Four Districts to Meet in Mississauga
The Niagara District invites you to join its members and those from the Ohio Valley, Southeastern and Wolverine Districts for their joint annual fall conference at the Four Points Sheraton Meadowvale in Mississauga, Ontario. This is your opportunity to learn the latest industry trends and also meet and converse with professionals of the milling industry and the allied trades from throughout the eastern half of the U.S. and Canada.
Please visit the Niagara, Ohio Valley, Southeastern and Wolverine Districts’ Joint Meeting web page and scroll down for more information and to view the tentative schedule.
The golf tournament will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, September 27. There will also be a Reception at the hotel that evening at 6:00 p.m. Breakfast will be at 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday, September 28, followed by the Technical Sessions from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Individuals can then attend the Blue Jays vs.Yankees baseball game in the TD Summit Suite that night. On the morning of Thursday, September 29, everyone is invited on a tour of the Ardent Mills facility and Salmon Run viewing in Streetsville.
Consider being a mentor and bring a new miller from your company to get them involved in IAOM!
Schedule at a Glance
Tuesday, September 27
9:30 a.m. | Golf Tournament at Trafalgar Golf and Country Club
6-7:30 p.m. | Allied Trades Reception | Table Top Displays in Britannia Room
Wednesday, September 28
8:00 a.m. | Breakfast
Daniel Rowe, Chairman Niagara District, Mill Manager, Ardent Milling | Sustainability in Milling
Suzie Miller, CRSC | Sustainable Crops
Speaker TBA, KCOE | Sustainability as Opportunity
Diwakar Mokadam, IMAS | Polymer Base Vibration
Clayton Beaver, Grip Fix | Reducing Plastic Wrap
Gong Show: 2 minute presentations | Moderator: Mark Avery, Editor, GrainNet/Milling Journal
M. Hikmet Boyacioglu, KPM Analytics | Starch Damage
Eduardo Santos Pimentel, Jr., IFF, Brazil | Enzymes to reduce temper time up to 50% improve efficiency and extraction
Ardent Mills Tour Preview
Open Time to Visit Allied Trade Displays
5:30 p.m | Board Bus for Rogers Center | Blue Jays vs Yankees Baseball Game | Food and Drink Included
Thursday, September 29
8:30 a.m. | Bus Leaves for Ardent Mills Tour and Salmon Run Viewing in Streetsville – Everyone registered is invited to attend
10:30 a.m. | Return to Hotel
- To register with a CREDIT CARD (USD$): Please go to the IAOM login page. Your username is your e-mail address. If you’ve forgotten your password, click on “Forgot Password?” and the system will help you reset the information.
- To pay by CHECK (CAD$): Please download the Registration Form at https://www.iaom.org/wp-content/uploads/2022-N-OV-SE-W-Registration-Form.pdf and send it in with your payment.
- Note: Complimentary registration (reception and technical sessions) for honorary retirees and spouses.
- Canada Customs requires everyone entering Canada to complete the ArriveCan app: https://www.canada.ca/en/border-services-agency/services/arrivecan.html
- When completed properly with vaccination history and reason for visit, the customs agents will be able to verify in the app when your passport is scanned.
Advance conference registration should be made by Friday, August 19 to take advantage of the reduced prices.
A block of sleeping rooms has been reserved at the Four Points by Sheraton Mississauga Meadowvale at a discounted rate of $155 CAD ($124 USD) + taxes per night. There is free parking and free Wi-Fi. Please book your room by Wednesday, August 31. Rates are based on availability after this date. To reserve a room online, go to the Four Points by Sheraton reservation page, or call +1 (905) 858-2424 and tell them you are with IAOM.
For extended stays: the IAOM discount hotel rate applies from September 23-October 1. Consider coming early or staying for a performance at the Stratford Festival (see information below).
This year’s district conference will begin with our traditional Golf Tournament to be held at the Trafalgar Golf and Country Club in Milton, Ontario, where you can enjoy the fellowship of your peers while competing for various prizes. The Tournament is scheduled for Tuesday, September 27, with tee times beginning at 9:30 a.m.. The cost of $90 USD includes greens fees, cart and a box lunch.
Reception & Baseball Game
A reception will be held at 6-7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 27, which will include Table Top displays. Spouses can attend this reception at no cost.
A Blue Jays vs. Yankees baseball game is scheduled for the evening of Wednesday, September 28. All tickets are $130 USD each (including for spouses and guests). Transportation for the Blue Jays evening and mill tour sponsored by Allied Trades.
There will be a tour of the Ardent Mills facility and Salmon Run Viewing on Thursday morning in nearby Streetsville, Ontario. Everyone registered is invited to attend. Please make sure to indicate if you need transportation when registering for the conference.
Book now – table top displays and sponsorships are limited! If you are interested in sponsoring this event, and/or reserving one of the tables for your product display, please download the Sponsorship Form and send to the address on the form.
Consider attending one or more of the performances at the Stratford Festival before or after the Conference! The Niagara District has secured special Flexi Group discounts for attendees. Get tickets to this season’s hottest shows at special reduced rates. You can check out the available shows and information at: https://www.iaom.org/wp-content/uploads/2022-N-OV-SE-W-Meeting-Stratford-Festival-Info.pdf
See You in Mississauga!