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Portland Seminar Series

OSU Food Science and Technology Extension Service is coming to Portland with a series of fun and informative food related seminars

Portland Seminar Series - 2019-2020 Season
Date Seminar Title Speaker
REGISTER Fall 2019 Seminars  
September 12 The science of dry-hopped beer Tom Shellhammer
October 10 Chemistry illuminated: bread, cheese, coffee, chocolate Andrew Ross
November 14 Careers in Food Science and Technology: a smorgasbord of possibilities Sheri Cole, Glen Li, Sue Queisser, Dan Smith, Holly Templeton
December 12 The magic of cheese: a random journey through the history of cheese with detours around French AOC territory and Oregon's wonderful specialty cheeses Lisbeth Goddik
REGISTER Winter/Spring 2020 Seminars  
January 9 Myths and legends in distilled spirits Paul Hughes
February 13 Survival of the fittest: the microscopic world of winemaking James Osborne
March 12 Interesting foodborne outbreaks of Oregon Joy Waite-Cusic
April 9 Why chocolate, but not Brussels sprouts? Juyun Lim
May 14 Exploring the terroir of Willamette Valley Pinot noir Elizabeth Tomasino


For more information on the seminar series or Food Science and Technology please contact: Dr. Lisbeth Goddik, ph: 541.737.8322
For more information on seminar registration please contact: Debby Yacas, ph: 541.737.6483


Oregon State University Food Science and Technology Extension Service is coming to Portland with a series of fun and informative food related seminars. Register for your favorite seminars, don't miss the fun!

$15 per person, per seminar
REGISTER - FST Portland Seminars - Fall 2019
REGISTER - FST Portland Seminars - Winter/Spring 2020

Location and Time
OSU Portland Center
555 SW Morrison St., Suite 2100
Portland, OR 97204

At each seminar...
5:30 pm - social hour with hors d'oeuvres and a no host bar
6:30 pm - seminar presentation

First up...
September 12, 2019 - The Science of Dry Hopped Beer

Dr. Thomas Shellhammer, Brewing Chemist

REGISTER here for the science of dry hopped beer seminar.

Dr. Shellhammer is an active leader in the local, national and global brewing communities. He has served as the President of the American Society of Brewing Chemists (ASBC), he is currently the past-President of the District Northwest section of the Master Brewers Association of the Americas (MBAA), he is a contributing member of the Quality subcommittee of the Brewers Association, and has served as a member of the Board of Examiners of the Institute of Brewing and Distilling, London, England since 2007. During the 2008-2009 academic year while on sabbatical leave from OSU he worked as Guest Professor, Fulbright Scholar and Alexander von Humboldt Fellow at the Technical University of Berlin. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Brewing and Distilling and the Institute of Food Technologists.