Calendar

March
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.
May
6-9: All Things Organic, Organic Trade Association, McCormick Place, Chicago, info@ota.com, www.organicexpo.com.
7-9: The FMI Show 2005, Food Marketing Institute, McCormick Place, Chicago, www.fmi.org.
9: Cleaning and Sanitation Workshop, University of Wisconsin-Madison, contact Dr. Bill Wendorff, (608) 263-2015.
10: Dairy HACCP Workshop, University of Wisconsin-Madison, contact Marianne Smukowski, (608) 265-6346.
14-18: IDF Symposium on Lactose and Lactose Derivatives, International Dairy Foundation, Moscow, www.fil-idf.org.
16-17: Dairy Cost Accounting Workshop, International Dairy Foods Association, Westin O’Hare, Rosemont, Ill., www.idfa.org.
16-17: Applied Dairy Chemistry Short Course, University of Wisconsin-Madison, contact Scott Rankin, (608) 263-2008.
16-18: Packaging Summit Conference, Institute of Packaging Professionals, Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont, Ill., contact Chris Barry, (630) 696-4009, www.pkgsummit.org.
23-24: Cultured Dairy Products Conference, International Dairy Foods Association, Hilton Minneapolis, www.idfa.org.
June
4-8: National Grocers Association Executive Leadership Development Program, Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y., (703) 516-0700.
6-7: Univ. of Wisconsin Cheese Grading and Evaluation Short Course, Madison, Wis., contact Scott Rankin, (608) 263-2008, www.wisc.edu/foodsci.
6-7: MSU Clean-in-Place (CIP) Short Course, Dept. of Food Science & Human Nutrition, Michigan State University, East Lansing, (517) 355-8474, ext.114.
6-8: EastPack, Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York, (310) 445-4200.
9-11: The Great American Dessert Expo 2006, Dessert Expo LLC, Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, (718) 854-4450, info@dessertexpo.com.
9-12: Grocery Manufacturers of America Executive Conference, The Greenbrier, White Sulphur Springs, W.Va., (202) 337-9400.
11-13: Dairy-Deli-Bake Seminar & Expo, International Dairy-Deli-Bakery Association, Orlando, Fla., (608) 238-7908.
14-15: Washington Conference, International Dairy Foods Association, Washington Court Hotel, Washington, D.C., contact Shira Pisner, (202) 220-3557.
15-16: Principles of HACCP Seminar, ASI Food Safety Consultants, Orlando, Fla., (800) 477-0778, asi@asifood.com, www.asifood.com.
24-28: Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting & Expo, Orlando, Fla., (312) 782-8424, info@ift.org.
25-27: 23rd Annual Distribution and Logistics Conference, American Frozen Food Institute, Ritz-Carlton Lake Las Vegas, Las Vegas, (703) 821-0770, info@affi.com.
25-27: Southwest Foodservice Expo, Texas Restaurant Association, George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston, (800) 395-2872.
25-27: The Dairy Symposium, Wisconsin Dairy Products Association, Galena, Ill., info@wdpa.net.