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PROGRAM

TENTATIVE PROGRAM
Day 1

7:30 AM 

Registration

3:00 PM

Coffee Break

Dr. Daphna Havkin Frenkel
Bakto Flavors, LLC
Edison, NJ, USA
Dr. Alan Chambers
University of Florida
Homestead, FL, USA
Dr. Bruce Schaffer
University of Florida
Homestead, FL, USA
Henry Todd
Virginia Dare
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Rick Brownell
Virginia Dare
Brooklyn NY, USA
Annamalai Muthiah
Dubare Estate
Pollibetta, Coorg, Karnataka, India
Dr. Martin Hardie
Dili Vanilli
Dili, Timor-Leste
Ing. Juan Hernandez Hernandez
INIFAP
Martínez de la Torre, Veracruz, México
Ignace Winandy
Pt. Flores Komoditi Vanilla Plantations
Bali, Indonesia
Filip van Noort
Wageningen UR Glastuinbouw
Bleiswijk, Netherlands
Dr. Roni Cohen

Agricultural Research Organization, Newe Ya'ar Research Center

Ramat Yishay, Israel

8:30 AM

Opening Remarks

10:00 AM

Coffee Break

1:00 PM

Lunch

4:15 PM

Roundtable Discussion

Mediator: Annamalai Muthiah

5:30 PM

Cocktail Hour

Day 2

8:30 AM 

Registration

5:00 PM

Closing Remarks

Dr. Alan Chambers
University of Florida
Homestead, FL, USA
Dr. Chaim Frenkel
Rutgers University
New Brunswick, NJ, USA
Dr. Daphna Havkin Frenkel
Bakto Flavors, LLC
Edison, NJ, USA
Juan Guardado

MD, Natural Extracts Industries Ltd

Moshi, Tanzania

Dr. Krishna Bala

Dr Vanilla, LLC.

Fenton, MO USA

Spencer Sheehan, Esq.

Sheehan & Associates, P.C.

Great Neck, NY, USA

Dr. Alan Chambers
University of Florida
Homestead, FL, USA
Dr. Fulya Eren
Hometown Food Company
Toledo, OH, USA
Maria Brym
University of Florida
Homestead, FL, USA
Dr. Daphna Havkin Frenkel
Bakto Flavors, LLC
Edison, NJ, USA
Jørgen Fyhn Bjerkenes
Borregaard
Norway

11:00 AM 

Coffee Break

1:00 PM 

Lunch

3:30 PM 

Coffee Break

4:15 PM

Tasting Session: Tasting Different Origins of Vanilla in Milk and Pastries

11:15 AM

Sustainable Production of Vanillin from Wood & the Borregaard Biorefinery Concept

Gilly Evans, UF TREC Center Director  
Chris Gunter, UF Hort Sci Dept Chair Andra Johnson, UF/IFAS Dean of Extension  Charles LaPradd, Miami-Dade