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Vegetable Oil Extraction

November 4 - November 8


38th Annual Vegetable Oil Extraction Short Course. Practical and theoretical training in seed preparation, pressing, expansion, solvent extraction, and the impact on downstream protein products and oil quality.


  • To provide practical and theoretical training in the process of seed preparation, oil extraction, and its impact on downstream protein products and oil quality
  • To present the latest safety information

Download Complete 2018 Schedule and Information Here


All lectures will be held at Rudder Tower (room 701) on the Texas A&M University Campus. College Station temperature in November is in the 50-70 F range. Participants will be taken by bus to Rudder Tower or RELLIS Campus for talks and demonstrations.


All Short Course sessions will be informal. Questions are encouraged during the lectures, breaks, and social periods. Rights to cancel this course with refund or to substitute speakers and change schedules, as necessary to expedite the course, are reserved. Texas A&M University System policy does not allow inclusion of alcoholic beverages in registration fees.


College Station is easily reached by about 10 flights daily. From Dallas/Ft. Worth International Airport connect via American Airlines. From Houston Intercontinental Airport connect via United Airlines. The College Station Airport (Easterwood Airport) code is CLL.


Lodging reservations should be made directly by attendees. A block of rooms has been reserved at the Hyatt Place College Station, 1100 University Dr. E, College Station, TX 77840, for Short Course participants at the special rate of $109/night plus tax for single occupancy. Ask for the rate specifically and mention group code: G-VE18 or “Vegetable Oil Extraction Course 2018“. Hotel reservations should be made before October 12, 2018 to receive the special rate. You can make your reservation by phone 1-888-591-1234, or simply click on the link below to be taken directly to the reservations website:

Hyatt Place College Station


Registration fee for the practical short course is $1,499, and includes the short course manual, all books and laboratory supplies, all lunches, and refreshments at breaks.

You may register online here.

There is a 10% discount if three or more individuals from the same organization register for the short course. Academic discounts may be applicable if space is available.
Make checks payable to TEES (Texas Engineering Experiment Station) and mail to TEES Fiscal Office c/o TEES Edge Program, 7607 Eastmark Dr., Suite 250 D, College Station, TX 77840. Registration fees are not refundable, but substitute personnel may be sent by the same firm. Space is limited; therefore, applications will be accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis.
For additional technical information, call or e-mail to:

Rich Clough
Process Engineering R&D Center
2476 TAMU
Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station
Tel: 979/862-2262 or 979/845-2741
E-mail: rclough@tamu.edu

Cyndi Casanova
Short Course Coordinator
Process Engineering R&D Center
Phone: (979) 845-2741
E-mail: shortcourse@tamu.edu



November 4
November 8
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Process Engineering Research & Development Center