World Grain - June 2014 - (Page 104)

FEATURE MEA CELEBRATES 25 YEARS R egistration is now open for the 25th Annual International Association of Operative Millers (IAOM) Mideast & Africa District Conference & Expo planned Dec. 3-6 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC), Cape Town, South Africa. The event is expected to attract more than 700 delegates from all over the world and an increased number of participants from sub-Saharan Africa. The event offers an all-encompassing conference program featuring speakers and industry experts who will present educational and relevant topics on innovation, strategic management, milling technology, bakery trends, logistics management, agri-intelligence and market outlook. On top of the management, technical, what's new and trading sessions, IAOM MEA is introducing a one-day feed milling workshop free of charge to all registered delegates. A more detailed conference program will be available soon. To register and for more information, visit VENUE Cape Town is a major cultural and economic hub in Africa and is one of the most multicultural cities in the world. Agriculture is an important sector in the South African economy and has grown by an average of 11.8% per year since 1970. Agriculture remains a significant provider of employment, especially in the rural areas, and a major earner of foreign exchange. The South African Government recognizes agriculture's role in providing food security as well as addressing, employment and developmental imperatives and is projecting to create 1 million new jobs by 2030. The South African grain milling industry is predominantly engaged in the milling of white maize and wheat for human consumption. "The industry plays a role in ensuring a continuous and adequate supply of the country's staple food, maize meal and bread flour," said Peter Cook, conference chairman. "It works concertedly with other partners in the food chain in contributing meaningfully towards the national objectives of food security, food safety and quality, economic empowerment, training and skills development as well as job creation. 104 by Susan Reidy Silver jubilee event returns to Cape Town, Dec. 3-6 EXHIBITION The 25th IAOM-MEA Expo will be in Expo Hall 4A of the convention center, with a gross area of 2,800 square meters. The expo includes about 140 shell scheme stands of standardized size. It will include multi-national companies across the world exhibiting flour and feed milling machineries; allied traders; grain millers and more. SPEAKERS The conference sessions will focus on a different theme each of the three days: management, technical and trading. The keynote speaker on Dec. 4 for the management session will be Dr. Beau Lotto, an American neuroscientist based at University College London, and an expert in human perception and processing. On Dec. 5, the technical session will feature Dr. Joel Abecassis, scientist, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, who will speak on "Wheat Milling Quality: Influencing Factors and New Method of Assessment." The trading session on Dec. 6 will feature Dan Basse, president, AgResource Co., who will provide a global market outlook. Also featured is Mike Krueger, president of The Money Farm, a grain marketing advisory service in North Dakota. U.S. The 25th Annual IAOM MEA Conference & Expo will be at the Cape Town International Convention Centre, Dec. 3-6. Photo courtesy of the Cape Town International Convention Centre. June 2014 / World Grain /

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World Grain - June 2014
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From the Editor-in-chief - Urbanization sways future of food
Calendar of Events
Australian Grains Industry Conference
News Review - Wilmar, First Pacific to acquire Goodman Fielder
With CFP acquisition, Milner renamed Grain Craft
Smaller harvest drops GrainCorp profit 43%
CBH adds to executive team
Cargill completes Vietnamese feed plant expansion
Tiger Brands to mothball several Nigerian flour mills
ADM’s first-quarter earnings hurt by weather
ADM appoints oilseed vice-president
Alliance Grain results up in first quarter
Ingredion’s earnings drop on weather costs
African leaders urged to boost agriculture
Richardson increases canola capacity
Former president of James Richardson & Sons dies
The Andersons earnings up on ethanol, rail
Bunge reports loss in first quarter
Grain Market Review - Rice
Country Focus - Romania
Feature - Serving a Changing Market
Interflour’s growth strategy
The Flour Fortification Initiative
Feature - Canada in the spotlight
Next year’s event
Feature - A perfect storm
Feature - Grain Storage and Handling Projects
Feature - Opportunities and Challenges
Feature - Cereals Europe 2014
Feature - De Decco's path to success
Ownership structure
Feature - Global Grain outlook
Growth in livestock sector translates into more feed, protein demand
Rice Quarterly - Methods for stabilizing rice bran
Rice News Roundup - Group changes name to Food Fortication Initiative
India’s basmati exports to Iran slow
Thailand hopes for comeback in jasmine rice market
Gambia can produce 2 million tonnes of rice
Pakistan rice exports up 20.19%
Philippine farmers bring in post-typhoon harvest
Pakistan wants rice export re-examined
Feature - IAOM MEA celebrates 25 years
Grain Operations - Mycotoxin management
Technical Profile - Enhancing cozonac
Supplier News
Product Showcase
World Grain Archive
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World Grain - June 2014