April 26 – May 1, 2019
Hyatt Regency St Louis at the Arch
St. Louis, Missouri
The 2017 Conference was held May 12- 17, 2017 at the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel, Grand Rapids, Michigan. Links for information about the Conference are available on the 2017 Conference page. NCIMS meets biennially in odd-numbered years. The Conference had its first official meeting in 1950.
We would be pleased to have you attend our next meeting, the 37th Conference, in St. Louis, Missouri in 2019.
The Automatic Milking Installation (AMI) Subcommittee of the Technical Engineering Review Committee (TERC) was formed in January. The Subcommittee is working on its charge from the NCIMS Conference Chair, Dr. Stephen Beam, “to examine the issue of compliance of Automatic Milking Installations (AMIs) with the requirements of the Pasteurized Milk Ordinance (PMO) with the specific objective of identifying the obstacles and potential solutions to aligning PMO requirements with current and next generation AMI equipment and operations. As part of meeting this charge, the Committee shall establish an inclusive working subcommittee consisting of representatives from state regulatory agencies, FDA, AMI manufacturers, and other industry sectors as needed to obtain the necessary technical expertise and stakeholder input. The Committee shall provide progress reports at least quarterly to the NCIMS Executive Board, and may culminate its work with proposals for specific revisions to the PMO, or other conference documents, for consideration by state delegates at the 2019 Conference.
Membership of the AMI Subcommittee may be found on the Committees listing link under the Leadership tab on the home page.
The National Conference on Interstate Milk Shipments(NCIMS) is accepting applications for the Consumer Representative position on its 25-member Executive Board. The vacancy announcement is linked here. The letter of application must be received by December 31, 2017.