Due to the ongoing covid-19 pandemic situation, the board of Nordic Lipidforum decided at the last board meeting to postpone the next Symposium until 2022.
Nevertheless, we are happy to announce that there will be a 31st Symposium! The city of Ålesund will host both the 6th Nordic Lipidforum Academy and the 31st Nordic Lipidforum Symposium. The Acadamy are, as earlier, scheduled ahead of the Symposium. Dates for Symposium are 12 to 15 of June, and most likely start of Academy at 8 of June.
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The objective of the course is to introduce the participants to practical applications in lipid biochemistry, lipid nutrition, biotechnology and advanced lipid analytical methods through lectures and laboratory experiments. The following areas will be covered: modification of lipids and lipid processing, lipid metabolism, lipophilic vitamins, lipid oxidation and antioxidants, and different lipid analytical methods including methods for analysis of lipophilic contaminants. The course is a mix of lectures and practical lab work.
Due to the uncertainties related to the ongoing Covid-19 outbreak, the course might be arranged as an online course. In this case, the laboratory part will not be carried out.
Time: 22 – 26 June 2020.
More information about the course can be found here: http://kurser.dtu.dk/course/23832.
You will also find some more information in a flyer by clicking here.
As earlier mentioned, the Norwegian R&D institute SINTEF Ocean, launched their pilot plant Centre for bio-processing and Ingredients Research, BIOPRO, in 2017 (more here).
This week SINTEF received a temporary approval for food processing, with manufacture number TL17, from the Norwegian Food Safety Authority .
– This enable us to provide our partners with food grade oil samples, that can be used in market research, among others, says SINTEF in a comment.
Presentations from the 30th Nordic LipidForum Symposium are now available and may be reached by clicking here.
Not all presentations are available. It depends on, among other, limitation due to unpublished materials etc. We recommend you to get in touch with the speakers directly and ask for a copy. The Symposium program is available here.
New events coming up in near future:
- 5th International Symposium Dietary Fat and Health, 28-29 April 2020, Frankfurt/Main, Germany. More information here.
- 3rd International Symposium On Lipid Oxidation And Antioxidants 10 – 12 June 2020
- Nordic LipidForum Seminar 2020 – Lipids in a sustainable society – from raw materials to inclusion in our diet. Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg (SWE), 2 – 3 September 2020.
Due to the corona pandemic situation, the organising committee has decided to organise our next seminar as a webinar. Dates are as earlier announced on the 11 and 12 of November 2020.
The webinar is titled: Lipids in a sustainable society – from raw materials to inclusion in our diet. Some question to be covered: How will the nutritional profile our lipid intake affected by the ongoing dietary shift? What are the sustainable sources of lipids that could be better explored to reach a sustainable diet on a more holistic level – i.e., beyond just a change in our protein intake? What is needed from sustainable refining and processing of biomasses to produce new oils? How should sensitive lipids with a clear sustainability profile be formulated into foods and supplements? And, not least, what does the term sustainability really mean?
More information here.
Registration: fill in Forms by clicking here.
You are now able to follow us on Social Media. The Nordic LipidForum have groups both on Facebook and LinkedIn. Arrangements, like Seminars and Symposium, will be announced on all our platforms.
If you have any information related to lipids you will announce, please contact us.
The next Euro Fed Lipid Congress 2019 will be arranged in Seville, Spain, between 20 and 23 October. We request members of the Nordic Lipidforum to submit abstracts for poster session or oral presentation. Several sessions are very interesting for our members. This is a great opportunity to present your work.
You will find more information at the EFL website here. Save the dates and see you in Seville 2019.
FINAL DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: Tuesday 16 October.
The Nordic Lipidforum invite to a seminar entitled High quality Products – lipid oxidation and sensory properties. The seminar will be arranged in Ålesund, Norway, at 24 and 25 October. Registration here.
For further information about the program and other details, see our folder here.
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