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Featured Meeting

2021 AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo

Mark your calendars for the 2021 Annual Meeting & Expo in May 2021. Join AOCS for a fully online meeting to discover a world of like-minded professionals who share your passion for advancing the science and technology of fats, oils, surfactants, proteins and related materials in unique and pioneering ways.

By attending the 2021 Annual Meeting & Expo, you will gain:

  • Knowledge of the latest research updates and technological advancements
  • An expanded support system made up of peers across the globe to collaborate and grow with
  • A sense of the future of the fats and oils industry and the impact your contributions can make
  • Energized faith in the importance of your work

Explore the technical program to learn more about the 100+ interactive live broadcast sessions hosted in this year's program, which can be replayed on your own schedule.

New this year, access the entire technical program or only the specialized track that interests you. Available tracks are organized by AOCS Divisions:

  • Analytical
  • Biotechnology
  • Edible Applications Technology
  • Health and Nutrition
  • Industrial Oil Products
  • Lipid Oxidation and Quality
  • Phospholipids
  • Processing
  • Protein and Co-Products
  • Surfactants and Detergents

Each AOCS Division is planning an average of 17 hours of live oral presentations and a poster session in its interest area.

Upcoming Meetings

Learn more about this online courseFundamentals of Surfactants, Emulsions, and Polymers in Cosmetic Formulation
April 20 and 21, 2021
2-day online course, a collaboration between AOCS and the Society of Cosmetic Chemists
Register online
*AOCS members must apply a coupon code to receive member pricing. If you did not receive your code please contact Amy Garren at

AOCS continuing education logoLipids in Personal Care and Cosmetics
June 7-11, 2021
3-day online course, a collaboration between AOCS and the Society of Cosmetic Chemists
Register online
*SCC members receive member pricing via a discount code provided by SCC. Please contact SCC if you have not received your code.

AOCS logo2021 AOCS Australasian Section Meeting
November 8–10, 2021
Noah’s on the Beach, Newcastle
Newcastle, Australia
AOCS logo2022 AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo
May 1–4, 2022
Atlanta, Georgia, USA