48th Annual Short Course for the Food Industry

International Citrus & Beverage Conference (ICBC)

September 16-19, 2008

Sheraton Sand Key Resort
Clearwater Beach, Florida, USA

Presentation slides available: Many speakers have graciously allowed us to reproduce their slides for educational use. If you reference any of the material, please include proper acknowledgement.
 

Tuesday, September 16, 2008

4:00pm

Registration (until 7:00pm)

 

Wednesday, September 17, 2008 

7:30am

Registration (until 5:00pm)

7:30am

Morning Refreshments

Sponsored by:

- Vincent Corporation

8:30am

Welcome and Introductory Remarks

Renée Goodrich Schneider, UF, IFAS, FSHN

Neil Shay, Department Chair, UF, IFAS, FSHN

Doug Archer, Associate Dean for Research, UF, IFAS

Gary Merritt, Conference Program Chair, JBT FoodTech

Session 1- Global Citrus and Processing Industry

9:00am

European Marketing Focus, Lynn Dornblaser, Mintel International Group [Slides]

9:45am

Citrus Industry in Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean, Jose Guarjardo, JBT FoodTech [Slides]

10:20am

Break

10:40am

Costa Rica – An Update, Carlos Odio, TicoFrut /Tampa Juice [Slides]

11:20am

Citrus Production and Utilization in China, Alvin Cheng, JBT FoodTech [Slides]

Session 2 - Marketing and Consumer-Driven Trends

1:45pm

The Science Behind the Superfruits, Liwei Gu, UF, IFAS, FSHN [Slides]

2:30pm

Trends in Nutritional Ingredients for Beverages, Ram Chaudhari, Fortitech [Slides]

3:05pm

Afternoon Refreshments
Sponsored by:
- Paper Systems, Inc.

3:30pm

Sustainable Agriculture: Opportunities and Challenges for the Citrus Industry, Kevin Ogorzalek, World Wildlife Fund [Slides]

6:00pm

Networking Reception (until 7:00pm)

Sponsored by:

- Brown International Corporation, LLC

- Chemical Systems

- Firmenich

- Food Equipment & Engineering Company

- Givaudan Flavors Corp.

 

Thursday, September 18, 2008

Session 3 - Processing and Technology Updates

7:30am

Registration (until 5:00pm)

7:30am

Morning Refreshments

Sponsored by:
- Givaudan Flavors Corp.

8:30am

State Test House Updates for 2008-09, Shannon Shepp, FDACS

9:05am

Bioenergy: Separating Science from Politics, Ann Wilkie, UF, SNRE [Slides]

9:40am

Nanotechnology in the Food Industry, José Reyes De Corcuera, UF, IFAS, CREC [Slides]

10:15am

Break

10:35am

New Developments and Applications of Resin Systems for the Treatment of Citrus Products containing Pulp and Cloud, Tim Schofield, Bucher-Alimentech (NZ) Ltd. [Slides]

11:10am

Florida Orange Juice Outlook: Factors that Impact Sustainability of Florida Citrus, Bob Norberg, Florida Dept. of Citrus [Slides]

Session 4 - Processing By-Products and Quality

1:30pm

Validation of Tanker Cleaning Protocols, Paul Winniczuk, UF, IFAS, CREC [Slides]

2:05pm

Citrus Oils: The Regulatory Horizon, Jon Leonard, Florida Chemical Company, Inc. [Slides]

2:40pm

Break

3:00pm

Biogasification of Citrus Processing Waste – A Case Study, Pratap Pullammanappallil, UF, IFAS, ABE

3:35pm

The Florida Section IFT: Professional Meetings in the 2008-2009 and Industry Awards Ceremony

6:30pm

Dinner & Entertainment (until 8:30pm)

Sponsored by:

- ENERFAB, Inc.

- JBT FoodTech
- JBT FoodTech FranRica
TM

 

Friday, September 19, 2008

Session 5 - Citrus Industry Challenges and Solutions

7:30am

Registration (until 10:00am)

7:45am

Breakfast

Sponsored by:

- Bell Chem Corp
- BioSun Flavors & Food Ingredients

- HT/DcR Engineering, Inc.

- D. L. Newslow & Associates, Inc.

- Safe Chem Inc.

8:30am

Huanglongbing - A Research and Extension Update, Megan M. Dewdney, UF, IFAS, CREC [Slides]

9:05am

Mechanism for the Release of Genetically-modified Citrus, Greg McCollum, USDA, ARS, USHRL [Slides]

9:40am

Labor Issues Facing The Florida Citrus Industry, Mike Sparks, Florida Citrus Mutual [Slides]

10:15am

Mechanical Harvesting and Abscission, Fritz Roka, UF, IFAS, SWFREC [Slides]

11:00am

Adjourn

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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September
15 – 18, 2009

Sheraton Sand Key Resort
Clearwater Beach, Florida

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