The AOAC Annual Meeting 2019: New science, new leaders, and new opportunities

With more than 850 attendees from global industry, government and academia, the AOAC Annual Meeting is a unique opportunity to build professional networksmeet top experts and keep pace with innovation in methods-based science. Join us in Denver, September 6-12, 2019.

This year’s meeting includes 29 scientific sessions on emerging methods, best practices, and trending topics like food fraud and cannabis purity and potency. Discover new technologies from DNA authentication to genomic microbial identification and get expert insights through:

  • More than 250 poster presentations
  • AOAC Stakeholder panel and working group meetings 
  • One custom training course (fee-based)
  • Focused networking, for insiders and newcomers alike, including an orientation for first-time attendees
  • Attendees from 39 countries worldwide and 17 AOAC Sections representing Asia, China, Europe, Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America, and North America
  • 60 exhibitors from the private sector, nonprofits, and government agencies

In an innovative and diverse industry, new food safety challenges are always on the horizon. At this year’s Annual Meeting, AOAC introduces the Analytical Solutions Forum , a multi-faceted “idea incubator” focusing on preparing for regulatory changes and emerging food safety issues. In a plenary and two breakout sessions, join thought-provoking discussions on how to identify and meet analytical needs—before public health emergencies arise.

The future of food happens at the AOAC annual Meeting. Be part of the conversation - Register now!


New Program - Nutrients in Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals

Each participating laboratory can submit results for up to two methods for each nutrient. Laboratories can choose to report results obtained using the current AOAC SPIFAN Official Method of Analysis (OMA) and/or an alternate routine method of analysis. The analyses deadline is 30 days. Result statistics follow ISO 13528. Participants can test for as many nutrients as needed. Enroll now to be a part of the next shipment. Learn more or contact us at

Water soluble vitamins

  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin B1
  • Vitamin B2
  • Vitamin B3
  • Vitamin B12
  • Pantothenic Acid (B5)
  • Folic Acid
  • Biotin

Oil soluble vitamins

  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin D
  • Vitamin E
  • Vitamin K1


  • Myo-Inositol
  • Nucleotides
  • Ultra Trace Minerals (Chromium, Selenium,
    and Molybdenum)
  • Fatty Acids
  • More Nutrients to be Added

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Scope of Articles
The Journal of AOAC INTERNATIONAL publishes basic and applied research in the analytical sciences related to foods, drugs, agriculture, and the environment and that present, within these fields of interest of the Association: unpublished original research; new methods; further studies of previously published methods; background work leading to development of methods; compilations of authentic data of composition; technical communications; cautionary notes; comments on techniques, apparatus, and reagents; and invited reviews and features. Emphasis is on research and development of precise, accurate, sensitive methods for analysis of foods, food additives, supplements and contaminants, cosmetics, drugs, toxins, hazardous substances, pesticides, feeds, fertilizers, and the environment.

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