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October Dinner Meeting

DATE: October 19, 2022
Location: Golden Sails Restaurant
6285 E. Pacific Coast Hwy.
Long Beach, CA 90803
Time: 4:30 p.m. - Executive Meeting
5:30 p.m. - Social Hour
6:30 p.m. - Dinner Hour
Topic: Student Research 3M Pitch Contest

The SCIFTS October dinner meeting will feature faculty-led student research projects through a 3M Pitch Contest format, where 6 students, one from each of the six local schools, will represent their respective universities and compete in a 3-minute stand-up talk contest. Without multimedia aids they will rely on their public speaking skills to convince the audience for an adequate appreciation of their research projects’ significance. After, the audience will be invited to participate a real-time voting poll and the final result of “people's choice” will be revealed for the top 3 prizes.

The Universities include:

  1. Cal Poly Pomona
  2. Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
  3. Cal State Long Beach
  4. Cal State Los Angeles
  5. Cal State Northridge
  6. Chapman University
  7. Loma Linda University
  8. San Diego University

You will need a dinner reservation to participate in the dinner meeting.

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Dinner Meeting Prices:

  1. Member with Reservation: $40.00
  2. Emeritus Member with Reservation: $25.00
  3. Student Member with Reservation: $25.00

*$5.00 Discount with Cash/Check Payment at Door

You will need to make a reservation {click here} for the
Cal State Long Beach Food Science Program and Open House.

Each event requires a separate reservation.

Southern California Student Research Showcase
Food Science Program Open House
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Cal State University Long Beach
1250 Bellflower Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90803

You will need to make a reservation {click here} for the
Cal State Long Beach Food Science Program and Open House.

California State University - Long Beach (CSULB )Food Science program is inviting all SCIFTS members, as well as Food Science & Nutrition Students, to tour the Family and Consumer Sciences Food Science facilities on October 19th. The Family and Consumer Science Department houses the following: A refurbished Food Science and Technology Lab, Active Learning Classrooms and a Sensory Lab attached to a Food Production Kitchen. Come see all the capabilities of the Food Science Sensory Lab which can be used for industry collaborations, as well as novel technologies such as Power Ultrasound (PU) used in Food Processing Technology. This open house event will take place from 3-5pm right before the October dinner meeting and student 3M Pitch competition, which is just 10 minutes away. Do not forget to make a reservation for the dinner meeting by October 14th. From 3-5 pm there will also be a Student Research Poster Presentation in the FCS conference room and courtyard.


  1. Tour of CSULB Food Science Lab - FCS 127
  2. Tour of Active Learning Classroom - FCS 123
  3. Display of Sensory Lab - FCS 112
  4. Presentations in Conference Room/Courtyard - FCS 108/109

You will need to make a reservation {click here} for the
Cal State Long Beach Food Science Program and Open House.

Tours meet at the Family and Consumers Sciences Dept. - FCS building


October 3, 2022

SCIFTS & SCC Golf Tournament
San Juan Hills Golf Club
San Juan Capistrano

October 13, 2022

SJIFT Scholarship Golf Tournament
Dragon Fly Golf Course
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October 19, 2022

Dinner Meeting
Golden Sails
Long Beach

November 16, 2022

Dinner Meeting
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