Technical Research Paper Posters

Technical Research Paper Posters

Welcome to the FIRST 2022 Abstract Submission Site

Do you have new research students or professionals would benefit from seeing? Submit an abstract for consideration to present at FIRST 2022!

FIRST, Food Improved by Research, Science and Technology, is IFT's reimagined annual event. This event will convene students and professionals from around the world through a hybrid experience that is personalized to attendee needs, while helping you more effectively connect with others, do business, share science, and solve problems.

Poster Presentation Formats

In-Person Presentation: All accepted abstracts will be invited to present a physical poster during FIRST 2022 in Chicago, IL. Printed posters must fit on the 4 ft. tall by 8 ft. wide board that will be provided by IFT for your presentation. All accepted abstracts will receive access to FIRST 2022-branded poster templates that are optional to use.

Virtual Presentation: All accepted posters will also be asked to record an on-demand presentation of their poster.  This will include submitting a PDF, JPEG, and one-minute video of your poster material. Exact material request subject to change.

Please review the TRP Guidelines prior to submitting an abstract. 

Key Dates

  • October 18, 2021: Call for Abstracts & Call for Reviewers Opens 
  • January 14, 2022: Call for Abstracts Closes at 11:59pm CST 
  • January 24- February 11, 2022: Review Period 
  • March 2022: Submitters to be notified the status of their proposals 
  • April 15, 2022: Confirm in-person participation
  • May 31, 2022: All on-demand presentations due
  • July 10-13, 2022: FIRST 2022 in Chicago, IL!


If you have any questions about submitting an abstract or poster presentations, please contact the Knowledge & Learning Experience team at

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