Call for Papers

The 2017 AOCS Annual Meeting Program Committee encourages you to submit an abstract for review and consideration.
The meeting program will feature invited presentations by leading industry experts, as well as volunteer oral and poster presentations.
Invited speakers should submit at their earliest opportunity.

The submission site is now closed. If you are still interested in presenting, please contact Donna Elbon for options.

  Session Topics  

Interest Areas

Organizers are seeking presentations in the following interest areas:

  • Analytical
  • Biotechnology
  • Cannabinoid Analytics
  • Edible Applications Technology
  • Health and Nutrition
  • Industrial Oil Products
  • Lipid Oxidation and Quality
  • Lipid Structure
  • Phospholipid
  • Processing
  • Protein and Co-Products
  • Surfactants and Detergents
  • Technology Showcase
    (Industry Showcase Partners Only)

Dates to Remember

November 2, 2016

Review and selection process starts

January 16, 2017 Abstract submission site closes
Late January 2017 Confirmation to accepted authors
April 19, 2017 Abstracts will be availabe online to meeting participants*

*Notify AOCS by April 1 if you do not want your abstract released early.

Travel Grants and Funding Available

The European Section, Industrial Oil Products Division, and Protein and Co-Products Division all offer funding assistance through travel grants to attend the AOCS Annual Meeting. Please visit the respective webpages for guidelines on available programs.

AOCS, Divisions, and Sections also offer a variety of awards, including travel reimbursement and honorariums, for presenters at the AOCS Annual Meeting. Please visit the Awards Page for guidelines, applications, and other details.

Registration and Travel Expenses

All accepted authors are required to register for the AOCS meeting, pay the registration fee, and attend the meeting to present.  Each presenter is also responsible for his/her travel and accommodation expenses, unless written confirmation of funding assistance is provided by the inviting Session Chair. 

Hot Topics Symposia

The AOCS Program Committee is accepting proposals for sessions to be presented as part of the Hot Topics Symposia.  Learn more...