AOAC regularly offers professional development training courses online, at the Annual Meeting (usually in September) and at the Midyear Meeting (usually in March). Below are descriptions but we are developing new courses on an ongoing basis so make sure to check back here.

AOAC/FDA Training Course: Sampling Practices for Accurate Test Results

November 19, 2020, 9:00AM to 4:40PM EST (online)

In collaboration with presenters and subject matter experts from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition and other nationally recognized experts, this training course will introduce theoretical considerations for the reliable collection of test samples and the practical applications for testing water, soil amendments, fresh produce, and grains for several highly pathogenic microbial contaminants.

AOAC Method Validation Training Course

Not currently scheduled

This course is a one-day review of the technical validation requirements and processes of the Performance Tested Methods℠ and Official Methods of AnalysisSM programs.  The course will include breakout sessions covering the technical requirements for microbiology methods and for chemistry methods, plus new modules specific for validation of cannabis methods.