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Iowa State University—ConAgra Foods

Meat and Poultry Black Belt Training Program 2006–2007

This training program is being offered as a part of ConAgra Foods’ continuing effort to endorse the values

of: Integrity, Objectivity, Ownership, Accountability, Customer Focus and Team Work. ConAgra Foods is

committed to continuous education and encourages its dedicated employees to follow a path of life-long

learning. This training program endorses ConAgra Foods' mission of:

Iowa State University—

ConAgra Foods

Meat and Poultry Black Belt Training Program 2006–2007

Becoming America's Favorite Food Company

NOTE: Your registration will be confirmed by Matt Wenger, Iowa State University. When your registration is confirmed,

you should make your flight arrangements with Travel and Transport (800-728-0080). ConAgra Foods will make your hotel

reservation for you at the Gateway Hotel & Conference Center, Ames, IA.

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Meat and Poultry Black Belt Training Registration:

This form registers you for the entire Black Belt Training Program: Internet Modules, Plant Project and Black Belt Training

Sessions 1 and 2. Registrations should be completed by April 1, 2006.

First Name___________________________________________ Last Name_____________________________________________________

(Your name will be printed on your certificate of completion as you have it listed above.)

Company_ _____________________________________________ Position_____________________________________________________

Company Street Address_____________________________________________________________________________________________

City________________________________________________________State_____________ Zip Code______________________________

Work Phone___________________________________________ Work Fax_____________________________________________________

Work E-mail_________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Social Security Number (Required for Continuing Education credits)____________________________________________________________

Fax the completed registration form to Matt Wenger – fax 515-294-6328

Your registration will be confirmed by an e-mail sent to you. All participants must have a ConAgra Foods e-mail address.

Special needs? Disability/dietary accommodations will be provided upon request.

Contact Matt Wenger at mwenger@iastate.edu or at 515-294-9279.

Training Dates: July 2006 – June 2007

Internet Training Modules

2006— July, August, September, October,

November, December

2007— January, February, March, April

Plant Project Module

July 2006–April 2007

Plant Project must be completed by May 1, 2006

Black Belt Training—Session 1

October 10–11, 2006

Black Belt Training—Session 2

June 12–13, 2007

Black Belt Training

Session 1 and Session 2

Training Location

Department of Animal Science

Meat Laboratory

Ames, Iowa

Host Hotel

Gateway Hotel & Conference Center

Ames, Iowa

Phone: 515-292-8600

Fax: 515-268-2224

Iowa State University does not discriminate on the

basis of race, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual

orientation, sex, marital status, disability, or status as a

U.S. Vietnam Era Veteran. Any persons having inquiries

concerning this may contact the Director of Affirmative

Action, 318 Beardshear Hall, (515) 294-7612.


Iowa State University—

ConAgra FoodsMeat and Poultry Black Belt Training Program

Topics covered in Black Belt Training

Advanced Meat and Poultry

Science

Nonmeat Ingredients and

Allergens

Training Dates — 2006–2007

Internet Training Modules

2006— July, August, September,

October, November, December

2007—January, February, March, April

Plant Project Module

July 2006–April 2007

Plant Project must be completed

by May 1, 2007

Black Belt Training—

Session 1

October 10-–11, 2006

Black Belt Training—

Session 2

June 12–13, 2007

Lodging

A block of sleeping rooms has been

reserved at The Gateway Hotel &

Conference Center, Ames, Iowa.

ConAgra Foods will make your hotel

reservations for you. Attendees are

responsible for paying their hotel bill

at checkout.

Messages

During the training programs,

your phone messages may be

left at (515) 294-5310 or via fax

to (515) 294-6328. Check for your

messages on the board near

Room 133 of the Meat Laboratory.

Information

Product Labeling, Sales and

Marketing

Mathematics in Meat

Processing

Microbiology and Food Safety

Raw Products, Ground and

Not Ground

Iowa State University

Meat Laboratory

Ames, Iowa

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Location

The Meat and Poultry Black Belt

Training Sessions will be held at

the Iowa State University Meat

Laboratory. A shuttle bus will

transport you between Gateway

Hotel & Conference Center and

the Meat Laboratory. If requested,

shuttle service will also be

provided between Ames and the

Des Moines International Airport.

For more information or questions

about registration, contact—

Matt Wenger

Program Coordinator

Iowa State University

188 Meat Laboratory

Ames, IA 50011-3150

Phone: 515-294-9279

Fax: 515-294-6328

E-mail: mwenger@iastate.edu

Dry and Semi-Dry Products

Fully Cooked, Not Shelf

Stable Products

Bacon Processing

Instructors, (Iowa State University, industry, and ConAgra Foods),

nationally and internationally recognized authorities in their fields,

will provide information about the latest technology available.

You must be classified as a ConAgra Foods Brown Belt Processing

Specialist before taking Black Belt Training.

Individuals successfully completing the Black Belt Training

Program will be designated ConAgra Foods Black Belt Processing

Specialists.

Schedule

In June 2006, you will receive a packet of information describing the Internet

Modules and the Plant Project Module. Internet Modules and the Plant Project

Module will be completed from your plant.

The October 10-11, 2006 Black Belt Training Session will begin at 7:45 a.m. on

Tuesday morning, October 10 at the Iowa State University Meat Laboratory.

It will conclude with a dinner on Wednesday evening, October 11. All participants

should plan on attending the dinner. A shuttle will return you to the Des Moines

Airport for a Thursday departure. The course will begin each day with a continental

breakfast at 7:30 a.m. at the Meat Laboratory. Lunch each day will be on your own

at the Iowa State University Memorial Union Food Court.

For more information or questions

about training programs, contact—

Syed Hussain

Director of Process Improvement

ConAgra Foods

215 W. Diehl Rd.

Naperville, IL 60563

Phone: 630-857-1056

Fax: 630-857-1905

E-mail: Syed.Hussain@conagrafoods.com

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