The Tortilla Industry Association (TIA), Arlington, Va., has updated details on the educational sessions for this year's TIA Convention at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Sept. 10-11.

Educational session topics include formulating gluten-free tortillas; the effect of mixing methods on dough characteristics; getting products certified organic and kosher; innovations in masa flour; pricing products for maximum profitability; and saving costs by taking advantage of utility company programs. The Honorable Judith Canales, U.S. Undersecretary of Agriculture (USDA), will present the keynote address.

Banquet entertainment will be provided by dazzling performances by "Cirque"-type show acrobats, contortionists and other talented performers. These breathtaking acts will be emceed by Matt Iseman, the talented comedian highlighted in last year's entertainment banquet and back by popular demand. For more information and to register, visit