2013 Recent Advances in Viticulture & Enology, March 14, 2013

In an effort to share its latest applied research and to quickly extend results to the wine and grape industry, the Department of Viticulture & Enology is hosting our annual research review, the 2013 Recent Advances in Viticulture & Enology on March 14, 2013 at Freeborn Hall, on the UC Davis campus.
This is your opportunity, as an active participant in the wine and winegrape industry, to hear researchers discuss their latest projects and ongoing research in an open forum where discussion is encouraged and your input is highly regarded.
As always, due to the popularity of this annual program, you should register as soon as possible to be assured a seat.

This year’s program, which could change slightly before the class date, includes:

8:30-9:00 Coffee and Registration
Session 1: Anita Oberholster - Moderator, Department of Viticulture and Enology, UC Davis

9:00 - 9:05 Welcome and Introductions - Anita Oberholster: Cooperative Extension Specialist, Department of Viticulture and Enology, UC Davis

9:05 - 9:20 What’s the News in 2013 at UCD’s Department of Viticulture & Enology – David Block, Department Chair and Professor, Department of Viticulture & Enology, UC Davis

9:20 - 9:55 Berry Ripening: The Beginning - Mark Matthews: Professor, Department of Viticulture and Enology, UC Davis

9:55 - 10:30 A Systems Biology Approach to Understanding Complex Processes in Grapes − Grant Cramer: Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Nevada

10:30-10:45 BREAK
Session 2: Anita Oberholster - Moderator, Department of Viticulture and Enology, UC Davis

10:45 - 11:20 Is Phylloxera Still Important? - Andy Walker: Professor, Department of Viticulture and Enology, UC Davis

11:20 - 11:35 Plant Systems Biology: Research Plan - Dario Cantu: Professor, Department of Viticulture and Enology, UC Davis

11:35 - 12:15 Poster Highlights - Flash Talks

12:15 - 1:30 LUNCH AND POSTER SESSION
Session 3: Karen Block - Moderator, Department of Viticulture and Enology, UC Davis

1:30 - 2:05: Micro-environmental Effects of Plastic Vine Cover Materials on Table Grapes - Matt Fidelibus: Cooperative Extension Specialist, Department of Viticulture and Enology, UC Davis

2:05 - 2:40: Microbial Ecology as a Measure of Terroir - Dave Mills: Professor, Department of Viticulture and Enology, UC Davis

2:40 - 2:50 BREAK
Session 4: Karen Block - Moderator, Department of Viticulture and Enology, UC Davis

2:50 - 3:25: Using Remotely-Sensed Canopy Hyperspectral Reflectance for Irrigation Management - David Smart: Professor, Department of Viticulture and Enology, UC Davis

3:25 - 4:00: Evaluation of Chemical and Sensory Changes of Wines during Storage - Helene Hopfer: Post-doctoral Scholar, Department of Viticulture and Enology, UC Davis

4:00 - 4:35: Cap Extraction Fundamentals - Dave Block: Professor, Department of Viticulture and Enology, UC Davis

4:35 - 4:45 Concluding Remarks - - Anita Oberholster – Moderator

REGISTRATION INFORMATION:
Cost: $200.00, includes continental breakfast and lunch
To register by CREDIT CARD, see https://ucanr.edu/survey/survey.cfm?surveynumber=9879
To register by CHECK, see http://wineserver.ucdavis.edu/content.php?category=VENSource&id=978
A map of Freeborn Hall and nearby parking is here: http://campusmap.ucdavis.edu/: choose Freeborn Hall from the drop-down menu to the left.
Or, on Google Maps: http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=Howard+Way,+Davis,+CA&aq=&sll=38.544071,-121.750227&sspn=0.008375,0.013797&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=Howard+Way,+Davis,+Yolo,+California+95616&z=16 Freeborn Hall is at the south end of Howard Way