18th Annual Dairy Ingredients Symposium Album

Phil Tong 1

Dr. Phil Tong announces the beginning of the 18th annual Dairy Ingredients Symposium, organized by the Cal Poly Dairy Products Technology Center.

Jared Fernandes Welcome

Jared Fernandes, a California dairy farmer and board member at California Dairy Research Foundation, delivers the Welcome speech to a full room on the first day of the symposium.

Bob Carroll Presentation

Bob Carroll, Vice President of Business Development at the California Milk Advisory Board, presents “Growth Opportunities for Dairy Processors.”

Marta Van Loan 1

Dr. Marta Van Loan, USDA – ARS Western Human Nutrition Center, presents, “Milkfat Globule Membrane Attenuates Post Prandial Inflammatory Response.”

Daniela Barile 1

Dr. Daniela Barile, UC Davis, presents, “Oligosaccharides Processing from Dairy Fluids – an Update.”

Lisbeth Goddik 1

Dr. Lisbeth Goddik, Oregon State University, presents, “Impact of Industry Milk Hauling Practices on Raw Milk Quality.”

David Everett 1

Dr. David Everett, Cal Poly DPTC, presents, “Dairy Foods Research at California Polytechnic State University.”

Staci Champagne and Jared Fernandes

Staci Champagne of California Dairies Inc., and Jared Fernandes.

Raphael Jimenez and Jaymie Noland and Phil Tong

Dr. Raphael Jimenez receives an award of appreciation from Dr. Jaymie Noland, Department Head of Animal Science at Cal Poly, as Dr. Phil Tong looks on.

Jaymie Noland and Phil Tong and Gonca Pasin and Andrew Thulin

Jaymie Noland and Phil Tong with Dr. Gonca Pasin, Executive Director at California Dairy Research Foundation, and Dr. Andrew Thulin, Dean of the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences at Cal Poly.

Bill Graves and Phil Tong

Bill Graves, Senior Vice President Product Research of the National Dairy Council and Phil Tong.

Phil Tong and Annie Bienvenue

Phil Tong and Annie Bienvenue of the U.S. Dairy Export Council

John Bruhn to Phil Tong 1

Phil Tong receives a tribute from Dr. John Bruhn of UC Davis.

Bill Graves to Phil Tong

Bill Graves, right, tells attendees about the contributions of Phil Tong to the dairy industry.

Gregory 'Butch' Dias to Phil Tong

Gregory ‘Butch’ Dias, California dairy farmer and Chairman of the Board at California Dairy Research Foundation, pays a sincere tribute to Phil Tong stating, “People across the world don’t know where Visalia, Ca. is, but they do know who Phil Tong is!”

Gonca Pasin to Phil Tong 1

Gonca Pasin rounds up the speeches to Phil Tong, who is set to retire this spring.

Gonca Pasin to Phil Tong 3

Phil Tong receives a gift, presented by Gonca Pasin, in recognition of Phil’s impact on the dairy industry and science during his nearly 30 years at Cal Poly.

Phil Tong Gift 2

Phil Tong reacts with joy as he receives an engraved silver platter in honor of his retirement this spring.

Group Dinner 1

Attendees of the group dinner honoring Phil Tong on the first night of the symposium.

Group Dinner 2

Attendees of the group dinner honoring Phil Tong on the first night of the symposium.

Group dinner 3

Attendees of the group dinner honoring Phil Tong on the first night of the symposium.

Group Dinner 4

Attendees of the group dinner honoring Phil Tong on the first night of the symposium.

Group Dinner 5

Attendees of the group dinner honoring Phil Tong on the first night of the symposium.

Group Dinner 6

Attendees of the group dinner honoring Phil Tong on the first night of the symposium.

Group Dinner 7

Attendees of the group dinner honoring Phil Tong on the first night of the symposium.

Group Dinner 8

Attendees of the group dinner honoring Phil Tong on the first night of the symposium.

Students

Attendees of the group dinner honoring Phil Tong on the first night of the symposium.

Bob Carroll and Gonca Pasin and Shakeel Ur-Rehman

From left, Bob Carroll, Gonca Pasin and Dr. Shakeel Ur-Rehman enjoy the first evening of the symposium.

Brian Sambor and Raphael Jimenez

From left, Brian Sambor of Dairy Management Inc. and Raphael Jimenez.

Phil Tong and Gonca Pasin

Phil Tong and Gonca Pasin celebrate during the fun, busy evening in Phil’s honor.

Raphael Jimenez and Jaymie Noland and Phil Tong and Andrew Thulin

From left, Raphael Jimenez, Jaymie Noland, Phil Tong and Andrew Thulin.

Lola Berber-Jimenez and Laurie Jacobson

Dr. Lola Berber-Jimenez, left, of Cal Poly and Laurie Jacobson.