Raise your voice on whole grains – join the 6th International Whole Grain Summit! The key international conference on whole grains organised by ICC in cooperation with HGF and University of Minnesota will take place in Vienna from 13 – 15 November 2017 and will use this global reach to establish networks and define action plans to stimulate increased consumption of whole grains and other healthy cereal ingredients. This Summit will be one of a kind as it will include updates on the latest in science/technology, nutrition and health, business, marketing and regulatory perspectives as well as active discussion sessions in the World Café format leading to a "Declaration on Whole Grains". Participants will not only get state-of-the-art information but also have the unique opportunity to actively contribute to the future of whole grain! The Whole Grain Summit will be a platform to promote and encourage researchers presenting innovative or exceptional work in the field of whole grains. The best posters will be awarded and may be presented in plenary and there will also be a Young Scientist Award (sponsored by Quaker) a Best Poster Award (sponsored by Nestlé) and an ICC Award for Wholegrain Research (sponsored by ICC-Austria) granted for exceptional work in the field! Registration is still open. An attractive ICC membership and registration package is also being offered. Tailor your ideal exhibition and sponsorship package with us! Take advantage of this opportunity and bring your company in the focus of the global grain and food sector. View more details and get involved today – go to www.wholegrainsummit.comWe look forward to welcoming you in Vienna!

The 1st ICC Asia-Pacific Grains Conference (APGC) which was co-organised by ICC - The International Association for Cereal Science and Technology and CCOA - The Chinese Cereals and Oils Association,  took place in Xiamen, a beautiful coastal city in southeast China, May 21-24, 2017 and attracted over 500 participants. The 1st APGC was appreciated highly by representations from the region and abroad on the wide subjects, high level presentations and high attention to industry and beyond. This event premiere promoted the exchange and cooperation in grain & oil science and technology and will benefit the sustainable development and science and technology innovation in Asia pacific region. Thank you to all speakers, sponsors, exhibitors and participants for making this event premiere such a success! Find the Best Youth Speakers and Best Posters listed in the full REPORT

We are pleased to announce the 9th International Congress “Flour-Bread ’17” and the 11th Croatian Congress of Cereal Technologists “Brašno-Kruh ’17.” which will take place in Opatija, Croatia from the 25th to 27th October 2017. This year the Congress celebrates the 20th jubilee of gathering numerous researchers and professionals from different parts of the world, with the main aim to feature the latest advances in cereal science and technology. The Congress programme will include plenary and invited lectures, oral and poster presentations, and the exhibition of process and laboratory equipment, cereal industry products and publications. You are cordially invited to contribute to the scientific programme of the Congress and to participate in social events that will provide an excellent opportunity to exchange ideas and experiences with colleagues, and discuss possibilities for networking and collaboration. For more details please visit www.ptfos.unios.hr/brasno-kruh/ 

ICC is happy to announce its collaboration with Pavan for the Foodtechmaster on Dry Pasta production from 9th – 13th October 2017 at the Pavan Conference Centre, Galliera Veneta (Padova). The FOODTECHMASTER is a series of professional training courses organized by Pavan with the aim of sharing knowledge and expertise on food production technology. The 5 days seminar will be held by Professors of the academic community, high ranking ICC Experts and Process Engineers of Pavan Dry Pasta Division. Topics will cover the entire pasta production process, from theoretical aspects to practical issues.

ICC Members will be granted a 10% reduction on registration fees. Find more detailed information at: http://www.foodtechmaster.com