The Ideas Showcase is an educational opportunity featuring 15-minute talks on new ideas in technology, processing, machinery, ingredients, and services. Presentations will be put on by exhibitors in two theaters on the Cheese Expo’s exhibit hall floor.

Scheduled talks include:

Wednesday, April 18

Breaking News In Food Safety (Stage A)

12:30-12:50  | Keeping your product safe with proper HVAC design. | Mead & Hunt
1:00-1:20  |  The Principles of Sanitary Design: Taking a Proactive Approach to Food Safety | Deville Technologies
1:30-1:50  |  The advancement in membrane cleaning technology & its impact on throughput and food quality. | Ecolab
2:00-2:20  | Hygienic air treatment system design in a cheese processing area. | DualTemp Clauger
2:30-2:50  |  The 2017 FDA Listeria Guidance Document: Changes from 2008 document. | Food Safety Net Services
3:00-3:20  | Defect and foreign object detection unit. | Haden & Custance
3:30-3:50  |  Sustainability |   Spraying Systems Co.
4:00-4:20  | State-of-the-art Antimicrobial materials for flooring and wall applications to improve your commitment to food safety. | Concare

Breaking News In Dairy Processing Equipment Innovation (Stage B)

12:30-12:50  |  Power racks, mobile racking systems. | Storax Racking Solutions | FLEXSPACE
1:00-1:20  | In-line total solids/fat analyzer for separator monitoring and fat standardization. | KROHNE
1:30-1:50  |  Process improvement with In-line FT-NIR Analysis | Bruker Optics
2:00-2:20  |  Process to produce heat-stable WPC 80. | Ameridia, Division of Eurodia Industries
2:30-2:50  |  Using robotics in cheese processing operations. | Staubli
3:00-3:20  |  Optimize your process with NIR technology for predicting component values in powders. | ProSpect Analytical Technology
3:30-3:50  |  Introducing the Tetra Pak Membrane Scope: Spiral Wound Leak Detection Technology | Tetra Pak.
4:00-4:20  |  Industry 4.0, Smart Manufacturing, Industrial Internet of Things | Wonderware Midwest

Thursday, April 19

Breaking News In Wastewater Treatment (Stage A)

12:30-12:50 |  Use of high rate anaerobic treatment. | Symbiont
1:00-1:20   | Turning waste streams into value streams in dairy processing facilities. | Pentair Sudmo
1:30-1:50   |  Economics of wastewater treatment. | Short Elliot Hendrickson
2:00-2:20  |  Maximum Treatment Efficiency: Pairing Anaerobic MBR with EBPR | The Probst Group
2:30-2:50  | Cross-flow ultrafiltration on aerobic and anaerobic membrane bioreactors. | Symphonic Water Solutions
3:00-3:20  | Care and cleaning of pH sensors — the top 10 pH tips. | Endress + Hauser

Breaking News In Dairy Packaging Innovation (Stage B)

12:30-12:50  |  Advanced Print Technologies Yield Color and Consistency That Engage Consumers and Build Your Brand. | Flair Flexible Packaging
1:00-1:20   |  MAP audit-stop your MAP process from eating profits. | Wade Sand & MOCON, Inc
1:30-1:50   |  Innovations in Liquid Filled Cheese | Tetra Pak
2:00-2:20  |  Trends and evolving options in dairy packaging. | Packaging Resources, Inc.
2:30-2:50  |  Unlock Growth in Emerging Retail Channels: Packaging solutions for a fragmented retail landscape | Bemis North America
3:00-3:20  |  How iTRAK technology is revolutionizing the packaging space. | Rockwell Automation