7:30 am Depart the hotel for Paragon Pure
  8:05 am
Tour and Presentation at Paragon Pure
 9:35 am Depart Paragon Pure for Brabender
10:45 am
Tour and Presentation at Brabender
1:15 pm Lunch at Brabender
1:45 pm Depart Brabender for Glatt
2:15 pm
Tour and Presentation at Glatt
4:00 pm Depart Glatt for the hotel
5:00 pm Arrive Hotel (Estimated arrival may be different based on traffic)


  7:45 am Welcome and Opening Remarks, Dr. Sefa Koseoglu, Bioactives World Forum, USA
  8:00 am Introduction to Microencapsulation, Dr. James Oxley, Southwest Research Institute, USA
  8:30 am Commercial Applications & Market Review – Microencapsulation, Dr. Marc Meyers, Meyers Consulting, USA
  9:00 am Fluid-Bed Granulation and Agglomeration Fundamentals, Mr. Edward Godek, Glatt Air Techniques, USA
  9:30 am Update on Materials Used in Microencapsulation, Dr. Gary Reineccius, University of Minnesota, US
10:00 am Coffee/Tea Break – Networking
10:30 am Economics of Various Controlled Release Processes, Dr. James Oxley, Southwest Research Institute, USA
11:00 pm Wurster Fluid Bed Coating:  Scope, Project Assessment, Feasibility/Proof of Concept Studies, Scale-up, and Product Formulation, Mr. Charles Frey, Coating Place inc., USA
11:30 am Coacervation and Emulsion-based Processes for Functional Ingredients, Dr. James Oxley, Southwest Research Institute, USA
12:00 am Spray Dry Encapsulation Technology: Development and Scale-up, Ms. Debra Repko, Buchi Corporation, USA (TBC)
12:30 pm Networking Lunch
1:30 pm Extrusion Technology for Microencapsulation, Dr. Ryan Kowalski, Brabender, USA
2:00 pm Flavor Encapsulation: Fundamentals and Opportunities, Dr. Robert M. Sobel, McFONA International Inc., USA
2:30 pm Beverage Emulsion and Encapsulation Applications, Ms. Afaf Makarious, Ingredion, USA
 3:00 pm Coffee/Tea Break – Networking
  3:30 pm Encapsulation by Granurex® – Fluid Bed Rotor: Relevant Parameters, Mr. Timothy J. Smith, Freund Vector, USA
  4:00 pm Nano-Encapsulates – Commercial Applications, Mr. Charles Brain, Ingredients Innovations Intl., USA
  4:30 pm

Study of Microencapsulation in Applications and Model Systems, Dr. Gary Gray, TasteTech, UK

  5:00 pm Encapsulation of Hydrocolloids to Optimize Solubilizing Properties, Dr. Erhan Yildiz, Simply Good Ingredients USA
  5:30 pm Longer Lasting Flavor Release in Chewing Gum with Microencapsulation, Dr. Marc Meyers, Meyers Consulting, USA
  6:00 pm Program Ends