Pre-meeting courses




Short courses

Saturday, April 30
Sunday, May 1
America's Center Convention Complex

Fundamentals of Edible Oil Processing

Saturday, April 30

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

This program offers an overview of oils and fats chemistry, processing steps, and product development as related to product quality. Speakers from industry and academia will discuss unit operations and parameters necessary to assure a final quality product.

Attendees can expect a valuable experience that will provide solutions for practical problems by learning from the experiences of industrial experts, while also developing their business through meetings with speakers and other attendees.

This short course will appeal to a diverse group of participants in the fats and oils and related industries, including:

  • New Engineers
  • Chemists
  • Technicians and Plant Staff
  • Market Managers
  • Anyone wanting to refresh their understanding of oils and fats processing
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Update on New Technologies and Processes in Oils and Fats

Sunday, May 1

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

Topics to be addressed throughout this one-day program include: energy savings and waste water reduction in oils and fats, and increase of productivity in every step of unit operations as it to relates to soybean, sunflower, corn, palm, and other tropical oils. In addition, new developments, technologies, and methodologies will update attendees on the status of recent developments in the edible oil-processing field.

Attendees will have unique and valuable experiences that provide opportunities to solve practical problems by learning from the knowledge of industrial experts, while also developing their business through meetings with speakers and other attendees.

The global fats and oils community is continually looking for innovative methods, novel commercial technologies/processes, unique products, and new applications to reduce energy usage, increase productivity, reduce waste, and increase profitability.

This short course will appeal to a diverse group of participants in the fats and oils and related industries, including:

  • New Engineers
  • Chemists
  • Technicians and Plant Staff
  • Market Managers
  • Anyone wanting to refresh their understanding of oils and fats processing
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2019 AOCS Lipids School on Lipids and Skin Health

Sunday, May 5
1–4 p.m.

America's Center Convention Complex

The goal of this workshop will be to provide an informative experience on basic and advanced information on skin physiology and health and the impacts of nutrition and lipoprotein metabolism. Registration is US $30 per person, with a limit of 60 participants. Prices increase after March 29. Pre-registration is required; space is limited!

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Olive Oil Workshop and Tasting Luncheon

Saturday, May 4
8 a.m.– 4 p.m.
America's Center Convention Complex

Learn about all things olive oil and connect with professionals in the industry during this full-day workshop. Topics include health and nutrition, analysis and methods, and authenticity and quality. Presenters will be from across the spectrum of international companies involved in olive oil testing, including Eurofins, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, OLEUM Project, Agbiolab, U.S. Pharmacopeia, EVOOGuy Global Olive Oil Consulting and the Greek Observatory of Oxidative Stress. The day will end with a 60-minute olive oil tasting.

Pre-registration is required and includes a luncheon sponsored by Eurofins. Registration is US $250 per person (or US $150 for students). Prices increase after March 29.

Sponsored by
Eurofins               Certified Origins

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