Schedule

Please keep in mind, the Conference schedule is subject to change.
Check frequently for updates.

Tuesday, November 16, 2021 

10:00am-12:00pmBoard Meeting
12:30-2:30pmSynthetic Color Committee Meeting
3:00-5:00pmNatural Color Committee Meeting
6:00-9:00pmMember Networking Event

Wednesday, November 17, 2021 

8:15-8:30amConference Welcome
8:30-9:30amKeynote: The Future of Global Harmonization 
9:30-10:15amFDA Safety Assessments of Natural Extracts 
Dr. Janet Zang, FDA (confirmed) 
10:15-10:30amBreak
10:30-12:00pmFocus on the Future of Natural Colors
12:00pm-1:15pmLunch
1:15-2:00pmColorful Communications in Food Science 
Dr. Taylor C. Wallace, Think Healthy Group and George Mason University (confirmed) 
2:00-2:45pmA Colorful World: New Product Innovation Trends in Food Colors 
Tom Vierhile, Innova Market Insights (confirmed)
2:45-3:15pmNetworking Break
3:15-4:00pmComplexity of the Global Market for Colors 
Dr. Martin Slayne, Slayne Consultants
4:00-5:30pmFinding Solutions to Colors Under Scrutiny 
Revolutionary Natural Colors via Yeast Fermentation 
-Halim Jubran, Phytolon (confirmed) 
-Ricky Cassini, Michroma (confirmed)
6:00-8:00pmReception

Thursday, November 18, 2021 

8:15-8:30amWelcome Remarks
8:30-9:15amNew Approaches to Tox Testing 
Dr. Thomas Hartung, Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing (confirmed)
9:15-10:00amSustainability – Becoming a Certified B Corporation
10:00-10:30amNetworking Break
10:30-11:15amInclusion of Colors in Flavor Development Process
11:15-12:00pmSolution Session: The Evolution of the Color Industry Over the Next Decade
Adjourn Conference
12:00-2:30pmAnnual Business Meeting