The 42nd Food & Beverage Environmental Conference will be held in San Diego, California from March 25-29, 2012. The theme of the Conference is Establishing Environmental Value. The conference features technical environmental presentations delivered in a general session format, poster sessions that offer excellent networking opportunities and the opportunity to participate in a Technical Tour to either the University of California-San Diego Energy Innovation Center or the Miramar Naval Air Station. Further information, including the Preliminary Program and Registration details may be obtained by visiting the conference website, http://environ-council.affi.org/index.asp?bid=5718, or by contacting the Conference Chair, Walter Kraus, at Walter.Kraus@WestonFoods.ca. A discounted conference fee is available to those who register before February 10.