Save the Date for the 2023 AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo

Save the Date for the 2023 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.

Save the Date for the 2023 AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo

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

The AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo is the largest global science and business forum on fats, oils, proteins, surfactants, and related materials. The meeting brings together a community of scientists, technicians, nutritionists, researchers and other industry professionals who are advancing science together.

Offering comprehensive, cutting-edge programming, the 2022 AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo is designed to foster inclusiveness, allowing attendees to either attend in-person or entirely online.

What to expect

Explore the latest and upcoming technology in processing, foods, personal and home care, and sustainable materials industries through:

  • Technical oral and poster presentations
  • Hot Topic Symposia and featured sessions
  • Presentations by 2023 AOCS award winners
  • Industry Update presentations by meeting sponsors and exhibitors
  • Oral presentations by finalists of the Student ePoster Pitch Competitions

Connect with peers, colleagues, new business contacts and exhibitors at these special sessions and events:

  • Networking events hosted by AOCS Divisions, Sections and Common Interest Groups
  • Nightly all-attendee receptions, including the President’s Welcome Reception
  • 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
  • Organize a Featured Session
  • Recognize a Colleague
  • Showcase Your Company

Call for papers opens September 1, 2022.

Contact Us

Let us know how we can help you!

Ellen SnipesEllen Snipes
Director, Meetings and Exhibits

Meeting Logistics

Learn how to become a session chair or submit a volunteer abstract.
Phone: +1 217-693-4831
Email: ellen.snipes@aocs.org
KBender_HeadshotKatie Bender
Director, Partnerships

Advertising and Sponsorships

Discover how sponsoring the Annual Meeting can broaden your company's reach.
Phone: +1 815-347-9897
Email: katie.bender@aocs.org

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 2023 AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo!

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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, 2022. 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 Lauren Rohde to volunteer as a session chair.

Organize a Featured Session

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, 2022. 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 2023 will open in June 1, 2022.

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. Learn about all the opportunities AOCS has to offer. For more information and customized packages, please contact Katie Bender.

Submit an Idea

Have another idea to make this annual meeting the best yet? Contact us!

Ellen Snipes
Ellen Snipes
Director, Meetings and Exhibits, AOCS


Meeting Logistics
Learn how to become a session chair or submit a volunteer abstract.
Phone: +1 217-693-4831
Email: ellen.snipes@aocs.org
KBender_Headshot
Katie Bender
Director, Partnerships


Advertising and Sponsorships
Discover how sponsoring the Annual Meeting can broaden your company's reach.
Phone: +1 815-347-9897
Email: katie.bender@aocs.org