Virtual Event

TechCon Beyond: A Virtual Experience

Oct 27, 2020
9:00 AM
A Virtual Experience
*Now on-demand* Connecting all bakery operations and manufacturing professionals worldwide with expert technical training and education.
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How to Watch TechCon Beyond On-Demand

Watch the TechCon Beyond sessions on-demand when it works for you -  FREE for ABA Members. Register here to access the on-demand platform. 

If you did attend TechCon Beyond, access the sessions via the same link to the virtual platform. Just like on the day of the event, use your email to log in to the virtual site.

And don't forget to share the registration link with colleagues who did not attend the event so they can access the sessions. This is free for ABA Members. 

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Learn More from the Experts on the Bake to the Future Podcast

#22 Journey to a Futuristic Baking Manufacturing Plant: Akeem Babatunde, Kroger Manufacturing, and Dan van der Have, Accenture, explain how technological innovations, like AI, can be utilized in baking manufacturing. Listen now.

#23 The More You Know: In the Oven with Industry Veteran Rich McFeaters: With his 35 years in product development, Rich McFeaters explains the importance of workforce training at all levels and shares stories from his decades-long career. Listen now.

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Sessions that Go Beyond

Expert-led, baker-specific, innovative sessions at ABA's TechCon explore topics including artificial intelligence, food safety technologies, and breakthrough concepts on process and plant improvements. All bakery research and development, management, process, and safety employees will gain the information necessary to stay ahead of quickly accelerating technical trends.

  • Opening Session - Bakers Manufacturing Academy Awards
  • AI 101: Beyond Buzzwords and into the Bakery
  • To Change or Not to Change
  • Mapping Continuous Improvement
  • Planning for a Product Recall
  • New Generation Refrigerants for Retrofits and New Equipment in the Bakery Industry
  • Using a Soft Touch to Build a Strong Safety Culture
  • Crackers - From Oven to Packaging
  • Dough Portioning and Dividing Technology of Bakery and Snack Food Products
  • Identifying and Managing Variability - A Key to Achieving Consistent Bakery Operations
  • Milling Panel: Clean Processing & Testing in Plant
  • Oven Panel: Inside the Oven: A Case Study with Pepperidge Farm
R&D and Process 
  • Bioengineered? Genetically Modified? What’s a Label to do?
  • Allergen Control - Training & Importance
  • Understanding the Function of Deactivated Yeast as a Reducing Agent in Industrial Baking
  • Kill Step Validation to Control Food Safety Hazard
En Español
  • Retos y Desafios De Las Nuevas Legislaciones Alimentarias en LATMA
  • Ley de Modernización de Inocuidad Alimentaria – FSMA
  • Retos para la industria alrededor de la industria 4.0
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This conference is the best value you can get. You're getting what you've been taught in the sessions, you're getting it from the best teachers. You're also getting diverse views on things. 

TechCon by the Numbers

TechCon attendees download session content and refer to documentation throughout the year
Attendees in Research and Development
Attendees in Food Safety, Sanitation, Quality Assurance
Operations and Manufacturing

A look at TechCon

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