Short courses

Fundamentals of Edible Oil Processing

Saturday, May 5
8 a.m.–5 p.m. 
Minneapolis Convention Center

Organizer: Sefa Koseoglu, Filtration and Membrane World LLC, USA

This course provides a comprehensive summary of oils and fats chemistry, processing steps, and product development to ensure product quality. Speakers from industry and academia will discuss unit operations, processing conditions and their effect on minor compounds, chemistry, texture, crystallization and nutritional quality.

Designed for:

  • Recent graduates and newcomers to oils and fats industry
  • Processors
  • Product Formulators
  • Chemists and Technicians
  • Marketers and business manager who desire to be familiar with the edible oil processing industry.

A tentative program will be available in January.


New Techniques in Edible Oil Processing and Refinery Optimization

Sunday, May 6
8 a.m–5 p.m.
Minneapolis Convention Center ;

Organizer: Sefa Koseoglu, Filtration and Membrane World LLC, USA

This course offers program topics on energy savings and wastewater reduction in oils and fats, as well as increasing productivity as it relates to soybean, sunflower, corn, palm and other tropical oils. It is a practical crash course for marketing, technical and plant personnel, and it also provides the opportunity for experienced participants to meet experts in the field to discuss their current problems and enhance their product innovation or plant operation.

Designed for:

  • Product Technicians
  • R&D Engineers
  • Engineering Supervisor
  • QA Technicians
  • Project Engineers
  • Process Improvement Engineers
  • Business Development Managers
  • Sales and Marketing Specialists
  • Equipment Manufacturers
  • Product Formulators
  • Plant Engineers
  • Processors
  • Chemists
  • Technicians

A tentative program will be available in January.