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Tuesday, September 15, 2009

4:00pm

Registration (until 7:00pm)

 

Wednesday, September 16, 2009 

7:30am

Registration (until 5:00pm)

7:30am

Morning Refreshments
Sponsored by: Vincent Corporation

8:30am

Welcome and Introductory Remarks

Renée Goodrich Schneider, Program Organizer, UF, IFAS, FSHN

Neil Shay, Department Chair, UF, IFAS, FSHN

Millie Ferrer-Chancy, Interim Dean, UF, IFAS, 
   Office of Dean for Extension

Dave Johnson, Program Chair, Peace River Citrus Products, Inc.

Session 1 – Global Issues and Marketing

Moderator: Keith Schneider, UF, IFAS, FSHN

9:00am

The Citrus Processing and Byproduct Industry of Argentina, Victor F. Onchi Navarro, Brown International Corp. LCC [Slides]

9:40am

Citrus Production and Greening in China, Fred Gmitter, UF, IFAS, CREC [Slides]

10:20am

Break

10:40am

Global Food Safety Standards – an Overview, Tatiana Lorca, Ecosure [Slides]

11:20am

Healthy Beverages for the Global Consumer, Jeannie Christodoulou, Firmenich [Please contact speaker for information. Email: jeannie.christodoulou@firmenich.com]

Session 2 – Marketing Trends and New Products

Moderator: Alan Wyland, Coca-Cola North America

1:30pm

Regulatory and Technical Aspects of Stevia Used in Beverages, Amy Boileau, Cargill, Inc. [Please contact speaker for information. Email: amy_boileau@cargill.com]

2:05pm

Consumer-driven Trends in Beverages, Kristen Heimerl, Givaudan Flavors Corporation [Please contact speaker for information. Email: kristen.heimerl@givaudan.com]

2:40pm

Break

3:00pm

Functionality and Utilization of Citrus Fiber in Consumer Products, Rebecca Miller, Kansas State University [Please contact speaker for information. Email: beckym@ksu.edu]

3:35pm

Incorporation of Fiber in Beverage Products, Adrienne Stucky, Tate & Lyle [Please contact speaker for information. Email: adrienne.stucky@tateandlyle.com]

4:10pm

Consumer Health and Nutrition Insights, Dave Schmidt, International Food Information Council [Slides]

4:45pm

Florida Section IFT and Citrus Products Division Awards Ceremony

6:00pm

Networking Reception (until 7:00pm)

Sponsored by:

- Brown International Corp., LLC

- Chemical Systems

- Firmenich

- Food Equipment & Engineering Co.

- Givaudan Flavors Corp

- VELCORIN®, LANXESS Corporation

 

Thursday, September 17, 2009

Session 3 – Processing & Technology Updates

Moderator: Savy DiBenedetto, Coca-Cola North America

7:30am

Registration (until 5:00pm)

7:30am

Morning Refreshments

8:30am

Calculating the Carbon Footprint of Florida Agricultural Products, Tom Spreen, UF, IFAS, FRE [Slides]

9:05am

Citrus Pectin Production and World Market, Jan Staunstrup,
CP Kelco
[Slides]

9:40am

Mexican Lime and Lemon Essential Oils – Production and Utilization, Luis Haro, Luis Haro Consulting [Slides]

10:15am

Break

10:35am

VELCORIN® as a Processing Aid, Riaz Musaheb, LANXESS Corporation [Please contact speaker for information. Email: riaz-e.musaheb@lanxess.com]

11:10am

Screw Press Operating Hints, Bob Johnston, Vincent Corporation [Slides]

Session 4 – Grower and Industry Hot Topics – Part 1

Moderator: Doug Van Strijp, Southern Gardens

1:30pm

Greening from the Grower’s Perspective, Jim Snively, Southern Gardens Citrus Groves [Slides]

2:15pm

USDA/South Florida Greening Projects Overview, David Hall, USDA-ARS [Slides]

3:00pm

Break

3:30pm

Controlling the Psyllid – Guava Volatiles and Other Remedies, Lukasz Stelinski, UF, IFAS, CREC [Slides]

4:15pm

Effect of Greening on Fruit Size and Yield, Tim Spann, UF, IFAS, CREC [Slides]

6:30pm

Dinner & Entertainment (until 8:30pm)

Sponsored by:

- ENERFAB, Inc

- JBT FoodTech

- JBT FoodTech FranRica

 

Friday, September 18, 2009

Session 5 – Grower and Industry Hot Topics – Part 2

Moderator: Richard Bogey, Florida’s Natural Growers

7:30am

Registration (until 10:00am)

7:45am

Breakfast

Sponsored by:

- Bell Chem Corp.

- BioSun Flavors & Food Ingredients

- D L Newslow & Associates, Inc.

- HT/DCR Engineering, Inc.

- Safe Chem Inc

- Symrise, Inc.

8:30am

Clues to Symptom Development in HLB-infected Fruit through Analysis of Global Gene Expression Change, Jackie Burns, UF, IFAS, CREC [Please contact speaker for information. Email: jkbu@crec.ifas.ufl.edu]

9:15am

Volatile Changes in Greening-Affected Fruit, Russ Rouseff, UF, IFAS, CREC [Please contact speaker for information. Email: jkbu@crec.ifas.ufl.edu]

10:00am

Consumer Sensory Testing of Greening-Affected Products, Charlie Sims, UF, IFAS, FSHN [Slides]

10:45am

Effect of Greening on the Economy of Citrus, Bob Norberg, Florida Department of Citrus [Slides]

Economic Impacts of the Florida Citrus Industry
in 2007-08
, Mohammad Rahmani, UF, IFAS, FRE
[Slides]

11:30am

Adjourn

 

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