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PROGRAM


Time Event Details
3:00 - 6:00 PM Registration open Prefunction Space (South Wing) - Level 6
6:00 - 8:00 PM Welcome Reception
Sponsored by L.H. Gray & Son Limited
Salon A
Time Event
* LECTURES WILL BE HELD IN SALON B & C *
Morning Sessions are sponsored by Egg Nutrition Centre
7:00 - 8:15 AM Breakfast & Registration
Sponsored by Hy-Line North America
Salon A
8:15 AM Opening Remarks - Salons B-C Jiaping Wu, Ph.D., University of Alberta 

Welcome from Chair of University of Alberta Ruurd Zijlstra, Ph.D., Chair Department of AFNS

Welcome from International Egg Nutrition Consortium Mitch Kanter Ph.D.,, Director, ENC
8:30 AM Keynote address - Social License, Sustainability in the Egg Industry - Salons B-C Tim Lambert, CEO - Egg Farmers of Canada
IEC: Ongoing Work of the International Egg Foundation Julian Madeley, Managing Director - International Egg Commission

Q & A   
9:15 AM Eggs as a Part of a Healthy Diet
Salons B-C

Introduction 

Breakfast & Satiety
Heather Leidy, Ph.D. (U of Missouri) 

Importance of Choline in Health & Disease René Jacobs, Ph.D. (U of Alberta)
  Q & A
10:30 AM Break
Sponsored by Burnbrae Farms
Prefunction Space
11:00 AM Eggs & Cardiometabolic Health  Salons B-C

Introduction


Eggs & Diabetes
Nicholas Fuller, Ph.D. (U of Sydney, Australia)
  Eggs & Serum Lipids Christopher Blesso, Ph.D. (U of Connecticut)

Q & A
Afternoon Sessions are sponsored by Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)
12:15 PM Lunch
Sponsored by Egg Farmers of Alberta
Salon A
 1:15 PM Protein Needs for Special Populations  Salons B-C

Introduction
  Protein & Physical Performance Stuart Phillips, Ph.D. (McMaster U)
  Protein & Aging Doug Paddon-Jones, Ph.D. (U of Texas)

Q & A
2:30 PM Break 
Sponsored by Fédération des producteurs d'œufs du Québec
Prefunction Space
3:00 PM Dietary Guideline (DG) in the USA: Implications & Future Directions  Salons B-C

Introduction

Policy Implications of DG Randy Green (Watson-Green)

Look Back at 2015 DG; Look Ahead to 2020 Joanne Slavin, Ph.D. (U of Minnesota) 

Q & A
4:15 PM Student Research Snapshots
Sponsored by EFC & EFA
Salon A
5:30 PM Student Research Poster Session / Wine & Cheese
Sponsored by Kewpie Corporation
Salon A
6:30 - 9:00 PM Banquet Dinner 
Sponsored by Egg Farmers of Canada
Salon A
Time Event
* LECTURES WILL BE HELD IN SALONS B & C *
Morning Sessions are sponsored by University of Alberta 
7:00 - 8:15 AM Breakfast
Sponsored by Sparks Egg Farms
Salon A
8:15 AM Welcome, Introduction, & Recap of Day 1 - Salons B-C Mitch Kanter, Ph.D., Egg Nutrition Centre
Jianping Wu, Ph.D., U of Alberta

8:20 AM Learning from Dairy: Processing Protein for Better Functionalities & New Opportunities 
Salons B-C
  Comparative Study on Eggs & Dairy
Jianping Wu, Ph.D. (U of Alberta)

Dairy Market Innovations Mike Vanderpol (Vitalus Nutrition Inc.)

Q & A
9:15 AM Improving Egg Protein Functionality  Salons B-C

Introduction

Production & Characterization of Phosphopeptides Dong Ahn, Ph.D. (Iowa State U) 

Disulfide Bond Formation in Egg White Proteins Akihiro Handa, Ph.D. (Kewpie Corporation, Japan) 

Q & A
10:35 AM Break 
Sponsored by B.C. Egg Marketing Board
Prefunction Space
11:00 AM Health Promoting Properties of Egg Components
Sponsored by BioLargo Inc.
Salons B-C

Introduction

Combining Egg Enrichment & Extraction Technologies to Develop Novel Value Added Opportunities Jim House, Ph.D. (U of Manitoba) 

Hen Egg Proteins of Therapeutic Promises As Novel Drug-Targeting Molecules Hisham Ibrahim, Ph.D. (Kagoshima U) 

Q & A 
12:30 PM Lunch 
Sponsored by Michael Foods Inc.
Salon A
Afternoon Sessions are sponsored by Alberta Livestock and Meat Agency Ltd.
 1:30 PM Value Added Egg Processing  Salons B-C

Introduction

Keynote Address   Jonathan Merkle, Ph.D. (Michael Foods Inc.) 

Q & A 
2:25 PM Alternative Uses for Eggs & Egg Byproducts  Salons B-C

Introduction 
  Eggshell Membrane for Wound Healing  Tamer Ahmed, Ph.D. (U of Ottawa)

IgY Technology & Applications Hajime Hatta (Japan) 

Improving Egg Functionalities for Better Applications: Egg Yolk  Marc Anton, Ph.D. (French National Institute for Agriculture Research) 

Q & A 
 4:15 PM Conference Wrap-Up & Conclusion Salons B-C Mitch Kanter, Ph.D., Egg Nutrition Centre
Jianping Wu, Ph.D., U of Alberta
     
     


* PRESENTATIONS WILL BE HEALD IN SALON A & B *
* PRESENTATIONS WILL BE HEALD IN SALON A & B *

Student presentations and posters will occur throughout the conference.

PLEASE NOTE
Poster size for student presentations will be 36 inches x 48 inches. Click here for a visual. 
Students are required to use back to back Velcro to setup the posters. Velcro and pins will be supplied at the event.