Thursday, May 1, 2014

Important AOCS Annual Meeting Details

The 105th AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo is only a few days away. We hope you are as excited as we are about the upcoming week of sharing knowledge, networking, and of course fun in San Antonio! Here are a few important details to help prepare you for your trip.

Delegate Resources
Visit AOCS Annual Meeting Delegate Resources (Your password was sent in an email from AOCS) and make the most of your time at the Annual Meeting!
  • Download and print abstracts.  (In a responsible effort to encourage sustainability, the abstracts will be available electronically only.)
  • Create your itinerary
  • Review registration list and begin networking now!

Connect with Your Mobile Device
The Annual Meeting is literally at your fingertips! Visit the mobile site, for access to:
  • Schedules & Events
  • Program
  • Expo 2014
  • Hotels & Travel
  • Short Courses
  • Contact Information

Conference Attire
The attire is business or business casual for all meeting events.  Relaxed casual is acceptable for the optional city tour.  Do not forget to bring comfortable shoes!

Emergency Contact
We encourage all attendees to provide emergency contact information to AOCS. This will help AOCS staff or medical personnel in the event of an emergency during the meeting.
  • You may edit your profile in the AOCS records. Login to the AOCS website and select ‘Emergency Contacts’ in the communication section. Please note that this information will only be used in an emergency situation.  If you do not recall your login details, please contact Doreen Berning at
  • At the meeting, you may complete the reverse side of your name badge with your emergency contact Information.

San Antonio Forecast (as of Monday, April 28)

Sunday, May 4                        Sunny
                                                High 93° F / 34° C
                                                Low 64° F / 18° C
Monday, May 5                      Partly Cloudy
                                                High 94° F / 34° C
                                                Low 67° F / 19° C
Tuesday, May 6                      Partly Cloudy
                                                High 92° F / 33° C
                                                Low 69° F / 21° C
Wednesday, May 7                Partly Cloudy
                                                High 89° F / 32° C
                                                Low 71° F / 22° C
Watch the Blog for Important Information
  I will be posting the day's events, links as well as contests and promotions. Any important updates regarding the AOCS Annual Meeting will be posted on the AOCS blog so please check back!
AM Quick Links
  • See all blog posts related to Annual Meeting 2014 here

Contact your bloggers at (or stop by AOCS Information Services in the Expo Hall) to share Annual Meeting news and photos. I might even give you a prize!

See y’all in San Antonio!

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