Navigating a Transforming Market.” The proposal form may also be utilized to suggest an outside subject matter expert as a speaker for a specific topic.

Suggested topics include:

  • Developing colors for wellness products and functional foods
  • Communicating about colors to consumers
  • How color influences consumer
  • Creating new colors for a global market
  • Need to modernize the U.S. color additive petition process
  • Sustainability in the color supply chain
  • Trends in corporate sustainability
  • Impact of industry consolidation
  • Use of term natural in labeling of colors
  • Global food policy trends, including at Codex
  • New generation of tox testing/new approach methodologies
  • Precision fermentation in the development of color additives

IACM 2024 Global Color Conference & Biotechnology Symposium

Presentation Proposal Form