Call for Proposals for 2019 IACP Conference Extended


IACP is gearing up for our 41st annual conference in Santa Fe, NM from May 17-19, 2019. We’re seeking proposals for sessions that can inspire our attendees and help them move the needle on their culinary career. Have a great idea for a session? We’d love to hear it.

The majority of our sessions focus on IACP’s mission: To help our members get more work and do their work better, through networking opportunities and educational resources in the field of culinary communications.

Examples of session approaches include: 

  • Food writing, cookbook publishing, and recipe development
  • Marketing, branding, and social media
  • Issues members are facing in 2018/2019 such as reporting on the #MeToo movement in the kitchen
  • Food photography, videography, and styling
  • The future of food and food tech

We are also open to other topics you think will help IACP members strengthen their careers, so don’t let this list limit you. For examples of past programming, please check out the 2018 conference schedule.

Our deadline to submit is October 3rd. We’ll respond in a rolling basis by December 15thPlease note: Conference speakers receive complimentary admission to IACP conference. No other expenses, including travel or accommodations, will be covered. If you have questions or need assistance with a proposal, please contact Devra Ferst at

If you are submitting more than one proposal, please fill out a new form for each proposal. Proposals submitted via email may not be processed.

Submit your proposal here.

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