Session topics

The AOCS Annual Meeting's extensive technical program will feature more than 650 invited and volunteer oral and poster presentations within the following topics. Learn more about AOCS Divisions.

Analytical

Analytical
Session topics

  • Advanced methods of analysis, including automation
  • Advanced analytical techniques for lipid oxidation
  • Authentication of high value oils including olive oil, sensory evaluation and correlation with analytical results
  • General analytical
  • Proposed updates to AOCS official methods, including green chemistry
  • Polar lipids including phospholipids Prediction of food stability
  • Protein assessment methods
  • PUFA in fat soluble vitamin analysis with emphasis on nutrition labeling
  • Rapid methods of analysis, including portable devices
  • Select analytical presentations by the Dutton Award winner
  • Trace contaminants
Biotechnology

Biotechnology
Session topics

  • Advances in Enzyme Processing Technologies
  • Biocatalysis I & II
  • Biofuels
  • Biopolymers
  • Biosurfactants and environmentally friendly ingredients
  • General biotechnology
  • Plant and algae lipid biotechnology and genomics
Edible Applications Technology

Edible Applications Technology
Session topics

  • Crystallization behavior of fats and oils
  • Implication of lipids structuring in food
  • Lipid Structure and Health
  • Phase transition and interfacial phenomena in complex food systems
  • Structuring of liquid oils for low SAFA and non-trans applications
Health and Nutrition

Health and Nutrition
Session topics

  • Bioactive lipids
  • Brain health and function
  • Dairy fatty acids and health
  • General health and nutrition
  • Lipid structure and health
  • Lipids and inflammation
Industrial Oil Products

Industrial Oil Products
Session topics

  • Biofuels
  • Biorefinery technology and catalysis
  • Biopolymers
  • Oleochemicals and green chemistry
Lipid Oxidation and Quality

Lipid Oxidation and Quality
Session topics

  • Advanced analytical techniques for lipid oxidation
  • Antioxidant mechanism and activity
  • Development of novel antioxidants
  • Frying
  • Hurdle technologies
  • Oxidation in high protein food
  • Prediction of food stability
  • Specialty oils: phytochemicals, extraction, oxidative stability
Phospholipid

Phospholipid
Session topics

  • New source phospholipids: their process, characteristics and applications
  • New trends in lecithin process, modification and applications
  • Novel and advanced methodology in phospholipid analyses
  • Phospholipids as delivering system of bioactive compounds for foods and pharmaceutical applications
Processing

Processing
Session topics

  • Advances in enzyme processing technologies
  • Biofuels
  • Biorefinery technology and catalysis
  • Effect of oil processing in oil oxidation
  • New technologies for oil processing
  • Processing division and AOCS China section session
  • Unveiling the secrets of seed and oil processing
Protein and Co-Products

Protein and Co-Products
Session topics

  • Biotransformation of proteins
  • Emerging sources of proteins
  • General protein and co-products
  • Plant protein utilization in food products
  • Processing and non-food applications of proteins
  • Protein assessment methods
  • Protein biofunctions
  • Proteins in delivery functions
Surfactants and Detergents

Surfactants and Detergents
Session topics

  • Analytical and performance determination
  • Biosurfactants and environmentally friendly ingredients
  • Disinfectants and preservatives
  • Floor care
  • General surfactants
  • Household cleaning trends
  • Trends in clothing / Trends in machines
  • Trends in I & I cleaning
Technology Fast Track

Technology Fast Tracks
Session topics