Friday, August 10, 2012

AOCS Newsletter Highlights -August 2012

Renew for a Chance to Win an Amazon Gift Card
Online renewal is available NOW for your 2013 AOCS membership dues.
Renew by August 21, 2012, and be entered in a drawing for a $100.00 USD gift card!

Call for Papers-104th AOCS Annual Meeting
Oral and poster presentations for the 104th AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo, held April 28-May 1, 2013, in Montréal, Canada, are now open. The deadline is October 15, 2012. View submission guidelines.

Call for ISO (International Organization for Standardization) Participants
Seeking  enthusiastic, fully-engaged U.S. experts and subject area leaders in the following U.S. Technical Advisory Groups:
1. ISO/TC 34 Food products and ISO/TC 34/Subcommittee (SC) 17 Management systems for food safety;
2. ISO/TC 34/SC 2 Oleaginous seeds and fruits and oilseed meals and ISO/TC 34/SC 11 Animal and vegetable fats and oils; and
3. ISO/TC 34/SC 16 Horizontal methods for molecular biomarker analysis.
If you are interested, please complete the 2012 ISO Participation Form no later than September 14, 2012. More information is available here.

Laboratory Proficiency Program Launches Olive Oil Sensory Panel Series
The AOCS Laboratory Proficiency Program (LPP) recently launched an olive oil sensory panel series. The enrollment deadline is August 20, 2012.

AOCS Meeting Updates

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Singapore 2012 — World Conference on Fabric and Home Care | 29-31 October 2012 | Singapore
 The standard registration rate ends September 12. Register now and save! Also, hotel rooms in Singapore are extremely limited and tend to sell out, so make your reservation now. Join your colleagues to hear directly from the leaders guiding the future of the fabric and home care industry and find out about the latest trends affecting the business today.

15LACbugXV Latin American Congress and Exhibition on Fats and Oils | 20-23 August 2013 | Santiago, Chile
Save the Date! 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 affecting 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. Website coming soon!
Upcoming Industry Meetings

household_90x110Household 2012 
 International Seminar & Exhibition | September 3-5, 2012 | São Paulo, Brazil
Purpose: Technological update for formulators and chemists, industrialists and industries dealing with hygiene, cleaning and protection products for cars, in Brazil and in Mercosur.

Ag Innovation 90x110Ag Innovation Showcase  | September 10-12, 2012 | St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Established in 2009, The Ag Innovation Showcase has quickly become a leading global event convening the agriculture industry's leaders, investors, entrepreneurs and economic development officials.


drop90 210th Euro Fed Lipid Congress | 23-26 September 2012 | Cracow, Poland
“Fats, Oils and Lipids: from Science and Technology to Health”


abs_logo6th Annual Algae Biomass Summit | September 24-27, 2012 | Denver, Colorado, USA
This dynamic event unites industry professionals from all sectors of the world’s algae utilization industries including, but not limited to, financing, algal ecology, genetic systems, carbon partitioning, engineering and analysis, biofuels, animal feeds, fertilizers, bioplastics, supplements and foods.

CP2012_90X90Cleaning Products 2012: The Intersection of Innovation for Science Based Sustainability | October 3-5, 2012 | Baltimore, Maryland, USA
This event will bring together leading organizations to discuss unit dose, fragrance development strategies, green chemistry innovation, future prospects for the auto dishwashing detergent industry and much, much more.

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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