Ops21 Advanced Materials Workshop – Food & Beverage
Through Ops21, a Futureworks NYC program backed by NYCEDC and led by ITAC, we will be hosting 24 advanced technology workshops across three topic areas: advanced materials, digital manufacturing, and robotics.
This is an Advanced Materials Awareness Workshop that is Food and Beverage focused, which is intended to further your knowledge of materials used in food and beverage businesses (e.g., packaging, ingredients/shelf life, etc.), to share case studies on food and beverage packaging; and to discuss related challenges faced by NYC manufacturers.
This workshop will be presented by Ann Vegdhal, an Extension Associate / Process Authority at the Cornell Food Venture Center @NYC, and by Cornell University's Center for Materials Research (CCMR). Ann is an expert in food safety, microbial risk assessment, acidified foods, and low acid foods.
This workshop is for food or beverage manufacturers and industrial businesses that are operating within the five boroughs of NYC.
About Advanced Materials:
Advanced Materials is the advance or modification of traditional materials to obtain better or specific properties, resulting in improved products. Benefits include optimized product performance and durability (e.g. strength, weight, shelf life); lower environmental risks (e.g. coatings, finishes, sustainable materials); and reduced project lifecycle costs.
Who Should Attend?
- Executives and Company Decision-Makers
- Directors / VPs / Managers of Manufacturing / Operations
- Technology and Innovation Specialists
- Plant Engineers
This workshop is for established NYC manufacturing or industrial companies operating (making or assembling products) within NYC's five boroughs. Established NYC manufacturers are those that are revenue producing and have been in operation for more than 5 years. If you are a revenue producing NYC manufacturer tha has been operating, as defined above, for less than 5 years, please contact us at [email protected]
prior to registration so we can see whether this program is a fit for your company or not.
8:30AM-9AM: Registration & Light Breakfast
9AM-12PM: Digital Manufacturing Workshop
12PM-1PM: Networking & Light Lunch