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Daily Schedule - Monday September 14

7:00 – 7:45 a.m. Grains for Health Foundation Breakfast Meeting, by invitation Douglass, CC
7:00 – 8:00 a.m. Mentoring Kick-off Event Key Ballroom 5 – 8, Hilton
Be an opener of doors! Join other mentors and protégés during the AACC International Professional Development Panel’s 2009 Mentoring Program Event. Contact Bill Atwell, Mentoring Program Chair, at bill_atwell@cargill.com, or AACCI here, for more information on how to become a mentor or protégé.
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Room Available for Small Meetings Tilghman, Hilton
7:15 – 8:00 a.m. Light Breakfast and Coffee served prior to the Opening General Session Key Ballroom 5 – 8, Hilton
7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Registration Open Hall AB, CC
8:00 – 9:00 a.m. Opening General Session and Awards Ceremony Key Ballroom 5 – 8, Hilton
Join fellow attendees for a light breakfast and update on what your association is doing to further the advancement of grain science. A special part of the session will be honoring AACC International members who have made significant contributions to the field of grain science through their talent and vision. Attend and see who will be given the William F. Geddes Memorial Award.
9:00 a.m. – 9:30 p.m. Meet the Board + 2 Key Ballroom 5 – 8, Hilton
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Bookstore Open Main Terrace, Level 300, CC
Ever wonder who makes the decisions for the association, and why “they” make the decisions they do? Ever have ideas to make improvements for the association but don’t know whom to tell? Ever just want to talk about the association and the industry? Here’s your chance! The AACC International Board of Directors + 2 – the annual meeting program board chair and vice-chair, will be available to do just that…listen, talk, and take notes. Don’t miss this opportunity to meet the board + 2 immediately following the Opening General Session.
9:30 – 11:30 a.m. Scientific Sessions focused on the seven scientific initiatives
  • Biotechnology and Sustainability – Biofuel from Maize: Current Economics and Future Sustainability
307, CC
  • Health and Nutrition – HEALTHGRAIN Project
309, CC
  • Engineering & Processing – Technical Session: Dough Structure and Rheology
308, CC
  • Ingredients & Cost of Goods Sold – Technical Session: Towards Healthier Foods
310, CC
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Student Product Development Competition Presentations 302 – 303, CC
Students – show off your product development skills! Sign up by May 1, 2009, and create a new product containing at least one major cereal ingredient. Product report must be submitted by June 1. The top five teams will be chosen by July 10 to participate in the poster, oral, and product sampling sessions at the annual meeting. Cash prizes will be given for the top three teams, with travel grants to all five teams who present. For a complete copy of competition rules and criteria, contact Product Development Chair Cynthia Machado, cmachado@purdue.edu
10:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. Posters Available for Viewing Hall AB, CC
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch Break – cash concessions available
12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Whole Grain Task Force Stone, Hilton
1:00 – 5:00 p.m. Student Product Development Competition Posters Hall AB, CC
1:30 – 3:30 p.m. Scientific Sessions focused on the seven scientific initiatives
  • Cereal and Polymer Chemistry – Cereal Grain Components: Analysis and Bioavailability
307, CC
  • Health and Nutrition – Health Claims and Use of Dietary Fibers in Cereal Products
309, CC
  • Biotechnology and Sustainability – Technical Session: Rice Sustainability
301, CC
  • Cereal and Polymer Chemistry – Technical Session: Molecular Origins of Starch Properties (includes 2009 Alsberg-French-Schoch Memorial Lecture)
310, CC
  • Engineering and Processing – Technical Session: Nonfood Uses of Plant-Based Materials
308, CC
2:00 – 3:30 p.m. Student Division Business Meeting Key Ballroom 10, Hilton
3:30 – 6:30 p.m. AACC International Marketplace Open Hall AB, CC
3:30 – 6:30 p.m. Exhibits with Beer and Poster Viewing Poster Authors Present 3:45 – 5:00 p.m Hall AB, CC
Author presentations from 3:45 – 5:00 p.m.
Grab a beer and visit with industry suppliers at their exhibits, talk with poster authors, and shop at the Marketplace. Non-alcoholic beverages will also be available.
5:00 – 6:00 p.m. Carbohydrate Division Executive Committee Meeting Armistead, Hilton
7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Cereals&Europe Section Dinner* Phillips Harborplace Restaurant
7:00 – 11:00 p.m. Student Division Social and Dinner* Germano’s Trattoria

* ticket required