Schedule of events


Saturday, May 4
7 a.m.–5 p.m. Pre-Meeting Course Registration*
8 a.m.–4 p.m. Olive Oil Workshop and Tasting Luncheon*
8 a.m.–5p.m. Fundamentals of Edible Oil Processing Short Course*
Sunday, May 5
7 a.m.–4 p.m. Pre-Meeting Course Registration*
8 a.m.–4 p.m. New Techniques in Edible Oil Processing and Refinery Optimization Short Course*
9 a.m.–7 p.m. Registration
10 a.m.–3 p.m. Experience St. Louis Excursion and Lunch*
1–4 p.m. 2019 AOCS Lipids School on Lipids and Skin Health*
3–3:45 p.m. Career Catalyst: Speed Networking
4–5:30 p.m. Opening Celebration: The gateway to the future of our industry
5:30–7 p.m. President’s Welcome Reception — Welcome to St. Louis!
7–8 p.m. Young Professionals Common Interest Group Reception
7-8 p.m. We Reviewers Reception
Monday, May 6
7 a.m.–6:20 p.m. Registration
7:55–10 a.m. Featured Sessions, including Hot Topic Symposium
10 a.m.–6:30 p.m. Expo and Poster Viewing
10:20 a.m.–12:20 p.m. Featured Sessions, including Hot Topic Symposium
12:30–1:55 p.m. Division and Section Luncheons*
1–2 p.m. Mentoring Speed Networking
1:55–5:25 p.m. Technical Sessions
5:30–6:30 p.m. Happy Hour Reception
5:30–6:30 p.m. Dedicated Poster Viewing with Authors Present
5:40–6:30 p.m. Biotechnology Division Poster Oral Session
7–8:30 p.m. Division Dinners*
Tuesday, May 7
6–7 a.m. 5K Fun Run/Walk
7 a.m.–5:20 p.m. Registration
7:55 a.m.–12:25 p.m. Technical Sessions
10 a.m.–6:30 p.m. Expo and Poster Viewing
12:30–1:55 p.m. Division and Section Luncheons*
1:55–5:25 p.m. Technical Sessions
5:30–6:30 p.m. Happy Hour Reception
5:30–6:30 p.m. Dedicated Poster Viewing with Authors Present
7–8:30 p.m. Division Dinners*
Wednesday, May 8
7 a.m.–1 p.m. Registration
7:55 a.m.–12:25 p.m. Technical Sessions
10 a.m.–1 p.m. Expo and Poster Viewing
12:30–2 p.m. AOCS Member + Volunteers Appreciation Luncheon
2–3 p.m. Common Interest Group PlanningMeetings

*Optional event. Ticket purchase is required.