April 29 – May 2, 2012
Long Beach, California
The AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo is the premier global science and business forum on fats, oils, surfactants, lipids, and related materials. Over 1,600 industry professionals representing 60 countries are expected to be in Long Beach this spring. The main attraction is the renowned program, which features more than 600 presentations covering 12 interest areas. Leading experts will present the latest information in their field, which will include sessions on health and nutrition, biotechnology, lipid oxidation and quality, surfactants and detergents, and processing. The AOCS Annual Meeting is also known for its networking opportunities, giving attendees a chance to make connections with colleagues in their interest area or region of the world.