In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 RCA Conference is officially cancelled.

View the original statement released on March 16, 2020, which includes FAQs and an announcement of RCA Powered Up — a series of online, interactive content taking place in May through June. Click here to hear from RCA's President, Justin Kanthak.

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The Research Chefs Association is the leading professional community for food research and development. Its members are the pioneers of the discipline of Culinology® - the blending of culinary arts and the science of food.
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The RCA Conference

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 RCA Conference is officially cancelled. The best organizations adapt and innovate when presented with challenges. We are excited to announce that the RCA Conference will transform into RCA Powered Up — a series of online, interactive content taking place in May through June.
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