Palais des congrès de Montréal Montréal, Québec, Canada

Networking and Social Events

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Enrich your meeting experience by connecting with industry professionals from all over the world! Choose from a wide array of networking opportunities to build relationships with like-minded peers.

Schedule is subject to change.

Sunday


Career Catalyst

Career Catalyst: Speed Networking to Create New Professional Bonds

Sunday, April 26 | 3–3:45 p.m.

Facilitated by AOCS interest-focused and career-based communities, this structured yet casual meeting format allows you to connect with new colleagues — five minutes at a time — in a comfortable and inviting setting. Come prepared for conversation and discover how welcoming our Society is. All registrants are welcome!

President's Reception

President’s Reception — Bienvenue à Montréal!

Sunday, April 26 | 5:30 –7 p.m.

Mix and mingle at the President’s Reception, now is time to get to know more of your colleagues in this relaxed, fun environment. No ticket required.

YPCIG

Young Professional Common Interest Group Reception

Sunday, April 26 | 7–8:30 p.m.

You have mixed and mingled during the President's Reception, but now it is time to get to know more of your colleagues in this relaxed, fun environment. No ticket required.

Reviewers Reception

We ❤ Reviewers Reception

Sunday, April 26 | 7 –8 p.m.

Organized for the Professional Educator and Student Common Interest Groups to show our appreciation for the reviewers of AOCS journal manuscripts, book proposals, INFORM magazine columns and Lipid Library® articles! Enjoy free food and drinks on us — no ticket required. This will be a wonderful time to catch up with colleagues from universities around the world, meet the editors-in-chief and editorial boards, and learn more about future plans. Students, post-docs and faculty interested in getting involved as reviewers are encouraged to attend!


Monday


Expo Hall

Exhibit Hall

Monday, April 27 | 10 a.m. –6:30 p.m.

Meet with exhibitors and learn more about new products and services.

Happy Hour

Happy Hour Reception

Monday, April 27 | 5:00 –6:00 p.m. | 220DE

Grab a drink and network with colleagues in the exhibition hall.


Tuesday


Expo Hall

Exhibit Hall

Tuesday, April 28 | 10 a.m. –6:30 p.m.

Meet with exhibitors and learn more about new products and services.

Happy Hour

Happy Hour Reception

Tuesday, April 28 | 5:00 –6:45 p.m. | 220DE

Grab a drink and network with colleagues in the exhibition hall.


Wednesday


Expo Hall

Exhibit Hall

Wednesday, April 29 | 7 –10 a.m.

Meet with exhibitors and learn more about new products and services.

Appreciation Lunch

AOCS Member and Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon

Wednesday, April 29 | 12:30–2 p.m.

Hosted by the AOCS Networking Value Center to show our appreciation for YOU! Enjoy complimentary food and fun as we celebrate the efforts of our dedicated volunteers, at this complimentary luncheon for all attendees. If you have volunteered with AOCS in the past year, be sure to enter our special AOCS Volunteer Raffle and Giveaway! Looking to become involved and make a difference? Get inspired by those who make a difference through AOCS.