WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26
|Schedule subject to change—download the meeting app for up-to-date programming|
|7:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
||Conference Kick-Off with Alexa Williams and Jason Newlon|
||SSP/ASTM Workshop—It's A Small World; Leading Sensory and Consumer Research Cross-Culturally|
|11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
|11:45 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
||Opening Luncheon with Connectors Meet and Greet|
||Opening Keynote—The Changing Face of CPG with Kevin Ryan, Former Director of Strategy and Innovation, General Mills|
||Professional Development Keynote—From Frustrated to FOCUSED: Coming to Your Senses for Increased Confidence and Engagement in Communication with Debbie Peterson, President, Getting to Clarity, LLC|
||SSP—The First 10 Years|
||Cocktail Reception with Exhibits and Posters|
||Rockin' Ever After Party at Bar 32 in the Hilton. Hosted and organized by Opinions Ltd.|
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 27
|7:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
||Scientific Session: Context Throwdown|
||Exhibition and Poster Author Session I (Odd numbered poster presenters at their poster)|
||Professional Development Session with Debbie Peterson, Getting to Clarity, LLC|
|11:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
||Scientific Session: Methods—Rapid, Reliable, and Valid|
||Lunch with Exhibitors and Posters|
||Student Luncheon and Presentation—The Three Phases of a Career in Sensory with |
Christine VanDongen, University of Minnesota
||Scientific Session: Individual Differences Between Consumers|
||Exhibition and Poster Author Session II (Even numbered poster presenters at their poster)|
||Workshop: Industry View: Best Practices for Story-telling with Data|
||Workshop: Beyond Food: Sensory Method Adaptation|
|Poster Takedown (any posters remaining will be discarded)|
||Award Ceremony (ASTM David R. Peryam Award and SSP Student Evergreen Awards)|
||Gala Celebration* at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame|
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28
||Sensometrics Workshop—Designing Consumer-Related Testing|
||Workshop: Advancing Sensory Science by Integrating Perceptual, Cognitive, and Behavioral Psychology|
||SSP Officer Installation and State of the Society Address|