World Grain - March 2011 - (Page 64)

FEATURE Deep in the heart of T he International Association of Operative Millers (IAOM) is taking its 115th annual Conference & Expo deep in the heart of Texas to the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio. The event, scheduled for May 2-6, is expected to attract more than 900 delegates and allied trade representatives from across North America and around the world. IAOM Executive Vice-President Melinda Farris said the 1986 conference in San Antonio had the fifth-best attendance in the history of the event, and she is expecting another good turnout this year. “Texas, in general, has always been a very good draw for our IAOM show,” Farris said. “It’s part of the reason we like to go back there. The city of San Antonio is great. The River Walk is a great attraction for our members, and it’s nice The River Walk is one of San Antonio’s most popular attractions. The official conference hotel for this year’s IAOM Conference and Expo — the Hyatt Regency San Antonio — is located next to the River Walk. Photo by Al Rendon courtesy of the San Antonio Convention and Visitors Bureau. 64 by Arvin Donley IAOM’s 115th annual Conference & Expo will be held May 2-6 in San Antonio, Texas, U.S. that the official conference hotel is located right on the River Walk. It’s a beautiful location.” CONFERENCE SCHEDULE The conference begins Monday, May 2 with the IAOM Board of Directors meeting and the Food Protection Committee meeting. Conference registration begins on Tuesday, which is also the day exhibitors are allowed to set up their booths, and IAOM committee meetings will be held throughout the day. In the eveMarch 2011 / World Grain /

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World Grain - March 2011
from the editor-in-chief - Arab revolution of great importance for wheat
Australia’s winter crop estimated to increase 19%
With China crop in trouble, wheat surges upward
Port of Novorossiysk grain volumes decline 36.5%
FEFAC welcomes E.U. decision on GMO
Cargill to build new corn processing plant
Joint venture to build new canola crush plant in Canada
CWB purchases lake vessels for grain
E.U. compound feed production increases in 2010
U.S. fl our production in 2010 gains 0.4%
Industry responds to corn amylase approval
Scoular purchases ethanol plant, shuttle facility
Income from operations, sales soar at MGPI
Grain, ethanol boost The Andersons, Inc. to record results
Bunge’s net income rises on strong agribusiness performance
COUNTRY FOCUS - Focus on the Philippines
Key Facts
Flooding takes toll on Australian grain industry
Single desk survives — for now
What's next for Russia?
A New Vision
Unrest in Egypt
New look for Victam International 2011
Attendance surges at IPE/IFE
Deep in the heart of Texas
Schedule at a glance
Nominations solicited for Milling Operative of the Year
IAOM Conference & Expo - 2011 exhibitor booths
FEED OPERATIONS - Energy savings
Proactive path to PEST MANAGEMENT
Seeking to add customer value
Buhler Technology Group has successful 2010
Stern-Wywiol Gruppe receives prestigious business awards
Perten to supply Turkish Grain Board with Inframatic analyzers
GSI Group launches new customer-centric website
Ocrim supplies Libyan mill
Cargotec to acquire terminal operator systems provider
Eurofi ns appoints new chief scientifi c offi cer
4B Braime opens new subsidiary in Australia

World Grain - March 2011