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Vegetable Oil Extraction
November 10 - November 14
39th 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.
OBJECTIVES OF SHORT COURSE
- 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
LOCATION AND FACILITIES
All lectures will be held at Rudder Tower, Texas A&M University Campus. College Station temperature in November is in the 50-70 F range. Participants will be taken by bus to the Process Engineering R&D Center (TAMU RELLIS Campus) for afternoon demonstrations. Manuals and lectures will be in English. Translation equipment is available by prior arrangements for organized groups willing to provide their own translators.
SHORT COURSE CONDUCT
All Short Course sessions will be informal. Insurance policies do not allow non-university personnel, other than original manufacturers, to operate equipment. Questions are encouraged during the lectures, breaks, and social periods. Laptops are allowed in the classroom to follow the presentations in the short course eBook manual. Rights to cancel this course with refund, to deny service, 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.
Easterwood Airport at College Station is easily reached by about eight flights daily. From Dallas/Ft. Worth International Airport connect via American Airlines. From Houston Intercontinental Airport connect via United Airlines. The airport code for Easterwood Airport is CLL. To get to the hotel in College Station, participants can use Uber, local taxi service or schedule a pickup with GrounShuttle.com (855.303.4415) from George Bush Intercontinental airport (IAH) or Houston Hobby airport (HOB).
Reservations for lodging 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:
The registration fee for the practical short course and pilot plant demonstrations includes daily lunch, refreshments at breaks, local transportation, a short course eBook manual and certificate of completion. Registration fee is $1,499. There is a 10% registration discount if three or more individuals from the same organization register for the short course. Academic discounts may apply if space is available. 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-served basis.
You can pay by credit card (American Express, Visa or Mastercard) online. Call if you have questions.
If paying by check, make check 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.
For registration inquiries contact:
Short Course Coordinator
Process Engineering R&D Center
Phone: (979) 845-2741