4th South East Asia Conference



November 28-29, 2018 – BANGKOK, THAILAND

Technical Program (09/16/18)

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Session Chair:  Representative from the National Food Institute

8:30      Registration

9:00      Opening Remarks

Welcome – Ian Britt, IFTPS

Comments – National Food Institute

9:30      Safe Processing and Shelf-Life Testing of R&D Samples For Aseptic and ESL Products

John Miles and Pete Johnson, MicroThermics, Inc


10:15    The Wahl DST600 Solution: Meeting FDA Regulation 21 CFR 113

Victor Garza, Palmer Wahl Instrumentation Group


11:00    Refreshment Break


11:30    Ohmic Retort System

Pitiya Kamonpatana, Kasetsart University


12:15    Lunch


1:15      TBA

Dharmendra Mishra, Purdue University


2:00      Clean Air: a key ingredient for the food industry: preserving product, protecting processes

Lionel Savin, Camfil Thailand


2:45      Refreshment Break


3:15      TBA

Thanath Ketsarin, National Food Institute of Thailand


4:00      Adjourn


5:15      Reception


Thursday, November 29, 2018


8:25       Welcome


8:30      Heat recovery on batch retorts: possible process issues

Jo Suys, John Bean Technologies N.V.


9:15      Troubleshooting – from root cause analysis to platform development

Franz-Josef Laven, SIG Combibloc Systems GmbH


10:00     Refreshment Break


10:30    TBA

Rui Ma, PepsiCo


11:15    TBA

Jacques Bichier, JBT FoodTech


12:00    Lunch


1:00      TBA

TBA, Ellab Philippines Corporation


1:45      Clostridium botulinum Control: thoughts reported by Dr. Irving Pflug

Ian Britt, IFTPS


2:30      Refreshment Break


3:00      General Discussion and Q&A



3:45      Closing Remarks

Location and Lodging

The conference will be held at the Holiday Inn Bangkok Sukumvit 22, 1 Sukumvit 22, Klongton, Klongtoey, Bangkok 10110, Thailand.

Tel:+66 2 683 4888 Fax: +66 2 683 4777

Website: www.holidayinn.com

The hotel has set aside a block of rooms at the rate of Baht 3,200 single, Baht 3,500 double including an International buffet breakfast. Make your room reservations directly with the hotel before October 31  and please identify your attendance at the IFTPS event. Guarantee your reservations in order to be assured of the lower room rate.

Conference Dress: Business casual

Suppliers Exhibit

Limited tabletop display space will be available for suppliers during the conference. For more information please email ian.britt@iftps.org or call +1-519 824 6224.

Registration and Fees

The conference registration fee provides refreshments and lunches, complimentary refreshments at the reception and all conference materials. Cost of the hotel accommodations and other meals are not included. All payments are in US dollars.

$175.00 USD

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