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Thank you to everyone who joined us in Salt Lake City!

The meeting featured over 450 oral presentations in 69 technical sessions and 128 poster presentations. Delegates also enjoyed participating in 6 Hot Topics Symposia Sessions and 3 Special Sessions.

  • More than 1,400 people attended, with 46 countries represented
  • The Expo included representatives from 77 companies
  • The 21st Annual Student Common Interest Group Silent Auction, presented by the AOCS Foundation, raised nearly $7,000 for student programs
  • AOCS Divisions recognized member achievements and presented 31 awards
  • AOCS President Manfred Trautmann passed the gavel to incoming President Blake Hendrix

Be sure to visit our Facebook photo galleries to view pictures from this year’s annual meeting.

Mark your calendars now for the 2017 AOCS Annual Meeting & Industry Showcases in Orlando, Florida, USA, April 30-May 3.


About Annual Meeting

The AOCS Annual Meeting is a premier international science and business forum on fats, oils, surfactants, lipids, and related materials. The extensive technical program will feature more than 600 invited and volunteer oral presentations, as well as poster presentations. More…

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Meeting Statistics

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An average of 1,600 attendees in the last seven years:

  • 67% Industry
  • 21% Academia
  • 7% Other
  • 5% Government
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Attendees from 44 different countries in 2015:

  • 72% North America
  • 13% Europe
  • 9% Asia and Oceania
  • 3% South America
  • 2% Central America and Caribbean
  • 1% Middle East and Africa
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1,400 attendees in 2015:

  • 42% Officers, Managers, or Leaders
  • 26% Scientists, Chemists, Engineers, or Researchers
  • 13% Professors or Faculty
  • 9% Students
  • 7% Sales and Marketing
  • 3% Other
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The 2016 AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo is expected to include:

  • 1,600 participants
  • 500 oral presentations
  • 200 poster presentations
  • 80 exhibiting companies
  • 80 sessions
  • 2 new interest areas

Partners and Sponsors

A&G
Biodiesel Magazine
Biofuels International
Buss Chem Ag Tech
CONTEXT
Crown Iron Works
DeSmet
DSM
Ethanol Producers
FL Asia
Food and Function
GMA Smartbrief
Green Chemicals
Inform
IFT16
Intertek
JAOCS
KEMIN
MAHLE
N Hunt Moore
NOPA
OilDri
Oils and Fats Brasil
PATTYN
Qualisoy
Seed Today
Solex
SOY2020
Times International
Velp Scientific
Versum