November 7-8, 2017 in SEVILLA, SPAIN


Technical Program

Conference Program Chair: Patricia Ruiz, CNTA

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

9:00 Registration & Coffee

9:45 Welcome & Introduction
Ian Britt, IFTPS
Patricia Ruiz, CNTA

10:00 Could High Pressure and Temperature Processes Improve the Quality Parameters of Food Products?
David Millan, CNTA

10:45 A comparative study of High Pressure Processing (HPP),
continuous flow microwave and conventional heating
Craig Leadley, Campden BRI Group

11:30 Refreshment Break

12:00 Validation - The importance of Temperature Mapping and Heat Penetration Studies
Matthew Marchi, Ellab

12:45 Aseptic 101 Critical Factors for an aseptic system
Ana Soares, JDE Coffee

13:30 Lunch

14:30 Aseptic Pouch Filling
Bert Krakers, JBT Food & Dairy Systems B.V.

15:15 Sterilisation and Pasteurisation of Dry Ingredients
Geoff Shaw, Holmach Ltd

16:00 Refreshment Break

16:15 Focused Discussion Groups

17:00 Adjourn

19:00 20:30 Reception and Vendor Displays
Wednesday, November, 8, 2017

9:00 Welcome

9:15 Aseptic Fillers in an R&D environment
John Miles, MicroThermics, Inc.

10:00 Bacterial and viral inactivation on blueberries during sugar
infusion and air drying
Matteo Campagnoli, Nestlé Research Center

10:45 Ohmic Heating Process of Food
Reza Zareifard, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

11:30 Refreshment Break

12:00 Surrogate Bacteria for Process Validation
Karim-Franck Khinouche, Novolyze

12:45 Fo Driven Retort
Roberto Gobita, TECTRONIK - Italy

13:30 Lunch

14:30 Systematic troubleshooting
Franz-Josef Laven, SIG Combibloc Systems GmbH

15:15 FSMA and You (via skype)
Susan Brecher, USFDA

15:45 Refreshment Break

16:00 Conference Wrap-Up General Question and Answer Session

16:45 Adjourn

Location and Lodging

The conference will be held at the Novotel Sevilla Marqués del Nervión, Av. Eduardo data, 71 | 41005, Sevilla | España
Tel:+34 954 55 82 00 | Fax: +34 954 53 42 33
E-mail H3210@accor.com

The hotel has set aside a block of rooms at the rate of 89 single,
99 double, including a breakfast and VAT. Make your room reservations directly with the hotel and please identify your attendance at the IFTPS event. Guarantee your reservations in order to be assured of the lower room rate.

Conference Dress: Business casual

Suppliers Exhibit

Limited tabletop display space will be available for suppliers during the conference reception from 5:30 to 7:00 PM on Tuesday, November 7. For more information please email ian.britt@iftps.org or call 1 519 824 6774.

Registration and Fees

The conference registration fee provides refreshments and lunches, complimentary refreshments at the reception and all conference materials. Cost of the hotel accommodations and other meals are not included. All payments are in US dollars.

Members $475.00

Student Members-$100.00
Student Non-members-$125.00

Guest Lunch and Reception Tickets

Tickets for spouses and guests attending lunches or the reception will be available at a charge of $20.00 per event.

Online Payment

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Payment by Fax or Mail

Please download and submit registration form