Calendar

February
2: Advanced HACCP Updates, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, contact Dr. Steve Ingham, (608) 265-4801, www.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, www.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: Energy Management in Dairy Processing, Heritage Complex, International Agri-Center, Tulare, Calif., contact Bill Schiel, (949) 900-8381.
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, www.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, www.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, www.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.
See the complete 2007 events calendar at www.dairyfield.com