Whether you are a student or a professional, joining AOCS offers immediate and rewarding opportunities to broaden your knowledge, take charge of your career, enhance your network, develop leadership skills and stay inspired.
Membership provides immediate access to a global network of experts in fats, oils, proteins, surfactants and related-materials.
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From helping to manage aflatoxin risk with analytical methods to navigating the future of the fabric and come care industry, AOCS and its members work together to advance the science and technology of oils, fats, proteins, surfactants and related materials.
Members of AOCS have unique opportunities to collaborate with leading researchers and innovators across industry, academia and government. Renew today to maintain access to all of your AOCS member benefits. You belong here!
The AOCS Refer-a-Friend program is a great way to share your experiences and help expand our professional community. Take the initiative to help colleagues and friends experience the many benefits and connections that you know first hand AOCS has to offer. They will thank you for it!
Divisions are focus-specific communities within AOCS that form the building blocks of the Society. These communities represent diversified interests, share technical expertise, and offer a multitude of educational and networking opportunities specific to each discipline. The combined effect of like-minded professionals working together is limitless.
AOCS Sections bring the world of fats and oils a little closer to home. Established in key regions around the globe, AOCS Sections provide a local forum for fats and oils professionals—making it easier to exchange information and discover unique opportunities, often in the language of the region.
Common Interest Groups
AOCS Common Interest Groups (CIGs) create those ever-important connections between members who are at the same point in their careers. Whether you are a student, a young professional or a professional educator, an AOCS CIG introduces you to peers to share experiences, insights, concerns and solutions.