The American Palm Oil Council is pleased to announce its 7th Global Oils and Fats Forum. This year’s forum is intended to give attendees a worldwide perspective on oils and fats, its trends and opportunities as well as updates on new developments, technical applications, formulations and latest sciences including latest developments in the biodiesel industry.

American Palm Oil Council presents

7th Global Oils and Fats Business Forum USA

"Oils and Fats Market Watch - Opportunities and Challenges"

Thursday 29 and Friday 30, September 2011

Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, National Harbor, Maryland

This year’s forum will have the

Opening Address and Officially Opening the Conference
Honorable Minister of Plantations Industries and Commodities, Malaysia
Tan Sri Bernard Dompok

This forum follows a complex year for oils and fats surrounding global demand and supply, rising food prices and food insecurity worldwide, the high and low of commodity prices, challenges for trans fat reformulations, challenges for bio-fuel and passage of new legislations affecting food and energy and the changing dynamics affecting the oils and fats market. Speakers will analyze these and other issues and explore the opportunities for a better future in the oils and fats industry.

Distinguish speakers from all over the world and experts in their field will cover topics ranging from Emerging Market Trends and Economics of Oils & Fats, Current Knowledge and Advances in Nutrition of Oils, Fats and Fatty Acids, Pursuing Trans Fat Free Solutions, Latest Trends, Developments and Issues in Palm, Soy and Canola, and Biodiesel Updates, Legislations and Renewable Energy Opportunities. We are deeply honored to have them join us at this forum.

The 7th Global and Oils & Fats Forum will be held in National Harbor, Maryland is the new gateway to the National Capital Region. This spectacular urban-waterfront community offers stunning views of downtown Washington, D.C. and Old Town Alexandria. This year’s venue, Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, a perfect place to stay in order to enjoy the region's rich cultural and business destinations. Located in National Harbor, Maryland in Prince George's County, Gaylord National offers its guests convenient access to Washington, DC with an hourly shuttle service, water taxi to Old Town Alexandria, and shuttle service to Ronald Reagan National Airport.

Take advantage of the opportunity to learn about the dynamic growth of the oils and fats industry, the economic and technological challenges and obstacles it faces today, the exciting pace and development of the biodiesel sector with its fair share of challenges and obstacles. Let’s share their experiences and expertise at this 2011 forum in National Harbor 29-30 September 2011.

Here are the topics we will cover in the 2-day forum:

Thursday September 29
Keynote Honorable Minister of Plantation Industries and Commodities, Malaysia
SESSION 1: Emerging Market Trends and Economics of Oils and Fats
SESSION 2: Current Knowledge and Advances in Nutrition of Oils, Fats and Fatty Acids
SESSION 3: Pursuing Sustainable Solutions and Options

Friday September 30
SESSION 4: Latest Trends, Developments and Issues in Palm, Soy and Canola
SESSION 5: Biodiesel Updates, Legislations and Renewable Energy Opportunities



For more information please contact:
Mohd Salleh Kassim
1 877 ASK PALM (275 7256)


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