Held at the Palais des congrès de Montréal Montréal, Québec, Canada

Call for Papers

Abstract submission is now closed!
If you have an invited proposal or poster abstract to submit, please contact Julie May at julie.may@aocs.org for submission information!

Session organizers are busy reviewing submissions and finalizing their sessions. Notifications will be sent to accepted presenters after February 3, 2020.

The meeting program will feature invited presentations by leading industry experts, as well as volunteer oral and poster presentations. Share your research with an engaged audience of peers from across the world and receive feedback that shapes your work.

Submission Guidelines

Important dates and deadlines
September 1, 2019 Abstract submission site opens
November 1, 2019 Submission deadline for priority consideration
Volunteer submissions received after November 1 will be reviewed and included as time and space permits.
November 5, 2019 Review and selection process begins
December 16, 2019 Invited speaker submission deadline
December 17, 2019 Presenter notifications begin
January 15, 2020 Abstract submission site closes
February 3, 2020 Confirmation to accepted authors sent
March 1, 2020 All presenters must be registered to be included in the Printed Program
March 1, 2020 Oral and poster presenters must be registered for the Annual Meeting to avoid cancellation
April 15, 2020 Abstracts will be available to meeting participants (online and mobile app)*

Awards and travel grant funding available

AOCS offers more than 40 Society, Scientific, Division and Student Award opportunities for presenters at the AOCS Annual Meeting, with some offering travel reimbursement and honorariums.
Don't delay –

Each award has its own specific and unique nomination requirements. Learn more about AOCS awards and the specific requirements on the AOCS Awards page.

Hot Topic Symposia

The AOCS Program Committee is accepting proposals for sessions to be presented as part of the Hot Topic Symposia. Learn more...

Registration and travel expenses

All accepted presenters are required to register for the AOCS meeting, pay the registration fee and attend the meeting to present. Each presenter is also responsible for his/her travel and accommodation expenses unless written confirmation of funding assistance is provided by the inviting Session Chair. All presenters must register by March 1, 2020.