41st Annual Meeting ( posted 11/22/2021)

IFTPS 2022 Conference: March 1-3, 2022

Drury Plaza Hotel San Antonio Riverwalk

Riverwalk San Antonio

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Please note that the 2022 conference will continue with a 3 day format, running from Tuesday through Thursday.

The Technical Program is almost complete and presentation details will be posted in the coming days.


Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Conference Program FacilitatorScott Cabes, TechniCAL

Session 1: Current Topics in Thermal Processing

Session Chair: Dharmendra Mishra, Purdue University

12:00 – Lunch

Session 2: Microbiology

Session Chair: Yuqian Lou, PepsiCo North America Beverage

Evening Reception and Suppliers’ Exhibits

Wednesday, March 2, 2022

Technical Committee Meetings

Session 3: Aseptic Processing

Session Chair: Corpus Perez III, RB

12:00 – Lunch

Session 4: In-Container Sterilization

Session Chair: Ram Pandit, Nestle Purina

Thursday, March 3, 2022

Technical Committee Meetings

Session 5: Annual General Meeting

Mark Deniston, IFTPS Chairman

12:00 – Lunch

Session 6: Thermal Processing and Beyond

Session Chair: Nate Anderson, FDA

Location and Lodging

The conference will be held at:

The Drury Plaza Hotel San Antonio Riverwalk
105 S. St. Mary’s Street,
San Antonio, Texas, 78205
Phone: +1-210-270-7799 // Fax: +1-800-320-8197
Website: www.druryhotels.com

The hotel has set aside a block of rooms at the single rate of $152. The cut-off date for discounted rates is Friday February 4, 2022.

Important Note: With the “hybrid” format of the meeting, the size of the hotel room block has been reduced for 2022. If you intend to attend in person, please make your hotel reservation as soon as possible to ensure your booking and also allow us to make adjustments with the hotel.

Please make your room reservations directly with the hotel:

Online: Visit www.druryhotels.com and from the reservation page, enter group number 2424949 when making your booking.

Phone: +1-800-325-0720. Refer to the Group number 24249494.

Conference Dress: Business casual

Registration and Fees

The Board of Directors are currently reviewing the registration fee structure for the 2022 “hybrid” conference structure and details will be posted shortly.

Suppliers Exhibit

Limited tabletop display space for conference attendees will be available for suppliers during the conference reception from 5 to 7 PM on March 1, 2022 for conference participants. For more information please email ian.britt@iftps.org or call 1-519-824-6774.