Milestones in the development of Euro Fed Lipid



2016

[updated 16.06.2016]

Ghent
1st International Symposium on Lipid Oxidation and Antioxidants
5-7 June 2016, Porto, Portugal
PT

14th Euro Fed Lipid Congress: "Fats, Oils and Lipids: Innovative Approaches towards a Sustainable Future"
18-21 September 2016, Ghent, Belgium
BE

Board, Term 2016-2017
Pierre Villeneuve, Hans-Christian Holm, Karin Schwarz

2015

[updated 16.06.2016]

Florence
7th European Symposium on Plant Lipids
5-8 July 2015, Harpenden, Hertfordshire. UK
GB

D8th International Symposium on Deep Frying
Better understanding, better fried products
15-17 September 2015, Munich, Germany
DE

Cardiolipin as Key Lipid of Mitochondria in Health and Disease
30 September - 1 October 2015, Florence, Italy
it

13th Euro Fed Lipid Congress: "Fats, Oils and Lipids: New Challenges in Technology, Quality Control and Health"
27-30 September 2015, Florence, Italy
it



2014

[updated 23.09.2014]

MPL
3rd International Symposium on Microbial Lipids
28-31 May 2014, Hamburg, Germany
de

12th Euro Fed Lipid Congress: "Oils, Fats and Lipids: From Lipidomics to Industrial Innovation"
14-17 September 2014, Montpellier, France
fr 900 participants from 70 countries, almost 400 posters on display.

Board, Term 2014-2015:
Gerrit van Duijn, Pierre Villeneuve, Karin Schwarz


2013

[updated 15.08.2012]

antalya
7th International Symposium on Deep-Frying,
20-22 February 2013, San Francisco, CA,USA
us

Division Plant Lipids: 6th European Symposium on Plant Lipids,
7-10 July 2013, Bordeaux, France
fr

11th Euro Fed Lipid Congress: "Oils, Fats and Lipids: New Strategies for a High Quality Future"
27-30 October 2013, Antalya, Turkey
tr

2012

[updated 16.06.2016]

Cracow
Microbial Lipids: Diversity in Structure and Function
16-19 May 2012, Bern, Switzerland
ch

Biocatalysis in Lipid Modification
19-21 September 2012, Greifswald, Germany
de

10th Euro Fed Lipid Congress, "Fats, Oils and Lipids: from Science and Technology to Health"
23-26 September 2012, Cracow, Poland
pl

Division "Marine Lipids": Novel Sources for Omega-3 for Food and Feed
14-15 November 2012, Copenhagen
dk

Board, term 2012-2013:
Marc Kellens, Gerrit van Duijn, Karin Schwarz

2011

[updated 15.08.2012]

Rotterdam
The European Section of the American Oils Chemist's Society (AOCS) joins as 13th Institutional Member.
us

6th International Symposium on Deep-Frying: Errors and Myths of Industrial and Catering Frying
22-24 May 2011, Hagen Germany
de

5th European Symposium on Plant Lipids
10-13 July 2011, Gdansk, Poland
pl

9th Euro Fed Lipid Congress, "Oils, Fats and Lipids for a Healthy and Sustainable World"
18-21 September 2011, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
610 participants, 325 posters
nl

20 September 2011: The General Assembly elects Marc Kellens, as President, Gerrit van Duijn as Vice-President and Karin Schwarz as Treasurer for the term 2012-2013

2010

[updated 15.08.2012]

Munich
4th International Symposium on Dietary Fatty Acids and Health
3-4 March 2010, Frankfurt, Germany
de

FEBS Workshop Microbial Lipids - From Genomics to Lipidomics
13-15 May 2010, Vienna, Austria
at

8th Euro Fed Lipid Congress, "Oils, Fats and Lipids: Health & Nutrition, Chemistry & Energy"
21-24 November 2010, Munich, Germany
600 delegates, 240 posters
de

21. November: The Turkish Lipid Group YABITED joins as 12th Institutional Member.
tr

2009

[updated 15.08.2012]

Graz
4th European Symposium on Plant Lipids, "Plant Lipids: From Fundamental Research to Industrial and Food Applications"
15-18 March 2009, Göttingen, Germany
de

1 April 2009: The Euro Fed Lipid Board decides to set up a full structure of scientific divisions.

7th Euro Fed Lipid Congress, "Lipids, Fats and Oils: From Knowledge to Application"
18-21 October, Graz, Austria
600+ delegates from 55 countries, 300 posters
at

20 October 2009: The General Assembly elects Marc Kellens, as President, Gerrit van Duijn as Vice-President and Uwe Bornschuer as Treasurer for the term 2010-2011

2008

[updated 15.08.2012]

Athens
6th Euro Fed Lipid Congress, "Oils, Fats and Lipids in the 3rd Millennium"
7-10 September 2008, Athens, Greece
650 delegates, 52 countries, 410 posters
gr

9 September 2008: The General Assembly elects Frédéric Staat as President, Marc Kellens as Vice- President and Uwe Bornscheuer as Treasurer for the term 2009-2010.

2007

[updated 15.08.2012]

Gothenburg
3rd European Symposium on Plant Lipids
2-4 April 2007, York, Great Britain
gb

3rd European Symposium on Dietary Fatty Acids and Health
3-4 May 2007, Frankfurt, Germany
de

5th Euro Fed Lipid Congress, "Oils, Fats and Lipids: from Science to Applications"
16-19 September 2007, Gothenburg, Sweden
600 delegates from >50 countries, 260 poster presentations
se

18 September 2007: The General Assembly elects Ron Potman as President, Frédéric Staat as Vice-President, and Uwe Bornscheuer as Treasurer for the term 2008-2009

2006

[updated 15.08.2012]

Madrid
Summer 2006: The Italian SISSG (Societá Italiana per lo Studio delle Sostanze Grasse) joins as 11th institutional member.
i

4th Euro Fed Lipid Congress, "Oils, Fats and Lipids for a Healthier Future"
1-4 October 2006, Madrid, Spain
834 delegates from 53 countries, 450 poster presentations.
es

Division "Olive Oil" founded

2005

[updated 15.08.2012]


5th International Symposium on Deep-Frying
20-22 February 2005, San Francisco/ California, USA
us

2nd European Symposium on Dietary Fatty Acids and Health
19-20 May, Frankfurt, Germany
de

2nd European Symposium on Plant Lipids
17-20 August 2005 Copenhagen, Denmark
dk

Short Course "Food Emulsions and Emulsifiers"
24-25 September 2005, Prague, Czech Republic
cz

28 September 2005: The General Assembly elects Ron Potman as President, Frédéric Staat as Vice-President and Michael Bockisch as Treasurer for the Term 2006-2007

Clinical Significance of Lipoprotein Disorders in HIV-positive Patients
21-22 October 2005, Munich, Germany
de

2004

[updated 15.08.2012]

Edinburgh
June 2004 GERLI, the "Groupe d'Etude et de Recherche sur les Lipides et les Lipoprotéins" from France joins in as 10th institutional member.
fr

3rd Euro Fed Lipid Congress, "Oils, Fats and Lipids in a Changing World"
5.-8. September 2004 Edinburgh, Scotland
505 delegates from 42 countries, 240 poster presentations. gb

The European Young Lipid Scientists Award is presented for the first time.

Division "Lipids in Animal Science" founded.

Euro Fed Lipid is legally reorganised as Non-Profit Organisation under German law.

2003

[updated 15.08.2012]


July 2003: The Nordic Forum for Lipid Research and Technology (Lipidforum) joins as 8th institutional member
dk se no fi is

August 2003: The Greek Lipidforum joins as 9th institutional member
gr

12-15 October 2003: The 25th ISF world congress in Bordeaux is co-hosted by Euro Fed Lipid.
fr

The first divison on "Plant Lipids" is established

1st European Symposium on Plant Lipids "From Fundamental Biology to Industrial and Field Applications"
10-13 September 2003, Aachen, Germany
de

1st European Symposium on Clinical Significance of Lipoprotein Disorders in HIV+ Patients
21-22 November 2003, Munich, Germany
de

2002

[updated 15.08.2012]

Strasbourg
1 January 2002: The Euro Fed Lipid headquarters starts work in Frankfurt in conjunction with the DGF headquarters.
de

12 June 2002: The Hungarian METE joins as 7th institutional member.
hu

Summer/autumn 2002: Euro Fed Lipid is preparing an application for a network of excellence within the 6th EU-framework program called "Nutrilipid"

2nd Euro Fed Lipid congress "Managing Oils and Fats Supplies for Human Needs"
6-8 November 2002, Strasbourg, France
330 participants from 30 countries.
fr

The European Lipid Science Award and the European Lipid Technology Award are presented for the first time

2001

[updated 15.08.2012]


26 April 2001: Meeting in Hull. The statutes are finalised. Preparation of the second Euro Fed Lipd congress.

24th ISF Congress: "Lipids, Fats and Oils: Reality and Public Perception" 16-19 September 2001, Berlin, Germany, cohosted by Euro Fed Lipid
de

18 September 2001: Board Meeting in Berlin. The working Group "Fats, Detergents and Cosmetic Chemistry" of the Czech Chemical Society and the Polish Food Technologists Society, Oils & Fats Section join as 5th and 6th institutional member.
cz pl

19 September 2001, Berlin: Constitutive General Assembly and 1st General Assembly. The statutes are approved by the members. The council members for the term 2001-2005 are elected. Michel Parmentier is elected as president, Fritz Spener vice-president, Parkash Kochhar treasurer. Frank Amoneit is appointed as managing director.

6 October 2001: Publication of the foundation in the official journal of the French republic. With this act the foundation of Euro Fed Lipid is finalised. Legally it is a french organisation based in Neuilly-sur-Seine.

2000

[updated 15.08.2012]

Würzburg
21 June 2000: Meeting in Bonn. Discussion of a workplan and budget considerations. A staffed headquarters is essential.

Joint International Congress and Expo: Lipids, Fats and Oils: Opportunities and Responsibilities in the New Century, (First Euro Fed Lipid Congress) 8-10 October 2000, Würzburg, Germany
de

9 October 2000: official announcement of foundation during the joint congress of DGF and AFECG in Würzburg, which is declared to be the first Euro Fed Lipid congress. Founding members are AFECG, DGF, SCI Oils and Fats group and the Dutch Oils & Fats group in co-operation with KNCV. A constitutive board is formed.
fr de gb nl



1998-1999

[updated 15.08.2012]


4 November 1998, Münster: Preliminary talks between the AFECG and DGF president about a European Federation.

2 June 1999: Meeting in Göttingen, representatives from D, F, GB and NL. A draft constitution was discussed and developed. The "European Journal of Lipid Science and Technology" (Wiley-VCH) will be the official journal of the federation

4 October 1999: Meeting in Brighton. Budget, Statutes.