RAVE 2013 Agenda

8:30-9:00  Coffee and Registration

Session 1:            Linda Bisson – Moderator, Department of Viticulture and Enology, UC Davis

9:00-9:05  Welcome and Introductions – Linda Bisson (Professor, Department of Viticulture and Enology, UC Davis)

9:05-9:15  Department Update – David Block (Department Chair and Professor, Department of Viticulture and Enology, UC Davis)

9:15-9:50  Berry Ripening: The Beginning

              -  Mark Matthews (Professor, Department of Viticulture and Enology, UC Davis)

9:50-10:25  Is Phylloxera Still Important?

-    Andy Walker (Professor, Department of Viticulture and Enology, UC Davis)

10:25-10:40  BREAK

Session 2: Karen Block – Moderator, Department of Viticulture and Enology, UC Davis

10:40-11:15  A Systems Biology Approach to Understanding Complex Processes in Grapes

-    Grant Cramer (Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Nevada, Reno)

11:15-12:10  Poster Highlights - Flash Talks:

1)           Linda Bisson, poster #9, Analysis of “difficult to ferment” juices

2)           Michael Wolff, poster #1, Net productivity and greenhouse gas exchange for major California perennial crops

3)           Jenny Nelson, poster #3, Effect of storage temperature and packaging type on the trace metal composition of wine by ICP-MS

4)           Sue Ebeler, poster #4, Varietal Profiling of Red Wines Using UHPLC/QTOF MS

5)           Nick Bokulich, poster #5, A Novel Approach to Monitoring Winery Microbes

6)           Byron Elmendorf, poster #6, Influence of barrel maturation, oak alternatives and micro-oxygenation on red wine aging and quality

7)           Maya Beulow, poster #8, Investigating affects of land applications of potassium rich winery waste water in soil hydrolytic conductivity

8)           Chik Brenneman, poster #10, The Jess S. Jackson Sustainable Winery Building

12:10–1:40 CATERED LUNCH, FREEBORN HALL AND POSTER SESSION

Session 3:  Karen Block – Moderator, Department of Viticulture and Enology, UC Davis

1:40-2:15:  Micro-environmental Effects of Plastic Vine Cover Materials on Table Grapes

- Matt Fidelibus (Cooperative Extension Specialist, Department of Viticulture and Enology, UC Davis)

2:15-2:50:  Microbial Ecology as a Measure of Terroir

- David Mills (Professor, Department of Viticulture and Enology, UC Davis)

2:50-3:00  BREAK

Session 4:  Linda Bisson – Moderator, Department of Viticulture and Enology, UC Davis

3:00-3:35:  Using Remotely Sensed Canopy Hyperspectral Reflectance for Irrigation Management

- David Smart (Professor, Department of Viticulture and Enology, UC Davis)

3:35-4:10:  Cap Extraction Fundamentals

  - David Block (Professor, Department of Viticulture and Enology, UC Davis)

4:10-4:20:  Concluding Remarks – – David Block (Department Chair and Professor, Department of Viticulture and Enology, UC Davis)