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.


Call for Papers

Present your work in-person at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, or online, May 1–4, 2022. Discuss your research and innovations with a diverse audience of peers alongside leading industry experts from around the globe. Discover the breadth of programming in ten interest areas. Review submission guidelines(.pdf) and submit your abstract by today!

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Hot Topic Symposia

Hot Topic Symposia foster important discussions on critical issues affecting the global fats, oils and proteins industries today. Review submission guidelines and submit your session proposal by January 13.

Student ePoster Pitch Competition

Selected Student ePoster presenters from AOCS Divisions give a 5-minute research pitch to a panel of judges. The 1st place winners will take home a cash prize and a free 2022 AOCS student membership. Audience members have the chance to vote for their favorite pitch and cheer on their colleagues. Catch up with research highlights from the leading laboratories and support the next generation of researchers and innovators. Students: learn more about this opportunity and submit your ePoster abstract.


“Presenting our research poster at AOCS was a great experience and we received a lot of inquiries from other attendees. AOCS made it very easy to connect with others and build necessary relationships to promote our project.”
-Chelsea Grimes, Materials Technologies, W R Grace & Co, USA

"Presenting at AOCS was a pleasure and a great way to share my industrial experience. AOCS made it easy to upload all documents and be prepared for the presentation. I highly encourage anyone thinking about presenting to do it!”
-Dan Piorkowski, Principal Scientist, LHC R&D, North America, Henkel Corporation, USA

“I was able to demonstrate my performance thanks to the preparation and Q&A support of AOCS staff members. Additionally, the Q&A by chat created a sense of reality like a face-to-face poster discussion.”
-Kazuki Shimizu, Assistant Manager, Lion Corporation, Japan