Spotlight on: Industry

The AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo is all about connections and collaborations. The 2018 Annual Meeting schedule has a lot to offer, including but not limited to:

A new networking event: the 5K Fun Run/Walk

Numerous networking opportunities with fellow industry-leaders and colleagues 

Extra value included with registration: Networking lunches on Monday and Wednesday are now included   What should you expect from the Annual Meeting?

It goes beyond expectations…

The AOCS Annual Meeting offers an experience of combined learning and networking not available elsewhere.

“It is focused on the learning, technology and sharing information. You have so many excellent speakers from around the world talking about their research. It helps you take a look at the big picture to see what is going on in the lipid industry.” —Xiaoqing (Nora) Yang, Director of Global Product Development, Kalsec, Inc., USA, past attendee

It creates synergy and connections…

Network on an international level, connecting with partners to advance your business goals and discover new innovations. At a conference of this caliber and depth, the possibilities are unmatched.

“It is not only the participation of the industry but all the technical leaders in fat and also the analytical leaders. They are all there at this platform.” — Sneh Bhandari, R&D Director (Chem), Merieux Nutrisciences, U.S., past attendee

It builds learning and knowledge…

AOCS offers a wide range of knowledge sharing for every attendee, from recent graduates to the most experienced professionals, as well as the chance to present to an engaged global audience.

Please view sessions scheduled to date, including the Hot Topic Symposia and Short Courses

“Why is the Annual Meeting a cannot-miss event? The networking and learning about new advancements in the field.” — Ernesto Hernandez, Principal Consultant, Advanced Lipid Consultants, U.S, past attendee

AOCS helps you save and plan…

Register early to save with the early bird conference discount.!

Join AOCS now for significant member discounts and other benefits!

Do you have a young professional in your network who would benefit from the program? Help guide the upcoming generation of professional leaders. Invite them to join us, and they will enjoy a special reduced registration rate.

AOCS is helping meeting attendees find roommates to lower the cost for hotel rooms. Find attendees to room with by emailing AOCS Meetings Manager Ellen Snipes at

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