Calendar

February
6-9: International Sweetener Colloquium, International Dairy Foods Association, Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa, Hollywood, Fla., contact Tanika Manning, (202) 220-3557, www.idfa.org.
7-9: 2006 Food Claims and Litigation Conference, Food Products Association, Ritz-Carlton San Juan Hotel, Spa & Casino, Puerto Rico, contact Debbie Kimmelmann, (202) 639-5904, dkimmelmann@fpa-food.org, www.fpa-food.org.
8-9: Quality Milk Conference, University of Wisconsin-Madison, contact Dr. Scott Rankin, (608) 263-2008.
13-17: Industrial Refrigeration Workshop, Kansas State University and the International Institute of Ammonia Refrigeration, Hilton Charlotte Executive Park Hotel, Charlotte, N.C., (785) 532-2322.
21-23: 2nd Annual Farmstead/Artisan Cheesemaking Course, Washington State University Creamery, Food Innovation Center, Portland, Ore., contact Mark Bates, (509) 595-8652, Cheeseguy@pullman.com, ww.wsu.edu/creamery/education/cheesemakingEd.htm.
27-28: 8th Symposium on Advances in Dairy Product Technology — Concentrated and Dried Ingredients, The Cliffs Resort, Shell Beach, Calif., (805) 756-0697, www.calpoly.edu/~dptc
27-March 1: Packaging Management Council Meeting, PMMI, Renaissance Tampa Hotel International Plaza, Tampa, Fla., (888) 275-7664, bmiyanes@packmgmt.com.
28-March 1: Wisconsin Process Cheese Short Course, University of Wisconsin-Madison, contact Dr. Bill Wendorff, (608) 263-2015 or John Jaeggi, (608) 262-2264.
March
1-3: Ice Cream Technology Conference, International Dairy Foods Association, Renaissance Scottsdale, Scottsdale, Ariz., www.idfa.org.
6-9: 21st Annual WSU Cheesemaking Short Course, Washington State University Creamery, Holiday Inn, Pullman, Wash., contact Mark Bates, (509) 595-8652, Cheeseguy@pullman.com, www.wsu.edu/creamery/education/cheesemakingEd.htm.
8-10: FPA Annual Meeting, Flexible Packaging Association, Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples, Fla., (410) 694-0800, fpa@flexpack.org, www.flexpack.org.
15-16: SmartMarketing 2006, International Dairy Foods Association, Westin Casuarina Hotel and Spa, Las Vegas, www.idfa.org.
15-17: Microbiological Concerns in Food Plant Sanitation and Hygiene, Silliker Inc., Schaumburg, Ill., www.silliker.com.
15-19: 2006 All Star Convention, All Star Dairy Association, Marriott World Center, Orlando, Fla., (800) 930-3644, www.allstardairy.com.
19-22: 2006 Ammonia Refrigeration Conference & Exhibition, International Institute of Ammonia Refrigeration, Reno Hilton, Reno, Nev., (703) 312-4200, information@iiar.org, www.iiar.org.
21-24: 18th Annual Cheese Short Course, Cal Poly Dairy Products Technology Center, San Luis Obispo, Calif., (805) 756-6097, www.calpolu.edu/~dptc.
22-24: Food Safety Summit, International Association for Food Protection, Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Las Vegas, (800) 746-9646, www.foodsafetysummit.com.
23-26: 2006 PLMA Annual Meeting & Leadership Conference, Private Label Manufacturers Association, Hyatt Regency at Gainey Ranch, Scottsdale, Ariz., (212) 972-3131, www.plma.com.
24-26: SupplyExpo 2006, Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, Calif., www.supplyexpo.com.
27-31: Wisconsin Cheese Technology Short Course, University of Wisconsin-Madison, contact Dr. Bill Wendorff, (608) 263-2015.
28-29: Dairy 101: Milk Procurement Workshop, International Dairy Foods Association, Westin O’Hare, Rosemont, Ill., www.idfa.org.
April
5-7: Practical HACCP for Food Processors, Silliker Inc., Chicago, www.silliker.com.
9-11: Spring Board Meetings, International Dairy Foods Association, Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa, Phoenix, www.idfa.org.
18-19: 12th Annual Milk Processing Technology Short Course, Cal Poly Dairy Products Technology Center, San Luis Obispo, Calif., (805) 756-6097, www.calpoly.edu/~dptc.
24-25: Pasteurization Workshop, Washington State University, Holiday Inn Express, Pullman, Wash., contact Mark Bates, (509) 595-8652, fax (509) 472-9650, Cheeseguy@pullman.com, www.wsu.edu/creamery/education/cheesemakingEd.htm.
25-26: Plant Operations Conference, International Dairy Foods Association, Sheraton St. Louis City Center Hotel & Suites, St. Louis, www.idfa.org.
25-27: International Cheese Technology Exposition, Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association, Alliant Energy Center, Madison, Wis., (608) 828-4550, www.wischeesemakersassn.org.
30-May 2: ADPI Annual Meeting & Expo, American Dairy Products Institute, Hyatt Regency, Chicago, contact Beth Sutton, (740) 828-3060, www.adpi.org.
27: 2006 FPA Executive Conference, Food Processors Association, Naples, Fla., (202) 639-5904, www.fpa-food.org.