The National Association of Flavors and Food-Ingredient Systems (NAFFS)
The Society of Flavor Chemists (SFC)
The Chemical Sources Association (CSA)
Are pleased to announce their upcoming West Coast joint meeting
13th Annual West Coast
Flavor Industry Forum
March 7 - 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
At the Crowne Plaza Anaheim Resort
12021 Harbor Blvd., Garden Grove (Anaheim), CA
This exciting program begins at 9:30 a.m. and offers multiple networking opportunities in addition to timely information.
9 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast
9:25 a.m. Welcome & Intro of Tatiana Miranda, Chapman University-Bob Bauer
9:35 a.m. Program Intro-Donald Wilkes, President & CEO, Blue Pacific Flavors
9:45 a.m. Prop 37 and Naturals Regulatory Update, John Hallagan, General Counsel, FEMA
10:15 a.m. Courtney Pineau, Assistant Director, Non-GMO Project + Q&A
10:45 a.m. Why GMO Labeling is Coming to the U.S., John Roulac, Founder/CEO, Nutiva + Q&A
11:15 a.m. Break
11:30 a.m. EU Natural vs. U.S. Natural; EU GMO Rules, Peter van der Schaft, Axxence Aromatics GmbH
Noon GMO Microbe Fermentation for F&F Ingredients, Jason Kelly, Ph.D., Ginkgo Bioworks
12:30 p.m. Panel Discussion moderated by Donald Wilkes, Blue Pacific Flavors
Panelists include: Henry Clifford of AquaBounty, John Hallagan, Peter van der Schaft and Jason Kelly + Q&A
1:15 – 1:45 SFC Members Business Meeting
1:15 - 2:45 Luncheon
Travel InfoHOTEL RESERVATIONS:
Go to www.expowest.com
for a list of hotels offering special rates.
For those traveling by air, a travel discount has been negotiated with United Airlines. United offers discounts off published fares of 2 percent to 10 percent or zone fares. To save an additional 3 percent, book online at www.united.com
and enter your Offer Code ZPB8565106 in the Offer Code box when searching for your flights. Booking online avoids the $25 service fee collected per ticket through United Meetings Reservations. If booking through a travel professional or United Meetings at 800-426-1122, please refer to Z-Code ZPB8 and Agreement Code 565106.
NAFFS Would like to thank the following sponsors, who helped offset the cost of this event:
ACS International, Inc.
Citrus & Allied Essences Ltd.
Flavor & Fragrance Specialties
Global Essence, Inc.
Gold Coast Ingredients, Inc.
MCI Miritz Citrus Intercontinental LLC
Mission Flavors & Fragrances