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The Academic Chairpersons Conference is an annual forum where academic chairpersons, administrators and faculty from all areas of higher education share the most successful, innovative ideas and strategies to assist each other in becoming more effective in their positions. The conference format includes concurrent sessions of interactive workshops, best practice presentations and roundtable discussions. The emphasis of every conference is to provide practical, usable information in a climate of open discussion and collaborative exchange.


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Course Objectives: Expanding on topics from the IAOM-KSU Basic Milling Principles course to include quantitative techniques to analyze and improve the process flow; understanding the variables that impact production efficiencies; and enhance the troubleshooting skills of mill personnel.

Course Topics: Topics include analysis of mill flow sheets and design; analysis of mill balance and product distribution; adjustment of roll stands; sifting and sifter design; purification system; and process control.

Required Skill Level: Theoretical milling background (milling school, university or other milling training). Practical work experience in a flour mill.

Who Should Attend: Milling engineers, operation managers, production managers, head millers and shift managers.


October 14-18, 2019, IGP Institute Conference Center

Course Objectives: To provide a greater knowledge of the milling process and how employees impact the process.

Course Topics: Topics include principles of wheat cleaning, conditioning and milling; understanding the importance of wheat quality and preparation to the milling process; and the advantages of wheat and flour blending.

Required Skill Level: Practical work experience in a flour mill.

Who Should Attend: Milling engineers, operation managers, production managers, head millers and shift managers.


October 7-11, 2019, IGP Institute Conference Center
Course Objectives: To gain general understanding of the principles of the milling process, understanding the relationship between wheat quality and the effect of the milling process, gain knowledge of what wheat types and products each can produce, and understand flour functionality. Course Topics: Overview of the U.S. wheat production; overview of the general milling process and major milling equipment; principles of mill flow sheets; and milling math (extraction, tempering and blending); flour functionality, flour and dough testing practices and methods. Required Skill Level: No milling experience is required. Who Should Attend: New mill employees, mill HR staff and managers, grain and ingredient procurement managers, feed and flour sales representatives, production schedulers, warehousing and QA personnel, R&D staff, wheat breeders, grain inspection personnel, food program administrators, international wheat/grain traders, journalists, extension agents, wheat commission staff/board members, and agricultural and business economic analysts.


January 6-10, 2020, IGP Institute Conference Center
This course will cover various aspects of extrusion technology, equipment and product development (including snack foods, soy chunks, breakfast cereal, pet food and aquatic feed processing). Apart from learning about extrusion processing from experts in industry and academia, the course will focus on strategic business planning for extrusion-based companies with the help of faculty from the Department of Agricultural Economics at Kansas State University. There will be plenty of hands-on and practical oriented lab sessions in which different products will be developed and evaluated both instrumentally and by using a consumer panel. One day of the short course will be reserved for a visit to Sabetha, Kansas, which is home to major manufacturers of extruders and ancillary equipment.


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The 1-day Pet Food Workshop on Monday, August 6 will consist of experts, industry and academic speakers from the area of pet nutrition and processing. They will provide the latest information on pet food ingredient trends; nutritional requirements for dogs and cats; specialty treats; sensory evaluation and palatability tests; safety and HACCP issues. It will also include a capstone lab session involving formulation exercises for pet food recipes.


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Participants will receive training in the basic principles of flour milling and greater understanding of the relationship between wheat quality and flour performance. These objectives will be met through classroom lectures and hands-on practical training in the milling laboratories at Kansas State University including the state-of-the-art Hal Ross Flour Mill with the modern Kice and Buhler milling equipment.


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This course benefits individuals who are responsible for buying U.S. food and feed grains. The course focuses on the mechanics of purchasing raw materials and features detailed discussions of cash and futures markets, financing and ocean transport.


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The 1-day Pet Food Workshop on Monday, August 6 will consist of experts, industry and academic speakers from the area of pet nutrition and processing. They will provide the latest information on pet food ingredient trends; nutritional requirements for dogs and cats; specialty treats; sensory evaluation and palatability tests; safety and HACCP issues. It will also include a capstone lab session involving formulation exercises for pet food recipes.


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Students completing this course will become proficient at formulating pet foods and have a working knowledge of ingredients, processes, and the software necessary to create new products, revise existing formulas, and perform business and production analysis.


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This 1-day workshop on Monday, August 6, 2018 is being offered in conjunction with the IGP-KSU Extrusion Processing: Technology and Commercialization course. This workshop can be attended as a stand-alone participation or added to the experience of the Extrusion course.


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A one-week intensive short course on industrial refrigeration as practiced in food freezing, refrigeration andin other low temperature applications. A systematic study is made of the technical background, the practice and the latest developments in low temperature refrigeration. This workshop is offered in February. Started in 1982, this is the 52nd offering of the workshop.


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Join us in Manhattan, Kansas, for two days of the most cutting-edge new media marketing strategy, content, and networking. The Insight Summit is a premiere, research-based workshop event designed for business owners, marketing and communication professionals, service organizations, and commodity or producer-advocate professionals.




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The 2019 iPad iCamp will be a refreshing day of ideas and activities to help teachers be more productive in their classroom and organized in lesson planning. No more sticky notes stuck here and there. We'll look at teaching and learning with iPads and be reminded of best instructional practices to engage and enhance student learning. We'll finish with reflection ideas on the iPads that will help with planning for the next lesson.


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Kansas Pipeline Safety Seminar is for natural gas pipeline operators responsible for operations, maintenance and emergency response of pipelines. Seminar provides information on compliance with federal and state pipeline regulations.


November 6-7, 2019, Hilton Garden Inn & Conference Center
November 6-7, 2019, Exhibitors - Hilton Garden Inn & Conference Center
The workshop aims to provide individuals who plan to submit a CAREER Award proposal to a program in the Engineering Directorate with a CAREER proposal review experience and a forum in which they can interact with NSF program directors and recent NSF CAREER awardees.


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The workshop is a prominent scientific meeting focusingon cutting-edge research and technologies involving PDC materials. The primaryemphasis will be on PDC-based fibers and ceramic matrix composites (CMCs) forhigh-temperature applications. Attendees will have an opportunity to gainin-depth information on precursor synthesis; PDC processing including additivemanufacturing, polymer-to-ceramic conversion and multicomponent PDCs,characterization from preceramic polymers to ceramics, modeling and simulation.Other topics include composite materials recovery or recycleability, PDCs forenergy storage, and ultrahigh temperature materials for hypersonics.

Professor Rishi Raj turns 75 this year. To celebrate thismilestone, we are incorporating a symposium dedicated to Rishi's achievementswhile organizing our second annual NSF-PIRE project workshop. This symposiumwill cover varied topics related to Materials Science & Engineering. Thesymposium will be held toward the latter half of the workshop (July 18th and19th) and may also include short presentations by current/former students andcolleagues of professor Raj.



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Kansas State University will host the Region 5 Soil Judging Contest on September 16-21, 2018 in Manhattan, Kansas.


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Course description: Every business has competition. Learning more about these competitors will help you to grow your business.


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Women Managing the Farm is a comprehensive program for farm owners, partners, and rookies. No matter the amount of knowledge about or involvement in agriculture, the Women Managing the Farm" project is specially designed for women in agriculture. Women Managing the Farm provides valuable tools and materials to address production, price, human, financial, and legal risks of farm women at all levels. This project develops and presents tools especially for farm women to increase overall support through various avenues such as comprehensive training, area networks of support and an online discussion group.

Save the Date - February 13-14, 2020    - Registration Opening Fall 2019!


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The 24th Biannual International Plant Resistance to Insects (IPRI) Workshop will take place at CIMMYT, Texcoco, Mexico, on 2-4 March 2020. IPRI has been held biennially since 1974.


March 2-4, 2020, International Center for Maize and Wheat Research (CIMMYT)
This online course is designed to provide the legal framework for decision making by farm firms, families and individuals. Topics covered in the course focus on agricultural applications to common legal issues.


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An architecture trip to New York.


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An architecture study trip to Chicago to provided 2nd year architecture students an opportunity to learn, see and explore architecture.


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The GEAPS/K-State Grain Elevator Managers course benefits individuals that are responsible for supervising grain operations or work in grain quality management. The course focuses on the science behind the practices used in grain storage, handling and quality management. It provides operations personnel and new or current managers with the information they need to correctly interpret the experiences they have when managing grain quality, and the insight they will require when evaluating the practices used at their facility.


January 21-24, 2020, IGP Institute Conference Center
May 5-8, 2020, IGP Institute Conference Center

The Great Plains IDEA Spring Meeting is an annual conference that brings together administrators, faculty, staff and campus coordinators to collaborate,celebrate and learn.  Workshops and speakers provide support in areas such as best practices in online instruction, technology resources and student services.



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The Annual Meeting of the Great Plains Network brings together knowledge and information technology professionals including advanced network and cyberinfrastructure users, faculty members, researchers, librarians, information technology staff, graduate students from leading universities and high education networks.


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This course benefits individuals who are responsible for buying U.S. food and feed grains. The course focuses on the mechanics of purchasing raw materials and features detailed discussions of cash and futures markets, financing and ocean transport.


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This course benefits individuals who are responsible for buying U.S. food and feed grains. The course focuses on the mechanics of purchasing raw materials and features detailed discussions of cash and futures markets, financing and ocean transport.


Registration is not available at this time.
This course benefits individuals who are responsible for buying U.S. food and feed grains. The course focuses on the mechanics of purchasing raw materials and features detailed discussions of cash and futures markets, financing and ocean transport.


Registration is not available at this time.
This course benefits individuals who are responsible for buying U.S. food and feed grains. The course focuses on the mechanics of purchasing raw materials and features detailed discussions of cash and futures markets, financing and ocean transport.


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The mission of the Kansas State University College of Business Administration is to create value for students, business, and society through activities that lead to career success and the advancement of knowledge.


October 3-4, 2019, K-State Alumni Center
North Central Mini LandGrant Meeting


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The Rural Education Center (REC) Rural Summit will be an event to strengthen partnerships between K-State College of Education, The Rural Education Center, and Rural Schools in Kansas.The Rural Summit is scheduled to be held June 13th from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.at the K-State Leadership Studies Building. Morning refreshments, program materials, and lunch are included in the conference fee.


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SciComm 2019 is dedicated to understanding and promoting effective communication of science to diverse audiences - including students of all levels as well as the general public - across all venues. Key focus areas include informal STEM learning, science communication research, K-12 STEM,disciplinary-based education research, science and media, and broader impacts.



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The 2019 Starch Round Table (SRT) will be held at Hilton Denver Inverness (Englewood, Colorado, USA) on October 31 - November 2, 2019, prior to the AACC International annual meeting, which will be held on November 3-5, 2019, at the Sheraton Denver Downtown, in Denver, CO. Please note that, if you plan to attend the AACCI annual meeting as well, the AACCI meeting is a separate meeting, requiring separate registration. Please check AACCI website for details: https://www.aaccnet.org/meetings/future/Pages/default.aspx


October 31, 2019 to November 2, 2019
Wild about FCS Education

Career exploration in Family Consumer Sciences Education for high school students; Professional development for FCS teachers


Friday, October 4, 2019