AOCS offers many ways to get involved in the planning and execution of the Annual Meeting
Propose a topic
Have an idea for a session? We’d love to hear from you! Email your topic(s) to Ellen Snipes for consideration by the appropriate Division(s).
Chair a session
Session chairs invite highly qualified individuals in the field to present interesting and pertinent information on an identified session topic(s). Email Ellen Snipes to volunteer as a session chair!
Present your research
The extensive technical program will feature oral and poster presentations in at least 12 areas of interest. The abstract submission site will open September 1 at http://www.annualmeeting.aocs.org/. Submit early for optimal consideration!
Organize a symposium
Organize a Hot Topics symposium to address how a current, critical issue is impacting the business of fats and oils. The proposal site will open September 1 at http://www.annualmeeting.aocs.org/. Submit early for the best promotion!
Recognize a colleague
Nominate yourself or a colleague for one of 40 AOCS awards and fellowships. Each award has unique nomination and deadline requirements; visit the awards webpage for details.
Become a Division leader
Plan meeting programs, Division activities and more. Each technical Division is field-specific and provides a forum for networking and collaborating with members of a specialty area. View the Division brochure (.pdf) to find your fit, and join today (.pdf) to be heard.