PROGRAM
INTERNATIONAL WHEAT QUALITY CONFERENCE
May 18-22, 1997
Holiday Inn - Holidome
Manhattan, Kansas, USA

Sunday, May 18

6:30 - 8:30 p.m. WELCOME RECEPTION - INTERNATIONAL Buffet Dinner

 7:00   WELCOME - AACC
          William C. Hurley, President, AACC
7:10 WELCOME - ICC Wilfried Seibel, President, ICC
7:20 WELCOME - ASAE Allen R. Rider, President, ASAE

Monday, May 19

OPENING SESSION

James L. Steele, Conference Co-Chair

 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 SPEAKER Dan Glickman, Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture, invited
9:00 KEYNOTE SPEAKER Wilda H. Martinez, Area Director, USDA-ARS 9:30 KEYNOTE ADDRESS Ian B. Edwards, Worldwide Research Director, Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc.
10:00 BREAK

I. BIOCHEMICAL DETERMINANTS FOR QUALITY PREDICTION

Co-Chairs: George L. Lookhart (USA) and Colin W. Wrigley (Australia)

10:15   Definition of Wheat and Flour Quality
          Bernard L. Bruinsma, Roman Meal Co., Tacoma, WA, USA
10:40 Wheat Protein as a Quality Determinant Colin W. Wrigley, CSIRO, Plant Industry and Quality Wheat, N. Ryde, NSW, Australia
11:05 Wheat Starch as a Quality Determinant Paul A. Seib, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, USA
11:30 Wheat Lipids as a Quality Determinant Okkyung Kim Chung, GMPRC, USDA-ARS, Manhattan, KS, USA
11:55 Wheat Enzymes as a Quality Determinant James E. Kruger, Canadian Grain Commission, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
12:20 LUNCH


II. RAPID QUALITY PREDICTION SYSTEMS

Co-Chairs: Charles W. Deyoe (USA) and Philip C. Williams (Canada)

 1:30   Near-Infrared Technology in the Cereal Industry: Reflectance and
        Transmittance Applications
          Philip C. Williams, Canadian Grain Commission,
             Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
2:00 Single Kernel Characterization System James J. Psotka, Perten Instruments NA, Inc., Reno, NV, USA
2:30 Image Analysis-Prediction and Assessment of Wheat Quality and Milling Properties Samuel J. Millar, Campden and Chorleywood Food Res. Assoc., Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire, UK
3:00 BREAK
3:20 Objective Determination of Bread Crumb Visual Texture by Image Analysis Graeme D. Coles, Crop and Food Research, Christchurch, New Zealand
3:50 Quality Evaluation on a Micro-Scale Peter W. Gras, CSIRO, N. Ryde, NSW, Australia

4:20 Wrap-Up of the Two Sessions on Quality Prediction (Round Table)
5:20 ADJOURNMENT

POSTER VIEWING

Co-Chairs: David B. Sauer (USA) and Donald B. Bechtel (USA)
 5:20 - 5:40 Poster Viewing - Presenter Attendance Optional - ADJOURNMENT

6:00 Tour-History of U.S. Hard Winter Wheat, KSU Farm and BBQ DINNER (Rollin G. Sears and Timothy J. Herrman)


Tuesday, May 20

III. BREEDING AND GENETICS OF WHEAT QUALITY

Co-Chairs: Rollin G. Sears (USA) and Ram B. Gupta (Australia)

 8:00   Breeding for Quality
          Rollin G. Sears, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, USA and
          C. James Peterson, WSFR, USDA-ARS, Lincoln, NE, USA
8:30 The Suitability, Development and Application of Early-Generation Predictive Tests for Quality in Wheat Breeding Programs Richard W. Summers, Plant Breeding International, Paris, France
9:00 An Integrated Approach for Improving Wheat Processing Quality Ram B. Gupta, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW, Australia
9:30 Applications of Molecular Biology in Understanding and Improving Wheat Quality Ann E. Blechl, WRRC, USDA-ARS, Albany, CA, USA
10:00 BREAK
10:30 Taking Quality to the Market Place Robert F. Bruns, AgriPro Seeds, Inc., Berthoud, CO, USA
11:00 Wrap-Up (Round Table)
12:00 LUNCH

IV. SELECTION OF WHEATS FOR WET-MILLING AND MODERN METHODS OF SEPARATING COMPONENTS AND THEIR NEW USES

Co-Chairs: Paul A. Seib (USA) and Wolfgang J. Bergthaller (Germany)

 1:00   Selection of Wheats and Their Dry-Milling Prior to Wet-Milling
          Meinolf G. Lindhauer, Institute for Starch and Potato Technology,
             Detmold, Germany
1:30 Modern Methods of Separating the Components of Wheat Willi Witt, Westfalia Separator AG, Oelde, Germany
2:00 Genetic Engineering of Wheat for Starch Modification Ravindra N. Chibbar, National Research Council, Saskatoon, Canada
2:30 BREAK
3:00 Update on Wheat Starch and Its Uses Clodualdo C. Maningat, Midwest Grain Products, Atchison, KS, USA and Paul A. Seib, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, USA
3:30 New Uses of Wheat Gluten and Non-Starch Wheat Components Wolfgang J. Bergthaller, Institute for Starch and Potato Technology, Detmold, Germany
4:00 Wrap-Up (Round Table)
5:00 ADJOURNMENT

POSTER VIEWING

Co-Chairs: David B. Sauer (USA) and Donald B. Bechtel (USA)
 5:00 - 5:30 Poster Viewing - Presenter Attendance Optional - ADJOURNMENT

6:30 American Barn Dance and DINNER (Okkung Kim Chung and Franklin H. Arthur)


Wednesday, May 21

V. ECONOMICS OF END-USE QUALITY AND INTERNATIONAL COMPETITIVENESS

Co-Chairs: William W. Wilson (USA) and Dennis G. Stephens (Canada)

 8:00   Effect of Changing Global Marketing Systems upon Wheat Quality
          Dennis G. Stephens, Meadowood Consultants, Dugald, Manitoba, Canada
8:30 Demand, Supply and Competition for Quality Characteristics of Hard Wheat William W. Wilson, North Dakota University, Fargo, ND, USA
9:00 Market Responses to Wheat Quality Kyle W. Stiegert, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, USA
9:30 Economic Aspects of Quality Issues in Wheat Variety Improvement John P. Brennan, Agriculture Research Institute, Wagga Wagga, NSW, Australia
10:00 BREAK
10:30 Import Wheat Buyers: How Their Quality Demands are Changing and Why John D. Oades, Director, U.S. Wheat Associates, Portland, OR, USA
11:00 Wrap-Up (Round Table)
12:00 LUNCH


VI. PRESERVATION OF QUALITY

Co-Chairs: Franklin H. Arthur (USA) and Chong-Ho Lee (Korea)

 1:00   Biological Preservation of Grain Quality: Losses in Storage and Handling
          Gerrit W. Cuperus, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, USA
1:30 Effect of Wheat Scab and Karnal Bunt on Quality Richard A. Meronuck, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN, USA
2:00 Engineering Aspects of Grain Storage for Quality Maintenance Digvir S. Jayas, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
2:30 Strategic Planning for Effective Integrated Pest Management in Private Industry: A Case Study Patrick J. Collins, Dept. of Primary Industries, Indooroopilly, Queensland, Australia
3:00 BREAK


POSTER PRESENTATIONS

Co-Chairs: David B. Sauer (USA) and Donald B. Bechtel (USA)
3:15 - 5:15 Poster Viewing - Presenters in Attendance - ADJOURNMENT

6:00 - 9:00 Social Hour - BANQUET DINNER, M.C. - Okkyung Kim Chung
Chemical Detectivists - FDA
Clifton E. Meloan, Professor Emeritus, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, USA


Thursday, May 22

VII. GRADE DETERMINANTS AND PREDICTION OF CLEANLINESS AND SOUNDNESS

Co-Chairs: Do Sup Chung (USA) and Wilfried Seibel (Germany)

 8:00   French Perspective and Need for International Standards
          Jean-Philippe Leygue, I.T.C.F., Paris, France
8:30 Australian Perspective and Need for International Standards Robert L. Cracknell, Australian Wheat Board, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
9:00 Canadian Perspective and Need for International Standards E. Leonard Seguin, Canadian Grain Commission, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
9:30 USA Perspective and Need for International Standards David R. Shipman, USDA-GIPSA, Washington, D.C., USA
10:00 BREAK
10:30 Round Table Discussion Eugene A. Bannikov, "Exportkhleb", Moscow, Russia Chong-Ho Lee, Chun Buk National University, Chunju, Korea Jean-P. Leygue, Robert L. Cracknell, E. Leonard Seguin, David R. Shipman


CLOSING OF CONFERENCE

12:00   Closing Remarks
          Okkyung Kim Chung, Conference Co-Chair

12:15 LUNCH (on your own)


OPTIONAL TECHNICAL TOURS*

 1:30   Department of Grain Science and Industry, KSU (B. J. Donnelly, Head, GS&I)
 2:45   American Institute of Baking (V. W. Smail, President, AIB)
 4:00   U.S. Grain Marketing Research Lab., USDA-ARS (D. E. Koeltzow, Director, GMPRC)
 5:15   Tours complete
* Tours are sequential, choose any or all of the above.

Program times are subject to change. Check for updates and final program times.

Last revision May 4, 1997. JSteele

For further Conference information, contact:

Ms. Sandra Mathewson
GMPRC, USDA-ARS
1515 College Avenue
Manhattan, KS 66502 USA
Voice: 913-776-2701
FAX: 913-776-2789
Inet: sandy@usgmrl.ksu.edu

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