Wednesday, April 22, 2015

AOCS Newsletter April 2015 Highlights

Featured this Month in Inform Magazine

This month’s feature article from Inform, the AOCS membership magazine, provides a handy review of the basic technologies and ingredients used by cosmetic chemists in creating functional products. Author Perry Romanowski, the publisher of Cosmetic Chemists Corner, will also be an instructor for a short course on novel cosmetic surfactant systems on Sunday, May 3, during the 106th AOCS Annual Meeting and Industry Showcases in Orlando, Florida, USA.

AOCS Publishes New Methods of Analysis for Cosmetic Ingredients

Assure the integrity and purity of your cosmetic ingredients with Methods of Analysis for Cosmetic Ingredients. These methods have been specifically selected by the Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC) from the Official Methods and Recommended Practices of the AOCS, 6th Edition, 3rd Printing to comply with ISO 22716 and Good Manufacturing Practices to guarantee the safety and purity of cosmetic ingredients.

Registration Now Open for Two of Our Premier Meetings

Join industry experts as they discuss “Practical Solutions for Tomorrow’s Challenges,” in Miami, Florida, USA, October 27–30. Take part in discussions about the latest developments in the evolving landscape of Soaps, Detergents, Oleochemicals, and Personal Care.

AOCS Oils and Fats World Market Update 2015
Join oils and fats senior executives from around the world November 12–13 in Dublin, Ireland. Make new connections, strengthen your business, and discover the latest trends and opportunities.

AOCS Annual Meeting Updates

New This Year - The App

Getting ready for the 106th AOCS Annual Meeting and Industry Showcases? Don’t forget to set up your attendee profile in The App, the meeting’s new mobile event guide. Access The App to build your personal itinerary, search presentations and abstracts, and connect with other attendees. Login details for The App were distributed to registered delegates in early April. Need assistance? Before the meeting, you can email Ellen Snipes for troubleshooting tips and tricks. Need help once you’re in Orlando? Stop by The App Help Desk at the Butler Room.

Annual Meeting Career Fair | Monday, May 4, 2015 | Noon–1:15pm and 5:00–6:00pm

Take advantage of our Annual Meeting Career Center to connect with the brightest minds from around the globe and the expanded career network to search for the perfect employee or career opportunity.

Employers can reserve a table free of charge to meet with interested parties. Tables must be reserved by April 27, 2015. Contact Doreen Berning to make your reservation.

It’s Not Too Late to Participate in the Olive Oil Workshop!

Attend this unique lunch and explore the flavor dynamics of olive oil and food. This program promises to provide a most illuminating and delicious learning experience that will give you a new appreciation of the science of olive oil in a gastronomic context. Use this form to register and save $25. (PDF)

AOCS Toy Drive

When planning for the meeting, remember to pack a brand new book or toy that represents your home country. Luggage too full for a donation? Cash donations will be accepted during the meeting too. We’ll have a Toy Drive box at the meeting registration area to accept all donations.

Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children welcomes all toys so that every child who is hospitalized for medical care can receive fun toys and gifts to brighten their day. Visit their webpage for donation suggestions.

Looking for a job?

AOCS Career Services regularly posts some of the best career opportunities in the industry. Take a look below at several current listings, or get more information on the Career Center website.


Upcoming AOCS Meetings 
106th AOCS Annual Meeting and Industry Showcases
May 3–6, 2015
Orlando, Florida, USA
Online registration closes April 24.
Australasian Section Biennial Meeting
September 9–11, 2015
Victoria, Australia
Soaps, Detergents, Oleochemicals, and Personal Care
October 27–30, 2015
Miami, Florida, USA
AOCS Oils and Fats World Market Update 2015
November 12–13, 2015
Dublin, Ireland
Upcoming Industry Meetings 
Industry Event
Canadian Nutrition Society Conference: Lipid Nutrition and Metabolism in Human Health
May 31–June 1, 2015
Manitoba, Canada
Industry Event
CESIO 2015: 10th World Surfactant Congress and Business Convention
June 1–3, 2015
Istanbul, Turkey
Industry Event
28th Nordic Lipidforum Symposium
June 3–6, 2015
Reykjavik, Iceland
Industry Event
World Congress on Oils and Fats and the 31st ISF Lectureship Series
October 31–November 4, 2015
Rosario, Argentina
Abstracts now being accepted

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