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Industry Expo 2022

April 20 & 21, 2022

WSU School of Food Science and Puget Sound IFT are hosting an in-person networking experience with our highly employable students.

Industry Participation fee: Donation to our Teaching Instructor Endowment.

  • Suggested donation of $250 toward the Teaching Instructor Endowment for a tabletop exhibit
  • No tabletop, give to the endowment at your preferred level
  •  Registration is now closed.

Student Participation – Free! Pre-registration is required!

  • Please email Cathy Blood, blood@wsu.edu, to check for availability.

Expo Events

  • Company presentations
  • Internship interviews
  • Help students transition into food science careers
  • WSU lab tours
  • Dedicated networking time
  • Industry tabletop exhibits
    • Showcase your company on a 2 ft x 5.5 ft table.  Limited numbers!
    • No electricity for displays.

Event Location
Washington State University
Food Science Human Nutrition Building
1945 Ferdinands Lane
Pullman, WA 99164

Green 5 parking permits will be given onsite.  Please visit the WSU Parking Map to see the location of the Green 5 parking lot near the Food Science Human Nutrition Building.

Please contact Cathy Blood, Event Coordinator, if you have any questions or have issues with registration:  blood@wsu.edu or 509-335-2845

Tentative Agenda

April 20th, 2022

12.00 p.m. through 8.30 p.m.

12.00 p.m. to 1.00 p.m. – Welcome, Registrations, & Pizza Lunch

1.00 p.m. to 1.30 p.m. – Opening Remarks

1.30 p.m. to 3.00 p.m. – Presentations from Companies

3.00 p.m. to 3.15 p.m. – Coffee/Tea/Cheese Break

3.15 p.m. to 5.30 p.m. – Presentations from Companies (Continued)

5.30 p.m. to 6.00 p.m. – Break

6.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m. – Dinner and Mingle with some Fun Events and Raffles

Throughout day #1 – students and industry visitors sign up for lab tours and one-on-one mentoring sessions for the morning of day #2.

April 21st, 2022

9.00 a.m. through 11.00 a.m.

Laboratory Tours: (Activity or Tasting)

  • Creamery
  • Food Science Pilot Plant
  • Food Microbiology Labs
  • Sensory Lab
  • Extrusion Processing and Ingredient Functionality Lab
  • Western Wheat Quality Lab (USDA)
  • Other Food Science Labs

One-on-One Mentoring Sessions:

  • From the sign-up sheet on day #1 (in FSHN Building)

Welcome to the Industry Expo!

Hotel Information

Room block expired on April 5th.  Rooms are still available at both locations!

Courtyard by Marriott Pullman
1295 NE North Fairway Rd.
Pullman, WA 99163
(509) 332-1500
Residence Inn by Marriott Pullman
1255 NE North Fairway Rd.
Pullman, WA 99163
(509) 332-4400

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