2007 Calendar

JANUARY
7-13: Ice Cream Short Course, Pennsylvania State University, State College, Pa., contact Dr. Robert Roberts, (814) 863-2959, www.foodscience.psu.edu.
9-10: Milk Pasteurization and Process Control School, University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Food Science, contact Dr. Scott Rankin, (608) 263-2008, http://foodsci.wisc.edu.
14-16: Child Nutrition Industry Conference, School Nutrition Association, Tucson, Ariz., www.schoolnutrition.org.
14-17: Dairy Forum ’07, International Dairy Foods Association, Disney Yacht & Beach Club, Orlando, Fla., (202) 220-3557, www.idfa.org.
14-17: Northwest Food Manufacturing & Packaging Expo, Northwest Food Processors Association, Portland, Ore., www.nwfpa.org.
19: Advanced HACCP Updates, University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Food Science, contact Dr. Steve Ingham, (608) 265-4801, http: //foodsci.wisc.edu.
21-23: FMI Midwinter Executive Conference, Food Marketing Institute, Ritz-Carlton, Grand Lakes, Fla., www.fmi.org.
21-23: 32nd Winter Fancy Food Show, National Association for the Specialty Food Trade, San Francisco, www.specialtyfood.com.
23-26: 8th Annual Frozen Dairy Desserts Manufacturing Short Course, Cal Poly Dairy Products Technology Center, San Luis Obispo, Calif., (805) 756-6101, www.calpolyedu/~dptc.
24: Safety Conference, Flexible Packaging Association, St. Petersburg Beach, Fla., www.flexpack.org.
25-27, Environmental Summit, Flexible Packaging Association, St. Petersburg Beach, Fla., www.flexpack.org.
27-28: Ice Cream 101: Introduction to Frozen Desserts, Pennsylvania State University, State College, Pa., contact Dr. Robert Roberts, (814) 863-2959, www.foodscience.psu.edu.
29-31: Premium Ice Cream Project, University of Wisconsin-Madison, contact Dr. Scott Rankin, (608) 263-2008, http://foodsci.wisc.edu.
29-Feb. 1: Annual Convention and Supermarket Synergy Showcase, National Grocers Association, Las Vegas, www.nationalgrocers.org.
FEBRUARY
2: Advanced HACCP Updates, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, contact Dr. Steve Ingham, (608) 265-4801, http://foodsci.wisc.edu.
6: 2007 Food Claims and Litigation Conference, Food Products Association, Carlsbad, Calif., www.fpa-food.org.
6-7: Quality Milk Conference, University of Wisconsin-Madison, contact Dr. Scott Rankin, (608) 263-2008.
9: Advanced HACCP Updates, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, contact Dr. Steve Ingham, (608) 265-4801, http://foodsci.wisc.edu.
11-14: International Sweetener Colloquium, International Dairy Foods Association, Hilton Tucson El Conquistador, Tucson, Ariz., (202) 220-3557, www.idfa.org.
13-15: WestPack, Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, Calif., www.westpackshow.com.
20-22: Basic-Plus Cheesemaking Course, Washington State University Creamery, Lynden, Wash.., (509) 335-4014, creamery@wsu.edu, www.wsu.edu/creamery/education/cheesemakingEd.htm.
20-23: Best Practices Category Management Conference, Food Marketing Institute, Hyatt at Fisherman’s Wharf, San Francisco, www.fmi.org.
24-28: Frozen Food Convention, American Frozen Food Institute, Monterey, Calif., www.affi.org.
26-28: Annual Conference & Exhibition, Refrigerated Foods Association, The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel, The Woodlands, Texas, www.refrigeratedfoods.org.
26-28: Packaging Management Council Spring Meeting, Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute, Renaissance Vinoy Resort and Golf Club, St. Petersburg, Fla., contact Ben Miyares, (888) 275-7664, bmiyares@pmmi.org, www.pmmi.org.
26-28: 9th Annual Dairy Ingredients and 3rd International Spray Dried Milk Conference, Cal Poly Dairy Products Technology Center, Sir Francis Drake Hotel, San Francisco, contact Laurie Jacobson, (805) 305-5056, ljacobso@calpoly.edu, www.calpoly.edu/~dptc.
26-28: IRI Summit 2007, Information Resources Inc., The Wynn, Las Vegas, www.cpgsummit.com.
27-28: Process Cheese Short Course, University of Wisconsin-Madison, contact Dr. Bill Wendorff, (608) 263-2015, or John Jaeggi, (608) 262-2264.
27-March 2: Better Process Control School, University of Wisconsin-Madison, contact Dr. Steve Ingham, (608) 265-4801, http://foodsci.wisc.edu.
28-March 2: Ice Cream Technology Conference, International Dairy Foods Association, Crowne Plaza San Marcos Golf Resort, Phoenix., www.idfa.org.
28-March 2: FPA Annual Meeting, Flexible Packaging Association, Aventura, Fla., www.flexpack.org.
MARCH
2-6: 2007 Annual Business Conference, Food Marketing Institute, Hilton Anatole, Dallas, www.fmi.org.
5-6: New York State Cheese Manufacturers’ Annual Conference, DoubleTree Hotel Syracuse, East Syracuse, N.Y., contact Janene Lucia, (607) 255-2892, jgg3@cornell.edu.
5-8: 22nd Annual WSU Cheesemaking Short Course, Washington State University Creamery, Pullman, Wash., (509) 335-4014, creamery@wsu.edu, www.wsu.edu/creamery/education/cheesemakingEd.htm.
6-8: Food Safety & Security Summit, Stagnito Communications, Washington, D.C., Convention Center, www.foodsafetysummit.com.
8-11: Natural Products Expo West / Supply Expo West 2007 / Nutracon, Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, Calif., www.expowest.com, www.supplyexpo.com.
11-14: 2007 Loss Prevention Conference, Food Marketing Institute, Westin Riverwalk, San Antonio, www.fmi.org.
12-14: 2007 United States Championship Cheese Contest, Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association, Midwest Airlines Center, Milwaukee, (608) 828-4550, www.wischeesemakersassn.org.
14-15: SmartMarketing 2007, International Dairy Foods Association, Westin Casuarina Hotel and Spa, Las Vegas, www.idfa.org.
14-15: Effective Environmental Monitoring & Aseptic Technology, Silliker Inc., Chicago, www.silliker.com.
18-21: Distribution/Supply Chain Conference, Food Marketing Institute, Renaissance Orlando Resort at Sea World, Orlando, Fla., www.fmi.org.
18-21: 2007 Ammonia Refrigeration Conference & Exhibition, International Institute of Ammonia Refrigeration, Renaissance Hotel, Nashville, Tenn., (703) 312-4200, request_info@iiar.org, www.iiar.org.
20-21: Beginning Laboratory Methods in Food Microbiology, Silliker Inc., Chicago Heights, Ill., www.silliker.com.
20-22: International Pizza Expo, Las Vegas, (502) 736-9500, www.pizzaexpo.com, www.napo.com.
20-23: 19th Annual Cheese Short Course, Cal Poly Dairy Products Technology Center, San Luis Obispo, Calif., (805) 756-6101, www.calpoly.edu/~dptc.
22-25: 2006 PLMA Annual Meeting & Leadership Conference, Private Label Manufacturers Association, Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress, Orlando, Fla., (212) 972-3131, info@plma.com, www.plma.com.
26-30: Wisconsin Cheese Technology Short Course, University of Wisconsin-Madison, contact Dr. Bill Wendorff, (608) 263-2015.
27-28: Dairy 101: Milk Procurement Workshop, International Dairy Foods Association, Westin O’Hare, Rosemont, Ill., www.idfa.org.
28-30: Cologne FoodTec Congress, Cologne, Germany, www.anugafoodtec.com.
28-31: Dairy Distribution & Fleet Management Conference, Holiday Inn Select Airport, San Antonio, (972) 937-2442, twgddc@swbell.net, www.dairydistributionconf.com.
28-April 1: 2007 All Star Convention, All Star Dairy Association, Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort, Phoenix, (800) 930-3644, www.allstardairy.com.
APRIL
2-5: Membrane and Separations Technology Practical Short Course, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, http: //foodprotein.tamu.edu.
11: International Symposium on Advances in Milking, International Dairy Federation, Cork, Ireland, info@idf-milking.org, www.idf-milking.org.
17-18: 12th Annual Milk Processing Technology Short Course, Cal Poly Dairy Products Technology Center, San Luis Obispo, Calif., (805) 756-6101, www.calpoly.edu/~dptc.
18-19: 2007 Wisconsin Cheese Industry Conference, Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association, LaCrosse Center, LaCrosse, Wis., (608) 828-4550, www.wischeesemakersassn.org.
18-19: Pasteurization Workshop, Washington State University, Pullman, Wash., (509) 335-4014, creamery@wsu.edu, www.wsu.edu/creamery/education/cheesemakingEd.htm.
18-20: Food Safety Trainer, Silliker Inc., Chicago, www.silliker.com.
18-20: 5th International Symposium on the Challenge to Sheep and Goats Milk Sectors, International Dairy Federation, Alghero, Sardinia, Italy, http: //sheepgoatsmilk.fil-idf-pr.com.
21-26: IRTA Annual Convention and Trade Show, International Association of Refrigerated Warehouses-World Food Logistics Organization, Phoenix, www.iarw.org.
22-23: Spring Board Meetings, International Dairy Foods Association, St. Regis Resort, Monarch Beach, Dana Point, Calif., www.idfa.org.
23-26: Better Process Control School, Penn State, State College, Pa., contact Dr. Stephanie Doores, (814) 863-2956, www.foodscience.psu.edu.
26: 2007 FPA Executive Conference, Food Processors Association, Four Seasons Resort, Scottsdale at Troon North, Scottsdale, Ariz., (202) 639-5900, www.fpa-food.org.
29-May 2: ADPI Annual Meeting & Expo, American Dairy Products Institute, Chicago Marriott Downtown, contact Carl Roode, (630) 530-8700 ext. 222, carl@adpi.org, www.adpi.org.
30-May 1: BevTech ’07, International Society of Beverage Technologists, San Antonio, www.bevtech.org.
30-May 2: Retail Executive Conference, National Frozen and Refrigerated Food Association, Tempe, Ariz., www.nfraweb.org.
30-May 2: SupplySide East, Secaucus, N.J., www.supplysideshow.com.
30-May 3: Cheese Utilization Short Course, University of Wisconsin-Madison, contact Dean Sommer, (608) 265-6469.
MAY
2-4: Practical HACCP for Food Processors, Silliker Inc., Chicago, www.silliker.com.
5-8: All Things Organic, Organic Trade Association, McCormick Place, Chicago, info@ota.com, www.organicexpo.com.
6-8: FMI Show/NASFT Spring/Midwest International Fancy Food Show, McCormick Place, Chicago, www.fmi.org, www.fancyfoodshows.com.
8: Cleaning and Sanitation Workshop, University of Wisconsin-Madison, contact Dr. Bill Wendorff, (608) 263-2015.
9: Dairy HACCP Workshop, University of Wisconsin-Madison, contact Marianne Smukowski, (608) 265-6346.
15-16: PAMFES Conference, Pennsylvania Association of Milk, Food and Environmental Sanitarians, Nittany Lion Inn, State College, Pa., contact Dr. Robert Roberts, (814) 863-2959.
15-16: Applied Dairy Chemistry Short Course, University of Wisconsin-Madison, contact Scott Rankin, (608) 263-2008.
15-17: Intermediate Laboratory Methods in Food Microbiology, Silliker Inc., Summit, Ill., www.silliker.com.
15-17: Packaging Summit Conference, Institute of Packaging Professionals, Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont, Ill., (262) 782-1900, www.pkgsummit.com.
19-22: NRA Restaurant/Hotel/Motel Show, National Restaurant Association, Chicago, www.restaurant.org.
20-22: Dairy Institute of California 2007 Spring Board Meeting, Bernardus Lodge, Carmel Valley, Calif., (916) 441-6921, www.dairyinstitute.org.
22-23: Cultured Dairy Products Conference, International Dairy Foods Association, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, www.idfa.org.
22-23: Dairy Cost Accounting Workshop, International Dairy Foods Association, Hyatt Regency O’Hare, Rosemont, Ill., www.idfa.org.
JUNE
1-3: The Great American Dessert Expo 2007, Dessert Expo LLC, Cobb Galleria Convention Centre, Atlanta, (718) 854-4450, info@dessertexpo.com.
3-5: Dairy-Deli-Bake Seminar & Expo, International Dairy-Deli-Bakery Association, Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, Calif., (608) 238-7908.
3-7: National Grocers Association Executive Leadership Development Program, Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y., (703) 516-0700.
4-6: Milk Technology Conference, International Dairy Foods Association, Marriott Denver City Center, Denver, www.idfa.org.
5-6: Cheese Grading and Evaluation Short Course, University of Wisconsin-Madison, contact Scott Rankin, (608) 263-2008, www.wisc.edu/foodsci.
8-11: Grocery Manufacturers of America Executive Conference, The Greenbrier, White Sulphur Springs, W.Va., (202) 337-9400.
12-14: EastPack, Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York, (310) 445-4200.
17-20: ASABE Annual International Meeting, American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, Minneapolis, (269) 428-6333.
20-21: Washington Conference, International Dairy Foods Association, Washington, D.C., (202) 737-4332, www.idfa.org.
21-23: World Dairy Expo & Summit — China 2007, Nanjing International Exhibition Center, Jiangsu Province, China, yu.hong@263.net, www.dairyexpo.com.
24-26: 2007 Distribution and Logistics Conference, American Frozen Food Institute, DoubleTree Paradise Valley Resort, Scottsdale, Ariz., contact Jenny Mitchell or Becky Heider, (703) 821-0770, info@affi.com.
24-26: Southwest Foodservice Expo 2007, Dallas Convention Center, Dallas, (800) 395-2872.
TBD: Principles of HACCP Seminar, ASI Food Safety Consultants, contact Jeanette Huge, (800) 477-0778.
TBD: Ingredients Expo, Canon Communications LLC, Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York, contact Josh Dome, (310) 996-9427.
JULY
7-12: American Dairy Science Association and American Society of Animal Science Joint Annual Meeting, San Antonio, (217) 356-2426, www.adsa.org.
8-10: 53rd Summer Fancy Food Show, National Association for the Specialty Food Trade, Jacob K. Javits Center, New York, (212) 482-6440.
8-11: IAFP 2007-94th Annual Meeting, Disney’s Contemporary Resort, Lake Buena Vista, Fla., (515) 276-3344, info@foodprotection.org.
9-12: Better Process Control School, Louisiana State University, Department of Food Science, Baton Rouge, La., contact Dr. Michael Moody, (225) 578-5207.
15-16: 2007 Dairy Symposium, Wisconsin Dairy Products Association, Grand Geneva Resort, Lake Geneva, Wis., info@wdpa.net.
15-18: School Nutrition Association ANC 2007, McCormick Place, Chicago, (703) 739-3900, servicecenter@schoolnutrition.org.
20-22: NPA MarketPlace 2007, Natural Products Association (formerly NNFA), Las Vegas, (800) 966-6632, conventions@naturalproductsassoc.org.
22-25: 44th Annual Florida Pesticide Residue Workshop and 9th Annual Foodborne Pathogen Analysis Conference, TradeWinds Island Grand, St. Pete Beach, Fla., contact W. George Fong, Gandwfong@comcast.net, www.flworkshop.com.
28-Aug. 1: Institute of Food Technologists FoodSmarts Meeting and Expo, McCormick Place, Chicago, (312) 782-8424, info@ift.org.
TBD: Kansas State Univ. 27th International Workshop/Symposium on Rapid Methods and Automation in Micro­biology, contact Daniel Y.C. Fung, dfung@ksu.edu or Debbie Hagenmaier, debbieh@ksu.edu,  www.dce.ksu.edu/dce/cl/rapidmethods/2006.
AUGUST
1-4: 24th Annual American Cheese Society Conference and Competition, Burlington, Vt., (502) 583-3783.
7-9: Food Ingredients South America 2007, Transamerica Expo Center, Sao Paulo, Brazil, www.fi-events.com.
16-17: Idaho Milk Producers Association Annual Meeting, Sun Valley, Idaho, (208) 385-9510.
18-20: 2007 Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo, California Restaurant Association, Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, (800) 765-4842, www.westernfoodexpo.com.
SEPTEMBER
11-12: Cultured Dairy Products Short Course, University of Wisconsin-Madison, contact Dr. Bill Wendorff, (608) 263-2015, or John Jaeggi, (608) 262-2264.
12-13: Northeast Pizza Show, Atlantic City, N.J., www.pizzaexpo.com.
17-20: Grocery Manufacturers Association Multi-Channel Strategies for Merchandizing Conference, The Broadmoor, Colorado Springs, Colo., www.gmabrands.com
18-20: New York State Association for Food Protection Annual Meeting, Doubletree Syracuse Hotel (formerly Wyndham Hotel) Syracuse, N.Y., (607) 255-2892.
25-28: Cultured Dairy Products Short Course, Pennsylvania State University, State College, Pa., shortcourse@psu.edu.
25-28: 9th Dairy Science and Technology Basics for the Farmstead/Artisan Cheesemaker, California Polytechnic State University Dairy Products Technology Center, San Luis Obispo, Calif., contact Laurie Jacobson, (805) 756-6097, www.calpoly.edu/~dptc.
26-29: Natural Products Expo East, Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, www.expoeast.com.
29-Oct. 2: American Dietetic Association Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo 2007, Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, (800) 877-1600, www.eatright.org.
29-Oct. 4: World Dairy Summit 2007, International Dairy Federation, Dublin, Ireland, www.wds2007.com.
OCTOBER
13-17: National Frozen & Refrigerated Foods Convention, National Frozen & Refrigerated Foods Association, San Antonio, info@nfraweb.org.
13-17: Anuga 2007, Cologne Exhibition Centre, Cologne, Germany, www.anuga.com.
15-17: Pack Expo Las Vegas 2007/ FPSA Process Expo, Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, www.packexpo.com.
18-21: NAFFS 90th Annual Convention (tentative), National Association of Flavors and Food-Ingredient Systems, Longboat Key, Fla., (732) 922-3218.
24-27: Worldwide Food Expo 2007, McCormick Place, Chicago, www.worldwidefood.com.
NOVEMBER
6-9: NACS Show 2007, National Association of Convenience Stores, Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, contact Amy Ashley-Burke, (800) 966-6227, www.nacsonline.com.
11-14: Dairy Institute of California 2007 Fall Meeting, Silverado Resort, Napa, Calif., (916) 441-6921.
12-14: National Dairy Board/National Milk Producers Federation/United Dairy Industry Association Joint Annual Meeting, Orlando, Fla., (703) 243-6111.
15-16: Smart Label Summit Europe, Amsterdam, www.labelsummit.com.
27-29: 103rd MWFPA Convention & 80th Annual Processing Crops Conference, Midwest Airlines Center, Milwaukee, (608) 255-9946, www.mwfpa.org.