Tentative Agenda

The agenda is tentative and subject to change. 

All lectures will be held in the Ballroom of the Nittany Lion Inn.  

  • Optional  Optional
  • Sunday, January 3, 2021
  •  
    10:00 am  -  12:00 pm
    Registration (lunch on your own)
    Rotunda
    12:00 pm  -  1:30 pm
    Welcome and Introductions
    Ballroom
    1:30 pm  -  2:00 pm
    Introduction to Ice Cream Manufacture
    2:00 pm  -  3:00 pm
    Ice Cream Composition
    3:00 pm  -  3:30 pm
    Break
    3:30 pm  -  4:30 pm
    Milk Composition
    4:30 pm  -  5:30 pm
    Dairy Ingredients
    5:30 pm  -  7:30 pm
    Welcome Reception
    Alumni Lounge & Lobby
  • Monday, January 4, 2021
  •  
    7:00 am  -  8:00 am
    Continental Breakfast
    Atrium
    8:00 am  -  9:30 am
    Mix Processing
    9:30 am  -  10:00 am
    Beverage Break
    10:00 am  -  12:00 pm
    Mix Calculations I & II
    12:00 pm  -  12:45 pm
    Lunch (provided)
    Alumni Lounge & Lobby
    12:45 pm  -  1:45 pm
    Class Photo (meet in the Ballroom to walk to Rec Hall as a group)
     Optional 
    1:45 pm  -  2:45 pm
    Sugars & Sweeteners
    2:45 pm  -  3:00 pm
    Break
    3:00 pm  -  4:30 pm
    Chocolate
    4:30 pm  -  5:00 pm
    Class Naming
    7:30 pm  -  9:00 pm
    Entrepreneur Session I - Optional
  • Tuesday, January 5, 2021
  •  
    7:00 am  -  8:00 am
    Continental Breakfast
    Atrium
    8:00 am  -  9:30 am
    Freezing
    9:30 am  -  10:30 am
    Food Microbiology
    10:30 am  -  11:00 am
    Beverage Break
    11:00 am  -  12:30 pm
    Ice Cream Physics
    12:30 pm  -  1:30 pm
    Lunch (provided)
    Alumni Lounge & Lobby
    1:30 pm  -  2:30 pm
    Ice Cream Hardening
    2:30 pm  -  4:00 pm
    Quality Assurance in Ice Cream Operations
    4:00 pm  -  4:15 pm
    Break
    4:15 pm  -  5:15 pm
    Stabilizers and Emulsifiers
    5:15 pm  -  5:15 pm
    Bus departs to Dairy Barns
    5:30 pm  -  6:30 pm
    Tour of the Penn State Dairy Barns (Tuesday)

    Tour the Dairy Research and Education Center. Sign up at the registration table. Tours are limited to 30 people. Busing will be provided immediately following the last session. 
    *Please note, you may not participate in the tour if you've been out of the country in the last 21 days.

     Optional 
    7:00 pm  -  9:00 pm
    Entrepreneur Session II - Optional
    Assembly Room (lower level)
    7:00 pm  -  9:00 pm
    Homework Help Session - Optional
    Ballroom
  • Wednesday, January 6, 2021
  •  
    7:00 am  -  8:00 am
    Continental Breakfast
    Atrium
    8:00 am  -  9:00 am
    Principles of Sensory Evaluation
    9:00 am  -  10:00 am
    Ice Cream Flavors
    10:00 am  -  10:30 am
    Beverage Break and Flavor Samples
    10:30 am  -  12:00 pm
    Vanilla
    12:00 pm  -  1:30 pm
    Lunch (provided)
    Alumni Lounge & Lobby
    12:00 pm  -  1:15 pm
    Tour of the Penn State Dairy Barns (Wednesday)

    Tour the Dairy Research and Education Center. Sign up at the registration table. Tours are limited to 30 people.
    Boxed lunch will be provided. 
    *Please note, you may not participate in the tour if you've been out of the country in the last 21 days.

     Optional 
    1:30 pm  -  1:45 pm
    Return to Ballroom to assemble into lab groups
    1:45 pm  -  1:50 pm
    Bus departs to Erickson Food Science Building
    2:00 pm  -  5:00 pm
    Lab Exercises
    Lab Exercise Location 2:00-3:30 pm 3:30-5:00 pm
    Sensory Evaluation

    244 Food Science A B
    Plant Tour

    226 Food Science B C
    Freezing Lab - 1

    135 Food Science C D
    Vanilla Flavor 

    252 Food Science D E
    Freezing Lab - 2

    134 Food Science E F
    Computer Assisted Formulation

    206 Business F A




    5:00 pm  -  5:15 pm
    Bus departs to The Nittany Lion Inn & Dairy Barns
    5:15 pm  -  6:15 pm
    Tour of the Penn State Dairy Barns (Wednesday)

    Tour the Dairy Research and Education Center. Sign up at the registration table. Tours are limited to 30 people. Busing will be provided immediately following the last session. 
    *Please note, you may not participate in the tour if you've been out of the country in the last 21 days.

     Optional 
    7:00 pm  -  9:00 pm
    Homework Help Session - Optional
    Ballroom
  • Thursday, January 7, 2021
  •  
    7:00 am  -  8:00 am
    Continental Breakfast
    Atrium
    8:00 am  -  9:30 am
    Regulations and Labeling
    9:30 am  -  10:00 am
    Beverage Break
    10:00 am  -  11:00 am
    The Food Safety Modernization Act for Dairy Processors
    11:00 am  -  11:15 pm
    Beverage Break
    11:15 am  -  12:15 pm
    Sanitation Systems
    12:15 pm  -  1:45 pm
    Lunch (provided)
    Alumni Lounge & Lobby
    12:15 pm  -  1:15 pm
    Tour of the Penn State Dairy Barns (Thursday)

    Tour the Dairy Research and Education Center. Sign up at the registration table. Tours are limited to 30 people.
    Boxed lunch will be provided. 
    *Please note, you may not participate in the tour if you've been out of the country in the last 21 days.

     Optional 
    1:45 pm  -  1:50 pm
    Bus departs to the Erickson Food Science Building
    Meet bus out front of Nittany Lion Inn
    2:00 pm  -  5:00 pm
    Lab Exercises
    Lab Exercise Location 2:00-3:30 pm 3:30-5:00 pm
    Sensory Evaluation

    244 Food Science C D
    Plant Tour

    226 Food Science D E
    Freezing Lab - 1

    135 Food Science E F
    Vanilla Flavor 

    252 Food Science F A
    Freezing Lab - 2

    134 Food Science A B
    Computer Assisted Formulation

    206 Business Bldg
    B C



    5:00 pm  -  5:15 pm
    Bus departs to The Nittany Lion Inn
    7:30 pm  -  9:30 pm
    Mobile Vending Operations
  • Friday, January 8, 2021
  •  
    7:00 am  -  8:00 am
    Continental Breakfast
    Atrium
    8:00 am  -  9:15 am
    Allergens and News from Washington
    9:15 am  -  10:30 am
    Non-Dairy Frozen Desserts
    10:30 am  -  11:00 am
    Beverage Break
    11:00 am  -  12:00 pm
    Gelato
    12:00 pm  -  1:15 pm
    Lunch (provided)
    Alumni Lounge & Lobby
    1:15 pm  -  1:20 pm
    Bus Departs to Food Science Building
    Meet bus out front of Nittany Lion Inn
    1:30 pm  -  4:30 pm
    Lab Exercises
    Lab Exercise Location 1:30-3:00 pm 3:00-4:30 pm
    Sensory Evaluation

    244 Food Science E F
    Plant Tour

    226 Food Science F A
    Freezing Lab - 1

    135 Food Science A B
    Vanilla Flavor 

    252 Food Science B C
    Freezing Lab - 2

    134 Food Science C D
    Computer Assisted Formulation

    206 Business D E





    4:30 pm  -  4:45 pm
    Bus departs to The Nittany Lion Inn
    4:45 pm  -  5:30 pm
    Break on Own
    5:30 pm  -  6:30 pm
    Review/Q&A Session (Optional)
    NLI Ballroom
  • Saturday, January 9, 2021
  •  
    7:00 am  -  8:00 am
    Continental Breakfast
    Atrium
    8:00 am  -  9:00 am
    Soft Serve/Custard
    9:00 am  -  10:00 am
    Novelties
    10:00 am  -  10:15 am
    Break
    10:15 am  -  11:15 pm
    Frozen Yogurt
    11:15 am  -  11:30 am
    Course Wrap Up/Questions and Answers
    11:30 am  -  1:00 pm
    Lunch (provided)
    12:15 pm  -  2:30 pm
    Exam

    12:15 Initial Exam Entry

    1:00 Final Exam Entry 

    2:30 Exam Ends

    Ballroom

    5:00 pm  -  6:00 pm
    Reception

    Join us for drinks and snacks

    Included with the cost of registration

    Atrium


    6:00 pm  -  8:00 pm
    Banquet
    Included with the cost of Registration
    Ballroom
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