Schedule of Events

This is the most current schedule, which is subject to change.

Saturday, April 29

7:00 am–5:00 pm Short Course Registration
8:00 am–5:00 pm Fundamentals of Edible Oil Processing Short Course*

Sunday, April 30

7:00 am–5:00 pm Short Course Registration
8:00 am–5:00 pm New Techniques in Edible Oil Processing and Refinery Optimization Short Course*
8:00 am-5:00 pm Experiemental Design and Analysis: Simple Tools to Maximize Product Proformance Short Course*
10:00 am–7:30 pm Registration
10:00 am–5:00 pm Speaker Ready Room
1:00–4:15 pm 2017 AOCS Lipids School
5:30–7:00 pm President’s Welcome Reception

Monday, May 1

7:00 am–6:00 pm Registration
7:00 am–5:00 pm Speaker Ready Room
7:55 am–6:30 pm Industry Showcase and Poster Viewing (Paquin)
7:55 am–5:00 pm Industry Showcase and Poster Viewing (Smalley)
7:55 am–6:30 pm Industry Showcase and Poster Viewing (Wesson)
7:55–10:00 am Hot Topics Symposia
7:55–10:00 am Special Sessions
10:00–10:30 am Networking Break
10:30 am–12:15 pm Awards Plenary and Business Meeting
12:15–1:45 pm Lunch on Own / Division and Section Luncheons*
1:55–5:00 pm Technical Sessions
5:00–6:00 pm Happy Hour (Paquin and Wesson Campuses)
5:00–6:30 pm Dedicated Poster Viewing with Authors Present (Paquin and Wesson Campuses)
6:00–10:00 pm Pointe Orlando Shuttles
Various Times Division Events*

Tuesday, May 2

7:00 am–6:00 pm Registration
7:00 am–5:00 pm Speaker Ready Room
7:55 am–5:00 pm Industry Showcase and Poster Viewing (Paquin)
7:55 am–6:30 pm Industry Showcase and Poster Viewing (Smalley)
7:55 am–5:00 pm Industry Showcase and Poster Viewing (Wesson)
7:55 am–12:00 pm Technical Sessions
9:40–10:10 am Networking Break
12:00–1:45 pm Lunch on Own / Division and Section Luncheons*
1:55–5:00 pm Technical Sessions
5:00–6:00 pm Happy Hour (Smalley Campus)
5:00–6:30 pm Dedicated Poster Viewing with Authors Present (Smalley Campus)
6:00–10:00 pm Pointe Orlando Shuttles
Various Times Division Events*

Wednesday, May 4

7:00 am–3:00 pm Registration
7:00 am–2:00 pm Speaker Ready Room
7:55 am–5:00 pm Industry Showcases (all campuses)
7:55 am–3:00 pm Poster Viewing (all campuses)
7:55 am–12:00 pm Technical Sessions
9:40–10:10 am Networking Break
12:00–1:45 pm Lunch on Own / Division, Section, and CIG Luncheons*
1:55–5:00 pm Technical Sessions

* These are optional events not included in the Annual Meeting registration fee; additional fees apply.

Networking Events

President’s Welcome Reception

Reconnect with colleagues, network with new business contacts, and meet with exhibitors during this reception on the beautiful Gatlin Terrace. This event is open to all Annual Meeting full-conference attendees and Short Course registrants. Light hors d’oeuvres and beverages will be served.

Networking Breaks

Enjoy a complimentary cup of coffee or hot tea and view the poster presentations in the campuses during these dedicated networking breaks.

Happy Hours

Develop important connections with other industry professionals from around the world in the campuses. These receptions are open to all Annual Meeting full-conference attendees and Monday- or Tuesday-only registrants. A variety of beverages will be served.

Dedicated Poster Viewing

Don’t miss these chances to discuss poster presentations with their authors! Authors will be available at their posters during this time to answer your questions.