2023

New Orleans - The Big Easy

Our host will be Louisiana Sugar Refininng, LLC

2022

Orlando - The City Beautiful

hosted by Sugar Industry techonologists

2020 - 2021

Cancelled due to Covid pandemic.

2019

Tongaat Hulett welcomed us in
DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA

2018

US SUGAR CORPORATION
was our fantastic host

2017

our gracious host was
TAIWAN SUGAR CORPORATION

ANNUAL TECHNICAL MEETING

The association holds an annual convention, usually in May. At this convention technical sessions are held where members present technical papers based on research or development in cane sugar processing technology, quality control, environmental issues and other topics of interest to the cane sugar refining Industry. Go here to view the guidelines for presentation and posters

The meetings are open only to members of S.I.T. Non members can attend the conference but pay a fee equal to the cost of joining S.I.T. plus the attendance cost for the conference. They will be automatically be a member for the year in which they attend the Meeting. For more information on membership click here.

A spousal program, social functions and an awards banquet are also held at the convention where the members have the opportunity to get acquainted and discuss mutual technical concerns.

Our next meetings will be:

2023 New Orleans, United States

2024 Vancouver, Canada

2025 Dubai, United Arabic Emirates

Register for the Annual Meeting

Become a member and register for our next meeting.

PUBLICATIONS

A Proceedings of the papers presented at the technical sessions will be available on site. Each member receives a copy of the annual membership directory.

Become a Presenter

Want to share your knowledge with your colleges?

Give a presentation or show a poster at our annual meeting.

2022 Bulletin Board and Announcements

  • John Kerr was elected President of S.I.T. for 2022 – 2023 at the New Board of Directors  meeting held on April 19, 2022. 
  • Janet Harriman was elected First Vice President for 2022-2023 at the New Board of Directors meeting held on April 19, 2022.
  • Camille Smith was elected Second Vice President for 2022-2023 at the New Board of Directors meeting held on April 19, 2022
  • Michael Burchell, ASR Group – C&H Sugar Company, Inc., Crockett, CA, U.S.A., received the Crystal Award
  • The Meade Award for the 2019 Conference was recognized to Rahiman SN, Madho S, Davis SB, Sugar Milling Research Institute, and Love DJ, Tongaat Hulett Technology Group for the paper: “Continuous Seed Preparation by Sound Induced Nucleation: The Journey from Benchtop to Pilot Seed Production”
  • The Chapman Award for the 2019 Conference was recognized to Emmanuel M. Sarir, Carbo-Solutions International for the poster titled: “The Return of Carbo Based Adsorbents for Refinery Decolourization”
  • Applications for Technical Papers and Posters for the 2023 S. I. T. Conference to be held on May 7-10, 2023, in New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.A. are being accepted by Program Chairman Michael Burchell at: 
    Michael.Burchell@asr-group.com.
  • The next Board of Directors Meeting will be held at 3:00 PM on Sunday, May 7, 2023, at the JW Marriott New Orleans, 614 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA, 70130, U.S.A.
  • The Executive Committee Meeting #1 will take place by video conference call on Thursday, October 20, 2022, at 9:00 AM EDT.

2022 Bulletin Board and Announcements

John Kerr was elected President of S.I.T. for 2022 - 2023 at the New Board of Directors  meeting held on April 19, 2022. Janet Harriman was elected First Vice President for 2022-2023 at the New Board of Directors meeting held on April 19, 2022.Camille Smith was...

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