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Nelson Retirement Celebration Symposium and Open House

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 Nelson Retirement Celebration Symposium and Open House

 

 

Dr. Philip NelsonIn honor of Dr. Philip E. Nelson’s retirement, the Department is hosting a symposium, “Global Food Security and Safety,” on Thursday, July 15, 9:00 a.m. – noon, in Pflendler Hall Deans Auditorium. The symposium and open house are free and open to the public.

 

 

 

9:00 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Symposium, Pfendler Hall Deans Auditorium
   9:00 a.m. Welcome
Suzanne Nielsen, Head, Purdue Department of Food Science
Marion Williams, Food Science Alumnus
   9:15 a.m. Tom Szemplenski
President, Aseptic Resources, Inc.
“Aseptic Processing and Packaging: Past and Future”
   9:45 a.m. James Wu
Director, Institute of Food Science and Technology
National Taiwan University
“Current Food Research in the Far East”
   10:15 a.m. Break
   10:30 a.m. Felix Esher
Professor Emeritus, Department of Agriculture & Food Science
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich
“Current Food Research in Europe”
   11:15 a.m. Catherine Bertini
2003 World Food Prize Laureate
Professor of Public Administration
Maxwell School of Citizenship & Public Affairs, Syracuse University
“Global Food Security”
   Noon Phil Nelson
2007 World Food Prize Laureate
Professor & Former Head, Purdue Department of Food Science
1:30-2:00 p.m. Special Announcement, Food Science Building Foyer
2:00-4:00 p.m. Phil Nelson Retirement Reception & Food Science Department Open House