Whey Processing Workshop

Twin Falls, Idaho
Tuesday, November 06, 2012

Whey Processing Workshop
Tuesday, November 06, 2012 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Mountain Time)

Hilton Garden Inn
1741 Harrison Street
Twin Falls, Idaho 83301
United States

Map and Directions
About the Workshop

Join us for this one-day Whey Processing Overview Course especially designed for whey plant operators, sanitation and other operations personnel and managers. Improve your understanding of the membranes and whey processing. Develop your professional skills in dairy processing technologies. Take advantage of the opportunity to network with industry peers who face similar daily challenges. Learn new information that will help you better operate your process and solve problems. Improve the quality and efficiency of your whey processing operations by company participation in this workshop. Take advantage of this opportunity to learn from nationally recognized experts in whey technologies, membranes, and cleaning procedures for whey processing equipment. Provide a cost effective training opportunity to company personnel without out-of- state travel.

Who Should Attend

Whey plant operators, sanitation and other operations personnel and managers.

Agenda

  • Dairy Chemistry 101 and Whey Composition
  • Basic Whey Processing 
  • Processing for Specific Components
  • Producing WPCs and WPIs
  • Permeate and Lactose Processing 
  • Membranes 101
  • Product Quality
  •   Cleaning and sanitation of equipment
    • Cleaning UF and RO; Spiral Bound and Ceramics
    • Different Steps of Cleanings
    • Types of Chemicals: Acids, Sanitizers
    • What to test, titrate, and monitor
    • The Sanitizing Process
    • Troubleshoot for Protein and Mineral Deposits


Payment Information

  • NOTE - TechHelp accepts CREDIT/DEBIT CARDS ONLY for online registration. If you can not pay with a card or have any registration or payment questions, please contact Paula Peterman at 208.364.6188 or paulap@uidaho.edu.
  • The fee for this workshop is $255 for two or more registering from the same company at the same time or $300 per individual.
  • Fee includes Certificate of Completion, full breakfast, lunch, refreshments and course materials.
  • Scholarships available upon request and granted based on need.

Registrants who cancel 7 or more business days prior to the workshop will receive a full refund. Registrants who cancel less than 7 business days prior to the workshop will be charged a minimum of 50% of the workshop fee. No show will be charged the full workshop fee.


 Instructors

 
Dr. Karen Smith, Dairy Processing Technologist
Wisconsin Center for Dairy Research, University of Wisconsin-Madison

At the Wisconsin Center for Dairy Research (WCDR), Karen Smith’s area of expertise is dairy process development and troubleshooting. She assists in the development of processes involving whey, whey and milk protein concentrates, and individual proteins. Smith helps organize and teach short courses and works on applied research projects such as the drying differences between various types of whey and acts as an internal consultant and trainer on evaporators, dryers, lactose manufacture, ultrafiltration systems and related membrane technology and specializes in process development, scale-up and troubleshooting and in research on milk/whey/whey by-product separation, concentration and drying. 

Dr. Smith received a BS, MS and PhD from the University of Wisconsin and was then employed by Schreiber Foods as a Research Scientist and then at their cheddar cheese manufacturing facility in Tempe, AZ as the QC Manager/Production Support Team Leader. She then worked for Dietrich’s Milk Products in Middlebury Center, PA as an Operations Analyst/Whey Dept. Mgr. and then for Wisconsin Whey International in Madison, WI as the Manager of Research and Development. 
 
   
Mr. Steven Anderson, Ecolab Food and Beverage

Mr. Steven Anderson has worked for Ecolab Food and Beverage for Twenty Nine years as an Account Manager, Quality Management Consultant, and for the last ten years as Senior Area Technical Support Coordinator. Prior to this, he worked with Knudsen Dairy’s and Beatrice Cheese

 
 
Mr. Todd Hutson,  Vice President, Sales - Filtration Engineering Co., Inc.

Mr. Hutson has worked for Filtration Engineering for twenty years as the sales and marketing manager. Prior to that, he worked for Cargill in their Leasing Group for three years. He received an accounting degree at the University of Minnesota, Duluth.


Sponsors


Idaho Milk Processors Association (IMPA), now in its 84th year, is a non-profit organization that seeks to promote the Idaho dairy industry.



University of Idaho Extension is a partnership between the University, USDA, and Idaho. Since 1912, it has provided high quality research-based education in Idaho.www.extension.uidaho.edu


The University of Idaho/Washington State University School of Food Science offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in Food Science. Twenty five world-class faculty and extension specialists provide teaching, research, and outreach to serve students, the food industry, and consumers in Idaho and the Pacific Northwest. www.sfs.wsu.edu  



TechHelp manufacturing specialists provide technical and professional assistance, training and information to Idaho manufacturers, processors and inventors to help them strengthen their global competitiveness through product and process improvements. We offer advanced manufacturing services that help Idaho companies drive bottom line savings and top line growth.www.techhelp.org 


Co-Sponsors


Ecolab is the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services. Around the world, businesses in the food, hospitality, healthcare, industrial, and oil and gas markets choose Ecolab products and services to keep their environments clean and safe, operate efficiently and achieve sustainability goals.



At Filtration Engineering, we bring filtration industry expertise and resources together, providing responsive and flexible solutions to customize applications and improve your organization's ability to produce and deliver quality products.
 

Contact Information

  • Paula Peterman, Administrative Assistant
    TechHelp & University of Idaho
    College of Engineering, Boise Center
    322 E. Front St. Suite 242
    Boise ID 83702
    Phone: 208-364-6188
    Fax: 208-364-3160

Payment Instructions

  • The fee for this workshop is $255 for two or more registering from the same company at the same time or $300 per individual.

    NOTE - TechHelp accepts CREDIT/DEBIT CARDS ONLY for online registration. If you can not pay with a card or have any registration or payment questions, please contact Paula Peterman at 208.364.6188 or paulap@uidaho.edu.

    Registrants who cancel 7 or more business days prior to the workshop will receive a full refund. Registrants who cancel less than 7 business days prior to the workshop will be charged a minimum of 50% of the workshop fee. No show will be charged the full workshop fee.