2021 AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo

The AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo is more than just a conference — it is a prime opportunity to advance your career and grow your network, all in one place. Professionals from all over the world come together online and in-person to share insights and perspectives while building new connections.

Sessions are Now Available On Demand!

Thank you to everyone who attended the 2021 AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo! Our professional community gathered to explore the latest research and technical innovations — leading our organization and the advancement of science into the future.

If you missed the livestream sessions, you may still access all 650+ presentations by registering for on-demand access. Recordings will be available three business days after the live presentation. Presentations will be available through July 31, 2021. Registered AOCS members receive extended access through April 2022.

Learn how you can get involved in the 2022 AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo to help our professional community continue to advance the science and technology of fats, oils, proteins, surfactants and related materials. Save the date for the 2022 AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo to attend in-person or entirely online.

Access the Online Meeting Platform

Registered attendees can access the online meeting platform to watch on-demand presentations, view posters and interact with exhibitors.

Download the 2021 Attendee Guide (.pdf) to learn more about how to use meeting features, including viewing on-demand presentations.

Watch Open-access Livestream Recordings

AOCS broadcast select sessions on an open-access livestream. These sessions covered a variety of topics, including:

  • Updates to AOCS Official Methods
  • The Effect of Omega-3 Dosage on Cardiovascular Outcomes
  • All three Industry Updates sessions

Visit an archive of the open-access livestream to view the full list of sessions and watch recordings at your own pace.

Watch Technical Sessions On-Demand

Immerse yourself in the latest research through our extensive program of technical sessions and walk away with an expanded knowledge of the latest research and best practices. Technical sessions at the meeting are organized according to ten interest areas:

  • Analytical
  • Biotechnology
  • Edible Applications Technology
  • Health and Nutrition
  • Industrial Oil Products
  • Lipid Oxidation and Quality
  • Phospholipids
  • Processing
  • Protein and Co-Products
  • Surfactants and Detergents

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Visit the Expo

With more than 40 exhibitors, the AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo is the premier exposition for the edible oils, fats, surfactants and proteins industries in 2021.

Browse exhibitor products to learn about the latest equipment, instrumentation and services that can help you in your work. Engage with exhibitors in a number of ways, including:

  • Participate in giveaways
  • Contact exhibitor representatives
  • View product information and videos

View Winners of the AOCS Student ePoster Pitch Competition

The AOCS Student ePoster Pitch Competition gave student researchers an opportunity to highlight their achievements and receive important feedback and mentoring from industry leaders. You can watch recordings of each AOCS Division's competition to see all the exciting research presented.

Thank you to our students, judges, moderators, and all viewers who tuned in to support their colleagues and cast their vote!