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  • Rendering Workshop - Complimentary Admission - Tuesday 25 July 2017

    Morning Session Chair: Tim Juzefowicz, ARA Director
    08:00-08:50Workshop Registration
    08.50-09:00Workshop Opening: Issues ahead for renderersTim Juzefowicz,
    Technical Manager CSF Proteins
    Workshop Key Note Speaker: Smart Rendering – designed to support business process management (BPM)
    Peter Milzewski
    Australian Country Choice
    09:30-09:50Latest innovation in steam optimisationCraig McKnight
    Spirax Sarco
    09:50-10:10Using a tricanter to process DAF sludgeEduardo Rivera
    Peerless Foods
    10:10-10:40Morning Break 
    10:40-11:00Air classification of mealsJoe Muscilino
    Sturtevant Inc
    11:00-11:20Advanced process controlHenning Haugaard
    Haarslev Industries
    11:20-11:40A unique feather plantDerek Henderson
    Keith Engineering
    11:40-12:00AlfaVap - Waste heat evaporators in a new dimensionIsaias Vinaroz
    Alfa Laval
    Afternoon Session Chair: Peter Milzewski, ARA Director  
    1:00-1:20The Potential of InsectsDirk Sindermann
    Head of Process Technology - Renewables
    GEA Westfalia
    1:20-1:40OHS and Rendering Plant Safety. How culture affects your bottom line.Bill Linden
    General Manager Corporate Services
    Craig Mostyn Group
    1:40-2:00Innovations in pressingChristian Hirscher
    DeSmet Rosedowns
    2:30-3:45World Renderers Organisation General Meeting
    4:00-5:00ARA Annual General Meeting
    2:00-6:00Symposium Registration (Tea and coffee available)
    Inspection of trade exhibition
    6:30-8:30Welcome Drinks and Canapés
    Welcome by Philip Lambeth, Chairman, Symposium Organising Committee
  • 14th International Symposium - Wednesday 26 July 2017

    Chair: Andy Bennett, ARA President
    08:00-09:15Registration (Tea and coffee available)
    Inspection of trade exhibition
    09.15-09:30Opening Address and WelcomeAndy Bennett, ARA President
    Key Note Address: Sustainable feeds
    David Bray,
    President Stock Feeds Manufacturers Council Australia
    Director International feed Industry Federation
    10:10-10:40Break  and inspection of trade exhibition
    10:40-11:30Tallow and oils outlookThomas Mielke
    Director and Editor, Oil World
    11:30-12:10Biofuels - what tomorrow holdsDavid Elsenbast
    Vice President, International Feedstock Development,
    Renewable Energy Group
    Lunch and inspection of trade exhibition
    Chair: Warren McLean, ARA Vice President 
    1:30-2:00Membrane Distillation: a new system for low energy stick water recoveryProf. Mikel Duke
    Victoria University
    2.00-2:30DNA Testing - Identifying foreign species in rendered mealsDr Kate Griffiths
    Senior Molecular Biologist
    National Measurement Institute
    2:30-3.00Break and inspection of trade exhibition
    3:00-3:30Handling Interenational BureaucracyDr Graham Clarke
    Canadian Renderers Association
    3:30-4:00Sustainability in pet food industryDr Roger Bektash
    President, Pet Food Industry Association of Australia
    4.00-4.10Sponsor PresentationsAuspac Ingredients - Paul Martin
    4.10-4.20Unity Scientific - Advances in NIR technology
    5:30-7.00Happy Hour and inspection of trade exhibition
  • 14th International Symposium - Thursday 27 July 2017

    Meat Industry Outlook Session

    Chair: Damian Evans, ARA Director


    Current and Emerging Trends in Meat Production:

    Panel discussion and presentations with representatives from Beef, Sheep,
    Pork, Poultry and Aquaculture Industries

    Moderator: Michael Betar
    Managing Director, Standard Commodities

    Linchon Hawkes
    Executive Manager Processing, Swickers

    Graeme Dillon
    Executive General Manager - Commercial and Trading
    Inghams Enterprises

    Roger Fletcher
    Managing Director, Fletcher International Exports

    Michael Nolan
    Director, Nolan Meats

    Allan McCallum
    Chairman, Tassal

    09:45-10:15Break  and inspection of trade exhibition

    Facing the Issues Session

    Chair: Andy Bennett, ARA President

    10:15-10:45If all we do is clean-up, that is all we will ever doHeidi Taylor
    Co-founder and Managing Director, Tangaroa Blue Foundation
    10:45-11:15Technical advances in foreign matter removalJeff Goodwin
    Sales Engineer, Specialised Industrial Applications
    11.15-11.25Sponsor PresentationsKemin
    12:00 noon

    BBQ Lunch Tees Golf clubhouse

    Social Activities: Golf / Other


    Symposium Dinner

    Be entertained by our guest speaker followed by presentations of the
    Ron Lyon Award and Brian W Bartlett Service to Industry Award

  • 14th International Symposium - Friday 28 July 2017


    International Forum

    Chair: Harry Lee, ARA Director

    09:00-09:30Chinese Market AccessChristine Wang
    China Feed Online
    09:30-10:00The Mexican Rendering RevolutionFernando Mendizabal
    Foreign Affares Director, Acsocacion Nacional de Rendidores
    10:00-10:30Break  and inspection of trade exhibition

    International Outlook:

    Panel discussion and presentations
    from around the globe

    Moderator: Tim Juzefowicz
    Past President, World Renderers Organisation

    Dr Martin Alm
    Technical Director, EFPRA

    North America
    Tim Guzek
    Chairman NRA

    South America
    Lucas Cypriano
    Technical Director, ABRA

    New Zealand
    Bruce Rountree
    Chairman NZRG

    George Schinard
    ARA Director

    11:45-11:55SummationMichael Betar
    Managing Director, Standard Commodities
    11:55Symposium ClosePhilip Lambeth
    Chairman, Symposium Organising Committee
    12:00Box Lunch
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