Innovate 2018

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Innovate 2018

Influencing the Future of Animal-Sourced Foods
September 9-11, 2018
Chateau Elan Winery & Resort 
Braselton, GA

Getting to Château Élan

Visit the information page for driving directions and shuttle information.

All events will be held in the Monte Carlo room or foyer, unless otherwise noted

Final Schedule

Sunday, September 9

3:00 PM - 7:30 PM     Registration

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM     Reception (cocktails & hors d’oeuvres on the Chateau Elan lawn, Atrium back up incase of weather)

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM     Keynote Presentation: We are the solution. We are the revolution - Chef Bun Lai

Monday, September 10

7:00 AM - 8:30 AM     Continental Breakfast 

7:00 AM - 5:00 PM      Registration

8:30 AM- 12:05 PM     Session I: The Human Response to Animal-Sourced Foods

  • 8:30 AM - 8:35 AM Introduction - Michael Looper
  • 8:35 AM - 9:20 AM Nutritional importance of animal-sourced foods - Penny Riggs
  • 9:20 AM - 10:05 AM Breakout groups to outline ASAS white paper on importance of animal sourced foods
  • 10:05 AM - 10:50 AM Unusual cases and causes of IgE-Mediated Anaphylaxis: Alpa-gal Mammalian Meat Allergy - Onyinye Iweala
  • 10:50 AM - 11:35 AM Alpha-gal allergies, beyond meat - Tina Hatley Merritt 
  • 11:35 AM - 12:05 PM Group discussion to assemble bullet points for an ASAS 1-page educational resource on Alpha-gal                                                                                           

12:05 PM - 1:30 PM     Networking/Socializing Lunch and Mentoring session for students (Room: Versailles Restaurant)

  • Communications - Chuck Sanger
  • Biomedical Sciences - Penny Riggs
  • Food Service/Prep - Jeffrey Hay
  • Animal Industries - Todd Armstrong

1:30 PM -  5:00 PM     Session II: Innovative Animal-Sourced Proteins

  • 1:30 PM - 1:35 PM Introduction - Steven Zinn
  • 1:35 PM - 2:20 PM Alternative sources of animal proteins - Ramanathan Ranjith
  • 2:20 PM - 3:05 PM An innovative alternative to physically castrating male pigs - Jeffrey Hay
  • 3:05 PM - 3:15 PM Break
  • 3:15 PM - 4:00 PM Edible insects as novel sources of animal protein - Philip Johnson
  • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Breakout groups to outline ASAS white paper on Alpha-gal

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM      Networking/Socializing Reception (Room: Caskroom)

Tuesday, September 11

7:00 AM - 8:30 AM      Continental Breakfast

7:00 AM - 12:30 PM      Registration

8:30 AM - 12:00 PM    Session III: The Future of Animal-Sourced Foods in the American Diet

  • 8:30 AM - 8:35 AM Introduction - Deb Hamernik
  • 8:35 AM - 9:20 AM Biological considerations of alternative protein - Christy Bratcher
  • 9:20 AM - 10:05 AM The regulatory dilemma of cell-based meat - KatieRose McCullough
  • 10:05 AM - 10:15 AM Break
  • 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM Can't beat' em, Eat' em! - Chef Philippe Parola
  • 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM Group Discussion to assemble ASAS short paper

12:00   Adjourn

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