Friday, April 18, 2014

AOCS Newsletter April 2014 Highlights

 105th AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo Resources
Newsletter Sponsored by 'Olive Oil Sensory Science'

Going to San Antonio? Check out the Delegate Resources (password provided with your registration confirmation).
♦ View the program and preview abstracts*
♦ Decide what sessions or presentations to attend, and create your own schedule by using the itinerary builder.
♦ See who else is coming! Download your copy of the registration list and start networking now

*In a responsible effort to encourage sustainability, all abstracts will be provided in electronic format only.

Annual Meeting Career Center
Connect with the brightest minds from around the globe and use our expanded career network to search for the perfect employee or career.

  • Utilize our Career Fair on Monday, May 5. Reserve a table to meet with interested candidates, free of charge. Tables must be reserved by April 25.
  • Display printed job openings in the AOCS Career Center. Free of charge for meeting attendees, and $35 per listing for those not attending.
Job Seekers:
  • Attend our Career Fair on Monday, May 5, to network and explore career opportunities. (1:00-2:00 p.m. and 5:00-6:00 p.m. in the Pavilion)
  • Display your resume or CV at the AOCS Career Center free of charge. Bring several copies with you to display in the supplied bins. You do not need to sign up to use this service.
To reserve a table, submit a job posting, or for further details on the Career Center, please contact Doreen Berning

Seeking Insight From Biobased Community Leaders (You!)

We are developing topics that will highlight the issues that matter the most to those in your area of expertise. These topics will be featured on inform|connect. We would love to include your expertise, thoughts and comments. To participate just click here to share.

1. What one thing should your industry accomplish in 2014?

2. Tell us about a problem or challenge that keeps you up at night. inform|connect wants to give you the chance to both ask questions of your peers and inspire their innovative thinking.

Inform Free Features

A wide range of products, including foods, nutraceuticals, personal and home care products, industrial lubricants, oilfield chemicals, and biofuels involve stable mixtures of liquids that ordinarily do not mix together. This first free article from the April issue of Inform explains the basic science of emulsions and how they are used in a variety of applications.

Industrial hemp is one step closer to returning to US farms. An amendment in the final US farm bill relaxed the longstanding restriction on the farming of industrial hemp for research purposes. This second free article considers the implications.

New Chemical Watch Postings!
Don't forget to check your AOCS Member page regularly to view new postings from Chemical Watch.

Newest articles include:
  • First substance evaluation decisions published under REACH
  • Japanese Parliament to consider changes to industrial safety law
Simply log in to your membership account to access the news stories.

Not yet an AOCS member? Join now!

Looking for Industry Collaborators

AOCS is looking for industry collaboration on methodology that would detect the approximate concentration of carotenoids present in food and nonfood grade crude corn oil.

If you are interested, please contact Gina Clapper.

Learn more about all of our upcoming meetings.

AOCS Meeting Updates
AM14_Logo_90x100105th AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo | May 4–7, 2014 | San Antonio, Texas, USA
Online registration is open until April 18.

Make your hotel reservation today! Due to several events taking place in San Antonio this May, hotels are reaching capacity quickly.


Montreux14_97x120World Conference on Fabric and Home Care—Montreux 2014 | October 6–9, 2014 | Montreux, Switzerland
Online registration is open!

--> Register Nowbest rate offered through May 31.
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aocs_ccoa 2 AOCS-CCOA Joint Symposium on Functional Lipids | November 19–20, 2014 | China
Call for Papers!

The organizing committee welcomes you to submit an abstract. The symposium will focus on contaminants in fats and oils, oil quality and remediation, value-added minor components of cereals and oils, and oils from new crops. The technical program will feature invited presentations by leading experts, as well as volunteer oral and poster presentations. For abstract submission guidelines contact Submission deadline is June 1, 2014.
Upcoming Industry Meetings
IndustryEventBtn-eNewsILPS Lecithin Short Course 2014 | June 12–13, 2014 | Belgium
World-class experts will present papers on various lecithin sources, production and applications in the University Conference Building, Ghent University. Demonstrations of lecithin emulsion characterization and applications will be organized in the university laboratories.
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