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2017 Food Emulsion Short Course

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Event date/time: 
Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 8:15am to Friday, December 1, 2017 - 1:15pm
Event location: 
UMass Campus Center

This workshop will present the basic principles, concepts and techniques of emulsion science, and show how this information can help to understand, predict and control the properties of real food products and ingredients. This course will be taught by academic and industry instructors with extensive experience in emulsion technology.

Course topics will include:

  • Fundamentals of Emulsions
  • Emulsion Formation
  • Emulsion Droplet Characteristics
  • Equipment Demonstrations
  • Emulsion Stability
  • Emulsion Properties: Rheology, Appearance, Flavor
  • Emulsion-Based Delivery Systems: Multiple Emulsions, Multilayer Emulsions, Filled Hydrogel Particles
  • Surfactant-Based Delivery Systems: Micelles, Micro-Emulsions and Vesicles
  • Delivery Systems for Ingredients and Antimicrobials

Course Fees
Registration includes program proceedings, presentations, continental breakfast, lunch and a networking reception.

UMass Strategic Research Alliance Member Registration

  • Early Bird: $825.00
  • After October 15th: $925.00 

Professional Registration

  • Early Bird: $925.00
  • After October 15th: $1025.00

The meeting will be held in the Campus Center Auditorium, located on the 1st floor of the Murray D. Lincoln Campus Center. Lunches and the Thursday evening dinner will be held in the Amherst Room, located on the 10th floor of the Campus Center. For GPS purposes, the Campus Center is located at 1 Campus Center Way, Amherst MA 01003.

How to Register
To register, simply click "Register Now" above! You will be prompted to create an account (or login to your account if you already have one from another event with us) and will then be brought through the registration form. During the registration process you will select a payment method: payment is accepted by credit/debit card using our secure online gateway, or by check.

Registration is accepted on an individual basis, but you can register multiple attendees under one account. To register multiple attendees first complete the registration for one person. Next, while still logged in, click "Registrations" in the toolbar at the top of the page. Finally, click the "Create Additional Registration" button and enter the details for the next attendee. Instructions on the form will help guide you through, but please contact us if you need assistance.


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Contact's name: 
Amanda Kinchla
Contact's phone: 
Contact's email: 
1 Campus Way
Amherst, MA 01003
1 Campus Way Amherst MA