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.
Room 223/224

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.
Room 100

Luncheon
Monday, May 6
12:30–1:45 p.m.
Room 240
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.
Room 101

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.
Hall 1

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Analytical

Edible Applications Technology Division

2020 Technical Session Development
Tuesday, May 7
12:30–1:30 p.m.
Room 222

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.
Room 370
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.
Room 102

Luncheon
Tuesday, May 7
12:30–1:45 p.m.

Room 242
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.
Room 103


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.
Room 106

Dinner
Monday, May 6
7–8:30 p.m.
Room 232
Tickets are $65 ($20 for students)

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Processing

Processing
Divison

2020 Technical Session Development
Tuesday, May 7
11:45 a.m.–12:25 p.m.
Room 104

Luncheon
Tuesday, May 7
12:30–1:45 p.m.
Room 232
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.
Room 105

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.
Room 224


Networking Reception
Monday, May 6
6:30–8 p.m.
Room 230/231
No ticket required

Luncheon
Tuesday, May 7
12:30–1:45 p.m.
Room 230/231
Tickets are $52 ($20 for students)

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Asian

Asian
Section

Leadership Meeting
Monday, May 6
12:45–1:45 p.m.
Room 360

Canadian

Canadian
Section

Luncheon
Monday, May 6
12:30–1:45 p.m.
Room 241
Tickets are $52 ($0* for students)

China

China
Section

Leadership Meeting
Sunday, May 5
3–4 p.m.
Room 360

Luncheon
Monday, May 6
12:30–1:45 p.m.
Room 242
Tickets are $52 ($20 for students)

European

European Section

Leadership Meeting
Monday, May 6
12:45–1:45 p.m.
Room 361

Latin American

Latin American
Section

Luncheon
Tuesday, May 7
12:30–1:45 p.m.
Room 370
Tickets are $52 ($20 for students)

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