FUNDAMENTALS OF MICROENCAPSULATION

9:00 am Welcome and Opening Remarks, Dr. Sefa Koseoglu
9:05 am Commercial Applications & Market Review – Microencapsulation, Dr. Marc Meyers, Meyers Consulting, USA
9:35 am Analytical Tool Box to Measure and Understand Microcapsules, Dr. Bob Bowman and Paul Verbanac, AVEKA, USA
10:05 am Fluid-Bed Granulation and Agglomeration Fundamentals, Dr. Michael Jacob, Glatt Ingenieurtechnik Gmbh, Germany
10:35 am LIVE DISCUSSION WITH ALL SPEAKERS AND PARTICIPANTS
11:05 am The Big Challenges of Microencapsulation and Protection of Bioactives, Dr. Willie Hendrickson, AVEKA, USA
11:35 am Nano-(micro-) Encapsulation Technology: Micronutrient Fortification Through “Engineered” Staple Foods, Dr. Olive Li, CalPoly Ponoma, USA
12:05 pm Economics of Various Controlled Release Processes, Dr. James Oxley, Southwest Research Institute, USA
12:35 pm Project Assessment, Feasibility / Proof-of-Concept Studies, Scale-up and Product Formulation – Practical Examples with Wurster Fluid Bed Coating, Mr. Charles Frey, Coating Place inc., USA
1:05 pm LIVE OPEN DISCUSSION WITH SPEAKERS BY ZOOM
1:35 pm Virtual Visit to FONA INTERNATIONAL Facilities and Demonstrations
2:05 pm Conclusion of Day 1

MICROENCAPSULATION TECHNOLOGY

9:00 am Coacervation & Chemical Processing – Creating Functional Ingredients, Dr. James Oxley, Southwest Research Institute, USA
9:30 am Spray Dry Encapsulation Technology: Development and Scale-up, Ms. Debra Repko, BUCHI Corporation, USA
10:00 am Vibration Drip Casting Stability Issues Be Gone – Removing Smell, Taste, Losses with Perfectly Round Capsules Made, Dr. Christian Augustin, Brace GmbH. Germany
10:30 am LIVE OPEN DISCUSSION WITH SPEAKERS BY ZOOM
11:00 am Continuous & Batch Fluid Bed Encapsulation: Relevant Parameters, Dr. Stephan Sternowsky, Director Technology, Neuhaus Neotec, Germany
11:30 am Spray Drying, Dr. Gary Reineccius, University of Minnesota, USA
12:00 pm Extrusion Technology, Dr. Robert M. Sobel, Vice President of Research and Innovation, FONA International Inc. USA
12:30 pm LIVE DISCUSSION WITH ALL SPEAKERS AND PARTICIPANTS
1:00 pm Virtual Visit to GLATT USA Facilities and Demonstrations
1:30 pm End of Day 2

MICROENCAPSULATION APPLICATIONS – FOOD, NUTRITION, DIETARY

9:00 am Flavor Encapsulation: Fundamentals and Opportunities, Dr. Robert M. Sobel, Vice President of Research and Innovation, FONA International Inc. USA
9:30 am Innovative Emulsions & Microencapsulation with Carbohydrates and Natural Extracts, TBA, Ingredion, USA
10:00 am Resistant Encapsulation of Particles – Ph-Controlled Release, Dr. Mahmud Yunis, Biogrund, Germany
10:30 am Nano-Encapsulates – Commercial Applications, Mr. Charles Brain, Ingredients Innovations Intl., USA
11:00 am LIVE OPEN DISCUSSION WITH SPEAKERS BY ZOOM
11:30 am Microencapsulation Applications in Baking, Meat and Confections, Mr. Walter Zackowitz, Consultant, USA
12:00 pm Enhancing Therapeutic and Consumer Value of Nutritional Products and Pharmaceuticals via Lipid Microencapsulation, Alice Wilkinson, Watson, Inc., USA
12:30 pm Encapsulation of Hydrocolloids to Optimize Solubilizing Properties, Mr. Derek Holthaus, Scientist, TIC Gums, USA
1:00 pm Flavor Microencapsulation: Case Studies in Chocolate, Mr. Oliver Semmence, Dr Gary Gray, TasteTech, UK
1:30 pm LIVE DISCUSSION WITH ALL SPEAKERS AND PARTICIPANTS
2:00 pm End of Day 3