Tentative Agenda

Presenting author names appear in bold.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017
4:00PM Registration [Sand Key Room] (until 7:00PM)
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
7:30AM Registration [Sand Key Room] (until 5:00PM)
7:30AM Morning Refreshments [Island Ballroom] (until 8:25AM)
Sponsored by:
  Vincent Corporation
GENERAL SESSION [Grand Ballroom]
8:30AM

Welcome and Introductory Remarks

- Renée Goodrich Schneider, UF/IFAS Food Science & Human Nutrition, Professor and ICBC Program Organizer
- Susan Percival, UF/IFAS Food Science & Human Nutrition, Professor and Chair
- Nick Place, UF/IFAS Dean of Extension and Director
- Jack Payne, UF/IFAS Senior Vice President for Agriculture and Natural Resources

- Linda Staten, UDSA-AMS, ICBC Program Chair

Session 1:  The World of Fruit, Juices and Beverages – A Global Perspective
Moderator:  Keith Schneider, UF/IFAS Food Science & Human Nutrition
9:00AM Dominican Republic: Creating New Value in Fruit Processing
- Horatio Lomba
, Consorcio Citricos Dominicanos, S.A
9:40AM Citrus Production – a Global Perspective
- Fred Gmitter
, UF/IFAS CREC
10:20AM Beverage Break [Island Ballroom] (until 10:40AM)
10:40AM Citrus Processing in China
- Russell Rouseff
and Houjiu Wu, Southwest University, Citrus Research Institute of China
11:20AM The Cuban Citrus Industry - an Update
- William Messina
and Ariel Singerman, UF/IFAS FRE and UF/IFAS CREC
12:00PM Session Ends, Lunch Break (on your own; until 1:30PM)
Session 2:  Consumer Trends, Perceptions and Marketing
Moderator:  Nick Shields, The Coca-Cola Company
1:30PM The Orange Juice Market and Implications of Curing HLB
- Allen Morris
, R.A. Morris Agribusiness Consulting, LLC.
2:05PM The Millennials – Insights from Marketing Research
- Alexia Boiron
, Robertet
2:40PM Break [Island Ballroom] (until 3:10PM)
3:10PM Millennials and Orange Juice
- Lisa House
and Yan Heng, UF/IFAS FRE
3:45PM Orange Juice Flavor Balancing
- Stephan Trautzsch
, Symrise AG
4:20PM Who, What and Where is Driving the Growth in the Citrus and Beverage Market? 
- Will Polese
, MarketsandMarkets
4:55PM Session Ends
6:00PM Networking Reception [Poolside] (until 7:00PM)
Sponsored by:
  • Astral Extracts, Ltd
  • Brown International Corporation, LLC
  • Chemical Systems
  • CitraSource
  • Citrus Oleo
  • Doehler GmbH
  • Ecolab
  • FGF Trapani
  • Firmenich
  • Florida Chemical Company, Inc.
  • Givaudan Flavors Corp.
  • Kerry
  • Odyssey FoodTrans, LLC
  • Quattro Citrus Products, LLC
  • Separator Technology Solutions US Inc
  • Sun Rapt Foods, Inc.
  • Takasago International Corporation
  • Treatt
Thursday, September 14, 2017
7:30AM Registration [Sand Key Room] (until 5:00PM)
7:30AM Morning Refreshments [Island Ballroom] (until 8:25AM)
Sponsored by:
  Givaudan Flavors Corp
GENERAL SESSION [Grand Ballroom]
Session 3:  FSMA and Other Regulatory Considerations
Moderator:  Savy DiBenedetto, Savy Quality Review, Inc.
8:30AM The Sanitary Transport Rule – Industry Implementation
- Debby Newslow
, DL Newslow & Associates
9:05AM Overview of the PSR for the Processing Industry
- Michelle Smith
, U.S. FDA Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
9:40AM Alignment of the FDA Office of Regulatory Affairs
- Stewart Watson
, U.S. FDA ORA
10:15AM Beverage Break [ Island Ballroom] (until 10:45AM)
10:45AM FSMA and Electronic Record Keeping – Moving Beyond Paper Logs and Spreadsheets
- Bryan Banks
, KipTraq
11:20 AM Juice Products Association Update
- Carol Freysinger, Juice Products Association
11:55 AM Session Ends, Lunch Break (on your own; until 1:30PM)
Session 4:  Fruit and Fruit Processing Industry Updates
Moderator:  Greg Schrader, JBT Corporation
1:30PM Commercialization of HPP Food Products
- Nali Prchal
, JBT-Avure Technologies
2:05PM Overview of the Texas Citrus Industry
- Dale Murden
, Texas Citrus Mutual
2:40PM Coffee Break [Island Ballroom] (until 3:10PM)
Sponsored by:
  • Juice Products Association
  • Purkel Products Inc
  • Rio Grande Juice Company
3:10PM Fiberstar Citrus Fiber – A Technical Update
- John Haen
, Fiberstar
3:45PM Environmental Swabbing and Hygienic Zones 101
- Michelle Danyluk
, UF/IFAS CREC
4:20PM Juice and By-Product Processing
- Elizabeth Webb
, Vincent Corporation
4:55PM Session Ends
5:30PM Poolside Reception (until 7:00PM)
Sponsored by:
  • Enerfab, Ltd
  • JBT Corporation
Friday, September 15, 2017
7:30AM Registration [Sand Key Room] (until 10:00AM)
7:45AM Buffet Breakfast [Grand Ballroom] (until 8:30AM)
Sponsored by:
  • Bell Chem Corp.
  • BioSun & Food Ingredients/Colores USA
  • D.L. Newslow & Associates
  • Flavor Materials International
  • Marc Neil Soudijn Research Foundation
  • Safe Chem Inc.
  • Symrise, Inc.
  • Winniczuk Family
GENERAL SESSION [Grand Ballroom]
Session 5:  Hot Topics in the Industry
Moderator:  Doug Van Strijp, Southern Gardens
8:30AM Huanglongbing (HLB) and Asian Citrus Psyllid (ACP): Detection, Monitoring and Control
- Timothy Gottwald
, USDA-ARS
9:10AM Flavor and Consumer Science for Supply Security and Flexibility in the HLB Era
- Yu Wang
, UF/IFAS CREC
9:45AM CRISPR Technology
- Nian Wang
, UF/IFAS CREC
10:20AM The Effect of HLB on Orange Oil Quality
- Jinhe Bai
, USDA-ARS
10:55AM HLB R&D in the Commercial Sector
- Tim Eyrich
, Southern Gardens Citrus
11:30AM Conference Concludes

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