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Wednesday, September 21, 2022 | First Day of Sessions
General Session [Beach/Gulf/Palm Rooms]
8:30am - 9:00am Welcome and Introductory Remarks
- Renée Goodrich Schneider, UF/IFAS FSHN, Program Organizer
- Susan Percival, UF/IFAS FSHN, Department Chair
- Saqib Mukhtar, UF/IFAS, Associate Dean for Extension, Agriculture & Natural Resources
- Richard Bogey, Florida’s Natural Growers, Program Chair
Session 1: The World of Citrus – A Global Perspective
Moderator: Clarissa Albarran, Brown International
9:00am The Mexican Citrus Industry and Market
- Ricardo Martinez, Citrofrut
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9:40am Prospects of the Spanish Citrus Industry
- Erich Faber, Riverbend
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10:40am The Texas Citrus Industry
- Jud Flowers, Lone Star Citrus
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11:20am Citrus in Argentina
- Kurt Nordman, Citromax
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Session 2: The Industry Looking Forward
Moderator: Brandy Geiger, Florachem
1:30pm The South African Citrus Industry and Market
- Alan Molenaar, HG Molenaar
2:05pm Sustainability in Agricultural Enterprises
- Juan Andrade, UF/IFAS
3:10pm Citrus Consumer Insights
- Hélène Moeller, ADM
3:45pm Upcycling of Alternative Citrus Side Streams
- Sjors Peters, IFF
4:20pm Paths to the Future Citrus Varieties in Florida
- Fred Gmitter, UF/IFAS
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Thursday, September 22, 2022
General Session [Beach/Gulf/Palm Rooms]
Session 3: Industry, Consumers, and Employees – What’s Important Now?
Moderator: Linda Staten, USDA-AMS
8:30am Food and Social Media Habits of Gen Z
- Mari Schroeder, UF/IFAS CREC
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9:05am Navigating the Multi-generational Workforce
- Tonia Morris, Simply HR
9:40am Diet Transformation of the Emerging Consumer
- Ed Koza, Firmenich
10:45am Florida Orange Juice Outlook, Research, and Marketing
- Marisa Zansler, FDOC
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11:20am Citrus & Beverage Market Research Trends
- Lisa House, UF/IFAS
Session 4: Technology and Innovation – Tools and Ideas for Industry
Moderator: Anne Plotto, USDA-ARS
1:30pm Economic Adulteration in Citrus Juice
- Kristen Jeffries, USDA-ARS & Demeseh Cobb, USDA-AMS
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2:05pm New Innovations in Orange Pulp Defect Determination
- Michael McCroan, The Coca-Cola Company
3:10pm Processing Factors for Pesticide Residues in Cold Pressed Lemon Oil
- José-Antonio Garcia, AILIMPO - Lemon from Spain®
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3:45pm Goodbye Citrus sinensis and Hello Biodiversity – Implications for FDA Orange Juice Standards
- Kristen Carlson, Florida Citrus Processors Association
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4:20pm When an Orange is not a Citrus sinensis, is it a Sweet Orange-like Hybrid? – an International Perspective
- David Hammond, IFU
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Friday, September 23, 2022
General Session [Beach/Gulf/Palm Rooms]
Session 5: Hot Topics in the Citrus Industry
Moderator: Keith Schneider, UF/IFAS FSHN
8:30am MRL Regulations with a Focus on Chlorpyrifos
- Joanna Drake, FEMA
9:10am Photonic Fence Technology to Detect, Track, and Intercept Flying ACPs
- Joseph Patt, USDA-ARS
9:45am Harnessing Biotechnology to Manage Greening
- Lukasz Stelinski, UF/IFAS
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10:20am Increase Fruit Production and Fruit Quality of HLB Infected Trees Organically from the Roots and Foliage
- Vasilios Fotopoulos, Savory Sun VA LLC
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10:55am Mandarin or Orange? They Both Taste so Good!
- Anne Plotto, USDA/ARS and Yu Wang, UF/IFAS
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September 20-23, 2022
Clearwater Beach, FL
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