All events are listed in Pacific Daylight Time (UTC/GMT-07:00).  Refer to the “Participation Details” column for information on which sessions will be available to you whether you attend in person or virtually.

  • In-person:
    • Attend the meeting/event in Scottsdale at the time listed.
    • Not available virtually.
  • Zoom:
    • In-person: Attend the live event in Scottsdale at the time listed.
    • Virtual: A Zoom link will be provided via email prior to the Annual Meeting. Attend the event virtually at the time listed. These sessions will NOT be available on-demand.
  • Live stream:
    • In-person: Attend the live event in Scottsdale at the time listed.
    • Virtual: Attend the event virtually at the time listed and/or watch the recorded session on the AOAC website – available Monday, September 12.
  • Recorded live:
    • In person: These sessions will be presented live at the time listed.
    • Virtual: AOAC will post the recorded session on the AOAC website – available Monday, September 12.
  • Posters:
    • In person: Visit the Poster Hall to view posters and speak with poster presenters who have elected to attend in person.
    • Virtual: All posters available online.

Friday, August 26, 2022

TimeSession TitleParticipation Details
7:30 AM – 5:00 PMRegistrationIn-person
8:30 AM – 10:30 AMAnalytical Solutions Forum (ASF) Part 1: Plenary Roundtable/TownhallIn-person or Zoom
10:30 AM – 12:00 PMAnalytical Solutions Forum (ASF), Part 2: ASF-Steering Committee RoundtableIn-person or Zoom
1:00 PM – 2:30 PMAOAC Core Program ForecastingIn-person or Zoom
3:00 PM – 5:00 PMFoods Additive Contaminant TestingIn-person or Zoom

Saturday, August 27, 2022

TimeSession TitleParticipation Details
7:00 AM – 5:00 PMRegistrationIn-person
8:00 AM – 12:00 PMAOAC Stakeholder Program on Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals (SPIFAN) MeetingIn-person or Zoom
8:00 AM – 12:00 PMStakeholder Program on Agent Detection Assays (SPADA) MeetingIn-person or Zoom
1:00 PM – 4:00 PMFood Authenticity Methods (FAM) Program Meeting In-person or Zoom
2:00 PM – 5:00 PMCannabis Analytical Science Program (CASP) MeetingIn-person or Zoom
5:00 PM – 6:00 PMAOAC Networking ReceptionIn-person

Sunday, August 28, 2022

TimeSession TitleParticipation Details
7:00 AM – 8:00 PMRegistrationIn-person
8:00 AM – 11:00 AMAnalytical International Methods and Standards (AIMS) Program MeetingIn-person or Zoom
8:00 AM – 11:00 AMGlutens and Food Allergens (GFA) Program MeetingIn-person or Zoom
11:00 AM – 2:00 PMBotanicals and Dietary Supplement Integrity Program MeetingIn-person or Zoom
2:00 PM – 3:30 PMStatistics Workshops: New Statistical Analyses for Method Validation
Chair(s): John Travis, NSF International
Sidney Sudberg, Alkemists Laboratories
In-person & Recorded live
2:00 PM – 3:30 PMReference Materials: Advances and Challenges
Chair(s): Kaushik Banerjee, National Research Centre for Grapes
Kumud Ashish Singh, Merck Life Sciences PVT, Ltd.
In-person & Recorded live
3:00 PM – 5:00 PMAOAC INTERNATIONAL Board of Directors MeetingIn-person or Zoom
4:00 PM – 4:45 PMNew Member and First Time Meeting Attendee OrientationIn-person
4:00 PM – 5:30 PMTDLM/TDRM Joint Workshop: Relationship of Reference Materials to Method Validation/Verification
Chair(s): Marco Garcia, Hormel Foods, LLC
Derrell Johnson, MilliporeSigma
In-person & Recorded live
7:00 PM – 9:00 PMExhibit Hall Grand Opening & President’s Welcome ReceptionIn-person

Monday, August 29, 2022

TimeSession TitleParticipation Details
7:15 AM – 8:15 AMTDRM Executive Committee MeetingIn-person
7:15 AM – 8:15 AMVendor Presentation: Waters CorporationIn-person
7:30 AM – 5:00 PMRegistrationIn-person
7:45 AM – 8:15 AMVendor Presentation: A2LAIn-person
8:00 AM – 8:30 AMContinental BreakfastIn-person
8:30 AM – 10:00 AMAwards Ceremony & Keynote Address: Foodborne Illness Litigation
Speaker: William (Bill) Marler, Marler Clark
In-person, Live streaming, & Recorded live
10:00 AM – 11:00 AMLatin America Section Business MeetingIn-person
10:00 AM – 1:00 PMExhibit Hall OpenIn-person
10:00 AM – 5:00 PMPoster Presentations: Microbiological Methods, Detection and Measurement of Foodborne Contaminants and Residues, Biostimulants, and MiscellaneousIn-person & Available on AOAC website
10:15 AM – 10:45 AMVendor Presentation: Pickering Laboratories, IncIn-person
10:15 AM – 11:15 AMVendor Presentation: SCIEXIn-person
10:30 AM – 11:00 AMRefreshment BreakIn-person
11:15 AM – 12:15 PMVendor Presentation: Thermo Fisher ScientificIn-person
11:45 AM – 12:45 PMVendor Presentation: MilliporeSigmaIn-person
11:45 AM – 1:00 PMLunch Served in Exhibit HallIn-person
12:00 PM – 1:00 PMPoster Author PresentationsIn-person
1:00 PM – 1:30 PMWiley Award Address
Speaker: Paula N. Brown, PhD, Director of Applied Research for the British Columbia Institute of Technology’s Natural Health & Food Products Research Group
In-person, Live streaming, & Recorded live
1:30 PM – 3:00 PMWiley Award Symposium
Chair: Joseph Betz, National Institutes of Health
In-person, Live streaming, & Recorded live
1:30 PM – 3:00 PMA Higher Quality of Testing: Advancing Laboratory Analyses of Cannabis
Chair: Evan Friedmann, Hellma USA
In-person & Recorded live
1:30 PM – 3:00 PMImportant Hints for Green Analytical Chemistry: Analytical Technologies Using Supercritical Fluids
Chair: Yoshiko Hirao, Shimadzu Corp
In-person & Recorded live
3:00 PM – 3:30 PMRefreshment BreakIn-person
3:30 PM – 5:00 PMUpdates on Establishing Methods for Color Additives from Natural Sources
Chair(s): Bhakti Petigara Harp, FDA
In-person & Recorded live
3:30 PM – 5:00 PMA New Approach to Detecting Foodborne Pathogens: Emerging Species and Detection Techniques
Chair: Quynh Le, NEOGEN Corporation
In-person & Recorded live

3:30 PM – 5:00 PM

Speed Mentoring for Students & Early Career Professionals
Chair: Henry Chin, Independent Consultant
In-person
5:00 PM – 6:30 PMNew Member and First-Time Attendee Welcoming Reception, Sponsored by Abbott NutritionIn-person
5:00 PM – 6:30 PMALACC MeetingIn-person
6:30 PM – 7:30 PMReception for TDLM MembersIn-person

Tuesday, August 30, 2022

TimeSession TitleParticipation Details
7:30 AM – 5:00 PMRegistrationIn-person
7:45 AM – 8:15 AMRefreshment BreakIn-person
8:00 AM – 9:00 AMSoutheast Asia Section MeetingIn-person
8:00 AM – 12:00 PMAOAC Standards and Method Conformity Assessment OrientationIn-person
8:15 AM – 9:45 AMAOAC Student Award Symposium
Chair: Palmer Orlandi, AOAC INTERNATIONAL
In-person & Recorded live
8:15 AM – 9:45 AMDevelopment of (In-House) Botanical Reference Materials to Ensure the Quality of Herbal Dietary Supplement Products
Chair(s): Yanjun Zhang, Herbalife Nutrition
Zhengfei Lu, Herbalife Nutrition
Holly Johnson, American Herbal Products Association
In-person & Recorded live
8:15 AM – 9:45 AMChallenges and Considerations Regarding Analysis of Cannabis and Cannabis-adjacent Products
Chair(s): Alexandra Tudor, TEQ Analytical Labs
Patrick Bird, PMB BioTek
In-person & Recorded live
9:45 AM – 10:15 AMRefreshment BreakIn-person
10:00 AM – 5:00 PMPoster Presentations: Food Authenticity/Food Fraud, Food Nutrition and Food Allergens, General Methods, Quality Assurance, and Accreditation, and Botanicals and Dietary SupplementsIn-person & Available on AOAC website
10:15 AM – 11:45 AMRebuilding Trust in Presumptive Pathogen Results
Chair(s): David Legan, Eurofins
Daniel DeMarco, Eurofins
In-person & Recorded live
10:15 AM – 11:45 AMI Don’t Taste the Difference: Testing to Support Product Quality and Safety in Alternate Proteins and Beverages
Chair: Tarun Anumol, Agilent Technologies, Inc.
In-person & Recorded live
10:15 AM – 11:45 AMHot Topic Symposium
Chair(s): TBD
In-person & Recorded live
12:00 PM – 1:00 PMVendor Presentation: Agilent TechnologiesIn-person
12:00 PM – 1:00 PMPoster Author PresentationsIn-person
12:00 PM – 1:00 PMLunch Served in Exhibit HallIn-person
12:00 PM – 2:30 PMCommittee on Sections MeetingIn-person
12:00 PM – 3:00 PMExhibit Hall OpenIn-person
1:00 PM –2:00 PMVendor Presentation: Shimadzu Scientific Instruments, Inc.In-person
1:00 PM –3:00 PMAOAC Committee on Statistics MeetingIn-person
1:30 PM – 2:30 PMTDLM Executive Committee MeetingIn-person
2:00 PM – 2:30 PMRefreshment BreakIn-person
2:00 PM – 3:00 PMVendor Presentation: NeogenIn-person
2:30 PM – 3:00 PMVendor Presentation: ChromaDexIn-person
3:00 PM – 4:30 PMWhat’s on your Plate? Advancements in GC-MS for Improved Food Safety Testing
Chair(s): Angela Smith Henry, Agilent Technologies, Inc.
Anastasia Andrianova, Agilent Technologies, Inc.
Katerina Mastovska, Eurofins
In-person & Recorded live
3:00 PM – 4:30 PMBeyond Cannabis Potency Testing: Implementing Novel Testing Methods and Product Specifications to Help Ensure Safety and Efficacy of Cannabis Raw Materials and Finished Products
Chair(s): Joseph Betz, National Institutes of Health
Jana Hildreth, Synutra International, Inc.
In-person & Recorded live
3:00 PM – 4:30 PMThe Future of Water Testing: A Conversation Outlining the Need to Provide Standards to Drive Improvement in Analysis of Legionella and Other Waterborne Pathogens
Chair(s): Michael Loewenstein, Q Laboratories, Inc.
Erin Crowley, Q Laboratories, Inc.
In-person & Recorded live
3:30 PM – 4:30 PMCommittee on Safety and Security MeetingIn-person
4:30 PM – 5:00 PMVendor Presentation: BrukerIn-person
4:30 PM – 6:00 PMMembership Committee MeetingIn-person
5:00 PM – 6:00 PMTDRM Members MeetingIn-person
5:00 PM – 6:00 PMMetals Community Meeting In-person
5:00 PM – 6:30 PMPesticide Residue Working Group MeetingIn-person
6:00 PM – 7:00 PMReception for TDRM Members, Co-Sponsored by FONA & MilliporeSigmaIn-person

Wednesday, August 31, 2022

TimeSession TitleParticipation Details
7:45 AM – 8:15 AMRefreshment BreakIn-person
8:00 AM – 12:00 PMRegistrationIn-person
8:15 AM – 9:45 AMChallenges in Identification and Quantitative Methods of Analysis for Botanical Extracts in Dietary Supplements
Chair: Mohamed Koroma, Pharmavite
In-person & Recorded live
8:15 AM – 9:45 AMImproving Laboratory Efficiency Using a New Method of Multiplex RT-PCR for Pathogen Detection
Chair(s): Quanyin Gao, Herbalife Nutrition
Benjamin Pascal, Invisible Sentinel, Inc.
Kenny Xie, U.S.  Pharmacopeia (USP)
In-person & Recorded live
8:15 AM – 9:45 AMReference Material Basics: Challenges with Achieving Homogeneity and Maintaining Stability of Target Analytes in Reference Materials
Chair(s): Joe Konschnik, Restek Corporation
Hakan Emteborg, European Commission – Joint Research Centre
In-person & Recorded live
9:45 AM – 10:15 AMRefreshment BreakIn-person
10:00 AM – 11:00 AMHWWA Committee Meeting and OrientationIn-person
10:00 AM – 5:00 PMPoster Presentations: Hemp and Cannabis, Detection and Measurement of Non-Foodborne Contaminants and Residues, Agriculture and Environment, Performance Tested MethodsSM, Data Analytics, Filth and Extraneous Materials, Genomics, and Laboratory AutomationIn-person & Available on AOAC website
10:15 AM – 11:45 AMAnalytical Developments in the Analysis of Dietary Supplements and Functional Foods
Chair(s): Narendra Meruva, Waters Corporation
Emily Britton, Waters Corporation
John Travis, NSF International
In-person & Recorded live
10:15 AM – 11:45 AMAdvances in Analytical Science: New Approach to Addressing Food Authenticity and Contamination in a Covid and a Post-Covid Era
Chair: Mohamed Koroma, Pharmavite
In-person & Recorded live
10:15 AM – 11:45 AMVibrio in a Warming Climate: A 360-Degree Overview
Chair(s): Daniele Sohier, Thermo Fisher Scientific
Wendy McMahon, Merieux NutriSciences
In-person & Recorded live
11:45 AM – 1:00 PMTechnical Programming Council MeetingIn-person
12:00 PM – 1:00 PMPoster Author PresentationsIn-person
1:00 PM –2:00 PMFellows of AOAC Committee Meeting and OrientationIn-person
1:00 PM – 2:30 PMFrom Food Integrity to Laboratory Automation and Accreditation: The Diversity of Analytical Science Careers
Chair: Joe Boison, Independent Consultant
In-person & Recorded live
1:00 PM – 2:30 PMArtificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Food Fraud and Food Safety: Disruptive Game Changers or Fancy Buzzwords?
Chair(s): Arne Duebecke, Tentamus Center for Food Fraud (TCF2)
Franz Ulberth, European Commission – Joint Research Centre
In-person & Recorded live
1:00 PM – 2:30 PMBehind Nutrition and Dietary Supplements: Functional Analysis, High Throughput Methodology, and Evolving Technology Tools
Chair: Tina Cai, FDA
In-person & Recorded live
2:30 PM – 3:00 PMRefreshment BreakIn-person
3:00 PM – 4:30 PMElemental Analysis Applications for Consumer Safety
Chair(s): Kevin Kubachka, Forensic Chemistry Center
Eve Kroukamp, PerkinElmer, Inc.
In-person & Recorded live
3:00 PM – 4:30 PMAdvancement in Identification of Proteins Using Modern Analytical Techniques
Chair(s): Quanyin Gao, Herbalife Nutrition
Virginia Goldman, U.S. Pharmacopeia (USP)
Zhengfei Lu, Herbalife Nutrition
In-person & Recorded live
3:00 PM – 4:30 PMAOAC Cahoot: Science Program Trivia
Chair: Palmer Orlandi, AOAC INTERNATIONAL
In-person & Recorded live
5:00 PM – 6:00 PMAOAC INTERNATIONAL Business MeetingIn-person & Recorded live
8:00 PM – 10:00 PMAnnual Meeting Closing ReceptionIn-person