Why attend

Why should you attend?

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.

Why should you attend?

The 2021 AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo is the premier gathering of experts and thought leaders focused exclusively on the science and technology of fats, oils, proteins, surfactants and related materials. By attending this year’s fully online Annual Meeting, you will unlock access to 80+ interactive live broadcast sessions and 600+ technical presentations, which can be replayed on your own schedule.

Your registration for the online 2021 Annual Meeting includes:

  • Networking events where you can meet new customers, collaborators and friends.
  • The comprehensive technical program highlighting the latest developments in our field.
  • An online Expo showcasing the techniques, tools and services that will make a difference in your work.
  • And so much more!

Attend the 2021 AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo to learn what is new and what is next for oils and fats, foods, personal and home care, and sustainable materials industries! Register for the online 2021 Annual Meeting to discover a world of likeminded professionals who share your passion for advancing the science and technology of fats, oils, surfactants, proteins and related materials in unique and pioneering ways.

Share your research

This is an opportunity to share your research, products and innovations you do not want to miss. Submit an abstract describing your research on biotechnology, surfactants and detergents, industrial oil products, processing, lipid oxidation and quality, analytical techniques, proteins and co-products, edible applications, or health and nutrition. Grasp this opportunity to share your work with an esteemed and diverse audience.

“A great avenue for professional networking and display of scientific innovations.”

Rotimi Aluko, Professor, University of Manitoba

“Most educational experience with top-tier professionals in industry and academia regarding industrial lipid products and research related to health, nutrition and international marketing.”

Dr. Thomas P. Mawhinney, Director Analytical Services (ESCL), University of Missouri

“A ‘must attend’ for anyone working or interested in fats and oils.”

Barry M. Gursky, Sales Manager, North America/Europe, Oil-Dri Corporation