Lipid Newsletter December 2010: 50th anniversary of SISSG
Italian Society for Far Researches (SISSG) was established on the 10th of December 1960, that
means this year, 2010, it's the 50th anniversary.
celebrate this anniversary, SISSG organized a workshop on October, 28th
and 29th, in Massa Marittima, a nice small middle age town in Tuscany,
near Grosseto that last two days, the first day was devoted to the
history of the last 50 years of research in the field of fats and oils
in Italy and Alissa Mattei (SISSG) presented the history of SISSG,
telling the biography of past presidents, then Gian Francesco
Montedoro (University of Perugia and President of the Accademia
dell'Olivo e dell'Olio, estlablished in 1960) and Enrico Tiscornia
SISSG, University of Genova) remembered how research on fats and oils
was developed in Italy in the considered period.
The history of
fats and oils in Italy is deeply linked to olive oils, so that Fausto
Luchetti, past executive secretary of International Olive Oil Council,
was also invited to tell the story of the body he lead for a couple of
The second day was devoted to some "hot topics" in the
field of fats and oils: in the first a session several point of view on
alkyl esters in olive oils were discussed, in the second one the
presence of selected contaminants (PAHs, "mineral oils" and pesticide
residue) were highlighted and in the last one aspects of
oxidation/antioxidation dealing with shelf life of foods containing
with biological effects of oxidation were discussed.
1963, SISSG decided to assign every two years, a gold medal as an award
in memory of Prof. Fachini, the first director of Stazione Sperimentale
per le Industrie degli Oli e dei Grassi (SSOG-Milan), the first award
was for Prof. H.P. Kaufmann, then Prof. J.M. Martinez Moreno (1966),
Dr. O.S. Privett (1968), Prof. R. Rigamonti (1972), Prof. R.T. Holman
(1974), Prof. P. Capella (1976), Prof. J. Pokorny (1979), Prof. G.
Jacini (1983), Prof. U. Pallotta (1985), Prof. D. Firestone (1986),
Prof. K. Mangold (1987), dott. Graille (1996), Prof. R. Monacelli
(2003), within the celebration of the 50 anniversary, the managing
board of SISSG assigned the award to Enrico Tiscornia and Gian
Besides this workshop, in 2009 and 2010,
SISSG organized several other workshops, each devoted to a peculiar
topic: an international workshop on Contaminants in edible Fats and
oils in Udine, on November, 2009, a workshop on "Non separative
techniques in assessing quality of olive oils" in Trieste, March 2010,
a workshop on "Recent development of refining techniques and quality of
edible fats and oils" in Bologna, May, 2010.
Audience was made both
by researchers of University and Research institute and by companies
technicians, the opinion of the present President of SISSG, Lanfranco
Conte is very positive on this issue as the role of a scientific
society, he said, is also to build a bridge between researchers and
those who will use results of research.
|Lanfranco Conte |
Lipid Congress 2011
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from the Munich Congress
(for those who missed it)
Euro Fed Lipid Congress Oils,
Fats and Lipids for a Healthy and Sustainable World 18-21
- Lipids in Animal Science
Seeds, Plant Breeding,
- Oleochemistry, Biodiesel
Deep Frying, Marine Lipids
- Palm Oil
port of importance
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is located in the Dutch province of South Holland. The municipality is
largest in the country, with a population of 600.000.
port of Rotterdam is the largest port in Europe. From 1962 to 2004 it
the world's busiest port. Rotterdam is on
the banks of the river Nieuwe Maas ('New Meuse'), one of the channels
in the delta formed by the Rhine and Meuse rivers. The name Rotterdam
derives from a dam in the Rotte river.
June 1340, Count
Willem IV of Holland granted city rights to Rotterdam, which then had
approximately 2000 inhabitants. Around 1350 a shipping canal, the
Rotterdamse Schie was completed, which provided Rotterdam access to the
larger towns in the north, allowing it to become a local transshipment
center between Holland, England and Germany, and to urbanize.
port of Rotterdam
grew slowly but steadily into a port of importance, becoming the seat
of one of the six 'chambers' of the Vereenigde Oostindische Compagnie
(VOC), the Dutch East India Company.
Canvas, 56 × 68 cm
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
Euro Fed Lipid:
Young Lipid Scientists
granted for: distinguished research
in the fields of lipid science and technology.
Award consists of:
certificate, a free one-year subscription of the European Journal of
Lipid Science and Technology, free registration to the Euro Fed Lipid
Congress including travel expenses.
The winner is expected to give a
20 min oral presentation of her/his work.
applications only will be accepted from scientists who are not older
than 35 years as of the application date. Original paper(s) not older
than 2 years since publication, a 2-page (maximum) summary of the work
and a curriculum vitae (all in English, six copies) should be
Deadline: 31 March 2011.
Kaufmann Prize 2011
for: distinguished research in the fields of fat science and fat
Award consists of:
1000 Euro cash, a plaque, a
certificate and a one-year subscription for the European Journal of
Lipid Science and Technology.
applicants are young scientists who are no older than 35 years as of
the application deadline. Original publications in peer-reviewed
journals (no older than two years or accepted publications in press,
four copies) should be submitted as well as a curriculum vitae and a
short summary of the work, including an introduction to the research
area. The work may be submitted in German or English. Only personal
applications will be accepted.
Deadline: 31 March 2011.
|DGF: Hermann-Pardun Preis 2011 |
eine herausragende studentische Abschlussarbeit (Diplom-,
Master-, Staatsexamensarbeiten) verliehen, die sich mit einem
Themenbereich der Fettwissenschaft und/oder -technologie befasst.
ein Preisgeld von 1000 Euro, die Teilnahme an den
Kaufmann-Tagen sowie die Fahrt- und Übernachtungskosten.
Abschlussarbeit (3 Exemplare), die bei Einreichung nicht älter als
Jahr ist, soll zusammen mit einem Lebenslauf, einer kurzen
in das Arbeitsgebiet und einer kurzen Stellungnahme des betreuenden
Dozenten von der Absolventin/dem Absolventen eingereicht werden.
31. März 2011
DGF: Schülerpreis 2011
hervorragende Facharbeiten von Schülern allgemeinbildender
Schulen aller Jahrgangsstufen auf dem Gebiet der Fettwissenschaft und
Der Preis beinhaltet:
eine Summe von 100 Euro
für Projektarbeiten einzelner Schüler bzw. 100 Euro für
Klassenkasse (bei Gruppenarbeiten) sowie eine Summe von 250 Euro zur
Verbesserung der Material- oder Literaturausstattung (in Verantwortung
des betreuenden Lehrers).
Teilnahmeberechtigt sind Schüler aller
Schulformen bis zur 13. Jahrgangsstufe. Zum Zeitpunkt der Einreichung
darf die Schullaufbahn noch nicht vollendet sein.
31. März 2011
2011: Registration forms online
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International Trade Fair for the Technology and Trade of Oils and Fats,
is under starter's orders. One week ago the exhibition team responsible
for the fair at Messe München International (MMI), the organiser
event, began to draw up hall plans and placements for the exhibitors
registered so far.
Other companies interested in taking part
in this major event in the trade fair calendar next year can
Remember: The earlier you register, the
better your chances of getting the placement you want. oils+fats takes
place from 5 to 7 October 2011 in the M,O,C, Event Centre of MMI in
Meetings, Symposia and Workshops
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- Ignace Debruyne
& Associates VOF
bvba: LC-Omega-3 for a Better
World, Bruges, Belgium, 3-4 March 2011
- Abiosus: 4th
Fats and Oils as Renewable Feedstock for the Chemical Industry,
20-22 March 2011, Karlsruhe, Germany
- SFEL: Journées Chevreul: Lipids and Brain, 28-30 March 2011,
- 102nd AOCS Annual
Meeting, 1-4 May 2011, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
- Lipid Maps: Lipidomics Impact on
Cell Biology, Cancer, and Metabolic Diseases, 2-3 May 2011, La
Jolla, CA, USA
für Ernährungsfachleute, 18.-19. Mai 2011, Frankfurt/Main
- 13th International Rapeseed Congress, 5 - 9 June 2011,
Prague, Czech Republic
Enzymatic Processing and Modification: Current and Future Trends, 21-22
June 2011, Ghent, Belgium, Mailto: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Euro Fed Lipid: 5th
European Symposium on Plant Lipids, 10-13 July 2011, Gdansk, Poland
of Functionality in Complex Food Systems: Physically-Inspired
Approaches from the Nanoscale to the Microscale, 21-24 August 2011,
Guelph, Ontario, Canada
Fed Lipid Congress Event: 10th
Congress, 16-18 September 2011, Rotterdam, the Netherlands
- trade fair oils+fats,
5-7 October 2011, Munich, Germany
- GERLI: 8th
Lipidomics Meeting: Membranes and Bioactive Lipids, 26-28 October
2011, INSA de Lyon, France
upcoming events until 2014 please see the Euro
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