Call for papers

The meeting program will feature invited presentations by leading industry experts, as well as volunteer oral and poster presentations. Invited speakers should submit at their earliest opportunity.

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Presentations will illustrate how to optimize procedures with a focus on improving efficiency, quality and safety. Elevate your visibility in the industry, build connections and receive valuable input — submit your abstract today!

Submit your abstract now for consideration.
Poster submissions will be accepted until September 1.

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Submit an abstract

Oral and poster presentations will showcase the latest research in one of eight interest areas.

Abstracts may be submitted in Spanish, Portuguese or English. Authors may choose to submit the abstract in more than one language. The abstracts will be published as submitted. AOCS will not translate the abstract text. Oral presentations may be given in Spanish, Portuguese or English. Simultaneous interpretation will be available for each talk. Speakers will be asked to identify the language they will use for their presentation. Submit your research

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Submit early!

Submit your abstract before February 28 for priority consideration.

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Registration will open in March. All accepted presenters are required to register for the AOCS meeting, pay the registration fee and attend the meeting to present. Each presenter is also responsible for his/her travel and accommodation expenses, unless written confirmation of funding assistance is provided by the inviting Session Chair.

Important dates and deadlines

October 15, 2018  Abstract submission site opens
March 31, 2019 Submission deadline for priority consideration
Volunteer submissions received after March 31 will be reviewed and included as time and space permits.
April 1, 2019 Abstract review and selection begins
May 2019 Confirmation to accepted authors sent
September 1, 2019 Poster abstract submission site closes
Late poster submissions will appear in the mobile app only.
September 15, 2019 Oral and poster presenters must be registered for the Congress to avoid cancellation
September 23, 2019 Abstracts will be available to Congress attendees (online and mobile app)*
*Notify AOCS by September 1 if you do not want your abstract released early.

Session topics

Congress presentations will illustrate how to optimize procedures with a focus on improving efficiency, quality and safety. The AOCS Latin American Congress’ extensive program will feature nearly 200 invited and volunteer oral and poster presentations within the following interest areas:

  • Analytical
  • Crushing
  • Health and nutrition
  • Non-food applications
  • Processing and refining
  • Quality control and analytics
  • Structure, functionality and applications in food
  • Surfactants, soap and detergents
  • Waste management