Tuesday, October 16, 2012

AOCS Newsletter Highlights - October 2012

AOCS Oils and Fats World Market Update and Industry Expo Announced for 2013

The AOCS Oils and Fats World Market Update 2013 and Oils and Fats Industry Expo will be held at the Ukrainian House, Kiev, Ukraine, April 3-4, 2013. This conference and expo is designed for senior executives, traders, suppliers, producers, processors, and staff of food and nonfood companies from around the world. It will showcase world-class speakers and promote interaction with leading CEOs and decision-makers as they examine the issues relevant to all aspects of the oils and fats trade. The expo will feature brands from companies worldwide, exposing you to a wide range of equipment and materials designed to maximize your company's production process.

AOCS will also offer two practical short courses on Solvent Extraction of Vegetable Oils and Edible Oils Refining and Processing on April 4-5.

For more information about the conference or short courses, visit: worldmarket.aocs.org or contact: meetings@aocs.org.
For information about the Expo, contact APK-Inform Agency: global@apk-inform.com or marketing@apk-inform.com.

 inform Free Features

This month’s free articles from inform, the AOCS member magazine, cover mass spectrometric analysis of oils and fats in the field as well as recent activity by Europe’s food safety watchdog, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).

In the first article, learn how ambient ionization in combination with portable mass spectroscopy can speed chemical analysis by streamlining sample preparation and throughput requirements.

The second article, from our Health & Nutrition News department, discusses EFSA’s establishment of an upper intake level for DHA and EPA and the agency’s work on health claims.

Call for Papers is Open—XV Latin American Congress and Exhibition on Fats and Oils

CORCHIGA and AOCS are proud to organize the XV Latin American Congress and Exhibition on Fats and Oils, August 20-23, 2013 in Santiago, Chile. The congress will cover important and timely topics in the fats and oils industries to enhance attendees’ business knowledge of today’s market. The congress will also feature an outstanding exhibition and networking events. Call for Papers is open – submit now.

Reminder: Award Nominations Due Soon

Do you know someone who should be recognized for their contributions to the fats, oils, and related materials industries? AOCS offers 20 awards for professionals and 15 awards exclusively for students.

Visit the Awards Program website for deadlines, nomination requirements, and applications. Don't delay — October 15 is the first nomination deadline.

Upcoming Award Deadlines:

October 15:
November 1:

AOCS has your topic covered!
Learn more about all of our upcoming meetings.

AOCS Meeting Updates 
AM13_137x147 2 104th AOCS Annual Meeting and Expo | April 28-May 1, 2013 | Montréal, Québec, Canada
Preliminary Abstract and Forum Proposal Deadline: October 15, 2012
Showcase your company! As an exhibitor and/or sponsor at the 104th AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo, you have the opportunity to introduce new products, generate sales leads, and strengthen your visibility within the oils, fats, lipids, proteins, cleaning agents and related materials global marketplace.

15LACbugXV Latin American Congress and Exhibition on Fats and Oils | August 20-23, 2013 | Santiago, Chile
Upcoming Industry Meetings

ISBAB 90x1108th International Symposium on Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology (ISBAB) | October 28-31, 2012 | Sonoma, California, USA
This by-invitation-only event will bring together key researchers and professionals from academia, government, and industry to share research results, insights, and perspectives in various facets of biocatalysis and biotechnology.

DeepFrying2013 27th International Symposium on Deep Frying | February 20-22, 2013 | San Francisco, California, USA
Optimum frying for safe and improved quality fried foods. Practical information for the foodservice and industrial frying professionals.

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