There are several technical workshops, conferences, and courses offered this spring from organizations such as AIB International, AACC International, and the Wheat Marketing Center. Also be sure to check our events calendar for a full listing of various industry events.

AACC International Upcoming Events

Milling and Baking Division Spring Technical Conference (April 10–12, 2013, Phoenix, Arizona)

The AACC International Milling & Baking Division Spring Technical Conference will take place April 10–12, 2013 at the Embassy Suites Phoenix Biltmore in Phoenix, Arizona. The theme is: “Myth Busters: Using Science and Technology to Understand the Industry.”

http://www.aaccnet.org/membership/divisions/Pages/MillingBaking.aspx

Other AACC International Events

Food Extrusion Short Course (4/10/2013 - 4/12/2013, St. Paul, MN)

Milling & Baking Spring Technical Conference (April 10-12, 2013, Phoenix, Arizona)

AACC International Sino-U.S. Baking Science & Technology Summit (5/21/2013, Shanghai, China)

Cereals & Europe Spring Meeting 2013 (5/29/2013 - 5/31/2013, Leuven, Belgium)

AIB International Events

All About Baking (Mar 11 – 15, 2013, second session Aug 12 – 16, 2013, Manhattan, Kansas)

“A broad overview of ingredients and processes related to the modern wholesale baking industry. The seminar immerses participants in a week where they make and sample a variety of popular baked goods.Participants spend four afternoons in AIB’s well-equipped baking labs where they produce pan and hearth breads, flour tortillas, batter cakes, cinnamon rolls, coffee cakes, cake doughnuts, and yeast-raised doughnuts, using the same ingredients and methods common in bakeries. The seminar increases awareness of the baking industry for people who provide it service, equipment, and ingredients. Participants develop an appreciation of the baker’s job and problems while learning the industry’s vocabulary. The seminar also serves as a perfect orientation to the science and art of baking.”

https://secure.aibonline.org/php/ecomm-catalog.php?catalogNbr=363

The Wheat Marketing Center Events

Flat bread and flour tortilla technology short course (April 16-19, Portland, Oregon)

A hands-on course in learning the processing technology and improving the quality of Middle Eastern flat breads and flour tortillas http://wmcinc.org/WMC_03_Flat_Bread_Course.html

Artisan bread baking short course (June 17-21, Portland Oregon)

WMC’s Dr. Gary Hou teams up with Mr. Tim Healea, Master Baker and owner of Tittle T American Baker to conduct this Artisan bread baking course. http://wmcinc.org/WMC_03_Artisan_Bread_Course.html

More events from the Wheat Marketing Center:

August 5-9, 2013: Whole grain products short course

Dec 9-13, 2013: Biscuit and cracker technology short course (a new pilot cracker line!)

Visit www.wmcinc.org for information on all upcoming courses.