AOAC INTERNATIONAL recently hosted its 135th Annual Meeting & Exposition, August 27 – September 2, 2021. It was a hybrid meeting, with registrants having the option to attend onsite in Boston, MA or virtually online. Over 600 attendees represented more than 30 countries at the event. Highlights included:
- Opening session with keynote address from Dr. Temple Grandin and awards ceremony honoring hundreds of analytical science leaders.
- Two-day Analytical Solutions Forum featuring presentations on international capacity building for food safety, next generation biometrology, and the Internet of Things.
- Launch of new working groups for AOAC’s Stakeholder Program on Agent Detection Assays (SPADA) and of AOAC’s newest program, Analytical International Methods and Standards (AIMS).
- Scientific sessions on topics like next generation sequencing (NGS), magnetic resonance, COVID-19’s impact on virus testing in the food industry, AI utilization, and more.
Next up on AOAC’s events calendar are the 2022 Midyear Meeting, March 14 – 18, 2022 in Gaithersburg, MD, and the 2022 Annual Meeting & Exposition, August 26 – September 1, 2022 in Scottsdale, AZ. Visit https://www.aoac.org/meetings-and-events/ for more information.
Posted on 07th December 2021