Friday, April 29, 2016

Your Guide to the AOCS Annual Meeting and Expo

Whether you are a first time attendee or a seasoned veteran here are some tips for navigating the AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo.

Plan your Schedule in Advance -There are lots of things to do at the AOCS Annual Meeting. From the technical program to the exhibition, networking events and committee meetings, carefully planning your schedule can maximize your Annual Meeting experience.

The App

Designed to enhance your Annual Meeting experience, The App allows you to:
  • Build your meeting itinerary
  •  Participate in live polling
  • Search presentations and abstracts
  • Contribute instant presenter and session feedback
  • View attendee, exhibitor, and sponsor profiles
  • Search the interactive Expo 2016 floorplan
  • Connect with other attendees
Login details for The App are being distributed to registered meeting attendees now. To access, download the app directly to your mobile device, or type the provided web address in your computer’s internet browser.

Need help? Before the meeting, you can email for troubleshooting tips and tricks. Once you’re in Salt Lake City, stop by the Help Desk in Hall A/B near the Registration Desk.

2. Get ready to Network!
All networking events are held in the Expo Hall and are complimentary to full program registrants, students, and exhibit personnel.

Salt Lake City Forecast

On average, Utah weather is quite temperate. Utah is a semiarid state with dry, high country air and plenty of sunshine.

The average temperature in May is 72/46F°(22/8 C°).

Sunday, May 1
Partly Cloudy      High 63°F/17°C       Low 44°F/6°C
Monday, May 2
Partly Cloudy       High 67°F/19°C       Low 45°F/7°C
Tuesday, May 3
Partly Cloudy       High 69°F/20°C       Low 46°F/7°C
Wednesday, May 4
Partly Cloudy       High 71°F/21°C       Low 46°F/7°C

Visitors Center & Info

Stop in the Salt Lake Visitors Center inside the Salt Palace Convention Center for assistance building your itinerary, whether you’re interested in outdoor activities, concert and attraction tickets, or regional travel. Things to do!

The Visitors Center has free maps, brochures, Wi-Fi, iPad stations, wireless printing, and more. The center is open 9:00 am–5:00 pm Sunday and Monday and 9:00 am–7:00 pm Tuesday-Saturday.

AM Quick Links

Contact your bloggers at (or stop by AOCS Information Services in the Expo Hall) to share Annual Meeting news and photos and get a prize!

We hope this helps you plan your Annual Meeting experience. Please check back, as we will be posting daily activity reminders as well as a guide to promotions, contests, and special events.

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