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radtech winter meeting 2019

March 20, 2019
Crowne Plaza Redondo Beach Hotel
Redondo Beach, California

Please join us in Redondo Beach for the 2019 Annual Winter Meeting. We are planning exciting meetings and continuing new initiatives in our EHS, UV LED, 3D Printing, Transportation, and Printing & Packaging groups.

Please note that even if you are attending BIG IDEAS we would like you to also register for the meeting so we have an accurate headcount.

REGISTER FOR THE MEETING

Travel & Hotel Details:

Crowne Plaza Redondo Beach & Marina Hotel
300 N. Harbor Drive
Redondo Beach, CA 90277

BOOK HOTEL

Our Group Rate is $199.00 If you would like to book a hotel reservation for the Crowne Plaza Redondo Beach please BOOK ONLINE or call the Hotel directly at 310-318-8888 by February 28, 2019 to receive our group rate.

Meeting Schedule (Subject to Change)

Wednesday, March 20, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM - Visit BIG IDEAS Exhibits
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM - 3D Printing
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM - LED Committee
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM - EHS Committee
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM - Printing & Packaging
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM - Automotive/Transportation
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM - Annual Member Meeting
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM - Reception

 

big ideas bannerMarch 19-20, 2019
Redondo Beach, California, USA

www.bigideasconference.com

March 9-11, 2020
Disney Coronado Springs Resort
Orlando, Florida

We invite you to attend a free webinar that IUVA is presenting in conjunction with SUNY-ESF on Tuesday, January 15.

New UV-Based Interventions to Enhance the Food Safety of Fresh Produce
Tuesday, January 15, 2019, 02:00 PM EST - 03:00 PM EST

Presented by IUVA, Keith Warriner, Professor and Department of Food Science Graduate Coordinator, University of Guelph, and Tatiana Koutchma, Research Scientist, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada.


>> REGISTER HERE

Webinar Details:

There have been three outbreaks of Escherichia coli O157:H7 infections linked to contaminated romaine lettuce within the last 12 months affecting over 200 people. Since 1995 there have been over 40 outbreaks linked to leafy greens although other produce types such as apples, cantaloupes and soft fruit have also been implicated. There are various routes from production through to the end-user by which pathogens become associated with fresh produce. For large scale outbreaks the typical source of pathogens is contaminated irrigation water with pathogens being spread during post-harvest processing. To date, the main interventions used to enhance the microbiological safety of fresh produce is through good agricultural practice (GAP), testing and post-harvest washing. However, none are effective as demonstrated by the on-going foodborne illness outbreaks. Consequently more effective treatments are required and those based on UV show promise. For example, UV treatment of irrigation water and water-assisted UV post-harvest washing is a further technology. The main challenge with UV is to access the shaded area on produce surfaces. To overcome this limitation, UV based methods based on Advanced Oxidative Process have been developed and currently being applied on a commercial scale. Additionally, research was conducted on application of multiple wavelengths LEDs against common food pathogens on surface of fresh produce.  Based on risk analysis of recent outbreaks and produce production chain, this webinar will discuss new approaches to enhance it safety by using UV light through advanced oxidation, water assisted washing and UV LEDS interventions.

To learn more about the use of UV for food safety, please plan on attending these conferences in 2019:

2019 IUVA World Congress
February 10-13, 2019
University of New South Wales (UNSW) Colombo Hall
Sydney, Australia
http://www.iuva.org/2019-World-Congress

BIG IDEAS for UV+EB Technology
March 19-20, 2019
Crowne Plaza Redondo Beach
Redondo Beach, California
http://www.bigideasconference.com

RadTech Phone Number: (240) 497-1242

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