BakingTECH is the Best Week in Baking, which provides premier educational and networking events for baking professionals.

Join us in February 16 – 18 for BakingTECH 2021 to virtually learn solutions to utilize in bakery and make valuable connections through networking events offered at the virtual conference.

Conference Highlights

  • Start the mornings off with our Keynote Addresses – BakingTECH 2021 will feature a Keynote Address every morning.
  • Innovative technical presentations every afternoon
  • Engineering Ask-the-Expert Learn and Lunch Sessions
  • Table Top MarketPlace Exhibits – meet with over 150 exhibitors showcasing their products and services
  • Numerous networking opportunities throughout the conference to connect with industry leaders & experts

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Schedule is subject to change.

Tuesday, February 16

10:00 am - 10:50 amWelcome & Keynote Address by Ross ShaferRead more »
11:00 am - 11:35 amIngredients & Shelf-Life: Health & Well-Being: The Power of FoodRead more »
11:40 am - 12:15 pmConsumer Trends: Consumer Trends and Baking's Path ForwardRead more »
12:15 pm - 12:50 pmEngineering Ask-the Expert Lunch & Learn: Ingredient Handling
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1:00 pm - 1:35 pmIngredients & Shelf Life: MAP Thermoforming of Bakery Products for Shelf Life & Food SafetyRead more »
1:40 pm - 2:15 pmTechnology/Food Safety: The Challenges facing the Food IndustryRead more »
2:15 pm - 4:00 pmExclusive MarketPlace Hours
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2:15 pm - 5:15 pmMarketPlace (Open Hours)
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4:00 pm - 5:15 pmWelcome Reception
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Wednesday, February 17

8:00 am - 5:00 pmMarketPlace (Open Hours)
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8:00 am - 9:00 amExclusive MarketPlace Hour
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9:00 am - 10:00 amCoffee & Conversation
10:00 am - 10:10 amAM Break/General Networking/MarketPlace
10:10 am - 11:10 amOpening Remarks & Keynote Address by Alan BeaulieuRead more »
11:10 am - 12:00 pmPDC Competition
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12:00 pm - 12:35 pmEngineering Ask-the-Expert Lunch & Learn: Ovens
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12:35 pm - 1:00 pmGeneral Networking/MarketPlace
1:00 pm - 1:35 pmConsumer Trends: Global Trends & Consumer InsightsRead more »
1:40 pm - 2:15 pmTechnology/Food Safety: BlockchainRead more »
2:20 pm - 2:55 pmIngredients/Shelf-Life: How did we get here? Industry Historical Trends on age-Fee and the Pledges that ar changing the industry LandscapeRead more »
3:00 pm - 3:45 pmGeneral Session: Supply ChainRead more »
3:45 pm - 3:55 pmATBI Update
3:50 pm - 5:00 pmExclusive MarketPlace/MarketPlace Social Hour
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5:00 pm - 6:00 pmYoung Professional Happy Hour
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Thursday, February 18

8:00 am - 3:30 pmMarketPlace (Open Hours)
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8:00 am - 9:00 amExclusive Market Place Hour
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9:00 am - 10:00 amBaking Break: One-On-One Networkng
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10:00 am - 11:00 amKeynote Presentation by Javier GonzalezRead more »
11:00 am - 1:00 pmBaker Braindates
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12:45 pm - 1:25 pmABA Panel Discussion
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1:30 pm - 2:05 pmConsumer Trends: E-Commerce
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2:10 pm - 2:45 pmTechnology/Food Safety: Determining the Causes of Downtime, Lost Productivity and Sanitation IssuesRead more »
2:50 pm - 3:25 pmIngredients & Shelf Life: Pulse Power - Understanding Pulses through Bioinformatics for Egg ReplacementRead more »
3:30 pm - 3:45 pmPDC Winners' Presentation
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4:05 pm - 4:40 amHall of Fame Watch Party & Closing Remarks
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REGISTRATION INFORMATION

Online and advance registration for BakingTECH 2021 will open on November 4, 2020.

REGISTRATION RATES

Registration rates are subject to change until the official opening.

REGISTRATION FEES  
EARLY BIRD
(Deadline January 8, 2021)
ADVANCE
Deadline February 10, 2021)
BakingTECH Full Conference Delegate
Professional & Young Professional (member fees paid)
$450$600
Professional Member (Join ASB or member fees not paid) $675$825
Young Professional Member (Join ASB or member fees not paid)$570$720
Non-Member$700$850

*Conference registration includes on-demand access for 60 days post-event.

CANCELLATION POLICY

All cancellations must be submitted in writing via e-mail to info@asbe.org.  A $100 processing fee will apply to all cancellations.  No refunds will be made on cancellations received after February 1, 2021.

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Planning Committee