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“The symposia submissions are in and I’m excited to

say this year's program will continue to focus on shifting

our current paradigm of knowledge, while also

addressing industry challenges. I hope you’ll plan

now to join us in Albuquerque for what promises to

be an excellent meeting.”

— Koushik Seetharaman,  2013 Annual Meeting Technical Program Planning Committee Chair

2013 Annual Meeting Program Planning Committee

2013 Program Team Chair
Koushik Seetharaman
University of Guelph
Dept. of Food Science
Guelph, ON Canada

2013 Program Team Vice-Chair
Peter Koehler
German Research Center for Food Chemistry
Freising, Bavaria, Germany

2013 Scientific Initiative Chairs and Vice-Chairs

Biotechnology & Sustainability
Michael Tilley, Chair
Manhattan, KS, U.S.A.

Andreas Blennow, Vice-Chair
University of Copenhagen
Dept. of Plant and Environmental Sciences
Frederiksberg C, Copenhagen, Denmark

Chemistry & Interactions
Baljit S. Ghotra, Chair
Ingredion Incorporated
Bridgewater, NJ, U.S.A.

Kristof Brijs, Vice-Chair
KU Leuven
Laboratory of Food Chemistry and Biochemistry
Leuven, Belgium

Engineering & Processing
Sathya Kalambur, Chair
Pepsico (Frito-Lay, Inc.)
Plano, TX U.S.A.

Supriya Varma, Vice-Chair
Frito-Lay, Inc.
Plano, TX U.S.A.

Food Safety & Regulatory
Andreia Bianchini, Chair
University of Nebraska
Lincoln, NE U.S.A.

Deann Akins-Lewenthal, Vice-Chair
ConAgra Foods, Inc.
Omaha, NE U.S.A.

Health & Nutrition
Trust Beta, Chair
University Manitoba
Dept. of Food Science
Winnipeg, MB Canada

Satya Jonnalagadda, Vice-Chair
General Mills Bell Institute of Health and Nutrition
Minneapolis, MN U.S.A.

Ingredients & Innovations
Brian J. Anderson, Chair
St Louis, MO U.S.A.

Feng (Jessy) Wang, Vice-Chair
MagiBake International, Inc. and
Laboratory of Baking Science, Cereal and Ingredient Functionality Research
Jiangnan University
Wuxi, Jiangsu, Peoples Republic of China

Quality & Analytical Methods
Elaine J. Sopiwnyk, Chair
Canadian International Grains Institute
Winnipeg, MB Canada

Mario Jekle, Vice-Chair
Technische Universität München
Chair of Brewing and Beverage Technology
Workgroup Cereal Process Engineering
Freising, Germany