Founded in 1909, the AOCS is an international scientific society with more than 4,500 members in over 90 countries. AOCS offers a forum for the exchange of ideas, information, and experience among its members and others who have a professional interest in the science and technology of fats, oils, surfactants, detergents, and related materials. AOCS Mission: AOCS advances the science and technology of oils, fats, proteins, surfactants, and related materials, enriching the lives of people everywhere. As an international professional organization, we ● provide current and emerging information and disseminate research results in oils, fats, lipids, proteins, surfactants and related materials, through our meetings, publications, and web presence; ● develop and uphold methods of analysis used in global trade and research, conduct proficiency testing, provide reference materials, and coordinate with other standards developers including ISO and Codex Alimentarius; ● facilitate and strengthen interactions among professionals through meetings, specialized interest groups and other networking opportunities; and, ● collaborate with other scientific societies and related organizations to promote the advancement of science. Tel: +1-217-359-2344; E-mail: [email protected] Website: www.aocs.org.