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workable systems do exist for some commodities while others have yet to prove their worth. Concurring with Dr. Lane, Mr. McKay felt that because marketing boards have arisen in response to unique conditions, generalizations were not really meaningful. I. T.A.A. nouvelles l'I. TA A. donne des honneurs Lors de la collation des dipl6mes tenue a I'LT.A.A. le 27 Septembre, deux personnalites quebecoises de I'agro- alimentaire furent honorees. C'est ainsi que I'on decerna le Merite Henri L. Berard, en I'honneur de cet eminent chercheur et professeur en technologie laitiere, qui fut le dernier directeur de I'Ecole des Laiteries, au Dr. Marcel Boulet, professeur a la faculte des sciences de I'agriculture et de I'alimentation de I'Universite Laval. La carriere du Dr. Boulet nous presente un palmares fort eloquent de ses activites qui, par leur qualite, leur importance et leur originalitt\ ont largement contribue a I'avancement des sciences et de la technologie alimentaire. En ce qui concern le Merite Edouard Brochu, offert a un dipl6me de I'LT.A.A. qui a su se faire remarquer dans le secteur agricole ou il s'est specialise, il a ete decerne a Madame Yvette Petitbois Paille, graduee de 1970 en horticulture ornementale. University of Manitoba Home Economics Department Gets a New Name The Senate of the University of Manitoba recently endorsed the recommendation of the Faculty of Home Economics to change its name to Faculty of Human Ecology. Human Ecology has been defined as:" ... the study of the structure and development of human communities and societies in terms of the processes by which human popula- tions adapt to their environment, taking account of the technological systems and patterns of social organization through which this adaptation is effected" (according to Benton, W. Pub. Encyclopaedia Britannica, Vol. 7(Chicago) 1970 ed. pp. 912-923). Approximately 20% of the universities enrolling "home economics" students in Canada and the U.S.A. have changed their name in recent years. Michigan State and Cornell University, for example, have chosen the name Human Ecology. D.B.C. New CIFST Brochure The Canadian Institute of Food Science and Technology has published a new brochure entitled Food Science and Technology Education in Canada. The six-page brochure outlines the opportunities in the areas of food science and technology and lists the major institutions which offer food related programs. The publication of the brochure was made possible by the support of the Grocery Products Manufac- turers of Canada. Copies are available from the National Office of the CIFST, Suite 38, 46 Elgin Street, Ottawa, Ontario KIP 5K6. Invitation to all CIFST Members Art Greene, Executive Director, invites all CIFST members to visit our national headquarters if they are in the Ottawa area. The address is: Suite 38, 46 Elgin Street, Ottawa, Ontario KIP 5K6. Telephone (613) 233-8992. Highlights of the Mid-Year Executive Meeting The highlights of the topics discussed at the Mid-Year Executive Meeting are presented below for the information of the membership of the Institute. The complete minutes and reports are available from the Executive Director, A. H.M. Greene. 156/Affaires de l'Institut In attendance were: President -Marion Vaisey-Genser President-Elect -Martin Stauvers Past President -Jack Meyers Secretary -Don Bush Treasurer -Don Beckett Executive Director -Art Greene CIFST Journal Editor -Fred van de Voort Assistant Treasurer -Marie Slusar The Mid-Year Executive Meeting was held at the home of Mr. Art Greene, Executive Director of the Institute, and at the Food Research Institute. Marion Vaisey-Genser re- ported on the favourable press coverage at last year's conference and on her visits to the various sections. The need for better communication was discussed through the use of the vice-presidential position and better conference coverage in the Journal. The treasurer reported that the Institute was in the black, although without the success of the Toronto Conference, there would have been a deficit. Membership is down to 2,003 and this has been attributed to non-renewals in membership. Committee Reports - Summaries (a) Nominations Committee - Call for nominations for president-elect, vice-president and treasurer were sent to all sections. Nominations were received from British Columbia for vice-president and Ottawa for president- elect and treasurer. (b) Awards Committee - The topic of non-accredited schools relative to CIFST Student Awards was dis- cussed'- new approaches are to be investigated to make these awards more available. (c) Speaker's Bureau Committee - Low activity reported and a revised speakers list is to be prepared. (d) Liaison Committee - CIFST will sponsor award for Youth Science Foundation, which will be in the form of a plaque. (e) Conference Committee - Problem of unregistered attendees was discussed. The 1982 Montreal Confer- ence Budget was submitted. (f) Student Affairs Committee - An advertising campaign to solicit more funds for the Canadian Food Industries Scholarship is to be undertaken. (g) Publishing Committee - It was agreed that a good quality Journal in the new format had finally been attained. The previous year of operation has put the Journal $6,000 over budget. The executive met with Pergamon's representatives to discuss the year's per- formance. Pergamon agreed to contribute $2,000 to help cover this year's deficit. Pergamon' reported that they will take 3,000 copies of the CIFST Journal to the 1FT meeting in Atlanta this year to promote the Jour- nal. In the future, conference abstracts will be printed in the July issue of the Journal and a copy of the Membership Application form will be inserted in the January issue so that new members can be solicited more readily. Conference advertisement will also appear in the same issue. Art Greene thanked the Grocery Products Manufacturers of Canada for spon- soring the printing of 5,000 copies of the brochure Food Science and Technology Education in Canada. (h) Technical Committee - Special interest group chairmen will be invited to pre-eonference council meeting as observers. (i) Membership Committee - In the future, the Member- ship Committee will report to the Executive Director rather than the Secretary. G) Planning Committee - CIFST will contribute $1,000 1. Ins!. Can. Sd. Te(·hnol. Aliment. Vol. J4.No. 3. Juillet 1981

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workable systems do exist for some commodities whileothers have yet to prove their worth. Concurring with Dr.Lane, Mr. McKay felt that because marketing boards havearisen in response to unique conditions, generalizations werenot really meaningful.

I. T.A.A. nouvelles l'I. TA A. donne des honneursLors de la collation des dipl6mes tenue a I'LT.A.A. le

27 Septembre, deux personnalites quebecoises de I'agro­alimentaire furent honorees. C'est ainsi que I'on decerna leMerite Henri L. Berard, en I'honneur de cet eminentchercheur et professeur en technologie laitiere, qui fut ledernier directeur de I'Ecole des Laiteries, au Dr. MarcelBoulet, professeur ala faculte des sciences de I'agriculture etde I'alimentation de I'Universite Laval. La carriere du Dr.Boulet nous presente un palmares fort eloquent de sesactivites qui, par leur qualite, leur importance et leuroriginalitt\ ont largement contribue a I'avancement dessciences et de la technologie alimentaire. En ce qui concern leMerite Edouard Brochu, offert a un dipl6me de I'LT.A.A.qui a su se faire remarquer dans le secteur agricole ou il s'estspecialise, il a ete decerne a Madame Yvette Petitbois Paille,graduee de 1970 en horticulture ornementale.

University of Manitoba Home Economics DepartmentGets a New Name

The Senate of the University of Manitoba recentlyendorsed the recommendation of the Faculty of HomeEconomics to change its name to Faculty of HumanEcology. Human Ecology has been defined as:" ... the studyof the structure and development of human communities andsocieties in terms of the processes by which human popula­tions adapt to their environment, taking account of thetechnological systems and patterns of social organizationthrough which this adaptation is effected" (according toBenton, W. Pub. Encyclopaedia Britannica, Vol. 7 (Chicago)1970 ed. pp. 912-923). Approximately 20% of the universitiesenrolling "home economics" students in Canada and theU.S.A. have changed their name in recent years. MichiganState and Cornell University, for example, have chosen thename Human Ecology.

D.B.C.

New CIFST BrochureThe Canadian Institute of Food Science and Technology

has published a new brochure entitled Food Science andTechnology Education in Canada. The six-page brochureoutlines the opportunities in the areas of food science andtechnology and lists the major institutions which offer foodrelated programs. The publication of the brochure was madepossible by the support of the Grocery Products Manufac­turers of Canada.

Copies are available from the National Office of theCIFST, Suite 38, 46 Elgin Street, Ottawa, Ontario KIP 5K6.

Invitation to all CIFST MembersArt Greene, Executive Director, invites all CIFST

members to visit our national headquarters if they are in theOttawa area. The address is: Suite 38, 46 Elgin Street,Ottawa, Ontario KIP 5K6. Telephone (613) 233-8992.

Highlights of the Mid-Year Executive MeetingThe highlights of the topics discussed at the Mid-Year

Executive Meeting are presented below for the informationof the membership of the Institute. The complete minutesand reports are available from the Executive Director,A. H. M. Greene.

156/ Affaires de l'Institut

In attendance were:

President -Marion Vaisey-GenserPresident-Elect -Martin StauversPast President -Jack MeyersSecretary -Don BushTreasurer -Don BeckettExecutive Director -Art GreeneCIFST Journal Editor -Fred van de VoortAssistant Treasurer -Marie Slusar

The Mid-Year Executive Meeting was held at the home ofMr. Art Greene, Executive Director of the Institute, and atthe Food Research Institute. Marion Vaisey-Genser re­ported on the favourable press coverage at last year'sconference and on her visits to the various sections. The needfor better communication was discussed through the use ofthe vice-presidential position and better conference coveragein the Journal. The treasurer reported that the Institute wasin the black, although without the success of the TorontoConference, there would have been a deficit. Membership isdown to 2,003 and this has been attributed to non-renewalsin membership.

Committee Reports - Summaries(a) Nominations Committee - Call for nominations for

president-elect, vice-president and treasurer were sentto all sections. Nominations were received from BritishColumbia for vice-president and Ottawa for president­elect and treasurer.

(b) Awards Committee - The topic of non-accreditedschools relative to CIFST Student Awards was dis­cussed'- new approaches are to be investigated to makethese awards more available.

(c) Speaker's Bureau Committee - Low activity reportedand a revised speakers list is to be prepared.

(d) Liaison Committee - CIFST will sponsor award forYouth Science Foundation, which will be in the form ofa plaque.

(e) Conference Committee - Problem of unregisteredattendees was discussed. The 1982 Montreal Confer­ence Budget was submitted.

(f) Student Affairs Committee - An advertising campaignto solicit more funds for the Canadian Food IndustriesScholarship is to be undertaken.

(g) Publishing Committee - It was agreed that a goodquality Journal in the new format had finally beenattained. The previous year of operation has put theJournal $6,000 over budget. The executive met withPergamon's representatives to discuss the year's per­formance. Pergamon agreed to contribute $2,000 tohelp cover this year's deficit. Pergamon' reported thatthey will take 3,000 copies of the CIFST Journal to the1FT meeting in Atlanta this year to promote the Jour­nal. In the future, conference abstracts will be printedin the July issue of the Journal and a copy of theMembership Application form will be inserted in theJanuary issue so that new members can be solicitedmore readily. Conference advertisement will alsoappear in the same issue. Art Greene thanked theGrocery Products Manufacturers of Canada for spon­soring the printing of 5,000 copies of the brochureFood Science and Technology Education in Canada.

(h) Technical Committee - Special interest group chairmenwill be invited to pre-eonference council meeting asobservers.

(i) Membership Committee - In the future, the Member­ship Committee will report to the Executive Directorrather than the Secretary.

G) Planning Committee - CIFST will contribute $1,000

1. Ins!. Can. Sd. Te(·hnol. Aliment. Vol. J4.No. 3. Juillet 1981