Full Program

Monday 10 February 2020

8:00 Registration
Session 1
1A: Specific Oils 1B: Processing / Industrial Applications 1C: Nutrition / Lipidomics
9:00 Transfer of canola calibrations from one NIR Spectrometer to another one
Veronique Barthet
Grain Research Laboratory, Canada
Refinery performance and the missing plutonium.
Alan Paine
Desmet Ballestra, Belgium
How docosahexaenoic acid enters the brain.
Richard Bazinet
University of Toronto, Canada
9:30 Tocopherols, sterols and carotenoids in canola: “contaminants” or key components of functionalized oils.
Paul Prenzler
Charles Sturt University, Australia
Latest developments in low pressure deodorization: the SAFE solution for mitigating trans fats and glycidyl esters.
Marc Kellens
De Smet Ballestra, Belgium
Post-prandial cognitive and vascular effects of DHA-rich Omega-3 powder.
Andrew Pipingas
Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
9:50 Genotypic and environmental variation in oil and seed characteristics of Brassica genotypes grown in Australian conditions.
Jamie Ayton
NSW Department of Primary Industry, Australia
Canola oil processing and implications for frying life.
Randy Adjonu
Charles Sturt University, Australia
Nothing dries sooner than tears: unique tear film lipids and their role in the structure and function of tears.
Todd Mitchell
University of Wollongong, Australia
10:10 Genetic variation for canola yield and oil stability under northern regions of New South Wales.
Harsh Raman
NSW Department of Primary Industry, Australia
An expert's insight in the separation-technology for degumming and neutralization processes.
Birger Horns
Gea Westfalia Separator Group Gmbh, Germany
Lipidomics workflows - from sample preparation to data analysis.
Sheher Banu Moshin
Agilent, USA
10:30 Morning Tea
Session 2
2A: Emerging Oils and Applications 2B: Processing / Industrial Applications 2C: Nutrition / Lipidomics
11:00 Potential novel lipid bioactives from sea urchin kīna (Evechinus chloroticus).
Matt Miller
Cawthron Institute, New Zealand
Synthesis and characterization of biolubricant based on polyesterification of ricinoleic acid, oxalic acid and ethylene glycol.
Paulo Suarez
University Of Brasilia, Brazil
Fish oil supplementation reduces maternal defensive inflammation and a gut bacteriome that predicts reduced immune priming in infants.
Deanna Gibson
University of British Columbia, Canada
11:20 92% Oleic Safflower Oil: a game changer for oleochemicals.
Michael Honeychurch
Go Resources, Australia
The use of controlled flow cavitation to improve the performance of degumming, refining and biodiesel operations.
Darren Litle
Arisdyne Systems, Inc, USA
Carbon-13 natural abundance in human plasma following n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) supplementation as a tool for the assessment of n-3 PUFA metabolism.
Adam Metherel
University of Toronto, Canada
11:40 Rice bran oil processing and quality standards.
Geoff Webster
Foodnic Food Industry Consultants, New Zealand
Challenges and perspectives of advanced biodiesel.
Martin Mittelbach
University of Graz, Austria
12:00 Cultivar affects walnut oil oxidative stability.
Filipa Simoes Grilo
UC Davis, USA
Techno-economic assessment of co-producing acrylic acid in a typical biodiesel plant: challenge and opportunity.
Xiaofei "Philip" Ye
University of Tennessee, USA
Musseling-up program: review of Greenshell mussel bioactive lipids and role in inflammation management and joint health.
Matt Miller
Cawthron Institute, New Zealand
12:20 Avocado oil to Africa and the importance of the postharvest discipline in high quality oil production.
Allan Woolf
The New Zealand Institute for Plant & Food Research Limited, New Zealand
Glycerolysis of triacylglycerides using organotin(IV) compounds as catalysts.
Simoni Meneghetti
Ufal, Brazil
Lipidomics of the GreenshellTM mussel Perna canaliculus.
Matt Taylor
CSIRO, Australia
12:40 - 13:30 Lunch
Session 3
3A: Oxidation and Frying 3B: Trace Contaminants and Analytical Solutions 3C: Infant Nutrition
13:30 The impact of fat deterioration on the formation of acrylamide in fried foods.
Christian Gertz
Maxfry GmbH, Germany
Emerging contaminants in oils/fats: challenges in analysis, mitigation and risk assessment.
Jan Kuhlmann
SGS Multilab Hamburg, Germany
Measuring effects of omega-3 fatty acid supplementation in pregnancy and early life – the search for predictors of health risk.
Robert Gibson
University of Adelaide, Australia
14:00 Formulation of heart-healthy oil for deep frying and its thermal stability study.
Mohammad Alam
Texas A&M University, USA
MCPD and glycidyl esters - present and future EU legislation, implementation in German risk management.
Martin Kaminski
BVL (Federal Office of Consumer Protection and Food Safety), Germany
In pregnancy maternal HDL is enriched in docosahexaeneoic acid, but not arachidonic acid, and carries the largest fraction of these fatty acids in plasma.
Barbara Meyer
University of Wollongong, Australia
14:20 The effect of volatile and non-volatile degraded products on the performance of frying oil.
Liang Junmei
Wilmar Global R&D Center, China
Determination of mineral oil saturated hydrocarbons (MOSH) and mineral oil aromatic hydrocarbons (MOAH) in vegetable oils, oilseeds and meals.
Florence Lacoste
ITERG, France
Omega-3 fatty acids to reduce the risk of prematurity.
Maria Makrides
South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute, Australia
14:40 Investigation of different oxidation patterns impacting antioxidant performances in food emulsions using conjugated autoxidizable triene (CAT)-based assays.
Atikorn Panya
The National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (BIOTEC),Thailand
Determining DEHP sources of contamination on olive oil.
Claudia Guillaume
Modern Olives, Australia
Closer to human milk fat: application of similarity index in infant formula.
William Kloek
Friesland Campina, Netherlands
15:00 Comparison of sample preparation techniques for GC-MS analysis of aldehydes-derived from lipid oxidation in milk: SPME vs. ITEX.
Natthaporn Phonsatta
The National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (BIOTEC),Thailand
International validation of an analytical method for the determination of phthalate residues in oils and fats.
Mickael Watiez
Microencapsulated fish oil powder results in higher absorption of omega-3 DHA in toddlers.
Samaneh Ghasemi Fard
Nu-mega Ingredients, Australia
15:20 Afternoon Tea
Session 4
4A: Food Applications 4B: Trace Contaminants and Analytical Solutions 4C: Nutrition / Lipidomics
15:40 Study of cooking oils suitability for Teflon coated cookware.
Ana Florencia De Alzaa
Modern Olives, Australia
3-MCPD and glycidyl ester – the current state of knowledge.
Bertrand Matthäus
Max Rubner-Institut, Germany
Saturated and dairy fats: friends or foes? Current status of the science.
Moises Torres-Gonzalez
National Dairy Council, USA
16:00 Developing foods to address health concerns throughout the lifespan.
Kaori Nakajima
The Nisshin OilliO Group, Ltd., Japan
Quantification of MCPDe and GE in edible oils and fats: a high throughput method for QC purposes.
Ralph Zwagerman
Bunge Loders Croklaan, Netherlands
Effects of diets high in palm olein, soybean oil, and cocoa butter on traditional and emerging lipid markers of cardiovascular disease risk.
Welma Stonehouse
CSIRO, Australia
16:20 A phenomenological theory of polymorphic phase transitions in triacylglycerol crystals - the importance of electrostatic interactions.
David Pink
St. Francis Xavier University, Canada
The reduction of 3-MCPDs and GEs in palm oil using acidified and non-acidified bleaching earths.
Victor Vega
Oil-Dri Corporation Of America, USA
The impact of red meat composition on the plasma lipidome of men at risk of cardiovascular disease.
Emma Bermingham
Agresearch, New Zealand
16:40 Amaranthus hypochondriacus protein fractions fermented with lactic acid bacteria had different antioxidant activities depending on the stage of growth of the microorganisms.
Fabiola Sanchez
Instituto Tecnológico de Veracruz, Mexico
Effect of different dilution solutions in palm oil mill towards prevention of 3-MCPD formation in refined bleached deodorised palm oil (RBDPO).
Syed Hilmi
Sime Darby Research Sdn. Bhd., Malaysia
Endonuclease G deficiency promotes docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) accumulation and protects against linoleic acid (LA) induced cardiotoxicity.
Sanjoy Ghosh - Endonuclease
University of British Columbia, Canada
17:00 - 18:00 Poster Session 1
18:30 - 21:00 Optional Harbour Cruise

Tuesday 11 February 2020

8:00 Registration
Session 5
5A: Olive Oils 5B: Analytical Methods and Standards 5C: Oxidation
9:00 Extra Virgin Olive Oil – a fat like no other.
Leandro Ravetti
Modern Olives, Australia
The importance of inaterlaboratory studies for the validation of analytical methods.
Florence Lacoste
Instit des Corps Gras, France
The prooxidative and antioxidative role of phospholipids in different food.
Eric Decker
University of Massachusetts, USA
9:30 An investigation of New Zealand extra virgin oil for use in frying.
Marie Wong
Massey University, New Zealand
NMR analysis as a tool to ensure authenticity of lipids.
Torben Kuechler
Eurofins Analytik Gmbh, Germany
Impact of ratios of polyunsaturated and saturated fatty acids on oxidation kinetics in oil/water emulsions.
Mitchell Culler
University Of Massachusetts, USA
9:50 Evaluation of chemical changes in potato chips, chicken nuggets and broccoli after deep frying with extra virgin olive oil, canola and grapeseed oils.
Ana De Alzaa
Modern Olives, Australia
Authentication of edible oils based on multisource information fusion.
Liangxiao Zhang
Oil Crops Research Institute, Chinese Academy Of Agricultural Sciences, China
Nature-inspired protein−phenolic compounds conjugates for enhancing antioxidant capability.
Bingcan Chen
North Dakota State University, USA
10:10 Application of sensory science for improved sensory literacy and continuous improvement in Australian olive industry.
Soumi Mukopadhyay
NSW Department Of Primary Industries - Horticulture, Australia
Assessment of authenticity of blended oil by triacyglycerols and chemometrics tools.
Hong Yang
Wilmar Biotechnology Research & Development Center Co. Ltd., China
Oxidation of fish oil and its effective prevention.
Kazou Miyashita
Hokkaido University, Japan
10:30 Morning Tea
Session 6
6A: Specific Oils | Olive Session 6B: Analytical Methods and Standards 6C: Food Structure
11:00 Olive oil, refined: a new food chemicals Codex Identity Standard and future FCC tools to mitigate olive oil fraud.
Gina Clapper
Food Chemicals Codex, US Pharmacopeia, USA
Quantification of furan fatty acids by LC-MS/MS and their identification in New Zealand marine oils.
Donato Romanazzi
Cawthron Institute, New Zealand
Structure formation in oleic acid - sodium oleate based oleogels.
Elliot Gilbert
ANSTO, Australia
11:20 Enzymes for olive oil extraction: influence of cultivar and fruit ripeness.
Juan Polari
UC Davis, USA
Determination of paraquat residue in palm oil by high-performance liquid chromatography with UV and tandem mass spectrometry.
Norizah Halim
Malaysian Palm Oil Board, Malaysia
Oleogels – from scientific feasibility to applicability.
Eckhard Floeter
Tu Berlin, Germany
11:40 Determining DEHP sources of contamination on olive oil.
Claudia Guillaume
Modern Olives, Australia
A single high-resolution mass spectrometry platform for targeted and untargeted lipid analysis revealed discovery of novel lipids in barley roots response to salt stress.
Thusitha Rupasinghe
Metabolomics Australia, Australia
Crystallization and melting behavior of pure phytosterol esters and their phase behavior in blends with palm oil.
Eva Daels
Ku Leuven, Belgium
12:00 Detection of adulterated virgin olive oil.
Christian Gertz
Maxfry GmnH, Germany

Followed by
In conversation with Christian Gertz and Rod Mailer.
Moderated by Greg Seymour
Langmuir monolayer properties of binary system of apolar gemini amphiphiles with DPPC.
Osamu Shibata
Tokyo University of Science, Tokyo
Organogels based on the food emulsifier and sunflower oil: macroscopic property, microstructure, interaction force, and application.
Zong Meng
Jiangnan University, China
12:20 Mass transportation in fat crystal matrices.
Farnaz Maleky
Ohio State University, USA
New insights on the importance of minor components and oil properties for oleogel strength.
Maria Scharfe
Technical University Berlin, Germany
12:40 - 13:30 Lunch
Session 7
7A: Palm Oil 7B: Analytical Methods and Standards 7C: Food Structure and Dairy
13:30 An overview of mitigation approaches for the reduction of 3-monochloropropane-1,2-diol (3-MCPD) and glycidyl esters in palm oil.
Chin Ping Tan
Universiti Putra Malayasia, Malaysia
FT-NIR analysis of marine oils for individual omega-3s and oxidation status.
Dagmar Behmer
Bruker Optik Gmbh, Germany
Chemical, physical and functional characteristics of rapeseed oil based oleogels and their application in bakery products.
Bertrand Matthäus
Max Rubner-Institut, Germany
14:00 Surging global demand for health and wellness products: emerging prospects for palm-based bioactives.
Mahinda Abeywardena
CSIRO, Australia
New method to determine the lipid content of NZ aquaculture species by near infrared spectroscopy.
Matt Miller
Cawthron Institute, New Zealand
Oleogels and oleocolloids for structuring food.
Farnaz Maleky
Ohio State University, USA
14:20 Embracing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UNSDGs): perspective of the Malaysian oil palm industry.
Aznizan Nik Ibrahim
Malaysian Palm Oil Board, Malaysia
Detection of targeted multiple adulteration of flaxseed oil by near-infrared spectroscopy and nonlinear one class partial least squares discriminant analysis.
Liangxiao Zhang
Oil Crops Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China
Triglyceride crystallisation model based on fatty acid interaction coefficients.
Rasmus Leth Miller
Dupont, Denmark
14:40 Biotechnological efforts towards the continuous sustainable development of the oil palm industry.
Mohamad Arif Abd Manaf
Malaysian Palm Oil Board, Malaysia
1H-13C HSQC NMR lipids database – development and applications.
Mikhail Vyssotski
Callaghan Innovation, New Zealand
Milk sphingomyelin interactions with cholesterol in binary mixtures.
Patrick Tai
Riddet Institute, New Zealand
15:00 Stability of palm-based vitamin E in functional foods (chewable tablet and granola bar).
Noor Lida Habi Mat Dian
Malaysian Palm Oil Board, Malaysia
Novel applications of NIR
Speaker to be confirmed
Polar lipids: potentiality for exploration.
Xuebing Xu
Wilmar, China
15:20 Afternoon Tea
Session 8
8A: Palm Oil 8B: Nutrition 8C: Encapsulation and Oxidation
15:40 Malaysian oil palm industry: enhancing competitiveness in meeting global challenges.
Aznizan Nik Ibrahim
Malaysian Palm Oil Board, Malaysia
Erythrocyte membrane fatty acid levels in an Australian cohort of people on dialysis: a comparative study.
Lauren Roach
University of Wollongong, Australia
Incorporation, localisation and vectorization of antioxidants for optimized activity in emulsions.
Pierre Villeneuve
16:00 Low 3-MCPD ester RBDPO by water washing: study of physicochemical properties, evaluation of quality and storage stability.
Saparin Norliza
Sime Darby Research, Malaysia
De-hulling as a strategy to maintain concentrations of health promoting bioactives while reducing concentrations of anti-nutrients in flaxseed.
Heather Blewett
Agriculture And Agri-food Canada, Canada
Evaluation of OXITEST oxidation test reactor for monitoring oil quality.
Dawn Scott
Callaghan Innovation, New Zealand
16:20 Fractionation of palm oil: towards a continuous process.
Miro Kirimlidou
Technical University Berlin, Germany
Single nucleotide polymorphism and sex-dependent differences in carbon-13 natural abundance of plasma fatty acids upon EPA and DHA supplementation.
Adam Metherel
University of Toronto, Canada
A novel microencapsulated emulsifier to improve the stability of protein-stabilised emulsions.
Chia Chun Loi
University of Otago, New Zealand
16:40 Opportunity and challenges for the utilization of palm oil co-products.
Prakash Adhikari
Mewah-Oils SDN BHD, Malaysia
Gut mucosal proteins and bacteriome are shaped by the saturation index of dietary lipids.
Deanna Gibson
University of British Columbia, Canada
Characterization of thermal and structural behaviour of high DHA fish oil with milkfat in spray chilling condition.
Mitra Nosratpour
Monash University, Australia
17:00 Emerging palm oil products.
Speaker to be confirmed
Linoleate accumulation evokes pro-inflammatory responses independent of arachidonic acid in macrophages.
Sanjoy Ghosh
University of British Columbia, Canada
Formation and functionality of soluble and insoluble complexes between pea protein isolate and pectins.
Jiajia Rao
North Dakota State University, USA
17:30-18:30 AAOCS Award Winner
19:00 - 23:00 Congress Dinner

Wednesday 12 February 2020

8:00 Registration
Session 9
9A: Biotechnology 9B: Processing / Industrial Applications 9C: Plant Protein & Animal Nutrition
9:00 Rethinking oil production.
Allan Green
CSIRO, Australia
Enzymatic synthesis and stabilization of lipid ingredients.
Colin Barrow
Deakin University, Australia
Utilizing industrial by-products to feed the growing plant protein market.
Adeola Alashi
University of Manitoba, Canada
9:30 Leaf oils – a potential game changer for oil production.
Thomas Vanhercke
CSIRO, Australia
Degumming and neutralization of vegetable oils with hydrodynamic cavitation: a long term CFC™ experience review.
Darren Litle
Arisdyne Systems, Inc, USA
Adding value to canola meal: preparation of high protein meals.
Siong Tan
Charles Sturt University
9:50 Microalgae as a platform for the production of novel triglyceride and biopolymer feedstocks.
Scott Franklin
Checkerspot, USA
Megasonic technology for aqueous-based recovery of canola oil in cake and improved refining.
Peter Mansour
CSIRO, Australia
Innovation in oils and fats for flavour emulation in plant-based meat and dairy substitutes.
Martin Cole
CSIRO, Australia
10:10 Development of a Brassica napus (canola) crop with fish oil-like levels of DHA in the seed oil.
Surinder Singh
CSIRO, Australia
Transesterification of interestified soybean and castor oils.
Mario Meneghetti
Federal University of Alagoas, Brazil
Emerging canola protein products.
Speaker to be confirmed
10:30 Morning Tea
Session 10
10A: Biotechnology 10B: Processing / Industrial Applications 10C: Plant Protein & Animal Nutrition
11:00 Using CRISPR/Cas9 and other molecular tools to create lipid mutant plant lines with altered metabolic flux.
Jay Shockey
USDA-ARS, United States
Oil processing technology update.
Speaker to be confirmed
Quality requirements and the role of canola in a world with increasing demand for protein.
Søren Krogh Jensen
Aarhus University, Denmark
11:20 Versatile high throughput plant genetic screening.
Benjamin Pouvreau
CSIRO, Australia
Influence of fruit maturity and processing variables on cold-pressed avocado oil yield.
Marie Wong
Massey University, New Zealand
Omega-3 canola oil: a novel safe dietary source of docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) for juvenile Atlantic salmon.
Cedric Simon
CSIRO, Australia
11:40 Biosynthesis of novel lipid mediators of inflammation using lipoxygenase enzymes.
Jacqui Adcock
Deakin University, Australia
Converting industrial organic waste from the cold-pressed avocado oil production line into higher value products.
Rothman Kam
Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand
Adding value to oil production via novel protein products.
Speaker to be confirmed
12:00 Developing the potential of New Zealand marine resources for the extraction of bioactive compounds.
Donato Romanazzi
Cawthron Institute, New Zealand
Piloting of the ethanolic mild extraction of dehulled rapeseed.
Fabian Steffler
Fraunhofer CBP, Germany
Supercritical extraction and size fractionation for the production of high-quality protein products.
Campbell Ellison
Callaghan Innovation, New Zealand
12:20 Tuning desirable lipids profile in a microalgae for producing high-value bioactives and biofuels.
Munish Puri
Flinders University, Australia
The power of Controlled Flow Cavitation (CFC™) to reduce operating costs and improve the quality of biofuels.
Darren Litle
Arisdyne Systems, Inc., USA
High value protein products.
Speaker to be confirmed
12:40 Synthesis of monomers and biopolymers from renewable lipids.
Aman Ullah
University of Alberta, Canada
Plant oil-based poly(alkyl methacrylate) as viscosity control additive for mineral and vegetable oils.
Sylvain Caillol
ICGM, France
Innovative plant based substitutes.
Speaker to be confirmed
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
Session 11
13:50 - 15:20 Keynote Closing Session
15:20 - 15:50 Australasian Section of the AOCS AGM  and ISF meeting

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