2024 AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo
Beyond Chemistry: Solving Complex Problems Together
The AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo brings together thousands of chemists, engineers, technologists, and researchers focused on the science and technology of fats, oils, proteins, surfactants, and related materials.
The 2024 theme, Beyond Chemistry: Solving Complex Problems Together, embraces the work of a diverse range of specialists who address global problems — and improve the lives of people around the world.
Co-located with the 2024 Sustainable Protein Forum and featuring additional short courses, this year’s annual meeting will bring together our largest ever community of inspired minds.
Registration is now open!
The latest science
The technical program features 600+ oral and poster presentations across a diverse range of interest areas.
Hot topics and
Take a deeper dive into developments and industry trends that have a direct impact on your work.
Bringing together 75+ companies with 1300+ attendees to inspire ideas and promote innovation.
Collaborating for a better world
"In the more than 20 years since attending my first annual meeting, I continue to find inspiration from the AOCS community – pushing me in my work and helping me find solutions when I hit roadblocks.
Scientists like us believe in changing the world. Connecting with others who share that passion and energy at the annual meeting is special – and something I look forward to every year."Silvana Martini, PhD, Professor, Utah State University, USA, AOCS Past President
See what the annual meeting is all about
To help you get a feel for what to expect, we are sharing exclusive free content from the 2022 annual meeting program. Find inspiration by viewing some of the top presentations across a variety of interest areas. Sign up to view past content here.
NEW in 2024! Co-located with the Sustainable Protein Forum (SPF)
Developing a sustainable, accessible food system is one of the most pressing challenges facing humanity. Finding solutions requires collaboration and changes to every aspect of the food system — from production and processing to distribution and consumption.
The Sustainable Protein Forum brings together a passionate community of scientists, technologists, engineers, and nutritionists who believe there is a way to sustainably feed humanity.
Abstract Submission Support
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Exhibit and Sponsorship Information
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