AIA Atlantic Region/Public Meeting - Demystifying the GC/MS Analysis with Melani Kovac - Founder of Dropsmart (Formerly Dropsmith) & Damjan Janeš, M. Pharm., Ph.D.

  • July 23, 2022
  • 10:00 AM
  • Zoom

AIA Live Webinar

Demystifying the GC/MS Analysis with Melani Kovac - Founder of Dropsmart (Formerly Dropsmith) & Damjan Janeš, M. Pharm., Ph.D.

If the GC/MS analysis is like a foreign language, this webinar is for you. Learn from Melani Kovac, founder of Dropsmart & Damjan Janeš, M. Pharm., Ph.D. This webinar will boost your understanding and basic parameters of the GC/MS report and show you how to benefit from it. You don't want to miss this one and even better it's FREE.

Here are all the details:

What: AIA Live Webinar

Topic: Demystifying the GC/MS Analysis

When: July 23, 2022

Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am MDT [CLICK HERE to Find Your Local Time]


After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about how to join the zoom call. If you have already registered, no need to register again.

Eligible for 1 CPD Credit

Learner Outcomes:

✔️ Knowing what is a GC and MS

✔️Understanding the meaning of the basic parameters expressed in the GC/MS analysis

✔️ Ideas on how to benefit from this information and use it in your aromatherapy practice

Melani Kovac has dedicated her last two decades to promoting aromatherapy. She organizes and supports various aromatherapy projects and collaborates with colleagues, non-profit organizations, homes for the elderly, hospitals, universities, etc. In addition, she has been invited as a lecturer at many prestigious international conferences, aromatherapy associations, schools, and universities. She educated as well as supported numerous aromatherapy pioneers worldwide.

Her information background, curiosity, working with diverse students, collaborations with distillers, vendors, nurses, scientists, etc., inspired her to create Dropsmart - the world's largest oil resource center.

Behind all of her work stands the mission to ensure that all therapists, health professionals, and students obtain accurate and credible information on essential oils and their components.

Making is simple and straightforward for anyone to get a multitude of science-backed ideas for their uses.

Damjan Janeš is an expert in medicinal plants, essential oils production and analysis, cosmetical ingredients of natural origin and cosmetic products development. He graduated in 2002 at the Faculty of Pharmacy of University of Ljubljana with degree in the field of pharmaceutical chemistry and successfully defended his dissertation in the field of pharmaceutical biology in 2007. He had been working at the university as a researcher, assistant, assistant professor and then associated professor until 2018, when he left for work on several natural cosmetics and food supplements development projects.

Since then, he has also been working in a local pharmacy in his hometown. He is the chief co-editor of the renowned book Modern Cosmetics ( as well as one of the top experts (in Slovenia) on GC/MS analysis and medicinal plants. His not-so-secret passion is perfumery.

Atlantic Region Meeting open to AIA & The Public

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