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2017 AOCS Annual Meeting
and Industry Showcases

April 30–May 3, 2017 | Rosen Shingle Creek | Orlando, Florida, USA
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Now Collecting Abstracts

AOCS invites you to submit an abstract for an oral or poster presentation for the 2017 Annual Meeting. Take advantage of this opportunity to present your work to over 1,600 professionals representing the industry’s most prestigious corporate, government, and academic institutions from around the world.

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Participate in Annual Meeting

The ultimate collaboration of industry, academia, and government; embracing the full spectrum of oil science, from field to product.

Hot Topic Symposia

Organize a session that will address how current, critical issues impact the business of fats and oils and affect the future of our industries.

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Showcase your company, introduce new products, generate sales leads, and strengthen existing business relationships.

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Increase your company’s visibility to more than 1,600 attendees. There are a variety of opportuntites available.

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Discounts for AOCS members, students, and retired professionals are available. Registration opens in January.

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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, and poster presentations.

About AOCS


Meeting Statistics

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An average of 1,550 attendees in the last seven years:

  • 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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Attendees from 45 different countries in 2016:

  • 74% North America
  • 11% Europe
  • 11% Asia and Oceania
  • 3% South America
  • 1% Middle East and Africa
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1,400 attendees in 2016:

  • 68% Industry
  • 25% Academia
  • 4% Government
  • 3% Other
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The 2017 AOCS Annual Meeting is expected to include:

  • 1,600 participants
  • 500 oral presentations
  • 150 poster presentations
  • 80 industry showcase partners
  • 80 sessions


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