Below you will find several of the many conferences offered this year focusing on the dairy industry.  If you would like to see an upcoming dairy or food industry conference, workshop, or symposium featured on the Nelson-Jameson blog, leave a comment on this post.

Ice Cream Technology Conference
March 6-7 in St. Petersburg, Fl.
The conference “focuses specifically on frozen dessert research, technology, new market trends, food safety, labeling and opportunities. The Ice Cream Technology Conference encourages an open exchange among participants and experts on the technical and practical processing issues in the frozen dessert industry.” In addition to panels, networking activities, and exhibits, there will be the “annual Innovative Ice Cream Flavor Competition.”

International Cheese Technology Exposition
April 10-12 in Milwaukee, WI.
See us at Booth #317

“The ICTE is an intensive combination of morning seminars, two full afternoons of uninterrupted Exposition and evening social affairs” for dairy manufacturers and suppliers.  This year’s opening address will be delivered Mark Murphy, President and CEO of the Green Bay Packers.

The American Dairy Products Institute (ADPI)/ American Butter Institute (ABI) Joint Annual Conference
April 29-May 1 in Chicago, IL.
“Gain insight into current dairy trends and projected developments. Enhance your industry knowledge. Network with over 750 senior level executives from manufacturers, marketers, suppliers, distributors and brokers of manufactured dairy products, as well as industry analysts, journalists and key government officials…”   A program of presentations, sessions, exhibits, and social events will be featured.

American Cheese Society (ACS) Conference and Competition
Cheese Rally in Raleigh: Owning Our Future
August 1-4, 2012 in Raleigh, NC
See us at the show!
This year’s American Cheese Society Conference and Competition will feature “our annual competition, educational sessions on a wide range of topics relevant to the industry, special events including a keynote by noted author and expert on humane livestock handling, Temple Grandin, and our annual Meet the Cheesemaker showcase”.

For information on trade show and conferences we attend, see our Events page.