Potato Processing and Storage Convention Set for Prince Edward Island

Published in the May 2009 Issue Published online: May 03, 2009
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The magazines Potato Processing International and Potato Storage International and the web portal www.potatobusiness.com are holding their next convention, to take place June 23-25 at Delta Prince Edward Hotel, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

The "Processing Specific" Speaker program includes people such as Keith Masser (Keystone Potato Products), Tim Reardon (Key Technology) and Jim Smith (PEI Food Technology Centre).

The "Storage Specific" Speaker program includes people such as Dr. Steven B. Johnson (University of Maine), Dr. Nora Olsen (University of Idaho) and Dr. Robert Coffin (Cavendish Farms).

The third program is a "Combined - for all" program of topics of interest for the entire industry and includes speakers such as Paul van Eijck (Food Innovation Online); Dr. Kathy Swords (Simplot) and Prof. Richard Falloon (Lincoln University, New Zealand).

The event also includes technical workshops and an exhibition. It is a real opportunity for attendees to network and build relationships with new, international, like-minded industry colleagues.

You can find more information about the convention, the detailed list of speakers and topics, registration and accommodation by visiting the dedicated website www.potatoconvention.com.