Thursday, August 15, 2013

AOCS Newsletter Highlights-August 2013

Share your Research! Call for Papers Now Open
AOCS continually strives to provide the most advanced research and education in the fats and oils industries, and we invite you to submit your paper for the 105th AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo. The meeting program will feature invited presentations as well as volunteer oral and poster presentations. Check out the 12 interest areas, submission guidelines, evaluation criteria, and other important details on our website.
  • Take advantage of this opportunity to present your work to an engaged audience of your peers while advancing your career — submit your abstract. Preliminary Abstracts Due: October 21, 2013.

Renew for a Chance to Win an American Express Gift Card!
Online renewal is available NOW for your 2014 AOCS membership dues.
Renew by August 27, 2013, and be entered in a drawing for a $100.00 USD American Express gift card! Contact Doreen Berning if you have any questions or need your login information.

Award Nominations Being Accepted
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.

LPP Second Quarter Enrollment Deadline
The enrollment deadline for the second quarter of the AOCS Laboratory Proficiency Program (LPP) is August 20.
Check out the list of testing programs that LPP offers, including our new Diacylglycerol (DAG) series for soybean and rapeseed oil.

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

AOCS Meeting Updates

15LACbugXV Latin American Congress and Exhibition on Fats and Oils | August 20-23, 2013 | Santiago, Chile
This extensive three-day program will feature more than 67 insightful presentations highlighting the latest developments in the fats and oils industries. Plus, more than 70 poster presentations will be on display and the exhibition will showcase the industry’s best international equipment and service companies while also offering many networking opportunities.

If you are registered, check out the delegate resources to access the registration list, preview abstracts, and review the program guide. You must enter the password received in your registration confirmation to access these resources.

If you have not registered there is still time—registration is available onsite!

AustralasianAustralasian Section of AOCS Biennial Meeting and Workshops | November 6-8, 2013 | New South Wales, Australia
Learn, share, and discuss scientific and industrial progress related to all aspects of fats and oils. The theme focuses on the debate over the production of oils for use in foods versus their increased use in biofuels. There will also be a joint full-day Omega-3 Symposium with the Omega-3 Centre, highlighting the latest research on omega-3 oils. Abstracts must be submitted by September 20.

Abstract Submission Guidelines (.pdf)
Upcoming Industry Meetings
sci_90x90 2Physical Principles of Lipids in Food Products and Health | September 5—6, 2013 | Leeds, UK

"Fat" has become a byword for ill-health in our nutrition-obsessed world. Yet fatsor more exactly fatty acids and their glycerol esters, the mono-, di-, and triacylglycerolsare essential to health. AOCS members pay SCI member registration rates.

Ag Innovation 20132013 Ag Innovation Showcase | September 9—11, 2013 | St. Louis, Missouri, USA

Now in its fifth year, the Ag Innovation Showcase has solidified itself as the premier event where Ag capital providers and corporate strategics connect. The showcase facilitates dialog and deal-flow between Ag industry leaders, emerging innovators and investors in ag-bio, renewable energy, sustainable materials, food production, animal health and farming technologies.
oilfat_logo_rgb_v2International Trade Fair for the Technology and Trade of Oils and Fats | September 18—20, 2013 | Messe München, Germany
Secure your entrance ticket to oils+fats 2013

Only six weeks until the Trade Fair for Technology and Trade of Oils and Fats at Messe München. Have you secured your entrance ticket yet? Advance purchase online is much cheaper -- 28 euros for a one-day ticket (Onsite cost is 55 euros). Ticket also includes entrance to drinktec, the World´s Leading Trade Fair for the Beverage and Liquid Food Industry, which is taking place in parallel with oils+fats.

abs_logo 2Algae Biomass Summit | September 30—October 3, 2013 | Orlando, Florida, USA

The 7th annual Algae Biomass Summit will take place at the Hilton Orlando in Orlando, Florida. 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 & analysis, biofuels, animal feeds, fertilizers, bioplastics, supplements and foods.

CP2013_90X90Cleaning Products 2013 | October 2—4, 2013 | Richmond, Virginia, USA

With support from the American Cleaning Institute, Smithers Apex’s Cleaning Products 2013 registration is now underway. The event will be held October 2-4, 2013 in Richmond, Virginia. With sessions dedicated to the latest market trends, emerging supplier markets, innovations in product development, packaging, dryer products, and a reflection on the new FTC Green Guidelines -- your company cannot afford to miss this event!

OilssedsOilsOilseeds & Oils – 2013 | October 9—11, 2013 | Istanbul, Turkey

The 5th International Conference, Oilseeds & Oils – 2013 will be devoted to the modern market of oilseeds, vegetable oils and by-products. For many participants of the fat-and-oil industry, 2012 and 2013 will be remembered as a very interesting period. We invite you to sum up results of the last two years, and discuss what lies ahead.

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