Educational sessions scheduled at PROCESS EXPO 2015 will include representatives from three of Canada’s top schools including the University of Guelph, McGill University and Conestoga College.

These sessions include the following:

Wednesday, September 16

-Microwave Food Processing Technology: An Overview of Current Research, Hosahalli Ramaswamy, McGill University

-The Role of Processing in the Biophysics of Digestion - an Infant Formula Case Study, Michael Rogers, University of Guelph

Thursday, September 17

-Innovative Developments in Food Packaging, Loong-Tak Lim, University of Guelph

-Training and Applied Research for the Food Manufacturing Industry, Luis Garcia of Conestoga College

“We are very proud to be working with experts from some of Canada’s most prestigious schools and are excited about the value that they are adding to our program,” said David Seckman, president and CEO of the Food Processing Suppliers Association. “Each one of these speakers introduces a particular facet of innovation in food processing or packaging that will interest PROCESS EXPO attendees.”

This year’s program includes more than 35 hours of educational sessions addressing a wide variety of topics that cover all major segments of the food and beverage industry. Presented by experts from 15 of North America’s top university food science programs, these sessions are free of charge to any registered attendee and will be conducted during show hours throughout the four day event.

 Advance registration for PROCESS EXPO (September 15-18 in Chicago) is $25 for food and beverage processors and registered attendees will have open access to all three trade show events; including all educational programs. For more information about the show, to see the entire educational schedule or to register please visit