Save the Date for the 2024 AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo

Save the Date for the 2024 AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo

2023 AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo
April 30–May 3, 2023
Colorado Convention Center | Denver, Colorado, USA

Save the Date for the 2024 AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo

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Beyond Chemistry: Solving Complex Problems Together
2024 AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo
April 28–May 1, 2024
Palais des congrès de Montréal | Montréal, Québec, Canada

At the AOCS annual meeting, you will have easy access to hundreds of presentations and posters from chemists, engineers, technologists, and researchers like you from around the world — all focused on the science and technology of fats, oils, proteins, surfactants, and related materials.

Explore the latest science and technology

  • Technical program oral and poster presentations
  • Hot Topic Symposia and featured sessions
  • Presentations from 2024 AOCS award winners
  • Oral presentations by finalists of the Student ePoster Pitch Competitions

Connect with peers, colleagues, new business contacts, and exhibitors

  • Networking events hosted by AOCS Divisions, Sections and Common Interest Groups
  • Nightly all-attendee receptions
  • Robust Expo highlighting the latest industry tools and resources from global companies

AOCS offers many ways you can get involved in the planning and execution of the annual meeting. These opportunities will help you connect with colleagues and get the most out of your AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo experience:

  • Chair a Technical Session
  • Submit an Abstract to the Technical Program
  • Organize a Hot Topic Symposia or Featured Session
  • Recognize a Colleague
  • Showcase Your Company

The Call for Papers will open September 1.

NEW in 2024! Co-located with the Sustainable Protein Forum (SPF)

Developing a sustainable, accessible food system is one of the most pressing challenges facing humanity. Finding solutions requires collaboration and changes to every aspect of the food system — from production and processing to distribution and consumption.

The Sustainable Protein Forum brings together a passionate community of scientists, technologists, engineers, and nutritionists who believe there is a way to sustainably feed humanity.

Join us for an inspired program that highlights the latest developments in research, policy, and industry impacting sustainable proteins and explore multidisciplinary solutions that revolutionize complex, integrated systems for food production.

Co-located with the 2024 AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo in Montreal, Quebec, the 2024 Sustainable Protein Forum will bring together our largest community yet to collaborate and find solutions to the global food crisis.

Get involved in next year’s meeting!

AOCS offers many ways you can get involved in the planning and execution of the Annual Meeting, including:

Browse the sections below to learn more about each opportunity. Be sure to save the date for the 2024 AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo!

Present Your Research

The extensive technical program will feature oral and poster presentations in at least 10 areas of interest. Call for papers opens September 1. Subscribe for submission updates.

Chair a Technical Session

Session chairs invite highly qualified individuals in various areas of focus to present interesting and pertinent information on identified session topics. Email Lucas Censi to volunteer as a session chair.

Organize a Hot Topic Symposia

Organize a Hot Topic session that addresses how a current, critical issue is impacting the business of fats and oils. Session proposals will be accepted starting September 1. Subscribe for submission updates.

Recognize a Colleague

AOCS Awards recognize individuals and companies who have made outstanding contributions to science, technology, industry, and our Society. Award nominations for 2024 will open in June.

Each award has its own specific and unique nomination requirements. Learn more about AOCS awards.

Showcase Your Company

Introduce your company, services and products to AOCS annual meeting attendees through NEW sponsorship and exhibit opportunities. For more information and customized packages, please contact Katie Bender.

Contact Us

Have an idea for next year's meeting or want to learn more about getting involved? Contact us!

Ellen Snipes
Ellen Snipes
Director, Meetings and Exhibits, AOCS

Meeting Logistics
Learn how to get involved with developing the meeting program or how to submit a volunteer abstract.
Phone: +1 217-693-4831
Katie Bender
Director, Partnerships

Advertising and Sponsorships
Discover how sponsoring the Annual Meeting can broaden your company's reach.
Phone: +1 217-693-4901