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Dates of Event

23rd March 2016 – 24th March 2016


Last Booking Date for this Event

21st March 2016


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EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Food - Annual Conference 2016


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Conference Agenda- Day 1

Wednesday 23rd March 2016

0930          Registration

1000          Welcome- Prof Tim Foster, Centre Director

1010          Opening Remarks - Prof Ian Noble, PepsiCo

1030-1210     Session 1: Upgrading of Ingredients- Chair Dr David Gray

1030-1110     Plenary- Ross Campbell, Cyber Colloids

1110-1130     Duoduo Wang- Modulation of tomato fruit texture

1130-1150     Dr Vincenzo di Bari- Rice bran wax for structuring edible oils

1150-1210     Simone De Chirico- Extraction and characterization of intact Oil Bodies from 



1310-1450     Session 2: Eco manufacturing of Food-Chair Dr Patrick Webb

1310-1330     Plenary- Rod White, Molson Coors

1330-1350     Plenary- Ian Sterrit, Martec

1350-1410     Guillermo Garcia-Garcia Sustainable waste management in the food industry

1410-1430     Aicha Jellil Minimising Consumer Food Waste

1430-1450     Dr Patrick Webb Modelling, monitoring and management of water consumption in food 



1510- 1650    Session 3: New Processing Technologies-Chair Dr Tom Mills

1510-1550     Plenary- Maarten Stolk, Feyecon

1550-1610     Dr Ian Hamilton - Dehydration of Hydrocolloids for Distributed Manufacturing

1610-1630     Dr Aditya Nayak – Engineered Ayurvedic Pickering Particles

1630-1650     Mattia Cassanelli – Drying techniques in the food industry

1700-1830     KTN Facilitated Workshop: Setting the Research Agenda with RCUK

1900                Drinks Reception, sponsored by Food Matters Live

1930                Dinner, Burleigh Court

Conference Agenda- Day 2

Thursday 24th March 2016

0800                PASTRIES AND POSTERS

0900-1040     Session 4: Manufacturing for healthy diets and lifestyles - Chair Dr Bettina Wolf 

0900-0940     Plenary- Mark Driscoll, Forum of the Future

0940-1000     Dr Joanne Gould- Materials and Processes to Engineer Healthier Indulgence

1000-1020     Michelle Neville- Healthier Meat Products for the Future

1020-1040     Sonia Holland- Cellulose as an edible ingredient for 3D Printing


1100-1240     Session 5: New Flexible Manufacturing - Chair Dr Fotios Spyropoulos

1100-1140     Keith Thornhill- Head of Food and Beverage, Siemens

1140-1200     Panos Arkoumanis – Membrane emulsification for production of o/w food-grade emulsions

1200-1220     Dr Yadira Gonzalez Espinosa -Complex stabilised emulsions: Effect of processing

1220-1240     Gladness Manecka -Formulation of redispersible freeze-dried emulsions

1240-1340     POSTERS WITH LUNCH

1340-1520      Session 6: Sustainable Supply Chains - Chair Dr Elliot Woolley

1340-1420     Plenary TBC

1420-1440     Sandeep Jagtap – Sustainable food supply chain management

1440-1500     Jamie Stone The ingredients of a resilient food system

1500-1520     Pedro Gimenez Distributed and Localised Manufacture of Food Products

1530                Conference close






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