IFT International Food Nanoscience Conference
Just prior to the conference, join us the morning of July 12, from 9:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m., for a primer workshop designed to help build or refresh your foundational understanding of nanoscience. Content will be beneficial for those participating in IFT’s 2013 International Food Nanoscience Conference.
|Friday, July 12|
|8:30 a.m.||Continental Breakfast and Onsite Registration Opens|
|9:00 – 9:10 a.m.||Welcome Remarks|
|9:10 – 9:40 a.m.||Terminology and the Evolution of Definitions |
One of the challenges facing the growing field of food nanotechnology is confusion about how it is defined. This session will review the various existing definitions and describe why consensus has not been achieved in the food industry.
Mitchell Cheeseman - Steptoe & Johnson LLP
|9:40 – 10:30 a.m.||Basic Science of Nanomaterials, Their Occurrence, and Applications |
Nanotechnology and nanomaterials have tremendous potential to enhance the food supply. This session will offer you an overview of the basic science to help increase your fundamental understanding of potential applications. It will also explain why this field has many great opportunities for food scientists to get more involved.
Rickey Yada - Univ. of Guelph
|10:30 – 10:45 a.m.||Break|
|10:45 – 11:30 a.m.||Fabricating and Characterizing Nanomaterials |
Physics changes at the nano-scale. This session will enlighten you as to how this impacts the fabrication and characterization of nanomaterials into the real world.
Jozef Kokini - Univ. of Illinois
|11:30 am – 12:00 p.m.|| |
National and International Policies and Regulations
Ritu Nalubola - U.S. Food and Drug Administration
|12:00 - 1:00 p.m.||Lunch|