NutraSun Foods, Ltd.
Rogers Foods, Ltd.
Grain Millers Canada Corp.
The 69th Annual Conference of the Western Canadian District of the International Association of Operative Millers (IAOM) was held June 14-16, 2023 at the Fairmont Hotel in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Our annual conference provided an opportunity for professional development for our members. The planning committee arranged for speakers to discuss topics related both to technical milling and to related equipment. The annual business meeting was held for the IAOM Western Canadian District.
The event tee’d off on Wednesday with a golf tournament at the Assiniboine Golf Club. Followed by the opening Allied Trades Evening Reception and Casino night.
These events were graciously sponsored by:
- Can-Seed Equipment
- Carter Day / Jacobson
- Pal Group
- Kice Industries
- Cordano Packaging
- Behst Machinery
- FWS Group of Companies
- Blower Engineering
- Bunting Magnets
- Todd & Sargent
Thursday, June 15 – Technical Session
Fairmont Hotel – Wellington Ballroom
Welcome & Opening Remarks from IAOM International: Jennifer Harnish, Secretary/Treasurer
Moderator: Norbert Cabral
Keynote Address: Olivier Lavigne-Lacroix: Work of the Canadian National Millers Association (CNMA)
Buhler Group: Alexis Noel: The digital transformation of the Milling Industry
KPM Analytics: Dr. Hikmet Boyacioglu: Damaged Starch in Flour Milling
VYNCKE: Claude Van Hoornweder: Converting oat hulls into energy requirements
DT Grain Processing Systems Inc.: Darryl Tateishi: The Ferkar Universal Mill
Sixteen Grains Inc.: David Lapp: Green House Gas Data Capturing with Simple Tools
FWS Group of Companies: Jason Coreau: Project Management
MasterLock: Brad McIntosh: Lock Tag Try Best Practices
BEHST Machinery Corp: Chance Barkley and Jeff Young: Fire Protection in the Mill
Friday, June 16
Cereals Canada Tour
Meet and Greet – Dean Dias, CEO, Cereals Canada
Analytical Testing Demonstration
On behalf of the IAOM Western Canadian District organizing committee, we would like to thank the following sponsors for this event and for their continued support:
GRAIN MILLERS CANADA – MAJOR SPONSOR
ROGERS FOOD – CHILLIWACK AND ARMSTRONG – MAJOR SPONSOR
PRAIRIE FLOUR MILLS
HOOD PACKAGING CORP
ALLIED TRADES SPONSORS
CARTER DAY / JACOBSON
FWS GROUP OF COMPANIES
TODD & SARGENT