Sunflower Oil Production, Quality and Applications
September 5, 2018
Balkan Congress Center in Edirne, Turkey

About Program

“Sunflower Oil Production, Quality and Applications” is an international conference organized by the International Sunflower Oil Association in collaboration with the Trakya University, Edirne Turkey. The conference will be held at the Balkan Congress Center, http://www-en.trakya.edu.tr/pages/balkan-congress-venue in Edirne, Turkey on September 4, 2018.

This conference is a premier international science, technology and business forum focusing on sunflower oil. However, a general session will also highlight other vegetable oils. The program will include a plenary session on sunflower oil markets, economics and the policies and regulations governing sunflower oil trade. The technical sessions will highlight invited and volunteer oral presentations. The best oral and poster presentations given by the participants from academia including students will be awarded in three categories, 1) oil quality, 2) oil processing and applications, and 3) crop production. The students are strongly encouraged to submit an application for the student poster award. Three student posters will be selected to receive 1st, 2nd and 3rd place monetary awards and a certificate during the conference.

The attendees will have ample opportunity for learning, reconnecting, engaging and networking with colleagues in academia and industry and meet with exhibitors.

International Organizing Committee

  • Prof. Dr. Nurhan TURGUT DUNFORD, Oklahoma State University, USA and ISOA Co-Chair
  • Prof. Dr. Yalcin KAYA, Trakya University, Turkey Co-Chair
  • Dr. Xuebing XU, President of ISOA and Wilmar International, China
  • Svetlana SYNKOVSKA, APK-Inform Media Group and ISOA
  • Mucahit TURKKAN, Turkkan Yag Sanayi, Turkey and ISOA

 

Local Organizing Committee

  • Prof. Dr. Nurhan TURGUT DUNFORD, Oklahoma State University, USA and ISOA Co-Chair
  • Dr. Yalcin KAYA, Trakya University, Turkey Co-Chair
  • Dr. Nezihe AYAS, Anadolu University, Turkey
  • Suat OZTURK, Turkish Fats and Oils Industry Association (YSD), Turkey
  • Dr Aziz TEKIN, Turkish Oil and Fat Science and Technology Association (YABITED), Turkey
  • Mucahit TURKKAN, Turkkan Yag Sanayi, Turkey and ISOA
  • Metin YURDAGUL, Turkish Margarine and Culinary Products Association (MUMSAD), Turkey
  • Okyar YAYALAR, Olin, Edirne

Scientific Committee

  • Prof. Dr. Nezihe AYAS Anadolu University, Turkey
  • Prof. Dr. Nurhan T. DUNFORD Oklahoma State University, USA
  • Dr. Sevim ERHAN, US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Services
  • Prof. Dr. Enrique M. FORCE CSIC, Sevilla, Spain
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Derya KAHVECİ Yeditepe University, Turkey
  • Prof. Dr. Filiz KARAOSMANOGLU Istanbul Technical Univ., Turkey
  • Prof. Dr. Yalcin KAYA Trakya University, Turkey
  • Prof. Dr. Aziz TEKIN YABITED, Turkey
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Umit GECGEL Namik Kemal University, Turkey
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Haci A. GULEC Trakya University, Turkey
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Ufuk BAĞCI Trakya University, Turkey
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Buket AŞKIN Kırklareli University, Turkey
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Orhan Onur AŞKIN Kırklareli University, Turkey

Conference Sponsorship Opportunities (The amounts are including taxes)

PLATINUM SPONSORSHIPS…………………..10.000 EURO

Platinum Sponsors can have 9 participants at the conference free of charge and could open a large advertisement stand during the conference. The company could organize a special advertisement meeting after conference. This company also will get a full page advertisement on the back cover of conference book.

GOLDEN SPONSORSHIPS…………………………..5.000 EURO

Golden Sponsors can have 5 participants at the conference free of charge and could open an advertisement stand during the conference.

This company also will get advertisement as full page advertisement inside of conference book.

SILVER SPONSORSHIPS…..………………………....3.000 EURO

Silver Sponsors can have 3 participants at the conference free of charge and could open an advertisement table during the conference.

This company also will get advertisement as half page advertisement inside of conference book.

BRONZE SPONSORSHIPS…………………………….1.000 EURO

Bronze Sponsors can have one participants at the conference free of charge and could open an advertisement table during the conference.

SYMPOSUUM DINNER SPONSORSHIPS…...5000 EURO

Dinner Sponsors can have 5 participants at the conference free of charge and could open an advertisement table during the conference.

This company also will get advertisement as half page advertisement inside of conference book.

LUNCH SPONSORSHIPS…… 2.000 EURO

Lunch Sponsors can have one participant at the conference free of charge and could open an advertisement table during the conference.

COFFEE BREAKS SPONSORSHIPS……1.000 EURO

Coffee Breaks Sponsors could join can have one participant at the conference free of charge.

BAG SPONSORSHIPS……………..2.500 EURO

Conference bag sponsor can have 2 participants at the conference free of charge and could open an advertisement table during the conference.

CONFERENCE NECK STRAP SPONSORSHIPS… 2.000 EURO

Neck strap should be worn by all attendees and will have company logo on it. Sponsor can have one participants at the conference free of charge and could open an advertisement table during the conference.

Program

9-12 am plenary session

1-5 pm Session 1: Innovations in sunflower oil production technologies

1-5 pm Session 2: Sunflower oil quality and recent developments in high oleic sunflower oil food and industrial applications

1-5 pm Session 3: General session

Activities

A city tour on September 6, 2018, will be included in the registration fee.