Technical Program

Technical Program

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.

Technical Program

Explore the latest research, technological developments and industry trends during sessions covering a variety of topics in fats, oils, proteins, surfactants and related materials.

Call for Papers

AOCS invites you to present your work to a diverse audience of peers alongside leading industry experts from across the globe. Review submission guidelines and submit your abstract by January 15. Submit a paper.

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The AOCS Annual Meeting’s extensive technical program features more than 600 oral and poster presentations within 10 distinct interest areas. Explore sessions.

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AOCS Journals’ Research Pitch Competition

New this year, the AOCS journals team invites you to share a problem you intend to solve and how you plan to do so. The AOCS journals team invites all researchers to review submission guidelines and submit their biggest and brightest solutions by January 15. Submit a research pitch.

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Hot Topic Symposia

The Hot Topic Symposia foster discussions on new topics, innovative techniques, and on critical issues affecting industries today. Review submission guidelines and submit your session proposal by January 15. Submit a proposal.

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Student e-Poster Competition

Highlight your achievements, demonstrate your ability in scientific presentations, and receive important feedback and mentoring from industry leaders. Submit your abstract for consideration by January 15. Submit an abstract.

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