All events are listed in Eastern Time.

If you plan to attend virtually, refer to the “Virtual Participation” column for details on which sessions will be available to you.

  • Live streamed: Watch at the time listed or on demand approximately 48 hours after the live broadcast.
  • Pre-recorded: Watch on-demand at any time convenient for you. All pre-recorded sessions will be available beginning August 30, 2021.
  • Zoom link: A Zoom link will be provided on the virtual platform. Participation is only available at the time listed. These meetings will NOT be available on demand.
  • Not available: These events will take place in person only.
  • TBD: To be determined.

All on-demand meetings and sessions will be available until September 30, 2021.

Friday, August 27, 2021

TimeTitleChair(s)/Speaker(s)Virtual Participation
8:00 AM – 5:00 PMRegistrationNot available
9:00 AM – 4:00 PMAnalytical Solutions Forum (ASF), Part 1Live streamed

Saturday, August 28, 2021

TimeTitleChair(s)/Speaker(s)Virtual Participation
8:00 AM – 5:00 PMRegistrationNot available
9:00 AM – 12:00 PMAnalytical Solutions Forum (ASF), Part 2Live streamed
1:00 PM – 5:00 PMAOAC Stakeholder Panel on Infant Formula and Adult Nutritional (SPIFAN) MeetingLive streamed
1:00 PM – 5:00 PMAOAC Cannabis Analytical Science Program (CASP) MeetingLive streamed
1:00 PM – 5:00 PMStakeholder Panel on Agent Detection Assays (SPADA) MeetingTBD
5:00 PM – 6:00 PMAOAC Networking ReceptionNot available

Sunday, August 29, 2021

TimeTitleChair(s)/Speaker(s)Virtual Participation
7:00 AM – 8:00 PMRegistrationNot available
8:00 AM – 11:00 AMAOAC Food Authenticity Methods (FAM) MeetingLive streamed
8:00 AM – 11:00 AMAOAC Analytical International Methods and Standards (AIMS) Program MeetingLive streamed
12:00 PM – 2:00 PMAOAC Glutens and Food Allergens (GFA) MeetingLive streamed
12:00 PM – 2:00 PMAOAC Food Additive Safety (FAS) MeetingLive streamed
12:15 PM – 1:45 PMRevitalizing the Safety and Security Committee with AOACWendy McMahon, Merieux NutriSciences & Erin Crowley, Q Laboratories, Inc.TBD
1:00 PM – 2:30 PMReference Material Basics – How Difficult Can It Be to Make a New Reference Material and Maintain Its Stability?Joseph Konschnik, Restek Corporation & Håkan Emteborg, European Commission – Joint Research CentrePre-recorded
1:00 PM – 2:30 PMFood Fraud Prevention and Risk Mitigation in Times of COVIDBert Popping, FOCOS GbR & Karen Everstine, DecernisPre-recorded
1:00 PM – 2:30 PMIdentifying and Mitigating Risk in Life Science LaboratoriesRoger Brauninger, A2LA Workplace Training & Brad Stawick, Stawick Laboratory Management, LLCPre-recorded
3:00 PM – 4:30 PMTDLM Workshop: Validating and/or Verifying New Analytical Methods – When to Choose the Correct ApproachJohn Szpylka, Food Safety Net Services & Marco Garcia, Hormel Foods, LLCPre-recorded
3:00 PM – 5:00 PMAOAC INTERNATIONAL Board of Directors MeetingZoom link
4:00 PM – 4:45 PMNew Member and First Time Meeting Attendee OrientationNot available
7:00 PM – 9:00 PMExhibit Hall Grand Opening & President’s Welcome ReceptionNot available

Monday, August 30, 2021

TimeTitleChair(s)/Speaker(s)Virtual Participation
7:15 AM – 8:15 AMTDRM Executive Committee MeetingZoom link
7:30 AM – 5:00 PMRegistrationNot available
8:30 AM – 10:00 AMAwards Ceremony & Keynote Address: Why Different Kinds of Minds Hold the Key to InnovationProfessor Temple Grandin, Ph.D., Colorado State UniversityLive streamed
10:00 AM – 1:00 PMExhibit Hall OpenNot available
10:00 AM – 5:00 PMPoster PresentationsAvailable on the virtual platform
12:00 PM – 1:00 PMPoster Author PresentationsNot available
1:00 PM – 1:30 PMWiley Award Address: Addressing New and Never-Ending Challenges in the Analysis of Chemical Residues and ContaminantsKaterina Mastovska, Ph.D., Chief Scientific Officer, Eurofins US Food DivisionLive streamed
1:30 PM – 5:00 PMWiley Award Symposium: High-End Food Analysis for Healthy LifeJana Hajslova, University of Chemistry and Technology PraguePre-recorded
1:30 PM – 3:00 PMAuthentication of Botanical Supplements Using Targeted and Non-Targeted MS and NMR AnalysisJames Harnly, USDA & Jianghao Sun, USDAPre-recorded
1:30 PM – 3:00 PMFILTH – You Don’t Want to Eat It!: Analysis and Method DevelopmentHeather Hawk, FDA; Cheryl Love, FDA; & Monica Pava-Ripoll, FDAPre-recorded
3:30 PM – 5:00 PMMethods for Determination of Pesticide and Veterinary Drug Residues in FoodsJoe Boison, Independent ConsultantPre-recorded
3:30 PM – 5:00 PMChallenges and Solutions in Probiotic Strain IdentificationVirginia Goldman, US Pharmacopeia; Quanyin Gao, Herbalife Nutrition; & Silva Babajanian, Herbalife NutritionPre-recorded
3:30 PM – 5:00 PMHow Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) Contributes to the Authenticity of our FoodArne Dübecke, Tentamus Center for Food Fraud & Jesse Miller, Neogen CorporationPre-recorded
5:00 PM – 6:30 PMNew Member and First-Time Attendee Welcoming ReceptionNot available
5:00 PM – 6:30 PMALACC MeetingZoom link
6:30 PM – 7:30 PMReception for TDLM MembersNot available

Tuesday, August 31, 2021

TimeTitleChair(s)/Speaker(s)Virtual Participation
7:30 AM – 5:00 PMRegistrationNot available
8:00 AM – 12:00 PMAOAC Standards and Methods OrientationPre-recorded
8:15 AM – 9:45 AMHot Topic SymposiumTBDPre-recorded
8:15 AM – 9:45 AMInnovative Approaches for the Testing of Natural ProductsAdam Kuszak, National Institutes of Health & Jana Hildreth, Synutra International, Inc.Pre-recorded
8:15 AM – 9:45 AMUpdates on Establishing Standards for Color Additives from Natural SourcesBhakti Petigara Harp, FDAPre-recorded
10:00 AM – 5:00 PMPoster PresentationsAvailable on the virtual platform
10:15 AM – 11:45 AMElemental Analysis of Foodstuffs: Nutrients and ToxicantsKevin Kubachka, FDA & Eve Kroukamp, PerkinElmer, Inc.Pre-recorded
10:15 AM – 11:45 AMApproaches for Improving and Maintaining Laboratory QualityJames Harnly, USDAPre-recorded
10:15 AM – 11:45 AMDietary Fiber: Importance to Health, Fermentation in the Human Body, Analytical Methodology, and FDA Label ComplianceBarry McCleary, Megazyme & David Plank, WRSS Food & Nutrition InsightsPre-recorded
11:30 AM – 1:00 PMPlenary Session: AOAC Communities Speak on Current and Future Directions: Allergens, Food Fraud, MicroPre-recorded
12:00 PM – 1:00 PMPoster Author PresentationsNot available
12:00 PM – 2:30 PMAOAC Committee on Sections MeetingZoom link
12:00 PM – 3:00 PMExhibit Hall OpenNot available
1:00 PM – 3:00 PMPlenary Session: AOAC Shines the Spotlight on the China and US SW SectionsPre-recorded
1:00 PM – 3:00 PMAOAC Committee on Statistics MeetingZoom link
1:30 PM – 2:30 PMTDLM Executive Committee MeetingZoom link
3:00 PM – 4:30 PMOut of the Lab, into the Wild Green YonderEvan Friedmann, Hellma USA, Inc. & Kellan Finney, Eighth RevolutionPre-recorded
3:00 PM – 4:30 PMCOVID-19 Pandemic Crisis: A Big Step for Virus Testing in the Food IndustryPatrick Bird, AOAC INTERNATIONAL & Bert Popping, FOCOS GbRPre-recorded
3:00 PM – 4:30 PMMethods for Determination of Chemical Contaminants in Food and WaterKai Zhang, FDAPre-recorded
5:00 PM – 6:00 PMTDRM Members MeetingZoom link
6:00 PM – 7:00 PMReception for TDRM MembersNot available

Wednesday, September 1, 2021

TimeTitleChair(s)/Speaker(s)Virtual Participation
8:00 AM – 9:30 AMAOAC Method Validation: Recent Trends and RecommendationsPre-recorded
8:00 AM – 12:00 PMRegistrationNot available
8:15 AM – 9:45 AMFood Packaging and SustainabilityTom Seipelt, Abbott NutritionPre-recorded
8:15 AM – 9:45 AMDietary Supplements and Functional Foods During COVID-19: Analytical Technologies to Ensure Manufacturing Quality Control and SafetyNaren Meruva, Waters Corporation; John Travis, NSF International; & Emily Britton, Waters CorporationPre-recorded
8:15 AM – 9:45 AMSTEC Definition, Detection and Testing: Is there a Way to Get a Global Consensus?Daniele Sohier, Thermo Fisher Scientific & Thomas Hammack, FDAPre-recorded
10:00 AM – 5:00 PMPoster PresentationsAvailable on the virtual platform
10:15 AM – 11:45 AMPerspectives on Testing for Allergens and AuthenticityFranz Ulberth, European Commission – Joint Research CentrePre-recorded
10:15 AM – 11:45 AMMethods for Determination of Cannabinoids, Contaminants, and Moisture in Cannabis and Cannabis ProductsSusan Audino, S. Audino & Associates, LLCPre-recorded
10:15 AM – 11:45 AMAdvances in Pathogen DetectionWendy McMahon, Merieux NutriSciencesPre-recorded
11:45 AM – 1:00 PMTechnical Programming Council MeetingZoom link
12:00 PM – 1:00 PMPoster Author PresentationsNot available
1:00 PM – 2:30 PMQuality Assurance for Label Compliance: An Orthogonal Approach to Determine Multiple Botanical Ingredients in Dietary Supplements and FoodYanjun Zhang, Herbalife International of America Inc. & Hong You, Eurofins US Food and Nutritional SupplementsPre-recorded
1:00 PM – 2:30 PMDiverse and Emerging Contaminants on our Plates: Cutting Edge Techniques for Animal Product TestingEstelle Dubreil, ANSES-Laboratory of Fougeres & Wendy Andersen, FDAPre-recorded
1:00 PM – 2:30 PMFood and Natural Product Quality Assurance by Means of Magnetic ResonanceJoerg Koehler, Bruker Corporation & Paul Valder, Purity-IQPre-recorded
3:00 PM – 4:30 PMDesign of Experiments for Method Validation and OptimizationChris Edwards, Herbalife International of America Inc.; Maria Rubinsky, Herbalife International of America Inc.; & Horatio Pappa, U.S. PharmacopeiaPre-recorded
3:00 PM – 4:30 PMIdentification and Quantification in Microbiology, Traditional, Current and FutureTetsuhisa Goto, Central Scientific Commerce, Inc. & Stephen Peterson, National Center for Agricultural Utilization ResearchPre-recorded
3:00 PM – 5:00 PMStudent Award SymposiumTBDPre-recorded
5:00 PM – 6:30 PMAOAC INTERNATIONAL Business MeetingLive streamed
8:00 PM – 10:00 PMAnnual Meeting Closing ReceptionNot available

Thursday, September 2, 2021

TimeTitleChair(s)/Speaker(s)Virtual Participation
9:00 AM – 1:00 PMAOAC Official Methods Board MeetingZoom link