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RETURNS TO AFRICA
Annual event, set for Oct. 22-25 in Nairobi, Kenya,
alternates between the Middle East and Africa
by Susan Reidy
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he annual International Association of Operative
Millers' Middle East and Africa Conference &
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Expo is returning to Africa and is expected to at22-25 in Nairobi,
tract more than 600 delegates from 50 countries.
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ics on management, technical issues, What's New, feed
milling technology and trends and trading, presented by
international and national speakers. The annual event alternates between the Middle East and Africa. Last year it
was in the United Arab Emirates.
The event is Oct. 22-25 at the Movenpick Hotel &
Residences in Nairobi, Kenya, in the heart of Westlands,
the city's most popular business and commercial district.
It is within easy access of the city center with entertainment and shopping. The conference portion of the event
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president and founder of AgResources Co., will discuss
trade and the United States. His talk, "Trump tariffs and
declining world wheat export stocks offers dynamic world
grain market in 2019," will be Thursday, Oct. 25.
More information and registration is available at http://
Educational sessions are divided into technical presentations, feed milling technology and trends, What's
New, and trading. Technical sessions will cover a range
of issues and are scheduled on Tuesday and Thursday.
Tuesday's topics include heat treatment as an alternative to fumigation; the intelligent mill; new methods for classifying raw materials; and solar power in
the milling industry. Tarik Gahi, milling and baking
technologist, U.S. Wheat Associates, will conclude
Tuesday's technical sessions with a panel discussion.
Thursday's technical sessions will cover new solutions to automate quality control and lab analytics; improving pasta quality; noodle processing technology;
intake. Gahi will moderate a second panel discussion to
conclude the sessions.
The feed milling sessions will address mycotoxin
control, healthy animals without antibiotics and a panel
Q&A moderated by Roderick Prince, international and
pet business director, Trouw Nutrition. In What's New,
consumption; creating of a milling performance index;
a new NIR instrument; mixer systems and micro dosAugust 2018 / World Grain / www.World-Grain.com