TIA Technical Conference

Tortilla Industry Association Technical Conference

October 7-8, 2016
Las Vegas Convention Center

Held in conjunction with IBIE, the Tortilla Industry Association’s cutting-edge technical program addresses operation skills, safety regulations, quality control, plant efficiency and best practices to capitalize on the baking industry’s fastest growing market segment.

Register for both the TIA Technical Conference and IBIE.
Fee: $295; registration for TIA includes access to the IBIE show floor for all four days of the exhibition.

Agenda

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7

8:30 – 9:00 AM Opening Session: Tortilla Market Overview
9:00 – 9:45 AM Commodity Pricing Forecasts for 2017
10:00 – 10:45 AM Impact of FSMA on Tortilla Manufacturers & How to Prepare
11:00 – 11:45 AM Equipment Maintenance Best Practices
12:00 – 1:00 PM Working Lunch: “Ask The Experts” Panel
1:00 – 1:45 PM Equipment Sanitation & Allergen Control
2:00 – 2:45 PM Trends in Manufacturing Equipment Design – Panel
3:00 – 3:45 PM “Wish List” of Tortilla Manufacturers – Innovations in Ingredients & Equipment They Would Like to See
4:00 – 4:45 PM Partially Hydrogenated Oils – Alternatives & Options
5:00 – 5:45 PM Reducing Emitted Waste and Other Environmental Challenges
6:00 – 8:00 PM Cocktail & Tabletops Reception

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8     

8:00 – 8:45 AM Troubleshooting & Fixing Tortilla Problems
9:00 – 9:45 AM Function & Properties of Tortilla Ingredients
10:00 – 10:45 AM Product Tracking, Tracing and Recalls