PROGRAM - as of April 07, 2001


SECOND INTERNATIONAL WHEAT QUALITY CONFERENCE
Holiday Inn - Holidome
Manhattan, Kansas,  USA
May 20-24, 2001

IWQC-II                                                                  IWQC-II



          SATURDAY, MAY 19
 
9:00 - 5:00  p.m. ICC Executive Committee Meeting

 
SUNDAY, MAY 20


                  11:00 -                     Golf Outing, M&B Division, Colbert Hillls, first tee
 

3:00 - 6:30  p.m. Registration* and Poster Set-Up

 
6:30 - 8:30  p.m. RECEPTION and BUFFET DINNER

 
             7:00 WELCOME - James N. BeMiller, President; Steven C. Nelson, Executive Vice President,

                                                                    American Association of Cereal Chemists (AACC)
 
             7:10 WELCOME - Harmon L. Towne, President; Melissa Moore, Executive Vice President,

                                                                    American Society of Agricultural Engineers (ASAE)
 
             7:20 WELCOME - Okkyung Kim Chung, President; Helmut Glattes, Secretary General/CEO,

                                                                     International Association for Cereal Science and Technology (ICC)
 
MONDAY, MAY 21

 
OPENING SESSION
Conference Co-Chairs: Okkyung Kim Chung and James L. Steele, USA
            8:00 WELCOME - Marc A. Johnson, Dean, College of Agriculture, KSU

 
            8:10 WELCOME - Virgil W. Smail, President, American Institute of Baking

 
            8:20 WELCOME - Donald E. Koeltzow, Director, GMPRC, USDA-ARS

 
            8:30 KEYNOTE ADDRESS
                         Wheat Quality: Today and in the Future
                                    Walter Bushuk, Professor Emeritus, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

 
SESSION I. ISSUES AND CONCERNS OF END-USERS
[ Spring Technical Conference, Milling & Baking Division, AACC ]
Co-Chairs: Brian L. Strouts, USA; Stanley P. Cauvain, United Kingdom
Facilitator: Virgil W. Smail, USA
                     9:00 Turning Research into Knowledge

                                  Stanley P. Cauvain, Campden & Chorleywood Food Research Assoc., Gloucestershire, UK

                     9:30 Characterization of Wheat Cultivar Suitability for Biscuit and Wafer Production

                                M. G. Lindhauer, Federal Centre for Cereal, Potato and Lipid Research, Detmold, Germany

 
                  10:00 Break

 
                  10:30 Quality of Asian Noodles
                                Harold Corke, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China

 
                  11:00 The Water Activity Map of Crops for the Wheat Users
                                Luc De Bry, Golden Crescents Technologies & Associates, Sint-Katelijne Waver, Belgium

 
                  11:30 Wrap-Up Discussion (Round Table)

 
                  12:15 Lunch and Business Meeting, AACC Milling and Baking Division Registrants
                                  Speaker: Gordon L. Rubenthaler (retired), USDA-ARS, Western Wheat Quality Laboratory,
                                                    Pullman, WA, USA

 
                  12:15 Lunch, IWQC-II Registrants

 
SESSION II. WHEAT BREEDING AND BIOTECHNOLOGY
Co-Chairs: Michael Tilley, USA; Lindsay O'Brien, Australia
Facilitator: Jan Willem van der Kamp, The Netherlands
        1:30 Wheat Improvement Through Biotechnology
                      Ravindra N. Chibbar, National Research Council, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

 
         1:55 Proteomics and Genomics Approaches for Discovering the Effects of Environment
              on Wheat Grain Development and Flour Quality
                     William J. Hurkman, USDA-ARS-WRRC, Albany, CA, USA

 
         2:20 The Integration of Biotechnology into Plant Breeding: Promises and Products
                      P. Stephen Baezinger, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE, USA

 
         2:45 Targeted Breeding for Wheat Quality Using Conventional and Molecular Approaches
                   Lindsay O'Brien, University of Sydney, Narrabri, NSW, Australia

 
         3:10 Break

 
         3:35 Quality Breeding Objectives from a Private Sector Perspective
                   Rob Bruns, Agripro Wheat, Berthoud, CO, USA

 
         4:00 Wrap-Up Discussion (Round Table)

 
         5:00 - 6:00 POSTER VIEWING PERIOD
                                       Presenter Attendance Optional

 
         6:30 Dinner and Jazz Band, Student Union, Kansas State University
                   Deborah E. Rogers and Michael Tilley

 
      TUESDAY, MAY 22
SESSION III. QUALITY ASSESSMENT METHODS
Co-Chairs: Donald B. Bechtel, USA; Andras Salgo, Hungary
Facilitator: Philip C. Williams, Canada
         8:00 SKCS 4100 Applications in Wheat Breeding
                   Michael Southan, BRI Australia Limited, North Ryde, NSW, Australia

 
         8:30 Single Kernel Wheat NIR Analysis
                   Floyd E. Dowell, USDA-ARS, GMPRC, Manhattan, KS, USA

 
         9:00 Advances in Imaging that Facilitate its Application to Grain Quality Measurement
                   Steven J. Symons, Canadian Grain Commission, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

 
         9:30 New Approaches to Analyzing Wheat Grain Structure and Hardness by Raman  Microspectroscopy
                   Olivier Piot, University Reims, Reims, France

 
       10:00 Break

 
       10:30 When Molecular Causes of Wheat Quality are Known, New Molecular Methods
                Will Supercede Many Traditional Methods
                   David L. Wetzel, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, USA

 
       11:00 Wrap-Up Discussion (Round Table)

 
       12:00 Lunch, IWQC-II Registrants

 
SESSION IV. QUALITY PRESERVATION AND FOOD SAFETY
Co-Chairs: Bh. Subramanyam, USA; Willem J. de Koe, The Netherlands
Facilitator: Gerald S. Fowler, Canada
         1:00 Megatrends in the Food Industry
                   Clifford J. Pappas, American Institute of Baking, Manhattan, KS, USA

 
         1:30 International Perspectives on GMO Issues
                       Gerald S. Fowler, Manna International, Sue St. Marie, Ontario, Canada

 
         2:00 Wheat Allergens
                   Susan L. Hefle, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE, USA

 
         2:30 Occurrence, Regulation, and Determination of DON in the European Union
                   Willem J. de Koe, Food and Public Health, Wageningen, The Netherlands

 
         3:00 Break

 
         3:30 Nondestructive Analysis of DON in Barley Using NIR and Neural Networks
                   R. Roger Ruan, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN, USA

 
         4:00 Wrap-Up Discussion (Round Table)

 
         5:00 - 6:00 POSTER VIEWING PERIOD
                                       Presenter Attendance Optional

 
         6:30 Cook-out Steak Dinner, American Western Music/Dance, Pottorf Hall, Cico Park
                   Franklin H. Arthur and Katherine A. Tilley

 
     WEDNESDAY, MAY 23

 
SESSION V. INTERNATIONAL QUALITY STANDARDS AND MARKETING PROCEDURES
Co-Chairs: Timothy J. Herrman, USA; James E. Dexter, Canada
Facilitator: Robert L. Cracknell, Australia
         8:00 Wheat Gluten as a Quality Determinant in Russia
                   Irina V. Matveeva, Moscow State University of Food Industries, Moscow, Russia

 
         8:30 Meeting Wheat Quality Requirements of an Evolving Processing Industry: The Canadian Experience
                   James E. Dexter, Canadian Grain Commission, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

 
         9:00 International Quality Standards and Marketing Procedures: The Australian Situation
                   Robert L. Cracknell, AWB, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

 
         9:30 Wheat Quality and Uniformity Needs in the Mexican Milling and Baking Industry
                   Benjamin Arizmendi, Grupo Trimex, Mexico City, Mexico

 
       10:00 Break

 
       10:30 GIPSA Outreach: Standardized Testing Methodologies
                   Byron E. Reilly, USDA Grain Inspection, Packers, and Stockyards Administration,
                      Washington, DC, USA

 
       11:00 Wrap-Up Discussion (Round Table)

 
       12:00 Lunch, IWQC-II Registrants

 
SESSION VI. ECONOMICS OF WHEAT TRADE
Co-Chairs: Kyle W. Stiegert, USA; Jean-Philippe Leygue, France
Facilitator: Andrew Barkley, USA
         1:00 A Comparative Analysis of the Canadian, U.S. and Australian Wheat Marketing System

                        Kyle W. Steigert, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, USA
 
         1:30 The Economics of Segregating and Trading Specific Trait Wheat

                         Robert Drynan, Past Director, Wheat Marketing Center, Portland, OR, USA
 
         2:00 Economics of Wheat Trade in Europe: French Perspectives

                        Jean-Philippe Leygue, Institut Technique des Cereales et des Fourrages (I.T.C.F.), Paris, France
 
         2:30 Wrap-Up Discussion (Round Table)


                             3:00 Break
 

POSTER VIEWING SESSION
Co-Chairs: John D. Hubbard, USA; Jeff D. Wilson, USA
          3:15 - 5:15 Presenters in Attendance

 
          5:15 - 5:30 Posters Dismantled

 
          6:00 - 8:45 Social Hour - Banquet Dinner
                                   Okkyung Kim Chung and James L. Steele
          8:00       Award Presentations
                       "Distinguished Service in Agriculture Award"
                            KSU Agricultural College Award - Marc Johnson
                                Recipient: Donald J. Wissman, Former President, Grain Industry Alliance

                                  "Distinguished Career Award for Wheat Quality Improvement"
                                       International Wheat Quality Conference Awards - Okkyung Kim Chung
                                 Recipients:   Walter Bushuk - Academia
                                                      Karl F. Finney (deceased) - Government
                                                      Rella M. Dwyer - Industry
 
          8:15       BANQUET ADDRESS
                        Wheat Marketing in the 21st Century
                                       Tim Daugherty, President, North American Grain, Farmland Industries,
                                          Kansas City, MO, USA

 
THURSDAY, MAY 24

 
SESSION VII. ADVANCES IN PROCESSING TECHNOLOGY
Co-Chairs: Mark E. Casada, USA; Wolfgang J. Bergthaller, Germany
Facilitator: Wilfried Seibel, Germany


                       8:00 Advances in Process Technology

               Walter Eugster, Buhler, Uzwil, Switzerland

 
          8:30 Wheat Quality and Testing With Regard to Modern Wet Milling Technology
               Wolfgang J. Bergthaller, Federal Centre for Cereal, Potato & Lipid Research, Detmold, Germany

 
         9:00 Viscoelastic Properties of Wheat Flour Doughs: Implications for Processing
               Steven J. Mulvaney, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA

 
         9:30 Novel Uses of Wheat By-Products
               Roger M. Rowell, USDA, Forest Products Laboratory, Madison, WI, USA

 
       10:00 Break

 
       10:30 Advances in Dough Mixing, Sheeting, and Rolling Technology
                       Leon Levine, Leon Levine & Associates, Inc., Albuquerque, NM, USA

 
       11:00 Wrap-Up Discussion (Round Table)

 
CLOSING OF CONFERENCE
Conference Co-Chairs: James L. Steele and Okkyung Kim Chung
       12:00 Conference Summary and Challenge
               Virgil W. Smail, American Institute of Baking, Manhattan, KS, USA

 
       12:15 Lunch (on your own)


                    1:30 - 5:00    OPTIONAL TECHNICAL TOURS**
 

                     Dept. of Grain Science and Industry, Kansas State University

                                      Brendan J. Donnelly, Head, GS&I

                                  American Institute of Baking
                                       Virgil W. Smail, President, AIB

                                  U.S. Grain Marketing Research Laboratory, USDA-ARS
                                       Donald E. Koeltzow, Director, GMPRC

  * In addition to the Sunday hours, the Registration Desk will be open from 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday and until 9:30 a.m. on Thursday.

** Tours are simultaneous at specific times.  Choose any or all per the posted schedule at the Registration Desk.  Sign-up as early as possible, but before 9:30 a.m., Thursday, May 23, 2001.


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