2019 Speakers and Presentations

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Welcome and Introductory Remarks


Renée Goodrich Schneider
UF/IFAS Food Science & Human Nutrition, ICBC Program Organizer

Susan Percival
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UF/IFAS Food Science & Human Nutrition, Department Chair

David Johnson
Peace River Citrus Products, ICBC Program Chair


The World of Fruit, Juices and Beverages – A Global Perspective

Moderator: Savy DiBenedetto, Savy Quality Review, Inc.


9:30am

What's New in Sicily: An Overview of Sicilian Citrus Specialties
Chiara Corleone
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Agrumaria Corleone S.p.A.


10:40am

Overview of the Citrus Production in Mexico
Ricardo Martinez
Citrofrut SA de CV
(Please contact speaker for presentation information)


11:20am

Sustainable Lemon Industry in Argentina
Alex Nolte
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Citrusvil S.A.


Strategic Planning, Marketing and Consumer Trends

Moderator: Doug Van Strijp, Southern Gardens Citrus


1:30pm

Orange Juice Outlook, Research and Marketing
Marisa Zansler and Samantha Lane
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Florida Department of Citrus


2:05pm

The Future of Grapefruit in Florida
Scott Kerr and Melanie Ressler
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IMG Citrus


3:10pm

Consumer Insights – the Citrus and Beverage Market
Lisa House
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UF/IFAS FRED


3:45pm

The Production and Marketing of Italian Citrus Co-Products
Simona Caratozzolo and Giuseppe Ingrillì
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Citrofood Srl, Eurofood Srl (respectively)


4:20pm

Juice Industry Association Update
Adam Thocher
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Juice Products Association


Thursday, September 12, 2019

Ideas for Industry – From Food Safety to Novel Technologies

Moderator: Keith Schneider, UF/IFAS Food Science & Human Nutrition


8:30am

Innovation in Brewing Processes and Novel Beverages
Andrew MacIntosh
UF/IFAS FSHN
(Please contact speaker for presentation information)


9:05am

High Pressure Processing – Technical Considerations
Randy Worobo
Cornell University
(Please contact speaker for presentation information)


9:40am

FSMA – Intentional Adulteration Rule Training and Implementation
Don Kautter
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US Food and Drug Administration


10:45am

Blockchain Technology in the Food Industry
Praveen Pathak
UF Warrington College of Business
(Please contact speaker for presentation information)


11:20am

Agricultural Probiotics: Improving Crop Productivity and Soil Carbon Sequestration
Paul Zorner
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Locus Agricultural Solutions


Flavor Technology and Innovation

Moderator: Nick Shields, The Coca-Cola Company


1:30pm

Chemical and Microbially Induced Flavor Changes in Thermally Processed Citrus Juices
Russell Rouseff
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UF/IFAS CREC (Emeritus)


2:05pm

Leveraging Taste Receptor Technology for Citrus
Andrew Patron
Firmenich
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3:10pm

Sweetness Taste Technology in Beverages
Douglas West
Givaudan
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3:45pm

Enhancement of Saltiness with Volatiles
Linda Bartoshuk and Charles Sims
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UF/IFAS FSHN


4:20pm

Without Lemons, How Would You Make Lemonade?
Cecilia Pereyra
International Flavors & Fragrances Inc
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Friday, September 13, 2019

Hot Topics in the Industry

Moderator: Clarissa Albarran, Brown International Corporation, LLC


8:30am

CRISPR Technology and HLB-resistance
Fred Gmitter Jr.
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UF/IFAS CREC


9:15am

Regulatory Considerations for New Varieties
Kristen Carlson
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Florida Citrus Processors Association


10:00am

Pre-harvest Advancements in HLB Control
Tripti Vashisth
UF/IFAS CREC
(Please contact speaker for presentation information)


10:45am

How Would the Scion and Rootstock Affect the Fruit Quality?
Yu Wang
UF/IFAS CREC
(Please contact speaker for presentation information)




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