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5.-8. September 2004: 3rd Euro Fed Lipid Congress,
Edinburgh, Scotland

"Oils, Fats and Lipids in a Changing World"

hosted by SCI Logo Oils & Fats Group

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The organisers wish to express their gratitude for the efforts of the scientific committee and for the amazing attendance of more than 500 delegates from 42 countries, resulting in an outstanding congress. We hope that you enjoyed the days in Edinburgh as much as we did.

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Scientific Programme and Abstracts


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Main Topics

Supply & Demand: New Crops, Oilseeds, Plant Breeding, Storage & Transport, Marketing and Economic Trends
Processing: Removal of Undesirable, Retaining & Recovering Minor Components, Modification & Structuring of Oils
Analytical Developments: Allergens, Authenticity, New Methods
Physical Aspects: Crystallisation, Rheology, Fat Migration, Physical Analytical Methods, Phase Behaviour
Food Applications: Structured Lipids, Frying Oils, Confectionery Fats, Spreads
Nutrition & Health: Metabolic Syndrome, Obesity, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Diseases, Speciality Oils, Minor Nutritional Components
Regulatory Issues: Traceability, Purity Criteria, Environmental, Legislation, Safety
Non Edible Uses: Surfactants, Personal Care, Alternative Fuels, Oleochemicals, Glycerol
Lipid Biosciences: Biochemistry, Bioactive Lipids, Gene Regulation, Nutraceuticals
Olive Oil
Antioxidants and Oxidative Stability
Lipids in Animal Science: Animal Nutrition and Physiology, Food of Animal Origin (poster contributions only)



Scientific Committee

  • Prof. Giorgio Bianchi, Pescara, Italy
  • Dr A. van den Briel, Heerenveen, The Netherlands
  • Prof. Uwe Bornscheuer, Greifswald, Germany
  • Prof. Frank Gunstone, Fife, UK
  • Prof. Richard Hamilton, Merseyside, UK (Co-chairman)
  • Mr Wolf Hamm, Harpenden, UK
  • Dr. John Hancock, London, UK
  • Prof. John Harwood, Cardiff, UK
  • Dr. Marina Heinonen, Helsinki, Finland
  • Dr Mike Jee, Reading, UK
  • Dr Parkash Kochhar, Reading, UK (Chairman)
  • Dr Katalin Kövari, Budapest, Hungary
  • Prof Krzysztof Krygier, Warsaw, Poland
  • Prof. Jürgen O. Metzger, Oldenburg, Germany
  • Prof. Michel Parmentier, Vandoeuvre, France
  • Mr John Podmore, Liverpool, UK
  • Dr. Ron Potman, Vlaardingen, The Netherlands
  • Prof. Rudolph A. Riemersma, Edinburgh, UK
  • Prof. Kiyotaka Sato, Hiroshima, Japan
  • Prof. Fritz Spener, Münster, Germany
  • Dr Clare Temple-Heald, Hull, UK
  • Dr Ralph Timms, Lincoln, UK



Pre-Congress Event: Workshop "Lipids in Animal Science" and Foundation of a Euro Fed Lipid division on that topic

Industrial Exhibition Registration Form (Expo is sold out)

Marketing Opportunities/ List of Sponsors, Exhibitors and Advertisers

Accommodation in Edinburgh

Social Programme/ Accompanying Person's Programme

The Venue/ Traveling Information


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