The program has something for everyone, featuring 10 interest areas and more than 650 presentations.

Why should you attend?

The 2020 AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo is a global gathering of devoted members of the fats and oils community — from seasoned experts and inspiring thought leaders to innovative professionals and dedicated researchers.

When you attend this year’s Annual Meeting, you will walk away with:

  • Knowledge of the latest research updates and technological advancements
  • An expanded support system made up of peers across the globe to collaborate and grow with.
  • A sense of the future of the fats and oils industry and the impact your contributions can make.
  • Energized faith in the importance of your work.

And so much more. Register for the 2020 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.



"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 & oils.”

Barry M. Gursky

Sales Manager, North America/Europe, Oil-Dri Corporation


Annual Meeting Attendees