Meeting Information

Meeting Information

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.

Meeting Information

The AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo is a premier international science and business form on fats, oils proteins, surfactants and related materials. Known for its extensive and interdisciplinary technical program, the Annual Meeting features more than 600 oral and poster presentations within 10 interest areas.

In addition to the technical sessions, the Annual Meeting features a Hot Topic Symposia, interactive Expo, and a variety of networking events including a 5K Fun Run/Walk. The Annual Meeting provides ample opportunities for attendees to learn, connect with colleagues, engage with new business contacts and meet with exhibitors.

Over 2,000 professionals from more than 40 countries attend the Annual Meeting, representing the industry's most prestigious corporate, government and academic institutions.

AOCS hosted its first ever virtual Annual Meeting during the week of June 29, 2020. The meeting attracted over 3,000 participants from every corner of the globe. The event showcased volunteer and invited oral and poster presentations from all 10 of AOCS' interest areas, as well as featured sessions including research from leading experts in industry and academia. The entire 2020 Annual Meeting program is recorded and available on-demand until June 2021.

Registration List

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