International Workshop on Food Packaging: Balancing Functionality with Low Environmental Impact
Izmir Institute of Technology & The University of Reading, U.K.
Supported by British Council, Turkey
31st January 2014, Tepekule Kongre ve Sergi Sarayı, Bayraklı, Izmir ,TURKEY
It is a great pleasure to invite you to Izmir for the Workshop on
“Food Packaging: Balancing Functionality with Low
Environmental Impact’’. We believe your attendance would
make a significant contribution to the quality of the congress.
10:45-11:15 “Recent advances in material science aspects of
packaging material, Prof. Dr. Geoffrey MITCHELL, Centre for
rapid and sustainable product development”, Polytechnic
Institute of Leiria, Portugal
14:45-15:10 “Nanotechnology Applications in Food Packaging”,
Dr. Volkan OZGUZ, Director Nanotechnology Research &
Application Center, Sabancı University, Istanbul, Turkey
15:10-15:25 Coffee Break
Prof. Dr. Şebnem HARSA, Izmir Institute of Technology, İzmir,
Turkey
Prof. Dr. Keshavan NIRANJAN, The University of Reading,
U.K., Editor of Journal of Food Engineering
11:15-11:30 Coffee Break
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
12:00-12:30 “Current and future trends in plastic and ecofriendly film based packaging for fresh-cut fruits and
vegetables”, Mr. Eric DUNCAN, Paragon Flexible Packaging
Ltd., U.K.
PROGRAMME
11:30-12:00 “Retailer’s perspective on food packaging”
Mr. Ian FERGUSSON, The Co-Operative, UK.
9:00-9:30 Registration
12:30-13:30 Lunch Break
15:25-15:50 “ BRC Requirements for general packaging”, Mr.
Mahmut GENC, Head of Trading Law and Technical, Tesco
Kipa, Turkey
15:50-16:15 “ Edible coatings and films for fresh fruits and
vegetables”, Prof. Dr. Taner BAYSAL, Ege University, İzmir,
Turkey
16:15 -17:00 “ National Academic R&D Supports”, Prof. Dr.
Cengiz SANCAK, Director TUBITAK-TOVAG Committee
Morning Session
Afternoon Session
Chairpersons : Prof. Dr. Keshavan NIRANJAN and Prof. Dr.
Sebnem Harsa
9:30-09:45 “Welcome Speech”, Ms. Sirin MYLES, Director
International Office, The University of Reading, UK.
9:45-10:00 “Inauguration”, Prof. Dr. Mustafa GUDEN,
President of Izmir Institute of Technology, Izmir, Turkey
10:00-10:15 “British Couıncil UK-Turkey Higher Education and
Industry Partnership Programme Knowledge”, Mr. Yavuz
YILMAZOGLU, Director Education, British Council, Turkey.
10.15-10:45 “Food Packaging: Balancing Functionality with
Low Environmental Impact”, Prof. Dr. Keshavan NIRANJAN,
The University of Reading, U.K.
Chairpersons : Prof. Dr. Keshavan NİRANJAN and Prof. Dr.
Sebnem HARSA
13:30-14:00 “Current trends in Active Packaging for fresh
fruits”, Prof. Dr. Maria Paula JUNQUERIA, Universidad de
Santiago de Chile, Chile
14:00-14:20 “Fresh cut marketing trends in TURKEY”, Mr.
Sakip ALTUNLU, Project Coordinator, AGROTALYA Ltd.,
Antalya, Turkey
14:20-14:45 “Packaging requirements for fresh-cut fruits and
vegetables”, Dr. İbrahim Sani OZDEMIR, TUBITAK
Marmara Research Center, Food Institute, Gebze-Kocaeli,
Turkey
17:00-18:00 Closing Remarks and Discussion
ORGANIZING COMMITTEE
Assist. Prof. Dr. Ali Oguz BUYUKKILECI
Lect. Huriye GOKSUNGUR
Res. Ass. Merve SAMLI
Res. Ass. Ece SUREK
Res. Ass. Gokcen KOMEN
Res. Ass. Celenk MOLVA
Izmir Institute of Technology
Food Engineering Department
Izmir, Turkey
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International Workshop on Food Packaging: Balancing Functionality