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2020 Foodie Technical Program

** Program is subject to change - Last Update 10/31/2020

All Times are in Eastern Time.

Start Time End TIme Wednesday, November 4th
10:00 AM 10:30 AM Keynote Speaker: Engineering the Nanostructure and Functionality of Edible Fats

Alejandro Marangoni, University of Guelph
10:30 AM 10:35 AM Hallway Chats and Stetch Break
10:35 AM 12:10 PM Session 1: Food Structure and Function

Session Chair: Carrie Hartford, Jenike & Johanson, Inc.
10:35 AM 10:50 AM Invited Speaker: Food As We Knew It

Michael Rogers, University Of Guelph
10:50 AM 11:05 AM Invited Speaker: Continuum Mechanics Based Modeling of Fluid and Species Transport in Food Systems

Pawan Singh Takhar, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
11:05 AM 11:20 AM Invited Speaker: Emerging Technologies to Enhance Starch Performance

Pedro E. D. Augusto, University of São Paulo
11:20 AM 11:30 AM High Pressure SANS Studies on the Interaction between Green Tea Polyphenols and a Serum Albumin

Susana Teixeira, University of Delaware, National Institute of Standards and Technology
11:30 AM 11:40 AM Advancing Our Understanding of Starch Biopolymers at the Molecular Level Using Atomistic Modeling

Benjamin Coscia, Schrodinger
11:40 AM 12:00 PM Live Q&A Panel
12:00 PM 12:05 PM Hallway Chats and Stetch Break
12:05 PM 12:50 PM Session 2: Food and Health

Session Chair: Gonul Kaletunc, Ohio State University
12:05 PM 12:20 PM Invited Speaker: Hang Xiao, University of Massachusetts Amherst
12:20 PM 12:35 PM Invited Speaker: Nitin Nitin, UC Davis
12:35 PM 12:50 PM Live Q&A Panel
12:50 PM 1:30 PM Poster Session
Start Time End TIme Thursday, November 5th
10:00 AM 12:30 PM Session 3: Innovation and Emerging Technologies in Food Processing

Session Chair: Bala Balasubramaniam, Ohio State University
10:00 AM 10:15 AM Invited Speaker: Serafim Bakalis, University of Nottingham 
10:15 AM 10:30 AM Invited Speaker: Ralph Fritsche, NASA
10:30 AM 10:45 AM Invited Speaker: Growing Structural Biopolymers into Advanced Materials for Food Security and Food Safety

Benedetto Marelli, MIT
10:45 AM 11:00 AM Invited Speaker: Real-Time Data for Improved Brewing Efficiency

Glen Fox, University of California
11:00 AM 11:15 AM Invited Speaker: William Grieco, RAPID Manufacturing Institute
11:15 AM 11:20 AM Hallway Chats and Stetch Break
11:20 AM 11:30 AM The Use of Static Optics FTIR for Online Control of Food Processing

Jonathon Speed, Keit Spectrometers
11:30 AM 11:40 AM Convective, Microwave and Microwave-Vacuum Drying of Barley MALT

Gisandro R. Carvalho, University of São Paulo (USP)
11:40 AM 11:50 AM Evaluation of the Bactericidal Properties of Plasma-Activated Water Under Storage

Deepti Salvi, North Carolina State University
11:50 AM 12:00 PM Ultra Shear Technology for the Preservation of Food and Pharmaceutical Liquids

V. M Balasubramaniam, Ohio State University & Edmund Ting, Pressure BioSciences Inc
12:00 PM 12:30 PM Live Q&A Panel
12:30 PM 12:35 PM Hallway Chats and Stetch Break
12:35 PM 1:10 PM Session 4: Food Sustainability and Security

Session Chair: Keisha Wilson McDowell, DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences
12:35 PM 12:45 PM Effect of Bruising and Storage Temperature on the Quality of Tomato

Pankaj B. Pathare, Sultan Qaboos University
12:45 PM 12:55 PM Local Farming; Integrating Food Production into the Urban Metabolism

Darlene Steward, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
12:55 PM 1:10 PM Live Q&A Panel
1:10 PM 2:00 PM RAPID Manufacturing Institute Workshop
Start Time End TIme Friday, November 6th
10:00 AM 10:30 AM Networking Session
10:30 AM 11:25 AM Session 5: Food Safety

Session Chair: Deepti Salvi, North Carolina State University
10:30 AM 10:45 AM Invited Speaker: Carmen Moraru, Cornell University
10:45 AM 11:00 AM Invited Speaker: Bruce Applegate, Purdue University
11:00 AM 11:10 AM Effect of Process Parameters on Salmonella Inactivation in Fresh-Cut Apples during Low-Pressure Cold Plasma Treatment

Abdullahi M. Adam, University of Alberta
11:10 AM 11:25 AM Live Q&A Panel
11:25 AM 11:30 AM Hallway Chats and Stetch Break
11:30 AM 12:30 PM Session 6: Artificial Intelligence in Food Manufacturing

Session Chair: Jiakai Lu, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
11:30 AM 11:45 AM Invited Speaker: Miia Helanto, Nature Lyotech 
11:45 AM 11:55 AM Increase Food Production Efficiency Using the Executable Digital Twin (xDT)

Glenn Longwell, Siemens
11:55 AM 12:05 PM Streamlining the R&D Process for Food and Beverage Product Development Using a Physics-Based Platform

Jeffrey Sanders, Schrodinger, Inc
12:05 PM 12:15 PM Food Innovations: Artificial Intelligence & Beyond

Ming-Tao Yang & Jeff Smyth, Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
12:15 PM 12:30 PM Live Q&A Panel
12:30 PM 12:35 PM Closing Remarks