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Tuesday, September 8, 2020

9:00am-12:00pm and 2:00-4:00pmAnalytical Solutions Forum, Part 1 

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

9:00am-12:00pm and 2:00-4:00pmAnalytical Solutions Forum, Part 2 

Thursday, September 10, 2020

11:00am-3:00pmFood Authenticity Methods
Time TBDSPIFAN Meeting

Friday, September 11, 2020

10:00am-1:00pmWorking Group on Rosins
1:00-5:00pmCASP Meeting

Monday, September 14, 2020

10:00-11:30amKeynote Address & Awards Ceremony
1:00-1:30pmWiley Award Address
1:30-3:00pmWiley Award SymposiumBrendon Gill, Fonterra Cooperative Group Ltd.
3:30-5:30pmBoard of Directors MeetingHenry Chin, AOAC President

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

9:00-10:00amBusiness Meeting
10:00-11:30amEstablishing Standards for Color Additives from Natural SourcesBhakti Petigara Harp, FDA
10:00-11:30amBotanical Identification Goes MobileYanjun Zhang, Herbalife Nutrition, Silva Babajanian, Herbalife Nutrition, & Adam Kuszak, NIH 
1:00-2:30pmTools for Quality Assurance of Quantitative PCR for Microbiological MethodTetsuhisa Goto, Central Scientific Commerce, Inc. & Scott Leppanen, Agilent Technologies
1:00-2:30pmSeafood Decomposition: Sensory and Chemical Test MethodsHeather Hawk, FDA & Lisa Newberry, FDA 

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

10:00-11:30amQuality by Design (QbD) in Analytical Method Development: Sample Preparation Challenges and SolutionsAihua Liu, Dyad Labs & Xun Yan, AMWAY
10:00-11:30amHot Topic Symposium – Tattoo Inks: Regulatory and Analytical Perspectives Bhakti Petigara Harp, FDA & Marianita Perez Gonzalez, FDA
1:00-2:30pmThe Power of High Resolution Mass Spectrometry – The “Leatherman” in AnalyticsArne Dübecke, Tentamus Global Center for Food Fraud & Aihua Liu, Dyad Labs 
1:00-2:30pmProbiotics Identification and QuantitationDeborah McKenzie, AOAC, Silva Babajanian, Herbalife, & Quanyin Gao, Herbalife

Thursday, September 17, 2020

10:00-11:30amElemental Analysis in Food and Beverages as Markers for Food-Safety, Nutritional Benefits, and AuthenticityKevin Kubachka, FDA & Eve Kroukamp, PerkinElmer
10:00-11:30amAdvances in Assessment of Dietary Protein Quality from Different Sources for Nutritional Labeling and Other BenefitsSneh Bhandari & Chris Marinangeli, Pulse Canada
1:00-2:30pmWorking Groups, Expert Review Panels and Method Validation: The Role of Reference Materials in the AOAC ProcessPatrick Bird, PMB BioTek Consulting
1:00-2:30pmNovel Methods for ContaminantsMarkus Obkircher, Merck Millipore

Friday, September 18, 2020

10:00-11:30amErgot Alkaloids: Analytical Considerations for Up and Coming Regulated Mycotoxins Sheryl Tittlemier, Canadian Grain Commission & Mark Sumarah, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
10:00-11:30amWhat is the Problem for PCR Quantification? A Solution and New ApplicationTetsuhisa Goto, Central Scientific Commerce, Inc. & Bert Popping, FOCOS Gbr

Monday, September 21, 2020

10:00-11:30amMethods for the Determination of PFAS by Federal AgenciesMichael Wichman, FDA
10:00-11:30amAnalytical Characterization of Dietary Supplements for Public Health ResearchAdam Kuszak, NIH
1:00-2:30pmTackling Food Fraud, International ApproachesDavid Hammond, Eurofins & Michael McLaughlin, FDA
1:00-2:30pmAnalytical Strategies to Characterize Products Intended for Inhalation after High-Temperature VaporizationMatthew Noestheden, Supra Research and Development

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

10:00-11:30amChallenges in Setting Probiotic Quality StandardsCharles Budinoff, DuPont Nutrition and Biosciences
1:00-2:30pmNovel Methods for Cannabis and Botanicals Rob O’Brien, Supra Research and Development
1:00-2:30pmBeyond Presence and Absence: How Innovative Technology, such as MALDI-TOF and NGS, are Rewriting Industry’s Data NeedsRamin Khaksar, Clear Labs & Patrick Bird, PMB BioTek Consulting

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

10:00-11:30amGood Food, Beverages and ChemometricsJames Pyke, Agilent Technologies & Dan Hui Dorothy Yang, Agilent Technologies
10:00-11:30amThe Landscape of CBD/Hemp Testing: Ensuring Harmonization of Standards and Methods from Seed to SaleErin Crowley, Q Laboratories
1:00-2:30pmSalmonella Re-Emergence: What are the Plans for Better Control?Christophe Cordevant, ANSES French Foodsafety Agency, Emilio Esteban, USDA, & Daniele Sohier, Thermo Fisher Scientific
1:00-2:30pmFood Allergen and Gluten Analysis on the FlyLinda Monaci, CNR & Carmen Diaz‐Amigo, FOCOS

Thursday, September 24, 2020

10:00-11:30amStudent Award Symposium 
1:00-2:30pmCOVID Hot Topic Symposium 
2:30-2:45pmAnnual Meeting Closing Announcements