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 (Rule?) 21 CFR 113

Victor Garza, Palmer Wahl Instrumentation Group

11:00    Refreshment Break

11:30    Practical Approach to LWAF Validation

Gary Ahmed, PepsiCo

12:15    Lunch

1:15      Post-Process and Storage Measurements for Addressing Microbial Growth in Food

Allan Javier, Xylem Water Solutions Singapore PTE LTD

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      Temperature distribution study results and controlled factor in several retort systems

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    Ohmic Retort System

Pitiya Kamonpatana, Kasetsart University

11:15    Considerations in the processing of products that exhibit broken heating behavior

Jacques Bichier, JBT FoodTech

12:00    Lunch

1:00      Wireless or Cable Systems for Temperature Distribution Studies

Joseph Waldo P. Raynes, Ellab Philippines Corporation

1:45      Coconut Water Processing

Liew Mei Hin, TETRA PAK INC.

2:30      Refreshment Break

3:00      MW pasteurization of rice and pineapple in syrup

Sirichai Songsermpong, Kasetsart University

3:45      General Discussion and Q&A

4:15      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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Please download and submit registration form [registration_2018_bangkok]