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Hot Topic Symposium
Challenges and Opportunities in Lipids and Oil/Fats Education and Curriculum Development
Tuesday, May 18, 9:00 am-12:00 pm
Andrew Proctor, Department of Food Science, University of Arkansas, USA
Randy Weselake, Department of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science, University of Alberta, Canada.
- Preparing students for careers in industry, government, and academia through the development of lipids/oils/fats learning strategies is becoming increasingly important.
- Learn about challenges/opportunities in developing educational approaches from the point of view of faculty, students, and industry with a comparative review of practices in different countries.
- Roundtable discussion will further explore key issues and provide guidance for the Professional Educators' Common Interest Group to promote education and prepare future professionals.
Updated: March 4, 2010
Andrew Proctor, Department of Food Science, University of Arkansas, USA.
|9:05 am||A Professor’s Perspective of Challenges and Opportunities.
Richard Hartel, University of Wisconsin, USA.
|9:35 am||A Student’s Perspective of Challenges and Opportunities.
Crystal Snyder, Department of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science, University of Alberta, Canada.
|10:05 am||An Industrialist’s Perspective of Challenges and Opportunities.
Steven E. Hill, Kraft Foods Inc., USA.
|10:35 am||An International Perspective of Challenges and Opportunities.
Roland Verhé, University of Ghent, Belgium.
|11:05 am||Lipids—Facts and Myths.
Karen Schaich, Rutgers University, USA.
|11:35 am||Roundtable Discussion.