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Upcoming Deadlines for the RCA Conference

Haley Carson • Jan 09, 2020
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Last Chance to Present
Deadline: January 15
Do you have research on culinary arts or food sciences to share? Become a presenter at the RCA Conference (April 15-17 in San Diego) by submitting a Faculty or Student Abstract Presentation. Accepted speakers will receive waived conference registration fee (up to a $1,150 value)!
Give Back to Your Mentors
Deadline: January 17
Do you have a mentor or colleague that deserves recognition for their achievements in the food industry? Take a few minutes to submit an RCA Awards nomination that will provide significant professional recognition for each recipient. The selected individuals will be recognized at the RCA Conference.
Test Your Professional Skills
Deadline: January 17
Compete to create a limited time offer menu concept during the Professional Culinology® Competition that will be onsite at the RCA Conference in San Diego.
Download the manual and submit your letter of intent to Jeannie Weber.
The Professional Culinology® Competition is sponsored by Florida Food Products and International Flavors & Fragrances.
What Will You Learn?
Learn how new concepts will impact menu innovation and create both challenges and opportunities going forward.
Sponsored by Sadler's Smokehouse
This session will profile BlueNalu, an industry leader in cell-based seafood, and the challenges associated with their success.
Discover what a product developer can learn from the Chief Culinary Officer and explore how to create a similar strategic leadership role in food manufacturing.
What's Hot in San Diego?
Reach for the Stars 
"Michelin Guide California on Tuesday awarded eight San Diego restaurants with the designation of Bib Gourmand, a category that’s supposed to represent an affordable 'hidden gem,' as opposed to the rarefied world of Michelin-starred establishments." 
Read more from the May 2019 article in the San Diego Union-Tribune.
Exhibitors & Sponsors
Make Your Mark at #RCA2020
The Culinology® Expo attracts more than 1,200 top food industry professionals searching for the latest innovations and insights in food science and product development.  
Interested? Download the prospectus and contact Andrew Haigh for more information.