Tuesday, December 17, 2019

2020 World Congress on Oils and Fats (WCOF2020) Conference Workshops

The countdown for the 2020 World Congress on Oils and Fats (WCOF2020) is on so if you haven’t already, register today! The program features some truly fantastic research. We have included a preview of some of the conference workshops below. Learn more about the conference here.

Optimum Frying

Hosted by Christian Gertz and Bertrand Matthaeus

If you are working in or interested in hearing updates from the frying industry, then this is a workshop not to be missed! This workshop is intended for food producers, scientists, commercial laboratories, those involved in marketing, and any consumers. The workshop will present marketing perspectives and regulatory issues, the latest research in frying technologies, and research in new developments that aim to improve overall quality and heat stability of frying oils.

See the full program and workshop details here (PDF)!

Infant Nutrition 

Hosted by the AAOCS and NuMega Ingredients

For those working in infant nutrition research, dietetics, the infant formula industry or any parents out there, this workshop will present the latest perspectives and research conducted in the infant nutrition space. Particular focus areas will include the role of lipids in the manufacturing of infant formula and nutritional implications for infants. The workshop also features presentations on regulatory compliance and current industry standards.

See the full program and workshop details here (PDF)!

Mediterranean Diet Symposium

Hosted by AAOCS, Karen Murphy, Cintia Dias and Catherine Itsiopoulos

This workshop should be on the radar for everyone! Come and hear about the latest research on the Mediterranean diet. This workshop has a particular focus on strategies to implement the diet patterns and culture in Western populations. Any registered nutritionists and dieticians have an additional incentive with the opportunity to include this event in your CPD activity portfolio!

Review the program information here (PDF). 

Olive Masterclass

Hosted by Australian Olive Association (AOA)

This workshop has an informative yet relaxed format. Hear from experts in the olive industry on the most current olive research. Hear about the health benefits of olives and the new Olive Wellness Institute — an independent, evidence-based science repository. The workshop concludes with a technical tasting experience. Join other researchers and industry professionals and learn how to taste and recognize high-quality olive oil.

To learn more, follow the link here (PDF).

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