The association holds an annual convention, usually in May. At this convention technical sessions are held where members present technical papers based on research or development in cane sugar processing technology, quality control, environmental issues and other topics of interest to the cane sugar refining Industry.
The meetings are open only to members of S.I.T. Non members can attend the conference but pay a fee equal to the cost of joining S.I.T. plus the attendance cost for the conference. They will be automatically be a member for the year in which they attend the Meeting. For more information on membership click here.
A spousal program, social functions and an awards banquet are also held at the convention where the members have the opportunity to get acquainted and discuss mutual technical concerns.