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7th Annual Southeast Asia District Conference & Expo

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The 7th IAOM Southeast Asia (SEA) District conference and expo will be held from 9 October to 11 October, 2016 at the Intercontinental Bangkok in Bangkok, Thailand.

The conference will open on Sunday with a pre-conference workshop.  Monday and Tuesday will be filled with technical educational sessions, sessions that will showcase new products and processes and a table top expo with around 40 exhibitors.

The conference is being held with support from The Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau





8:30-9:30 Pre-Conference Workshop Registration
9:30-17:30 Mill Operations & Management
Joel Hoffa
13:00-14:00 Lunch
15:00-17:00 Exhibitor Registration
15:00-17:00 Exhibitor Move-in
17:30-18:30 Welcome Reception

9:30-10:00 Conference Opening
Raj Kumar Garg, IAOM SEA Leadership Council; Jeff Hole, IAOM Treasurer

10:00-10:30 High Efficiency Flow
Marco Galli, Ocrim SpA
10:30-11:00 GGI Technology Review
Mark Lyons, GGI
11:00-11:45 EXPO Opening

11:45-12:15 Packaging Trends
Frederic Toubeau, Premier Tech Chronos
12:15-12:45 Managing Grain and Flour Quality
Requires the Right Tools
Dr. Anne Bridges, AACC International
12:45-13:00 IAOM Conference Group Photo
13:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-14:15 Optical Fluting Test
David Balaguer, Balaguer Rolls
14:15-14:30 New Developments in Grain Milling
Dominique Kull, Bühler
14:30-14:45 Petkus Asia – New Hub, New
Roger Cook, PETKUS
14:45-15:00 New Time-saving Methods for Grain and Flour Quality Control
Martin Hallin, Perten Instruments
15:00-15:15 Introducing the All New NYTAL Sieve Cleaners
Daniel Kinek, Sefar AG
15:15-16:30 Unopposed EXPO and Break
Facilitator Joel Hoffa, Members: Marco Galli, Ocrim SpA, Luigi Caterina, Mill Service SpA, Rachid Elkhaham, CBH Group; Dr. Anne Bridges, AACC International; Andreas Hummel, Bühler
17:30-18:00 Leadership Council Meeting


9:30-10:00 Mycotoxins Impact World Food Crops
Dr. Anne Bridges, AACC International
10:00-10:30 Additional Value for Finish Products
Hansjoerg Haldner, Bühler
10:30-11:00 Unopposed EXPO and Break
11:00-12:00 Heat Treatment-An Effective Green
Alternative for Food Processing Plants
Raj Hulasare, Temp-Air Inc
12:00-12:30 Review of Grain Cooling As a Total Solution
Claus Martin Braunbeck, Frigortec GmbH
12:30-13:30 Lunch
13:30-14:00 Unopposed EXPO and Break
15:00 EXPO Closes

14:00-14:30 Key Performance Indicators in Flour Mills
Rachid Elkhaham, CBH Group
14:30-15:00 Falling Number-Serving the Grain &
Flour Industry for Over 50 Years
Martin Hallin, Perten Instruments AB
15:00-15:30 Wheat Market Update
William Syers, Bunge Agribusiness Singapore Pte Ltd
15:30-16:00 Wheat Milling Behavior
Geoffroy d’Humières, Chopin Technologies
16:00-16:30 Boost Performance/Profit with
Preventative Maintenance
Andreas Hummel, Bühler
16:30-17:00 Closing Remarks
SEA District Rep Raj Kumar Garg, IAOM
Treasurer Jeff Hole


IAOM invites you to participate in the 7th Annual IAOM Southeast Asia District Expo October 9-11 at the Intercontinental Bangkok in Bangkok, Thailand.

We are expecting approximately 200 milling professionals from across the Southeast Asian region to participate in the two-day conference and expo. Based on the format of the Association’s annual meeting and other district meetings around the world, the international forum will bring together industry professionals for two days of educational programming, networking, the exchange of ideas, and the discovery of new products and services. This year’s meeting will also include a pre-conference workshop, which will draw additional interest from across the region.

Take advantage of these benefits:
• Display your innovations and develop your business with a new IAOM audience
• Meet the international decision-makers of the sector
• Attend the technical sessions
• Receive 2 registrations with your table top display space
• Over 4 hours of unopposed expo time in the conference program

To reserve a booth and become a sponsor, click here.


Alapala Machine (6)
Alapala manufactures quality and high performance machinery where the best efficiency and products can be obtained in highly developed and state-of-the-art production facilities. Alapala’s lines of business include wheat flour mills, semolina mills, corn flour mills, rice processing plants, feed mills, cereal storage systems, weighing, conveying, and packing equipment.

Bühler Asia Private Limited (4)
Bühler is a global technology partner for the food, chemical processing, and die-casting industries. Bühler is a leader in technologies for milling of wheat, durum, rice, oats, barley; feed and oilseeds, grain handling, brewing/malting, color sorting, chocolate/cocoa, pasta, paints/inks/chemicals, extrusion systems, thermal processes, nanotechnology. Bühler’s priority is to improve customer performance.

CBH Group (2)
The CBH Group is Australia’s biggest cooperative and a leader in the Australian grain industry, with operations extending along the value chain from grain storage, handling, transport, marketing and processing. Owned and controlled by 4,200 grain growers, CBH Group’s core purpose is to create and return value to growers.

IMAS Integrated Machinery Systems (3)
IMAS, established in 1989, is a daughter company of İttifak Holding. For 25 years, it has produced turnkey grain milling systems with the MILLERAL trademark. IMAS manages manufacturing, marketing and after-sales services with an experienced, professional staff. It erects complete wheat flour, semolina and corn flour mills around the world.

GGI (1)
Golden Grain International is a mill engineering design and equipment supply company. Its marketing office is in Hong Kong. Professor Li Dongsen, founded the holding company [Zhengzhou Golden Grain] which has designed over 400 flour mills (150-3,500 MT) within the PRC and the world marketplace over the last 13 years.                                       

Continuing an age-old family tradition in flour milling, Guido Grassi founded Ocrim in 1945. Ocrim’s activity is concentrated in the design and manufacture of state-of-the-art milling complexes to give high production yields, product adaptability, low operating costs and maximum reliability while guaranteeing the utmost sanitation standards through the use of stainless steel.

Satake Corporation (7)
Satake business activities have centered on supplying plant and equipment to the rice and cereal milling industry for over 100 years. Satake’s employees are experts in the milling of wheat for bakery products, durum for pasta semolina, and maize for cornflakes, snacks and other human foods.


Balaguer Rolls (Spain) (38)
Bastak Food Machine (36)
Behn + Bates (9)
Brabender® GmbH & Co. KG (33) – Bronze Sponsor
Chopin Technologies (12)
Edge- Fods GmbH (11)
FAWEMA GmbH (19)
FP Engineering LTD – FP Spomax SA (23)
FrigorTec GmbH (19)
Grain & Milling (15)
Golfetto Sangati SRL (18) – Silver Sponsor
Haubelt Laborgerate GmbH (34)
IMECO (26)
Kay Jay Chill Rolls Pvt Ltd (29)
Mill Service SpA (13)
Milling and Grain (15)
Muehlenchemie GmbH & Co. UG (27)
NEUERO Industrietectnik (30)
Perten Instruments (24)
PETKUS Technologie GmbH (35)
Premier Tech Chronos (22) – Silver Sponsor
Saati S.P.A. (14)
Sankho Kaihatsu Co., Ltd (16)
Sefar Singapore PTE LTD (39) – Silver Sponsor
Statec Binder GmbH (20)
STIF (37) – Gold Sponsor
Sun Magnetic Sys-Tech Co., Ltd. (31)
Termico Co., Ltd. (10)
Thermal Remediation from Temp-Air (21)
Ugur Makina LTD (28)
Yenar A.Ş (8)

with support from The Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau



A block of rooms has been reserved at the Intercontinental Bangkok at a special IAOM rate of THB 5,500 (plus tax) per night for a single or THB 5,900 (plus tax) for a double room.  A second block of rooms has been reserved at the Holiday Inn Bangkok at a special IAOM rate of THB 3,000 (plus tax) per night for a single or THB 3,300 (plus tax) for a double room.

To reserve a room, please complete the reservation form and submit it to the hotel by September 5, in order to secure the IAOM rate.

The hotels are adjoined and are 30km from the Suvarnabhumi Airport.

For more information and directions on getting to to the hotel, please visit the Intercontinental Bangkok Hotel’s website.


For the most up-to-date  information about visas and travel to Thailand, be sure to visit the official Thailand tourism website at Amazing Thailand.


Register Online with Credit Card

Register Online and Pay Later

Full conference registration is US $100, which includes the pre-conference workshop on October 9. The full conference registration fee covers entry to the Pre-conference Workshop, Welcome Reception, Educational Sessions, & Expo. If a spouse or partner will be accompanying you at the lunches and receptions, they will need to purchase a spouse/guest registration for US $50.

Credit Cards:  Registration will be open soon.

Wire Transfers & Checks:  Registration will be open soon.

Cancellations must be submitted in writing. All cancellations are subject to a $25 non-refundable processing fee, and must be postmarked prior to September 4 to be eligible for a refund. Cancellations postmarked after this date WILL NOT be refunded. Please allow six weeks to process refunds.

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District Leadership

Robert Cau

Erik Chu Choong
Prima Limited

Teh Lam Chuan
FFM Berhad

Raj Kumar Garg
R R Flour Mills

Mark Lyons
GGI International, Ltd.

Elmar Nau
Interflour Group Pte Ltd.

Will Syers