AMSA RMC 2018 - Wednesday - Concurrent Technical Sessions and workshops

Wednesday, June 27

8:00–9:00 am

Keynote: A Debate - Current Perspectives in Meat Science

This interactive roundtable is intended to engender lively discussion of important meat science topics our industry faces. It is assumed audience participants will have a basic understanding of the unresolved issues surrounding the topics to be discussed in the symposium. The session will cover three topics:  

Each topic will include a 7 minute presentation in support of (YES) followed by a 7 minute presentation in opposition of (NO) the proposed topic question.  Each speaker will have 3 minutes for extemporaneous rebuttals. A 6 minute question/answer session will then follow to allow for audience participation. We will have electronic polling of the audience to allow for a Yes/No vote on each topic question prior to and following the discussion to evaluate whether people’s views have been changed by the presentations.

Concurrent Sessions:

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Concurrent Technical Session VII - BBQ – History, Trends and Educational Outreach

  • History of BBQ
    • Speaker: Pending
  • Equipment Needs
    • Speakers: Jacob Bourret and Jacob Santen, Innovating Solutions LLC & Thermoworks representative
  • Raw Materials & Cut Selection
    • Speakers: Rob Magee, Q39, Todd Johns, Plowboys BBQ, Paul Kirk, Baron of BBQ, and Dr. Phil Bass, University of Idaho
  • BBQ Flavors & Sauces
    • Speakers: David Enns and Tommy Rutherford, Newly Weds Foods

Concurrent Technical Session VIII - Incubating Research and Development -Teaching, Leading and Manufacturing
Sponsored by Kemin

  • Research and Development by nature of the process is always subject to change due to new tools and new ways to measure variables and acquire data.  The process and the people involved must be flexible and current.  People must be prepared for the role plus continue learning and adapting throughout their career.  That also applies to new companies who benefit from support from people and companies that have been there before.
  • Speakers: Dr. Rodrigo Tarte, Iowa State University, Dr. Brandon Goehring, UltraSource and Final speaker pending

Concurrent Technical Session IX - Building the Perfect Beef Carcass, A Live Animal and Carcass Demonstration

  • Each breed presenter will provide a slide presentation (20 min.) focusing on each breed’s plan for improvement towards carcass merit and meeting consumer demands. This may include purebred and/or cross-bred animals and may be finished cattle and/or seedstock.  Each breed presenter will arrange for 3 live animals to demonstrate their talking points.  2 carcass sides will be displayed in carcass trailer to highlight each breed.
  • Speakers:  Dr. Dan Moser, Angus Genetics, Inc., Shane Bedwell, American Hereford Association, and Final speaker pending

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