Agenda by Topic

Below is a preliminary agenda outline to help with your travel plans. The final agenda with confirmed speakers will be announced in the coming weeks.

Please note that the official language of the conference is English.

Tuesday, September 20, 2022 (Registration Only)
4:00pm–7:00pm Registration Open – Pick up your name badge and program
Wednesday, September 21, 2022 (First Day of Sessions)
7:30am–8:30am Registration Open & Light Morning Refreshments
8:30am–9:00am Welcome and Introductory Remarks
Session 1: The World of Citrus – A Global Perspective
  • The Mexican Citrus Industry
  • The Spanish Citrus Industry
  • The Texas Citrus Industry
  • Citrus in Argentina
12:00pm–1:30pm Lunch Break (on your own)
Session 2: The Citrus Industry Looking Forward – Strategic Planning & Marketing
  • A Focus on Sustainability in the Brazilian Citrus Industry
  • An Overview of Citrus Varieties in Florida
  • Citrus Consumer Insights
  • Orange Juice Outlook
  • Overview of Health-related Citrus Marketing
6:00pm–7:00pm Networking Reception
Thursday, September 22, 2022
7:30am–8:30am Registration & Light Morning Refreshments
Session 3: The Food Industry in the Post-COVID Era
  • Food and Social Media Habits of Gen Z
  • The Millenial Work Force
  • Changed Consumer Habits Post-COVID
  • Global Sustainability in the Food Industry (UF/IFAS)
  • Mindfulness and the Alternative Beverage Market
12:00pm–1:30pm Lunch break (on your own)
Session 4: Technology and Innovation – Tools and Ideas for Industry
  • Economic Adulteration in Orange Juice
  • Upcycling Alternatives of Citrus Side Streams
  • Framework for Residue Control in Lemon Oil
  • OJ Standard of Identity – U.S. Update
  • European Perspective on Sweet Orange Traits
5:30pm–7:00pm Networking Reception
Friday, September 23, 2022
7:45am–8:30am Buffet Breakfast
Session 5: Hot Topics in the Citrus Industry
  • Tree Nutrition and Fruit Drop
  • Anti-Psyllid Laser Technology
  • Citrus Tree-based Management of the Asian Citrus Psyllid
  • MRL Regulations with a Focus on Chlopyrifos
  • New Varieties and Citrus Flavor Data
11:30am Conference Concludes
September 20-23, 2022
Clearwater Beach, FL
Conference has ended