Oilseeds Industry



Wednesday Webinar Series

To help strengthen the oilseed community and provide an opportunity for ongoing engagement, the AOF is conducting the Wednesday Webinar Series. These regular webinars will cover a range of topics which will be of interest to the broad membership and/or specific segments of membership. They are scheduled for lunchtimes on Wednesday and will run for between 30 and 60 minutes each.

Webinar Schedule

Date Time Topic Host / Speaker
Wednesday, 31 March 1pm
Nicole provides an easy to understand update on the latest nutrition science related to vegetable oils and plant-based proteins as well we dispel common myths around fats and oil nutrition.
Host:  AOF
Nicole Senior, Professional Nutrition Services

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Wednesday, 7 April 1pm Introduction to new MICoR
Victor provides an overview of the Department of Agriculture’s key resource, outlining the specific oilseed import requirements stipulated by importing countries. Micor has recently undergone a significant upgrade to improve the way exporters can establish the import requirements for importing countries,and Victor will demonstrate the function of Micor.
Host: AOF
Victor Zalakos, Department of Agriculture

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Tuesday, 20 April 5pm Oil and Fat Analysis
During this webinar, hosted by Oils & Fats International, we will discuss how both time domain NMR (TD-NMR) and benchtop NMR spectroscopy are used to measure oils and fats throughout the food chain; from harvest through to manufacturing of ingredients and the food products themselves.
Host: Oils and Fats International
Dr Kevin Nott, Oxford Instruments

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Wednesday, 21 April 1pm
Nick and James will outline the growing trend for grain and oilseed customers to require certified sustainable inputs, and they will describe the Sustainable Grain Australia process that has been developed to effect ISCC Certification for Australia canola and canola oil.
Host: AOF
James Saunders / Nick Goddard, Sustainable Grain Australia
Wednesday, 28 April 5pm Benchtop NMR
Benchtop NMR is a versatile and powerful tool for analytical chemistry. This webinar will cover the basic concepts of NMR and what is easily achievable with the X-Pulse broadband benchtop NMR system.
By attending this webinar you will learn:
  • What benchtop NMR is
  • What types of data can be collected
  • How this data can be used to understand your chemistry
  • How X-Pulse allows you to analyse a wide range of nuclei
Host: Oxford Instruments
James Sagar, Oxford Instruments

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Wednesday, 5 May 1pm
Stuart will provide an analysis of the drivers for the feed input into the NZ dairy herd and in doing so, draw out the opportunities and challenges to increase Australian canola meal in NZ dairy feed.
Host: AOF
Stuart Davison, NZX

🎦 Webinar recording available.