Trends to Opportunities in the Milling & Baking Industry
May 2-4, 2012
Embassy Suites Hotel - San Diego Bay Downtown
San Diego, California, U.S.A.
Hotel Reservation Deadline EXTENDED: April 27
Please call Bella Garcia directly at 619-233-9922, ext. 7140 by 4:00pm (PST) this Friday, 4/27/12, to receive the discounted rates.
Registrations will be accepted until April 27. After April 27 participants will need to register onsite. Please be advised that a limited number of registrations will be available onsite - register today! Download, complete, and fax the registration form. Payment is required with your registration. The golf tournament is not included in the conference registration.
Reception tickets must be purchased in advance for those attendees not staying at the Embassy Suites San Diego Bay Hotel and attending the reception. See registration form.Hotel Information
Embassy Suites Hotel – San Diego Bay Downtown is the headquarters for this year's Spring Technical Conference. This all-suite hotel is minutes from San Diego International Airport (SAN) and many of San Diego’s restaurants and famous attractions.
Embassy Suites Hotel – San Diego Bay Downtown
601 Pacific Highway
San Diego, CA 92101-5914 U.S.A.
Discounted Suite Rate
$179 – Per night, single/double
$199 – Per night, triple
$219 – Per night, quad
Suite rates are available two days pre- and post-conference and are subject to San Diego hotel taxes, presently at 12.57% (tax subject to change at any time)
To Book a Guest Room:
Please call Bella Garcia directly at 619-233-9922, ext. 7140 by 4:00pm (PST) this Friday, 4/27/12, to receive the discounted rates. Tell Bella you are attending the Milling & Baking Conference.
Online: Online reservations are not available at this time. Please book by telephone as instructed above.
All guest rooms are two-room suites featuring a living room with sofa bed, workstation, flat screen TV, with mini-fridge, micro wave, coffee maker/coffee and wet bar. Bedrooms feature one king or two double beds, flat screen TV, hair dryer, telephone with voice mail, alarm clocks with MP3 player connectivity, iron and ironing board. Complimentary USA Today newspaper, use of the business center, and fitness center are also included.
All meetings/events will be held at the Embassy Suites Hotel - San Diego Bay Downtown unless otherwise indicated.
Golf Tournament – Wednesday, May 2
This year's golf tournament will be held at the Balboa Park Golf Course. Balboa Park Golf Course is located approximately 5 to 10 minutes from downtown San Diego. Balboa Park Golf Course is a beautiful, traditional and challenging golf course with great views of the San Diego skyline, Balboa Park and Pt. Loma with Pacific Ocean San Diego Harbor in the distant background. Golf fees are $130/player and include green fees, cart, and lunch. Advance registration and payment is required. The golf course has a very limited supply of club rentals. Please see registration form for registration. Please indicate your handicap or golf score and whether or not you have transportation to the course.
Balboa Park Golf Course
2600 Golf Course Drive
San Diego, CA 92102
Admin. Office: Info & Tee Times: +1.619.235.1184
Golf Shop: Retail / Range / Rentals: +1.619.239.1660
The Milling & Baking Conference Preliminary Program*
Wednesday, May 2
| 8:00 a.m.
||Golf Tournament – Balboa Park Golf Club|
| 4:00 p.m.
||Executive/Advisory Committee Meeting |
Thursday, May 3
||Overview and Announcements|
||Legislative and Regulatory Update from Washington, D.C.|
||Lee Sanders, American Bakers Association|
||The Evolving Challenges for Food Safety in the Milling Industry—Panel Discussion (audience participation)|
||Deann Akins-Lewenthal and Glen Weaver, ConAgra Mills|
||Traceability and Best Practices|
||Charlie Hurburgh, Jr., Iowa State University|
||Opportunities and Challenges of California Milling|
||Marco Hernandez, Horizon Milling - Cargill|
||Luncheon - Atrium|
||Fat Reduction in Bakery Formulations|
||Kathy Sargent, Caravan Ingredients|
||Bright Science -Bio-Innovation at DSM|
||John Perkins, DSM BioTechnology Center|
||Trends in California Regulation|
||Maureen Gorsen, Alston and Bird, LLP|
||Testing Soft Wheat for Functionality; It's More Than Gluten|
||Art Bettge, ADB Wheat Consulting|
||Reception – Embassy Suites|
||Dinner on own|
Friday, May 4
||Updates, Initiatives and Trends – California Wheat|
||Janice Cooper, California Wheat Commission|
||Trends in the U.S. Home Baking Market|
||Tom Payne, King Arthur Flour|
||Staying Relevant, Innovation Center for the Future|
||Susan Kay, Bay State Milling|
||Annual Business Meeting|
||Adjourn – End of Conference|
Join your colleague in supporting the Milling & Baking Division and become a 2012 Milling & Baking Spring Technical Conference sponsor! Contact Brian Fatula for sponsorship information.
The Milling & Baking Division Thanks our Sponsors!
AB Mauri Baking Solutions
American Bakers Association
Arla Food Ingredients
Bay State Milling Company
Cereal Food Processors
Church and Dwight Company, Inc.
DSM Food Specialties USA, Inc.
ICL Performance Products LP
The Mennel Milling Company
The Wright Group
As of April 24, 2012
Contact Brian Fatula, DSM Food Specialties USA Inc., Milling & Baking Chair