Oils & Fats

24th – 25th April, 2018
London, United Kingdom

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“Navigating The Future”

Global cooking Oils & Fats market size accounted for $60,399 million in the year 2015, and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 1.12% to reach $65,260 million by 2022.

Asia-Pacific represents the largest producer and consumer worldwide of palm oil. The global market for  palm oil is forecast to exceed 72 million metric tons by 2020.

 

About the Event

Increase in awareness of obesity and its association with heart diseases and diabetes is responsible for the hanging food trend among consumers. Oils & Fats manufacturers have focused on manufacturing healthier products, including low-cholesterol and low-carbohydrate foods to cater to the growing demand from health-conscious consumers. Increase in consumption of Oils & Fats in households in food services drives the market.

The aim of the conference is to provide a comprehensive overview of the edible & non-edible Oils & Fats industry by covering current processes and products together with a look at future trends. Expert speakers are invited from all over the world to focus on raw materials and their processing, applications of both industrial and consumer products. Other subjects will include quality control, crystallisation, labelling and nutrition, expectations from fat-based consumer products, health and nutritional trends and much more.

Oils & Fats Conference will discuss the edible and non-edible oils’ and fats’ industries’ growth forecast, analyse the regulatory trends, drivers, industry pitfalls, challenges and growth opportunities for participants, the leading market products, applications & regions and how will they perform, the technology & innovation trends, how will they evolve, highlight how companies are positioned in the market in terms of sustainability, competency, production capacity and strategic outlook.

 
KEY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Regional Outlook and Market Research
    • Factors Driving Oils & Fats Market
    • Trends, Projection & Opportunities
    • Historic & Future Growth Patterns

 

  • Technological Aspects
    • Upgraded Boiler Operations
    • Fully-automated High Resolution 1H-NMR Spectroscopy
    • Lipid Crystallization Technology

 

  • Latest Research on Oils & Fats
    • Palm Oil Sustainability
    • Edible Oil Structuring
    • Utilization of Healthy Fats in Foods
Sponsorship Opportunities

Oils & Fats is a platform where you can showcase your company, brand your products and services among the targeted audience. Promote your company & gain potential visibility through this summit.

 
 
 

TENTATIVE CONFERENCE AGENDA*

Oils & Fats 
24th-25th April, 2018
London, United Kingdom

Day 1: 24th April, 2018
 
 8.30 AM Registration & Coffee
  CHAIRMAN’S WELCOME REMARKS
 
Global Outlook: Highlighting the Key Factors Fueling the Growth of Edible Oil Market
 
Europe Oilseeds & Oils Market: Trends, Drivers and Projection

 

 

 Presenter: 

 

Cedric Delavent
Sunflower Market Manager
EURALIS

 
A European Outlook on Vegetable Oils: Key Trends & Drivers

 

 

 Presenter: 

 

Adam Stępień
General Director
Polish Association of Oil Producers

 10.30 AM Morning Coffee Break & Networking
 
Malaysian Palm Oil Industry: Current Scenario and Growth Prospects

 

 

 Presenter: 

 

Dr Ahmad Kushairi Din
Director General
Malaysian Palm Oil Board

 
A Global Outlook on Current & Future Scenario of Oleochemicals Market

 

 

 Presenter: 

 

Caroline Midgley
Director of Bio-based Chemicals Research
LMC INTERNATIONAL

 
A global Outlook on High Oleic Oilseed Rape

 

 

 Presenter: 

 

Lionel Lordez
HOLL Business Development Lead EME
Monsanto

 

High-oleic Oils and their Food Applications: An Overview

 

 

 Presenter: 

 

Dr Stéphanie Marty-Terrade
Senior Lipid Scientist
Nestlé Product Technology Centre (NPTC)

 

Latin America Oilseeds & Oils Market: Trends, Drivers and Projection

 

Outlook on Sunflower Market: Trends, Drivers and Projection

 

Highlighting the Key Factors Fueling High Oleic Oils Demand in Brazil

 1.00 PM Networking Lunch
 

Evaluating the Utility of Near Infrared Spectroscopy (NIR) in Monitoring Degrading Oils

 

 

 Presenter: 

 

Christian Gertz
Research & Development
Maxfry, Hagen

 

A Look into Oleochemical Derivatives & Opportunities Being Offered for Downstream Integration

 

 

 Presenter: 

 

Thomas Blocher
Business Manager – Reaction Technology
Buss ChemTech AG

 

Outlining Strategies & Tactics to Upgrade Oil Standard & Flavour with High-Quality Production

 

 

 Presenter: 

 

Marco Scanu
International consultant
SCANU OLIVICULTORI S.N.C.

 

Thailand Outlook on Coconut Oil Production & Marketing

 

Muscling to the Top: Insights, Growth and the Promise of Rice Bran Oil

 3.00 PM Afternoon Coffee Break & Networking
 

Future Trends in Canola Oil Composition and Applications

 

Looking into Recent Developments in Trans Fatty Acids’ (TFAs) Regulations

 

How Virgin is Extra Virgin Oive Oil?

 

 

 Presenter: 

 

Christian Gertz
Research & Development
Maxfry, Hagen

 

Analysis of Olive Oil Production and Processing

 

 

 Presenter: 

 

Christoph Sippel
Business Development Manager
Eurofins Analytik GmbH

 

Unconventional Refining of Substandard Oils & Fats for Edible Utilization or Biodiesel: An Overview

 

 

 Presenter: 

 

Dr Mario Bernardini
CEO
CMB Italy, Technology

 

The Latest Developments in Lipids Crystallization Technology

 

Q & A

  End of Day 1
 
Day 2: 25th April, 2018
8.30 AM
CHAIRMAN’S WELCOME REMARKS
 
Highlighting Recent Updates on Edible Oil Structuring
 
Highlighting the Role of NMR Spectroscopy in Analyzing the Geographical Origin of Olive Oils

 

 

 Presenter: 

 

Dr Ole Winkelmann
Project Manager NMR
Eurofins Analytik GmbH

 
Area of Research: Outlook on Diversified Perspectives Concerning Edible Lipids for Human Consumption
 
Apprehending the Key Role of Low Trans Fat Hardstocks for Producing Margarine & Shortening
 
Easy & Safe Determination of Oxidative Stability of Oils and Fats

 

 

 Presenter: 

 

Carolin Edinger
Product Manager
Anton Paar ProveTec

 10.30 AM Morning Coffee Break & Networking
 

A Critical Analysis of Potential Bioactive Compounds Present in Coconut Milk a& Virgin Coconut Oils

 
Highlighting Recent Updates on Edible Oil Structuring

 

 

 Presenter: 

 

Dr Ashok Patel
Marie Curie Cofund Fellow
International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory

 
Global Vegoils & Oilseeds Market: What is the Current Scenario and Future Potential?

 

 

 Presenter: 

 

Sandeep Bajoria
CEO
Sunvin Group

 
A Look into Adsorbent Treatment of Frying Oil & its Influence on Human Health
 
Area of Research: Insights into Technological Developments in Oilseed Preparation

 

 

 Presenter: 

 

Arthur vom Hofe
Sales Manager Oilseeds Division
CPM Roskamp Champion

 1.00 PM
Networking Lunch
 

Edible Oil Refining: Bleaching Basics, Optimization, and Impact of New Requirements

 
Formulator and User of oil-based Ingredients in the Non-Food Consumer Goods industry

 

 

 Presenter: 

 

Miquel Osset Hernández
R&D Director
BLUESUN

 3.00 PM

Afternoon Coffee Break & Networking

 

A Look into Research on Sunflower Seed Oil with High Content of Phytosterols

 

High Oleic Canola Oil Enriched with DHA: A Health-Boosting Combination

 

Apprehending the Role of Accurate Selection of Processing Technologies in Optimising Physical & Chemical Properties of Cocoa Butter

 

Q & A

  End of Conference

*Agenda content and timeline subject to change.

 

   

Dr Caroline Midgley
Director of Bio-based Chemicals Research
LMC INTERNATIONAL

Dr Caroline Midgley, is the Director of Oleochemicals and Biofuels Research at LMC International, a   firm providing economic, marketing, and consulting services for a broad range of industries related to agricultural commodities and their downstream derivatives. She is based in Oxford and supported by LMC’s oilseeds, grains, sugar and starch teams. Her work includes investment appraisal projects for new plants, assessing the impact of changes in domestic policies, analysis of agricultural raw materials, and an analysis of the impact of technological developments.

Adam Stępień
General Director
Polish Association of Oil Producers

Born in 1981, Warsaw, Poland. Graduate zootechnical faculty at University of Life Sciences (SGGW) in Warsaw and postgraduate studies in functioning of the European Union and Political Sciences. In the beginning of his career associated with agricultural organizations. In 2008-2010 he was a representative of the National Council of Agricultural Chambers at the Committee of Professional Agricultural Organizations COPA in Brussels, Belgium. In 2010 he awarded the honorary badge by Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development “Distinguished for agriculture”. Since 2011 he has been the Director General of the Polish Chamber of Biofuels (KIB) and since March 2011 is also a Member of the Board of KIB. Since June 2015 he is also Adam Stępień Director General of the Polish Association of Oil Producers (PSPO). Vice chair of the Working Group “Bioenergy/biotechnology” at COPA-COGECA Committees in Brussels. From 2015 on behalf of PSPO Member of the Executive Board of European Association of Oil Producers FEDIOL. Author of numerous publications and articles in the field of agriculture, renewable energy and transport biofuels.

 

Cedric Delavent
Sunflower Market Manager
EURALIS

Engineer graduated in agronomy at Rouen (France). In french seed company Euralis Semences he first worked during 10 years in rapeseed and sunflower seeds business in France and Europe. For 6 years he is now in charge of the development of Euralis Semences sunflower portfolio and market for European and CIS countries.

Christoph Sippel
Business Development Manager
Eurofins Analytik GmbH

Christoph Sippel born in 1972 is a state-certified food chemist (University of Hamburg). He is working for Eurofins Analytik GmbH in Hamburg since 2000. Between 2005 and 2012 he was head of the sensory department and since 2013, Christoph is working as Business Development Manager Sensory Science. He is responsible for the development and management of product-related sensory panels e.g. olive oil. Planning and conception of sensory projects and seminars also belong to his working fields. Christoph is a member of the German Agricultural Society (DLG e.V) and since 2007 he is a DLG expert for various product areas e.g. olive oils & fats as well as Deputy Chairman of the DLG Sensory Committee.

Dr Ahmad Kushairi Din
Director General
Malaysian Palm Oil Board

Dr Ahmad Kushairi Din is the Director-General of the Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB) since July 2016. Datuk Dr Kushairi graduated with a B.Agric.Sc (UPM), two MSc (UKM and LSU) and a PhD (UKM) in quantitative genetics. He is a pioneer of MPOB (formerly PORIM) since establishment of the organization in 1979. Datuk Dr Kushairi specializes in oil palm breeding and quantitative genetics, where together with his team of breeders, bred 13 new varieties and prospected oil palm germplasm in its centres of origin in Africa and South America. He is a member of the teams that transferred 32 new technologies for commercialization, filed four patents, developed or revised seven ISO-accredited Malaysian Standards, organized more than 60 conferences and seminars. He also co-supervised PhD and MsC students in quantitative genetics. He edited conference proceedings and scholarly manuscripts; authored and co-authored 270 publications. He is well connected with the scientific community and the oil palm industry, and consultant to plantation companies. Datuk Dr Kushairi is a Fellow of Academy of Science Malaysia. He sits as Board of Directors in Ministries and government-linked companies. Datuk Dr Kushairi had served MPOB nearly four decades.

Sandeep Bajoria
CEO
Sunvin Group

Mr. Sandeep Bajoria, CEO, Sunvin Group is one of the most distinguished personalities of the oil & oilseed industry. He has a studied B.com, LL.B & DIEM. He was the Past President of The Solvent Extractors Association of India (SEA) which is one of the Premier Association on Vegetable Oil Industry & Trade. He was also the President at The Central Organization for Oil Industry & trade (COOIT). He is the Chairman of All India Cottonseed Crushers Association (AICOSCA).He is also the Chairman of Organizing Committee of Glob oil India and also was a Chairman of IASC World Congress 2005, Organizing Committee. He was appointed by Government of India on the Board of National Oilseeds & Veg. Oil Development Board, Cotton Advisory Board & Various Govt. Committees. He is also a regular speaker on various News Channels like CNBC, ET NOW, Zee Business etc. Also he is quoted extensively by Reuters, Bloomberg etc all over the world. His statements are regularly carried by important News Papers like Economic Times, Financial Express, Hindu Business Line etc.

Dr Mario Bernardini
CEO
CMB Italy, Technoilogy

Dr Mario Bernardini is a chemical engineer with an extensive experience in the Oils & Fats industry. He is currently Chairman of CMBITALY-TECHNOILOGY, an international engineering company active in the field since 1950 and specialized in the design and manufacturing of plants for Edible Oils Extraction and Refinery, Oleochemicals, Biodiesel Production and Used Mineral Oil Re-refining. Under Mario Bernardini’s leadership, 1400 units has been installed all over the world in more than 50 countries. Together with his father Ernesto Bernardini, he wrote several books about Oilseeds Oils and Fats that have become a landmark in the study of Chemical Engineering, especially in the field of vegetable Oils & Fats.

Dr Stéphanie Marty-Terrade
Senior Lipid Scientist
Nestlé Product Technology Centre (NPTC)

Dr Stéphanie Marty-Terrade studied food science and engineering at the National School of Chemistry and Physics at Bordeaux, France and has 14 years’ experience in Lipid Science. Following a PhD in food science from the University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada, she joined Nestlé Research in 2007. Her expertise covers application of lipids in diverse product categories such as culinary, baby food and confectionery, raw material specification, manufacturing and sourcing, chemical and physical characterization. Currently, she is working at Nestlé Research in York, United Kingdom where she is responsible for confectionery lipids used by the whole Nestlé group.

Dr Christian Gertz
Research & Development
Maxfry GmbH

Dr Christian Gertz was director of the Official Institute of Chemical and Food Analysis in Hagen.

His experience in fats and oils extends over 35 years. Since 2013 he is leader of the department of research and development of Maxfry GmbH in Hagen. Since 1997 he has co-chaired the Analysis and Standard Methods division of German Society for Fat Science (DGF) and has been responsible for the editing of the DGF Standard Methods for many years. He is member of the “Joint Committee for the Analysis of Fats, Oils, and Fatty Products” of DIN, Federal Health Office and DGF. He is also involved with various International working groups in Europe and the German Sensory Panel of Olive Oil. He has published more than 70 scientific papers including 5 book chapters and edited 2 books. His area of research includes all aspects of oil processing (analytics, HACCP, sensory analysis, NIR, oxidative and thermoxidative degradation, fat quality) and analysis of fats and oils focused on olive oil and the development of chemometric methods to Identify fats and oils.

His awards include: in 1982, the Josef Schormüller Foundation by the German Food Chemical Society and in November 2004 he received the Normann Medal by the German Society for Fat Research (DGF)

Dr Carolin Edinger
Product Manager
Anton Paar

After graduating high school in Bad Windsheim 2004, Carolin Edinger studied Chemistry at Johannes-Gutenberg University – Mainz. After finishing her diploma thesis “Influence of Dicationic Ammonium Salts on the Electrochemical Deoxygenation of Amides” beginning of 2011 she continued her research about organic electrochemical reduction on lead cathodes during her PhD studies. She earned her PhD for researching “Electrochemical Deoxygenation of Amides and Related Compounds at Decorated Lead Cathodes” in 2015. Since beginning of 2016 she works as Product Manager at Anton Paar. Anton Paar develops, produces and distributes highly accurate laboratory instruments and process measuring systems. Matching her chemical education she is responsible for oxidation stability testing devices. Exploring application is one of her core businesses.

Dr Ashok Patel
Marie Curie Cofund Fellow
International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory

Dr Ashok Patel, author of book ‘Alternative Routes to Oil Structuring (Springer, 2015)’ and editor of book ‘Edible Oil Structuring: Concepts, Methods and Applications (RSC, 2017)’, is currently based in Portugal, working as a private consultant and Marie Curie Fellow (Established researcher) at International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory in Braga. He prides himself in being an internationally mobile researcher who has been active in the field of food colloids within different sectors including industry (Unilever R&D Vlaardingen, Netherlands), University (Ghent University, Belgium) and research organization (International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory, Portugal).
His past and current research is focused on using food-grade ingredients to create novel structured systems including oleogels, foams, colloidal particles and complex emulsions to solve formulation issues in food product development. He has published more than 50 ‘first-authored’ publications in the area of applied colloid science including original research papers, reviews, book chapters and patents. For his research in applied colloid science, he has received prestigious and highly competitive individual funding from European Commission (Marie Curie International Incoming Fellowship, Marie Curie Career Integration Grant and Marie Curie Cofund Fellowship) and other Young Scientist Awards and nominations.

Marco Scanu

Consultant
SCANU OLIVICULTORI S.N.C.

Olive Oil Maker and Olive Oil Business Consultant, Marco is leading several olive oil projects all over the world. He gained his technical experience in the field of milling olives in Tuscany since he was seventeen years old. After qualifying in economics, he has been dedicated to agriculture and his passion: olive oils. He is an extra virgin olive oil taster and a professional olive oil maker since 2001. At that time he was leading the organic production of BIOLIVE, Argentina, running an orchard of 3,700 acres and a mill of ten tons per hour capacity. In 2006 he founded SCANU OLIVICULTORI, his olive business & consulting company, creating new extra virgin olive oils such us Olivos Patagonicos, D’Isola in Argentina, and was also the quality manager in Colinas de Garzon and Olivares de Rocha, Uruguay, and General Manager in Dievole, Tuscany, Italy.

Now he is operating as an international consultant. His specialized consultancy focuses on extra virgin olive oil high quality production, projecting and consultancy for olive orchard management, projecting and consultancy for olive mills management, chemical and sensorial analysis, blends for international markets, personalized sensorial profile for company brands, training and marketing..

Arthur vom Hofe
Sales Manager Oilseeds Division
CPM Roskamp Champion

Arthur vom Hofe is working as Sales and product Manager at CPM Europe BV, a California Pellet Mill subsidiary near Amsterdam – the Netherlands for more than 27 years and has an extensive experience in all aspects concerning pelleting and particle size reduction processes.

Specialized in the Oilseed applications since 2005 he is involved in the frontline, representing the company for cracking, flaking, pelleting and grinding equipment for the oilseed preparation area in the EMEA region.

Arthur vom Hofe can be found frequently as a speaker at short courses and conferences on subjects concerning pelleting and particle size reduction, and hopes to share his passion for this technology, when informing you about the latest developments in the Flaking and Cracking processes.

Arthur vom Hofe holds an Engineering Degree from the “Hoge School Den Hague”, is Dutch by nationality, 52 years of age and married having two daughters.

Miquel Osset Hernández
R&D Director
BLUESUN

Miquel Osset is R&D Director at BLUESUN (www.bluesuncb.com). Miquel Osset has previously worked as consultant and lecturer with 30 years of experience in R&D of Fast Moving Consumer Goods in Europe, China and Latin America. He worked as R&D Manager in Henkel and LEITAT Technological Center delivering 25 granted patents, leading innovation projects with more than 200 products launched in more than 20 different countries.  He is a professor at the Autonomous University of Barcelona in Surfactants Chemistry and at the Universitat Ramon Llull in Organization of teams.

Jaap ‘t Hart
Representative
T HART

Speaker Bio will be updated soon…

Thomas Blocher
Business Manager – Reaction Technology
Buss ChemTech AG

For 30 years, Mr. Thomas Blocher has been bringing innovative process solutions to producers large and small across the chemical industry value chain. He is a Chemical Engineer from the US and is currently responsible for Buss ChemTech’s Reaction Technology business worldwide.

Buss ChemTech is a Swiss process technology provider in the fields of gas-liquid reactions, phosgene production, fluorine chemistry and anode production for the aluminium industry. Buss revolutionized the oleochemical market in the early 1950’s through the introduction of the Buss Loop® Reactor for hydrogenation of fats and oils. The BLR dramatically improved productivity and product quality for many applications are were employed throughout the world in the following several decades. Today, the BLR is also used to produce a wide range of oleochemical derivatives.

Dr Ole Winkelmann
Project Manager NMR
Eurofins Analytik GmbH

Dr Ole Winkelmann obtained his PhD in Organic Chemistry (University of Kiel) in 2009. Since 2012 he is working at the NMR facility of Eurofins Analytik GmbH in Hamburg. His work focuses on the analysis of different food commodities by 1H-NMR with a particular emphasis on olive oils. A recent achievement of his work in method development is the launch of a now well-established analytical method for the classification of olive oils according to their geographical origin (Eurofins Profiling, accredited according to ISO 17025).

Lionel Lordez
HOLL Business Development Lead EME
Monsanto

Lionel Lordez is working for Monsanto since 1998. After graduating in Agronomy Engineering, he began in 1987 for Cargill seeds, from field position to an Oilseeds market manager role. Then several experiences within Monsanto organization, from corn market manager role to commercial District area lead, most recently Row crop Marketing Lead for France. He is now the OSR HOLL Business lead for EME.

Kevin Jobling
Representative
Europa Crown

Speaker Bio will be updated soon…

 

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Address: South Terminal, Eastway, Gatwick RH6 0LL, United Kingdom
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