Division and Section activities


The best “aha” moments often come from the most unexpected sources!  Be sure to attend Division and Section activities to gain valuable perspectives from colleagues within your interest area and/or geographic region. Exchange ideas, share common challenges and create meaningful solutions.  Get year-round collaboration when you become a member of AOCS today.

Division Executive Steering Committees
Sunday, May 5, 11–1:30 p.m.
Times will vary based on when each Division schedules it

Division Council
Sunday, May 5, 1:45–2:45 p.m.

Have innovative ideas for next year's Annual Meeting program?
AOCS and the Annual Meeting Program Committee want to hear from you! Join us for the 2020 Technical Session Development.
Division membership is not required to participate.

Analytical

Analytical
Division

2020 Technical Session Development
Tuesday, May 7
5:30–6:30 p.m.

Luncheon
Monday, May 6
12:30–1:45 p.m.
Tickets are $45 ($20 for students)

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Analytical

Biotechnology
Division

2020 Technical Session Development
Tuesday, May 7
12:45–1:45 p.m.

Dinner
Tuesday, May 7
7–8:30 p.m.
The Over/Under Bar & Grille,
911 Washington Avenue, St. Louis, MO
Tickets are $40

Poster Oral Presentations
Monday, May 6
5:40–6:40 p.m.

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Analytical

Edible Applications Technology Division

2020 Technical Session Development
Tuesday, May 7
12:30–1:30 p.m.

Dinner
Monday, May 6
7–8:30 p.m.
The Over/Under Bar & Grille,
911 Washington Avenue, St. Louis, MO
Tickets are $45 ($35 for students)

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Health and Nutrition

Health and Nutrition Division

2020 Technical Session Development
Monday, May 6
12:30–1:30 p.m.
Will include the Business Meeting

Dinner
Tuesday, May 7
7–8:30 p.m.
Lucas Park Grille,
1234 Washington Avenue, St. Louis, MO
Tickets are $45 ($20 for students)

2019 AOCS Lipids School on Lipids and Skin Health
Sunday, May 5, 1–4 p.m.
Ticket is $30
Registration is limited to the first 60 participants.

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Industrial Oil Products

Industrial Oil Products Division

2020 Technical Session Development
Monday, May 6
12:45–1:45 p.m.

Luncheon
Tuesday, May 7
12:30–1:45 p.m.
Tickets are $52 ($15 for students)

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Lipid Oxidation and Quality

Lipid Oxidation and Quality Division

2020 Technical Session Development
Monday, May 6
12:45–1:45 p.m.

Dinner
Tuesday, May 7
7–8:30 p.m.
Lucas Park Grille,
1234 Washington Avenue, St. Louis, MO
Tickets are $50 ($20 for students)

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Phospholipid

Phospholipid
Division

2020 Technical Session Development
Tuesday, May 7
12:45–1:45 p.m.

Dinner
Monday, May 6
7–8:30 p.m.
Tickets are $65 ($20 for students)

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Processing

Processing
Divison

2020 Technical Session Development
Tuesday, May 7
TBD

Luncheon
Tuesday, May 7
12:30–1:45 p.m.
Tickets are $52 ($15 for students)

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Protein and Co-Products

Protein and Co-Products Division

2020 Technical Session Development
Monday, May 6
12:45–1:45 p.m.

Dinner
Tuesday, May 7
7–8:30 p.m.
Mango Peruvian,
1001 Washington Avenue, St. Louis, MO
Tickets are $55 ($45 for students)

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Surfactants and Detergents

Surfactants and Detergents Division

2020 Technical Session Development
Monday, May 6
5:10–6 p.m.


Networking Reception
Monday, May 6
6:30–8 p.m.
No ticket required

Luncheon
Tuesday, May 7
12:30–1:45 p.m.
Tickets are $52 ($20 for students)

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Asian

Asian
Section

Leadership Meeting
Monday, May 6
12:45–1:45 p.m.

Canadian

Canadian
Section

Luncheon
Monday, May 6
12:30–1:45 p.m.
Tickets are $52 ($0* for students)

China

China
Section

Leadership Meeting
Sunday, May 5
3–4 p.m.

Luncheon
Monday, May 6
12:30–1:45 p.m.
Tickets are $52 ($20 for students)

European

European Section

Leadership Meeting
Monday, May 6
12:45–1:45 p.m.

Latin American

Latin American
Section

Luncheon
Tuesday, May 7
12:30–1:45 p.m.
Tickets are $52 ($20 for students)

* Complimentary through March 29, 2019, however pre-registration is required.