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IDFA Issues Call for Topics for 2014 Conferences

Oct 23, 2013

IDFA recently released its schedule of events, conferences and webinars for the balance of 2013 and the spring of 2014, including a call for topics for two spring conferences.


Ice Cream Technology Conference

April 8-9, St. Petersburg, Fla.

IDFA invites you to submit ideas on topics for a possible presentation or panel discussion at its 2014 Ice Cream Technology Conference.

This premier event for frozen dessert professionals, the Ice Cream Technology Conference is the only meeting that focuses specifically on frozen dessert research, technology, new market trends and opportunities. Ice Cream Tech encourages an open exchange among participants and experts on the technical and practical processing issues pertinent to the frozen dessert industry. The meeting features networking opportunities and product tasting, including the annual Innovative Ice Cream Flavor Competition.

Areas of interest for topics are:

  • Consumer trends, retail sales and product marketing data;
  • Food Safety, quality and auditing systems for frozen desserts;
  • Innovations in processing, freezing and packaging equipment for ice cream and novelties;
  • Novel ingredients, flavoring and sweeteners for the ice cream industry; and
  • Efficiency, cost saving ideas and sustainability improvements for processing, packaging, sanitation and distribution

Please complete the topic submission form and submit it to IDFA by December 6, 2013. IDFA will contact you by January 10, 2013, if your recommendation is accepted. It may be helpful to review the agenda from last year’s conference for reference. If you have any questions, contact Paxton Styles, IDFA meetings coordinator, at 202-220-3532 or pstyles@idfa.org.

 

Milk & Cultured Dairy Conference
May 20-21, Indianapolis, Ind. 

IDFA invites you to submit ideas on topics for a possible presentation or panel discussion at the 2014 Milk & Cultured Dairy Conference. This conference will showcase the most recent developments in ingredients, processing technology and packaging and food safety as well as a look at new products entering the market. Industry peers and respected experts will empower attendees with fresh new ideas to help their companies grow and prosper.  The conference includes the annual Innovative Dairy Product Contest.

Areas of interest for papers are:

  • Consumer trends, retail sales and product marketing data;
  • Food Safety, quality and auditing systems for milk and cultured dairy products;
  • Innovations in processing and packaging equipment for milk and milk products;
  • Novel ingredients, cultures, flavoring, and sweeteners for the dairy industry; and
  • Efficiency, cost saving ideas, and sustainability improvements for processing, packaging, sanitation and distribution.

Please complete the topic submission form and submit it to IDFA by January 13, 2012. IDFA will contact you by February 14, 2013, if your recommendation is accepted. It may be helpful to review the agenda from last year’s conference for reference. If you have any questions, contact Paxton Styles, IDFA meetings coordinator, at 202-220-3532 or pstyles@idfa.org.

 
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