The latest science and technology all in one place

Keeping up with industry trends and new research can feel overwhelming. At the AOCS annual meeting, you will have easy access to hundreds of presentations and posters from chemists, engineers, technologists, nutritionists, and researchers from around the world.

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We are scientists, technologists, and engineers who are passionate about finding innovative solutions to global issues and collaborating to ensure a healthy future for humanity.


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As an international professional organization, we

  • provide current and emerging information and disseminate research results in oils, fats, lipids, proteins, surfactants and related materials, through our meetings, publications and web presence
  • develop and uphold methods of analysis used in global trade and research, conduct proficiency testing, provide reference materials and coordinate with other standards developers including ISO and Codex Alimentarius
  • facilitate and strengthen interactions among professionals through meetings, specialized interest groups and other networking opportunities
  • collaborate with other scientific societies and related organizations to promote the advancement of science.

About AOCS
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A magazine providing international news on fats, oils, proteins, surfactants, detergents, and related materials that features articles written by globally recognized industry leaders.

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AOCS Membership

AOCS is the preeminent scientific organization serving the fields of oils, fats, lipids, proteins, surfactants and related materials by:

  • Building scientific community:
    AOCS brings together individuals and organizations through its membership, meetings and regional, special interest and online communities
  • Cultivating thought leadership:
    AOCS works with the top minds in the field to identify the most important topics and share expertise through INFORM magazine, journals, meetings and an informal online community
  • Helping labs and scientist achieve the highest quality standards:
    AOCS offers rigorous methods and testing to ensure quality and compliance


2023 AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo registration

Edible Fats and Oils Processing: Basic Principles and Modern Practices

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