Friday, June 12, 2020

Virtual AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo Debuts

Katherine Gaffney                                                                For Immediate Release 6/12/2020

Virtual AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo Debuts 
AOCS launches its first virtual conference with 200+ Presentations and Complimentary Registration

URBANA, Ill., USA, June 9, 2020 — The American Oil Chemists’ Society (AOCS), an international professional organization that advances the science and technology of oils, fats, proteins, surfactants and related materials, is hosting its first ever virtual annual meeting.

During the week of June 29, at the virtual annual meeting, participants will be able to access posters and oral presentations on-demand on the virtual annual meeting platform and sessions will cover all ten of AOCS' interest areas and will include research from leading experts in industry and academia.

Presenters will be available to interact and chat with attendees during specified times. The schedule will be available on the AOCS website at

AOCS is committed to ensuring our community has access to the resources they need during these uncertain times. In consideration of the current circumstances, registration for the annual meeting is free to all attendees, including nonmembers.
Remember, there is no cost to attend, so mark your calendars for the week of June 29!

About AOCS: The American Oil Chemists’ Society is an international professional organization based in Urbana, IL. Founded in 1909, AOCS is dedicated to disseminating current and emerging information and research regarding oils, fats, lipids, proteins, surfactants and related materials. In helping forward these sciences, AOCS develops and upholds methods of analysis for global trade and research, conducts proficiency testing and provides reference materials. The society also seeks to facilitate and strengthen interactions among professional through meetings, specialized interest groups and other networking opportunities as well as collaborating with other related societies and organizations to promote the advancement of science.

Media Contact: Katherine Gaffney, Communication Specialist, 


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